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Kalashnikov Venezuela Plant to Start AK-103 Production by 2019 End

April 4, 2018 @ 08:36 AM

Russian Kalashnikov plant in Venezuela will start full-fledged licensed production of AK-103 assault rifles by the end of 2019. The plant is planned to manufacture about 25,000 assault rifles annually

New Soldier Combat System for Chinese Army Commandos

February 23, 2018 @ 05:33 AM

Sky Wolf Commandos of the Chinese Armys Special Operations Forces from the Western Theater Command, have been equipped with the QTS-11 system in their training, Global Times reported quoting Weihutang, a column affiliated with China Central Television (CCTV). The QTS-11 system includes firearms and a digitalized integrated individual soldier combat system...

India Clears Machine Guns, Rifles Acquisition Proposals For US$2.4 Billion

February 13, 2018 @ 02:39 PM

India's Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Tuesday approved three proposals valued at INR 15,935 crore (US$2.47 billion) to purchase Light Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and sniper rifles, for the troops deployed on the borders

Russian Troops to Receive Advanced AK-12 Assault Rifles by Yearend

February 2, 2018 @ 09:51 AM

The Russian troops will get the first batch of advanced AK-12 assault rifles before the yearend. "Before the end of this year, we will deliver the first batch

Russia’s New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles Enters Into Service

January 30, 2018 @ 09:32 AM

Russias Defense Ministry has accepted new Kalashnikov AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles for service, local media reports. "A decision has been made on the AK-12 and the AK-15

Indian Army To Get Assault Rifles, Carbines Worth $555 Million

January 17, 2018 @ 04:28 PM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) cleared procurement of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on fast track basis for US$ 555 million (INR 3,547 crore) on Tuesday, to enable the Defence Forces to meet their immediate requirement for the troops deployed on the borders. Both the deals had been repeatedly cancelled in the past

Pakistan Seeks Polish Assault Rifles

November 20, 2017 @ 01:37 PM

A Pakistani delegation visited Poland last week to discuss procurement of some 500,000-800,000 assault rifles in a requirement that could be worth US$2 billion. The potential of the acquisition and transfer of technology related to the production of small arms and ammunition was the main topic of talks between the board member of Maciej Lew-Mirski and the president of the Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), PGZ SA said in a statement last Friday

Turkish Firms Receive Orders to Manufacture 45000 Locally-made MPT-76 Rifles

November 1, 2017 @ 04:31 PM

The state-run Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) and other defense industry companies Kalekalıp and Sarsılmaz have received orders for mass production of the MPT-76 rifle, Turkish defense industry sources told state-run

IWI Launches Kalashnikov Competitor, TAVOR 7 Assault Rifle

October 30, 2017 @ 07:05 PM

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched the 7.62X51mm caliber TAVOR 7, a competitor to the hugely popular Kalashnikov AK series of assault rifles which fire the heavy 7

Indian Army to Kick off INR 40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion) Army Weapons

October 29, 2017 @ 02:42 PM

The Indian Army is likely to float a Request for Information (RFI) soon to buy some 10,000 light machine guns (LMG) as part of a program to procure LMGs, carbines and assault rifles costing nearly INR40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion), news agency PTI reported today quoting unnamed sources

Russia Hands over Kalashnikov Rifles, Army Trucks To Philippines

October 25, 2017 @ 09:53 AM

Russia on Wednesday donated military equipment and trucks to the Philippines in a handover ceremony held in the port of Manila, on board the Russian Pacific Fleets large antisubmarine warfare ship Admiral Panteleyev. The transfer of military products includes 20 units of multi-purpose vehicles, 5,000 units of AK-74M Kalashnikov assault rifles, 1 million units of ammunition and 5,000 units of steel helmets

Rosoboronexport Pulls Out from Indian Assault Rifle Tender Citing ‘Outdated’ Specifications

October 17, 2017 @ 07:41 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has pulled out from a tender of Indias Interior Ministry to purchase over 20,000 automatic rifles, as the specifications are of ‘outdated Kalashnikov weapons produced in Bulgaria. A source in the Russian Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by

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