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Rosoboronexport Reveals New Multi-caliber Sniper Rifle

October 21, 2020 @ 12:08 PM

Russias state arms seller Rosoboronexport presented a DVL-10M3 new multi-caliber sniper rifle developed by Lobaev Arms at the Interpolitex-2020 international security exhibition on Wednesday. The new sniper rifle is more compact in its dimensions compared to the guns earlier developed by Lobaev Arms, was quoted as saying by the Rosoboronexport Senior...

Body Armor Piercing ‘Stealth’ Bullet Developed by Russian Firm

March 27, 2020 @ 08:16 AM

A research firm associated with Russsian Corporation Rostec has developed a 9 mm caliber pistol cartridge that can penetrate body armor of the 2nd protection class, used by most armies around the world. The cartridge does not emit any ‘flame at the barrel end and is noiseless, earning for itself the...

India Buys Light Machine Guns from Israeli Firm for $116.4M

March 21, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defence has contracted Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) to supply 16,479 Negev 7.62X51 mm Light Machine Guns (LMGs) for $116

Chinese Army Snipers Get Target-spotting Drones

January 8, 2020 @ 12:22 PM

Chinese army snipers have been provided with portable drones that provide battlefield information to help them to locate and shoot their target with greater accuracy in congested urban setting. A scout battalion of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group Army is now operating the drones, as they have been deployed...

France Orders 75,000 Glock 17 Semi-Automatic Pistols

January 7, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, announced on Monday that the country placed an order for nearly 75,000 Glock 17 9 mm short recoil-operated, locked-breech-automatic pistols from Austrian company Glock for an estimated €44 million

Elbit to Supply Ammunition to Israeli MOD worth $144M

January 1, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) worth $144 million to supply small caliber ammunition to the Israeli Defense Forces. Work will begin in 2021 on a five year contract, which will be a continuation of the existing multi-year contract with the Israeli MoD

New Russian Rifles to Operate on Land & Underwater

December 23, 2019 @ 10:51 AM

Russian combat divers have received the batch of new ADS 5.45mm "amphibious" assault rifles, that will enable them to shoot both on land, as well as underwater

Rosoboronexport Secures $1.5M Contract to Supply High Accuracy ORSIS T-5000 Rifles

December 17, 2019 @ 09:14 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has secured a contract worth over 100 million rubles ($1.5 million) to supply a foreign customer with a batch of ORSIS T-5000 high accuracy rifles

Israeli Defense Force Inducts Elbit XACT Weapon Sights

December 7, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has inducted two configurations of Elbit Systems' XACT family of Weapon Sights. The company was recently selected to provide thousands of its XACT th65 and XACT th64 uncooled thermal imaging weapon sights to marksmen of both Infantry and Special Operation Forces of the IDF, Elbit Systems said in a statement Thursday

Kalashnikov Delivers 700 AK-12 Assault Rifles to Russian Troops

November 12, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

Kalashnikov Concern has delivered over 700 AK-12 assault rifles to the special operations forces stationed in the Krasnodar Region, southern Russia. "A batch of more than 700 latest

Sig Sauer Selected for US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons Program

September 6, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

The United States (US) Army picked Sig Sauer for its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program involving the supply of 6.8mm hybrid ammunition, a lightweight machine gun, rifle, and included suppressors

PP-2000 Submachine Guns To Replace Kalashnikov Rifles In Russian Pilots’ Survival Kits

August 16, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

Russian military pilots survival kits placed in the ejection seats during combat sorties may henceforth include the compact PP-2000 submachine guns and not Kalashnikov AKS-74U, Russian state media reported Friday. "A proposal has been put forward to study the possibility of arming military pilots with a very compact PP-2000 instead of the AKS-74U

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