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US Blocks Sale of Sig Sauer Weapons To Turkish President's Security Guards

September 19, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

The United States has blocked the sale of $1.2-million (1-million-euros) worth of arms to Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdoğans security guards, following violence against protesters during Erdogans visit to Washington in May

US Army To Field New Sig Sauer Handguns In November

July 21, 2017 @ 03:01 PM

The US Army will begin fielding the new Sig Sauer modular handguns in November following the successful trials this year. The first new XM17 handguns are scheduled to be fielded to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in November

GLOCK Emerges Lowest Bidder In Philippines Army’s Handgun Acquisition Project

July 20, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

Handgun manufacturer GLOCK has emerged the lowest bidder for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 9mm Pistol acquisition project worth PHP1.497 billion (US$29

Philippines Army Buys 3000 Pistols From ARMSCOR Global Defence Inc

July 19, 2017 @ 11:23 AM

The Philippines army has purchased 3000 .45 caliber handguns from local firearms manufacturer, ARMSCOR Global Defence Inc

Serbia Exhibits Modernized Self-propelled Howitzer Nora At 'Partner-2017'

June 30, 2017 @ 02:32 PM

Serbia has exhibited various defense equipment, including the Aleksandar, a modernized version of the Serbian self-propelled howitzer Nora at the 8th International fair of arms and military equipment "Partner-2017" which would end Friday. The Aleksandar is equipped with a 155mm gun and has a range of up to 30 kilometers,

Russia To Produce Penicillin Reconnaissance Systems From 2019

May 12, 2017 @ 02:32 PM

Russia's Ruselectronics Group will start to serially produce Penicillin advanced artillery reconnaissance systems, which are capable of detecting enemy artillery guns five seconds after a gun shot, from 2019. "The system is capable of detecting enemy artillery guns five seconds after a gun shot," Ruselectronics announced Thursday

L&T, S. Korean Firm Sign Contract To Deliver Self-Propelled Guns To Indian...

April 21, 2017 @ 04:40 PM

Larsen & Toubro has signed a contract with South Korea's Hanwha Techwin (HTW) for the supply of self-propelled guns for the Indian army. Larsen & Toubro and Hanwha Techwin signed a contract for execution of the 155mm / 52 calibre tracked self-propelled gun program for the Indian army

Sig Sauer Wins $580 Million To Replace US Army’s Berette M9 Service...

January 20, 2017 @ 08:04 AM

Sig Sauer has won a $580 million contract for the Modular Handgun System including handgun, accessories and ammunition to replace the current Beretta M9 handgun. Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received

India Opts To Buy 44000 Close Quarter Battle Carbines Through Govt-To-Govt Sale

January 2, 2017 @ 02:48 PM

Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has decided to buy 44,000 close quarter battle (CQB) carbines instead of opting for the global tendering process for the Army. The battle carbines were required for its counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley,

China Offers Philippines $14M Worth Small Arms, Boats To Fight Drugs

December 20, 2016 @ 12:40 PM

Philippines has been offered guns and equipment worth US$14 million (RM62.6 million) by China to fight against drugs and terrorism

Pakistani Paramilitary Soldiers Seize Huge Cache Of Weapons In Orangi Town

October 20, 2016 @ 12:57 PM

Pakistani paramilitary soldiers, on Wednesday seized a huge cache of weapons that include sub-machine guns, light-machine guns (LMG), rockets, pistols, rifles and bullets in a shop raid in Orangi Town meant to create unrest in the city. The spokesman for the Sindh Rangers, which has been spearheading a targeted crackdown on terrorists, target killers, kidnappers and extortionists in September 2013,

US Approves $60 Million Weapons Sale To Afghanistan

August 19, 2016 @ 07:23 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved $60 million worth weapons sale to Afghanistan. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Afghanistan for individual and crew served weapons, equipment, training, and support

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