Abu Dhabi-based Caracal, a small arms manufacturer has unveiled Sultan, a 5.56mm calibre assault rifle at IDEX 2017
Ukraine will manufacture a new assault rifle, WAC-47 based on the M16 as a result of the Memorandum of Cooperation between UOP SE “Ukroboronservis” and the American company, Aeroscraft. The assault rifle is to become the new firearm standard of the Ukrainian forces compatible with NATO standards
Indian Air Force (IAF) is looking to equip its special forces with bullet proof jackets that provides protection against 7.62 mm bullets fired from AK-47 and other assault rifles
Russian Instrument Design Bureau (KBP) is developing the KSV heavy sniper system for the Russian Armed Forces. The Russian military is planning to arm the snipers of its infantry and armored brigades with the sniper rifles capable of rendering armored cars and armored personnel carriers inefficient and killing mortar, antitank missile...
Turkey's state-owned Machines and Chemical Industries Board (MKEK) has delivered first 500 locally produced assault rifle MPT-76 to the Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC) Wednesday. The rifles delivered on 11 January are the first batch from a 2015 deal which will see the production of around 35,000 MPT-76s for the TLFC,...
Rheinmetall and Steyr Mannlicher are eying the German armed forces contract to replace standard G36 assault rifle with a 5.56mm x 45 cal RS556 rifle
Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has decided to buy 44,000 close quarter battle (CQB) carbines instead of opting for the global tendering process for the Army. The battle carbines were required for its counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley,
Philippines has been offered guns and equipment worth US$14 million (RM62.6 million) by China to fight against drugs and terrorism
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract for the Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system, but declined to name the customer. This is Saab´s fourth customer for the system since its launch in late 2014
Russian weapons that Islamic State (IS) militants have stolen include Kalashnikov assault rifles and RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, according to documents obtained by Sputnik Arabic from Iraqs city of Mosul. Apart from Kalashnikov assault rifles, RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, other documents specify registration numbers of bullpup straight-pull bolt-action rifles, VSSK Vykhlop magazine-fed sniper rifles and other weaponry,
Rosoboronexport will showcase law enforcement systems at IDEAS-2016 to be held in Karachi, Pakistan, from 22-25 November. Rosoboronexport is bringing to IDEAS-2016 combat proven equipment favoured by Russian special units and law enforcement officers, specialized in antiterrorist operations, namely the BTR-80A APC and its most advanced derivative – the BTR-82A, as well as the BMP-3M IFV
Reliance Defence and Engineering has considered to joint venture with Kalashnikov Israel for manufacturing Kalashnikov class of weapons for Indian armed forces. Kalashnikov Israel, a subsidiary of the CAA Company of Israel, has agreed to jointly make Kalashnikov and other small arms with Reliance Defence