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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

PP-2000 Submachine Guns To Replace Kalashnikov Rifles In Russian Pilots’ Survival Kits

August 16, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

Russian military pilots survival kits placed in the ejection seats during combat sorties may henceforth include the compact PP-2000 submachine guns and not Kalashnikov AKS-74U, Russian state media reported Friday. "A proposal has been put forward to study the possibility of arming military pilots with a very compact PP-2000 instead of...

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

Kalashnikov Rifles Production To Begin in India in 2019

December 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Indo-Russian JV to manufacture Kalashnikov rifles is likely to begin production in India in 2019, Russian Deputy Defense Minister, Alexander Fomin said, after the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission meeting on military technical cooperation on Thursday. The Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu co-chaired the meeting

Ukraine Eyes Buying Light Weapons from Canada

November 19, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

Ukraine is involved in talks with Canadian arms manufacturers to purchase light weaponry, stated Rouslan Kats, the political counselor to the Canadian embassy in Ukraine and head of the foreign policy and diplomacy department during an interview with the UNN news agency. About a year ago Canada included Ukraine in...

Russia Offers to Set up Kalashnikov Small Arms Factory in India

April 25, 2018 @ 02:07 PM

Russias state-owned Rosoboronexport has offered to set up a facility in India to produce modern weapons and future Kalashnikov's designs, during an Indian delegations industrial visit to Izhevsk-based Kalashnikov Group this week. “We are ready to help India construct a facility similar to what the Mr

Pakistan Army Tests Russian Weapons During Friendship 2017 Exercise

September 30, 2017 @ 06:27 AM

Russian and Pakistani troops held joint firing exercise using small arms in Karachay-Cherkessia, Southern Military District during the course of ‘Friendship 2017 army exercise. At the firing instruction the Russian scouts presented their Pakistani counterparts with the AGS-17 Plamya machine gun, RPG-7B antitank grenade launcher, NSVS Utes machine gun, SVD-S sniper rifle and Makarov, Yarygin and Stechkin pistols

US Army To Receive First Batch Of Sig Sauer MHS M17 Handguns

May 5, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

US Army's 101st Airborne Division will receive the first batch of SIG Sauer P320 semi-automatic pistol, replacing the Beretta M9. The P320 is aimed to eventually replace the Beretta M9 as the US Militarys standard service pistol, various local media reported Friday

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

Russia Developing Large-Caliber Sniper System For Its Armed Forces

January 17, 2017 @ 04:07 PM

Russian Instrument Design Bureau (KBP) is developing the KSV heavy sniper system for the Russian Armed Forces. The Russian military is planning to arm the snipers of its infantry and armored brigades with the sniper rifles capable of rendering armored cars and armored personnel carriers inefficient and killing mortar, antitank missile system and man-portable air defense system crews with a single shot of its 23-mm ammunition

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

India's Reliance Defence To Manufacture Kalashnikov weapons In JV With Israeli Firm

November 15, 2016 @ 10:34 AM

Reliance Defence and Engineering has considered to joint venture with Kalashnikov Israel for manufacturing Kalashnikov class of weapons for Indian armed forces. Kalashnikov Israel, a subsidiary of the CAA Company of Israel, has agreed to jointly make Kalashnikov and other small arms with Reliance Defence