Categories

France Orders 75,000 Glock 17 Semi-Automatic Pistols

January 7, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, announced on Monday that the country placed an order for nearly 75,000 Glock 17 9 mm short recoil-operated, locked-breech-automatic pistols from Austrian company Glock for an estimated €44 million

Elbit to Supply Ammunition to Israeli MOD worth $144M

January 1, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) worth $144 million to supply small caliber ammunition to the Israeli Defense Forces. Work will begin in 2021 on a five year contract, which will be a continuation of the existing multi-year contract with the Israeli MoD

New Russian Rifles to Operate on Land & Underwater

December 23, 2019 @ 10:51 AM

Russian combat divers have received the batch of new ADS 5.45mm "amphibious" assault rifles, that will enable them to shoot both on land, as well as underwater

Rosoboronexport Secures $1.5M Contract to Supply High Accuracy ORSIS T-5000 Rifles

December 17, 2019 @ 09:14 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has secured a contract worth over 100 million rubles ($1.5 million) to supply a foreign customer with a batch of ORSIS T-5000 high accuracy rifles

Kalashnikov Delivers 700 AK-12 Assault Rifles to Russian Troops

November 12, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

Kalashnikov Concern has delivered over 700 AK-12 assault rifles to the special operations forces stationed in the Krasnodar Region, southern Russia. "A batch of more than 700 latest

Sig Sauer Selected for US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons Program

September 6, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

The United States (US) Army picked Sig Sauer for its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program involving the supply of 6.8mm hybrid ammunition, a lightweight machine gun, rifle, and included suppressors

Saab Secures $455M Contract from US Forces for its Carl-Gustaf, AT4 Systems

July 11, 2019 @ 02:37 AM

Saab has signed a multi-year framework agreement with the US Government, which allows the US Army, Marines and Special Forces to place orders for up to USD 445 million during a five-year period for Carl Gustaf ammunition and AT4 weapon system. The recently signed framework agreement allows the customer to place orders for Saabs AT4 disposable weapon system and ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle

Russia Orders AK-12, AK-15 Kalashnikov Assault Rifles

April 8, 2019 @ 11:13 AM

Russian Ministry of Defense has signed a three-year contract with Kalashnikov Concern for 150,000 AK-12 and AK-15 Kalashnikov assault rifles. Russian army will receive 50,000 AK-12 and AK-15 general purpose military assault rifles in 2019, 2020 and 2021, according to the Interfax news agency

India To Acquire 16,000 Light Machine Guns Under Fast Track Procedure

March 22, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

India is likely to place an order for 16,000 Light Machine Guns (LMGs) under the fast track procedure (FTP), two officials familiar with the matter have revealed. The FTP can be invoked in cases where “undue/unforeseen delay” in buying weapons is seen to be adversely impacting the militarys capacity and preparedness, the first official was quoted by Hindustan Times as saying Wednesday

Reload Swiss Launches New Universal Rifle ammunition powder

March 9, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

Reload Swiss, a subsidiary of a European company Nitrochemie has launched its new universal rifle ammunition powder, RS76 at the ongoing IWA&Outdoor Classics trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Newly developed, the RS76 is a universal powder for assembling rifle ammunition

India’s Ordnance Factory Board Revives Production of Anti-aircraft Guns

March 7, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

Indias Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has revived the production of anti-aircraft guns at its facility in West Bengal state. “The anti-aircraft guns were first manufactured in the 1960s but production was discontinued due to lack of demand

Russia's Kalashnikov Group Unveils AK-200 Family of Assault Rifles at IDEX-2019

February 19, 2019 @ 06:32 AM

Russian firm Kalashnikov has unveiled a new family of assault rifles, AK-200 at the ongoing IDEX-2019 event in United Arab Emirates. Kalashnikov is eyeing to market its products at the exhibition well

FEATURES/INTERVIEWS