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Indian Army Inducts New US, Italian Sniper Rifles

February 9, 2019 @ 07:04 AM

India has begun inducting Beretta .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT and Barrett

Russian Army to Stop 5.56mm Ammo For Kalashnikov Rifles

February 6, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

To ensure penetration against modern body armor the Russian Army has decided to stop using 5.56mm round for the AK-74, AK-12 assault rifles Instead, an enhanced 7

India To Acquire 73,000 Sig Sauer Rifles to Replace INSAS Rifles

February 2, 2019 @ 03:37 PM

India has recently approved the purchase of 73,000 SIG716-G2 rifles from the US in a deal valued at $97 million (INR 700 Crore) to replace the aging INSAS rifles. The deliveries of the rifles are likely to take place within a year, according to Press Trust of India

Tiruchi Assault Rifle Handed Over To Indian Border Security Force

January 23, 2019 @ 02:11 PM

Tiruchi Assault Rifle (TAR), developed by the India's Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli (OFT) has been handed over to the Border Security Force for the first time on Sunday. The 7

India to Replace Russian Dragunov Rifles with US, Italian Sniper Rifles

January 12, 2019 @ 04:21 PM

The Indian Army has procured 5,719 Beretta .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT and Barrett

Kalashnikov Rifles Production To Begin in India in 2019

December 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Indo-Russian JV to manufacture Kalashnikov rifles is likely to begin production in India in 2019, Russian Deputy Defense Minister, Alexander Fomin said, after the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission meeting on military technical cooperation on Thursday. The Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu co-chaired the meeting

US Approves Sale of 46,000 M1A1 Abrams Tank Ammunition to Egypt for...

November 28, 2018 @ 02:38 AM

The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved sale of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds to Egypt for an estimated cost of $201 million. The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Tuesday

Barrett to Supply .50 Caliber Long Range Sniper Rifles to US Army

November 28, 2018 @ 01:22 AM

Barrett Firearms has won $8 million contract for the procurement of M107, Caliber .50 Long Range Sniper Rifle systems with scope, suppressor and spare kits, M82A1M Caliber

Ukraine Eyes Buying Light Weapons from Canada

November 19, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

Ukraine is involved in talks with Canadian arms manufacturers to purchase light weaponry, stated Rouslan Kats, the political counselor to the Canadian embassy in Ukraine and head of the foreign policy and diplomacy department during an interview with the UNN news agency. About a year ago Canada included Ukraine in the list of countries that Canadian companies can sell weapons to (Automatic Firearms Country Control List)

Indian Army Issues RFI for Man-portable 60mm Mortars with Ammunition

November 15, 2018 @ 08:11 AM

The Indian Army has issued a request for information from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) or vendors to procure 60mm Mortar along with ammunition. Indian Army seeks a 60mm Mortar to achieve following broad characteristics

Ukraine Punishes 20 Generals for Ammo Depot Blasts

November 13, 2018 @ 11:26 AM

Ukraine has prosecuted 75 personnel including more than 20 generals following explosions in military warehouses with more than $2 billion worth of ammunition being burnt over the last three years. “Most of the military arsenals in the country had to be closed by 2014 due to financial problems

Rheinmetall to Supply MK281 Grenade Practice Ammunition to US Marines

October 29, 2018 @ 12:32 PM

Rheinmetall has received a $59 million contract to supply nearly 70,000 cartridges of MK281 MOD3 40mm grenade practice ammunition to US Marines. The company is scheduled to start the production by the third quarter of 2019, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday

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