Larsen & Toubro have emerged as the finalist for a $750-million contract to supply 100 K9 Vajra-T howitzer self-propelled artillery guns to the Indian Army. L&T in partnership with Samsung pitched the 155 mm artillery guns
Colt Defense and FN America have won a $212 million contract to provide M4 and M4A1 carbines to the US Army. The contract runs through Sept
South Korea will complete major upgrade on its indigenous K-11 dual-barrel air burst rifle by 2016 year end. The use of the assault rifle by the army was suspended last year due to a glitch in the shooting control system
The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved an INR 16,900 Crore (US $2.6 billion) proposal to acquire an initial 428 air defense guns to replace Swedish-made L-70 and Zu-23mm artillery guns for the Indian Army
Ukraine exported over 27000 firearms to 19 countries in 2014, over two thirds of them to the US and Canada. According to a report by the Ukrainian State Export Control Service on international shipments of certain types of weaponry in 2014, Canada exported 10,400 rifles, the US 10, 166 rifles, the Czech republic 5,000 rifles, Uganda 3,000 rifles and Georgia 100 rifles
The Indian Army is likely to issue a new RFI (Request for Information) for a new single caliber assault rifle to replace its INSAS rifle after it scrapped a four-year-old tender for purchasing 1.8 lakh multi-caliber weapons
The first American made Kalashnikov AK-47s are being sold by the former sole official importer of the Russian rifles in US, Russian Weapons Company (RWC). The Pennsylvania based Gun Company (now Kalashnikov USA) made an announcement Tuesday that it has started selling the first American-made Kalashnikov AK-47s, UPI reported
US based Firearms manufacturer Colt has filed for bankruptcy after it failed to garner support of bondholders for a debt reshaping agreement, the company said in a statement last Sunday. "Colt plans to try to reduce its $355 million debt burden via a court-supervised auction of its business, to generate proceeds to repay some of its lenders," Wall Street Journal reported Monday, 15, June 2015
Heckler & Koch (HK) has admitted to using Germanys counter-intelligence service, MAD to spy into negative press coverage on G36 assault rifles amid possible takeover in 2013, German media reported. According to the reports, the German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had asked to investigate the links between officials from the Defense Ministry and HK
The Indian Defense Acquisition Council during a meeting on Wednesday is likely to discuss BrahMos supersonic cruise missile systems for the Indian Navy, BAEs M777 Ultra-Light Howitzers for the Army and Avro replacement program. The government is likely to pave the way for six new BrahMos supersonic cruise missile systems with 89 missiles for the Indian Navy for an approximate US $421 million (INR 2700 crore)
Russian Kalashnikov Concern claims that new upgraded version of its AK-74 assault rifle allows 1.5 times combat effectiveness at a distance of up to 300 meters in different climatic conditions than the earlier version
Bolivia has received five offers for its fighter aircraft requirement to re-equip the armed forces, which requires a purchase of 20 fighter jets as well as 40,000 rifles, EL Deber Bolivian News daily reported Monday. “Bolivia has received five offers, but it does not mean we will be selecting among them
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