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BAE Systems To Develop Prototype Of US Army’s ERCA

July 18, 2019 @ 11:46 AM

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...

Saab Secures $455M Contract from US Forces for its Carl-Gustaf, AT4 Systems

July 11, 2019 @ 02:37 AM

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...

Indian Army To Buy Excalibur Artillery Ammo For Its New M-777 Howitzers

July 8, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

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...

BAE Systems To Manufacture MK38 MOD 3 Machine Gun System For US

June 11, 2019 @ 05:19 AM

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...

Russia Orders AK-12, AK-15 Kalashnikov Assault Rifles

April 8, 2019 @ 11:13 AM

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 To Acquire 16,000 Light Machine Guns Under Fast Track Procedure

March 22, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

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

Philippine Army Receives 80 Assault Rifles, 44 Mortars from US

March 18, 2019 @ 09:55 AM

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 Launches New Universal Rifle ammunition powder

March 9, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

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

India’s Ordnance Factory Board Revives Production of Anti-aircraft Guns

March 7, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

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

Russia's Kalashnikov Group Unveils AK-200 Family of Assault Rifles at IDEX-2019

February 19, 2019 @ 06:32 AM

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

Russia Begins Delivery of AK103 Assault Rifles to Saudi Arabia

February 18, 2019 @ 06:38 AM

Russia has begun the delivery of Kalashnikov AK103 assault rifles to Saudi Arabia, director general of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev said Sunday. ​"We have signed and are now implementing a contract on the supplies of Kalashnikov assault rifles

India, Russia To Jointly Manufacture 7.47 Lakh Kalashnikov Rifles In India

February 14, 2019 @ 08:39 AM

The Indian government has accorded a proposal to manufacture 7.47 lakh units of Kalashnikov rifles with Russia

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