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
Russian Concern Kalashnikov briefed the Philippine Embassy in Moscow on its new and improved AK 47 rifles amid President Rodrigo Dutertes announcement calling off the deal to buy 26,000 M-4 rifles from the US for the nations police force. "I would like to announce now, that the 26,000 M16s that was maybe ordered, or were ordered already, I am ordering its cancellation," Duterte said Tuesday
Philippines will cancel the purchase of 26,000 assault rifles from the US after the sale was halted by the US state department and would instead purchase weapons from Russia. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to cancel their planned purchase of some 26,000 M-4 assault rifles from the US
Lithuania has acquired sniper rifles worth Euro 1.3 million from an UK based firm, Accuracy International Ltd that are capable of using munitions of two different calibres by only changing the barrel
The Indian Army which is facing huge delay in acquiring new rifles for its soldiers is now reluctantly planning to induct the indigenously developed Excalibur assault rifle, which was initially rejected, in limited numbers as a stopgap till a new rifle is procured. Army sources said that with the procurement delays in mind, the force is looking to induct the Excalibur to replace the INSAS till the time a new rifle joins the force
Pakistani paramilitary soldiers, on Wednesday seized a huge cache of weapons that include sub-machine guns, light-machine guns (LMG), rockets, pistols, rifles and bullets in a shop raid in Orangi Town meant to create unrest in the city. The spokesman for the Sindh Rangers, which has been spearheading a targeted crackdown on terrorists, target killers, kidnappers and extortionists in September 2013,
Russia has launched a light weight large-calibre sniper rifle Kord-M that can fire up to 2 kilometers. The rifle that can cut through concrete and brick walls, is also strong enough to take out unsheltered enemy manpower as well as lightly-armored vehicles up to 2 kilometers away
The Indian defense ministry has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking a 7.62 mm x 51mm assault rifle with lethality to achieve the objective of shoot-to-kill to replace its existing 5
France has selected Heckler & Koch HF 416F assault rifle to replace its domestically-produced bullpup-styled FAMAS. The Directorate-General of Armaments (DGA) announced last week that it awarded the contract to a consortium formed by Heckler & Koch France SAS and Heckler & Koch GmbH on September 22, 2016 for the Future Individual Weapon (AIF) program
Russian Kalashnikov has showcased the first prototype of its new VSV-338 high-precision modular rifle at the Army 2016 International Military and Technical Forum. The company has also exhibited the prototype of its new SVK semi-automatic sniper rifle at the forum, Rostec announced last week
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