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Chinese Army Snipers Get Target-spotting Drones

January 8, 2020 @ 12:22 PM

Chinese army snipers have been provided with portable drones that provide battlefield information to help them to locate and shoot their target with greater accuracy in congested urban setting. A scout battalion of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group Army is now operating the drones, as they have been deployed...

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

Israeli Defense Force Inducts Elbit XACT Weapon Sights

December 7, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has inducted two configurations of Elbit Systems' XACT family of Weapon Sights. The company was recently selected to provide thousands of its XACT th65 and XACT th64 uncooled thermal imaging weapon sights to marksmen of both Infantry and Special Operation Forces of the IDF, Elbit...

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

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 the AKS-74U

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

Philippine Army Receives 80 Assault Rifles, 44 Mortars from US

March 18, 2019 @ 09:55 AM

The Philippine Army received 80 assault rifles and 44 mortars from the United States government earlier this month. The 80 assault rifles is a grant by the US government to the Philippine Army under the Military Assistance Program

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