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, Naval Forces Command, and the Gendarmerie General Command
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
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
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