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
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
BAE Systems has won a $45 million US Army contract for the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) Increment 1 prototype, to extend the range and rate of fire on current and future M109A7 self-propelled howitzers. The development of ERCA is in collaboration with the Armys Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Armaments Centre
Saab has signed a multi-year framework agreement with the US Government, which allows the US Army, Marines and Special Forces to place orders for up to USD 445 million during a five-year period for Carl Gustaf ammunition and AT4 weapon system. The recently signed framework agreement allows the customer to place orders for Saabs AT4 disposable weapon system and ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle
The Indian army is eyeing to purchase Excalibur guided long-range artillery ammunition that is compatible with the new M-777 Howitzers it purchased from the US three years ago. "The Indian Army is planning to acquire the Excalibur artillery ammunition from the Americans under the emergency procurement procedures," government sources were quoted as saying by ANI
BAE Systems has won a $19 million modification contract for the production of the MK38 MOD 3 Machine Gun System (MGS) and associated spares meant for the US Navy. This contract is to fulfil specified requirements and technical performance requirements for the MK38 MOD 3 25mm MGS Ordnance Alteration and associated spares, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
Russian Ministry of Defense has signed a three-year contract with Kalashnikov Concern for 150,000 AK-12 and AK-15 Kalashnikov assault rifles. Russian army will receive 50,000 AK-12 and AK-15 general purpose military assault rifles in 2019, 2020 and 2021, according to the Interfax news agency
India is likely to place an order for 16,000 Light Machine Guns (LMGs) under the fast track procedure (FTP), two officials familiar with the matter have revealed. The FTP can be invoked in cases where “undue/unforeseen delay” in buying weapons is seen to be adversely impacting the militarys capacity and preparedness, the first official was quoted by Hindustan Times as saying Wednesday
The Philippine Army received 80 assault rifles and 44 mortars from the United States government earlier this month. The 80 assault rifles is a grant by the US government to the Philippine Army under the Military Assistance Program
Reload Swiss, a subsidiary of a European company Nitrochemie has launched its new universal rifle ammunition powder, RS76 at the ongoing IWA&Outdoor Classics trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Newly developed, the RS76 is a universal powder for assembling rifle ammunition
Indias Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has revived the production of anti-aircraft guns at its facility in West Bengal state. “The anti-aircraft guns were first manufactured in the 1960s but production was discontinued due to lack of demand
Russian firm Kalashnikov has unveiled a new family of assault rifles, AK-200 at the ongoing IDEX-2019 event in United Arab Emirates. Kalashnikov is eyeing to market its products at the exhibition well
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