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General Dynamics, AME To Supply 40mm Air Burst Ammunition To US Military

November 19, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

General Dynamics announced today that it has signed an agreement with Advanced Material Engineering (AME) to manufacture 40mm Air Burst Ammunition for the US military. AME is a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics)

BAE Wins $142 Million US Army's Self Propelled Howitzer Ammunition Carriers Contract

November 4, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

BAE Systems has won a follow on contract valued at $142 million to produce additional M109A7 self-propelled howitzers and M992A3 ammunition carriers for the U.S

US DSCA Approves M1A1 Abrams Arms Worth $600 million To Iraq

October 21, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale worth $600 million worth M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition, equipment, parts and logical support to Iraq, the agency reported Monday. “This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security...

India Develops AK-47 Variant

October 8, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

Indias Ishapore rifle factory has successfully designed an assault rifle based on the Russian AK-47. According to reports, the prototype of this weapon had successfully cleared field trials by the Army, the Indian Air Force and the Sashastra Seema Bal

Russia Hard Sells Weapons to India During Military Drill

September 29, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

An Indian military contingent that participated in the Indra-2014 in Russia drills will inform their chiefs that Russian weapons are worth purchasing, Ria Novosti said quoting the Russian Southern Military District's press service on Monday. The Indian side "plans on informing the leaders of the Indian Army that it is worth...

Germany Ready To Deliver Weapons Worth $91 Million To Kurdish Forces

September 3, 2014 @ 09:01 AM

Germany has agreed to deliver weapons and munitions worth a total $91 million to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq in their fight against Islamic State (IS). The weapons will be delivered in three tranches to a secure region of Iraq that has not been affected by the civil war, according to the German Defense Ministry

Uruguay Receives 180 Mortars From Spanish Army

August 27, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Uruguay has recieved 180 mortars from the Spanish army along with several tonnes of spares, InfoDefensa reported. Uruguay already operates similar mortars supplied directly from the same manufacturer

Rheinmetall To Supply Tank Ammunition To Greece

August 18, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Rheinmetall has won an order to supply the Hellenic armed forces with tank ammunition worth $70 million. The order includes 12,000 rounds of 120mm ammunition as the initial supply for the Greek Armys Leopard 2 tanks

US Supplies Arms, Munitions To Israel

July 31, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

The US is keen on helping Israel to tap on local US arms stockpile to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds, an unidentified US defense official said to Reuters on Thursday. Reuters reported that the official did not offer further details on quantities or costs of ammunition already supplied or requested by Israel

Saab, EDA To Supply Carl-Gustaf Ammunition To Five Countries

July 9, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Saab and European Defense Agency (EDA) have agreed to supply Carl-Gustaf ammunition to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Poland. The agreement will last five years and includes a possible renewal of two more years

Will Russia Secure AK-47 Copyright Before Kalashnikov Goes Under?

June 20, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Kalashnikovs lack of copyright over the AK-47 assault rifle is so severe that Venezuela is the only country with a fully legitimate license to produce the assault rifle. The counterfeit losses resulting from copyright infringement is so dire that Kalashnikov, manufacturer of the AK-47, is reporting an estimated loss of $50 million from 2013

India, Nepal To Sign Major Arms Deal Including Insas Rifles Contract

June 6, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

India and Nepal are expected to close a massive military deal, including the supply of lethal weapons for the first time in nine years, when officials from both countries meet in Kathmandu next week. The 11th Nepal-India Bilateral Consultative Group on Security Issues is set to take place in Kathmandu on June 8 and 9, where joint secretaries from respective Foreign Ministries will take a call on NAs request for the supply of military stores and equipment