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Russia Showcases Improvised AK 47 Rifles To Philippines Embassy In Moscow

November 9, 2016 @ 12:08 PM

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...

Philippines Cancels Purchase Of 26,000 Assault Rifles From US, May Buy From

November 9, 2016 @ 09:55 AM

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...

Lithuania To Acquire Sniper Rifles From UK's Accuracy International

November 7, 2016 @ 02:07 PM

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

Indian Army To Induct Excalibur Assault Rifles As Stopgap

October 25, 2016 @ 01:28 PM

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...

Pakistani Paramilitary Soldiers Seize Huge Cache Of Weapons In Orangi Town

October 20, 2016 @ 12:57 PM

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...

Russia Introduces Sniper Rifle With 2 Kms Range

October 4, 2016 @ 01:20 PM

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

India Issues RFI For Next Gen Assault Rifle

September 28, 2016 @ 01:02 PM

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

French MoD Selects Heckler & Koch HF 416F Assault Rifle to Replace...

September 26, 2016 @ 03:59 PM

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

New Sniper Rifles From Kalashnikov

September 12, 2016 @ 11:38 AM

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

US Approves $60 Million Weapons Sale To Afghanistan

August 19, 2016 @ 07:23 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved $60 million worth weapons sale to Afghanistan. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Afghanistan for individual and crew served weapons, equipment, training, and support

Israel Apprehends Two Suspects Smuggling 5 M-16 Rifles, 20 Handguns

July 21, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

Israel Defence Forces have apprehended two suspects attempting to smuggle five M-16 rifles and 20 handguns across the Israel-Jordan border. The two suspects, Palestinians from Judea and Samaria, are under investigation

Syria Receives MTs-116M Sniper Rifles From Russia: Media Reports

May 19, 2016 @ 11:03 AM

Syria has reportedly received a batch of MT-116M sniper rifles from Russia. The National Republican Guard have issued the sniper rifles to one of the womens units of the service, Tass quoted Syrian media outlets as saying Wednesday

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