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600 Ammo Containers Shipped To US Forces In Europe As Deterrence Against...

November 10, 2016 @ 11:12 AM

The US department of Defense has completed shipping of ammunition for its Army and Air Force units in Europe as part of the continued effort to reassure NATO allies in Europe and bolster deterrence against potential Russian aggression, US Army Europe reported in a statement Tuesday. This consignment of more than...

Chinese AH-4 Howitzer Wins First Middle-East Export Order

October 31, 2016 @ 10:31 AM

Chinas indigenously built AH-4 155mm Light-weight Howitzer has secured its first export order from an unidentified Middle-East customer. According to the current issue of Modern Weaponry magazine, the AH-4 was able to beat out BAE Systems M777 howitzer (a 155mm 39 caliber towed gun) for its first win,

Kazakhstan Delivers 5 Million Rounds Of Small Arms And Ammunition To Kyrgyzstan

October 28, 2016 @ 05:50 AM

Kazakhstan has delivered 5 million rounds of small arms and ammunition to Kyrgyzstan within a framework of providing military and technical assistance. "Agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the provision of free military and technical assistance was signed in Astana on June 24, 2015 by the Defense Ministers...

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...

Sweden Looking For Indian Partners To Manufacture Carl Gustaf M4 Weapon System

October 10, 2016 @ 12:39 PM

Swedish defence major Saab is currently looking out for Indian partners to co-develop and co-produce its next-generation Carl-Gustaf M4 in India for the Army. “We had very good and positive feedback from the Indian Army because of reduction in weight and the ammunition loaded

Lockheed Martin Wins USAF Contract For Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bombs

September 20, 2016 @ 01:01 PM

Lockheed Martin has won an $87.6 million contract from the US Air Force for production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits

Boeing Wins $700 Million USAF Contract For Small Diameter Bomb I

September 14, 2016 @ 03:59 PM

Boeing has won a $700 million contract from the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 (SDB) production. As per the terms of the contract, the Air Force will supply SDB I weapons of Lot 12-14 and associated carriage systems, the company announced Tuesday

Textron To Stop Manufacturing Cluster Bombs

September 2, 2016 @ 11:23 AM

US firm Textron Inc. has decided to stop producing cluster bombs in the light of reduced production orders

IWI To Rethink Investing In India Due To Defense Ministry Delays In...

August 10, 2016 @ 08:06 AM

Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) has raised concerns over the delay by the defense ministry in signing contracts even after the products have cleared the trials. IWI executives were quoted as saying by

Rheinmetall Wins $440 Million To Supply Ammo To Undisclosed Country

July 27, 2016 @ 11:54 AM

Rheinmetall has won a $439 million contract to supply ammunition to an international customer. The company said in a statement Tuesday without revealing the type of ammunition nor the country to which it will be supplied

Rheinmetall To Supply Decoy Ammunition To Canadian Navy

July 14, 2016 @ 01:10 PM

Rheinmetall recently signed a licence agreement with the Canadian government, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems–Canada to produce Omnitrap decoy ammunition for the Canadian Navy. Signed at the recent CANSEC show in May 2016, the contract is worth a mid-range eight-figure euro amount with thirty-year agreement term

130 Tons Of Anti-Tank Mines Worth $14 Million Destroyed In India’s Ammo...

June 1, 2016 @ 06:08 AM

Sixteen people died and 130 tons of ammunition worth over INR 100 crore (US $14 million) was destroyed besides collateral damage after a fire broke out at the Maharastras Phulgaon Central Ammunition Depot Tuesday. The ammunition depot is one of Asias biggest and houses the largest stockpile of weapons in India