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Russian MOD Orders Kalashnikov’s Newest RPK-16 Machine Guns

February 7, 2018 @ 09:58 AM

Russias Defense Ministry has ordered an undisclosed number of Kalashnikovs newest RPK-16 machine guns under an agreement signed with the Kalashnikov Concern, TASS reports Tuesday. When asked if such a contract had been signed, Kalashnikov Concern CEO Alexey Krivoruchko answered in the affirmative, the report says

Russian Troops to Receive Advanced AK-12 Assault Rifles by Yearend

February 2, 2018 @ 09:51 AM

The Russian troops will get the first batch of advanced AK-12 assault rifles before the yearend. "Before the end of this year, we will deliver the first batch

Israeli Military Industries Develops Armor-penetrating 5.56MM ‘Super-Bullet’

February 1, 2018 @ 09:05 AM

Israeli Military Industries (IMI) has developed what it calls a ‘super bullet, a 5.56mm round for automatic weapons that can penetrate 3

Russia’s New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles Enters Into Service

January 30, 2018 @ 09:32 AM

Russias Defense Ministry has accepted new Kalashnikov AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles for service, local media reports. "A decision has been made on the AK-12 and the AK-15

Indian Army To Get Assault Rifles, Carbines Worth $555 Million

January 17, 2018 @ 04:28 PM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) cleared procurement of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on fast track basis for US$ 555 million (INR 3,547 crore) on Tuesday, to enable the Defence Forces to meet their immediate requirement for the troops deployed on the borders. Both the deals had been repeatedly

UAE Orders 40,000 Pieces of Bofors Component from India

November 30, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed an order for 40,000 pieces of a component used in Bofors artillery guns from Indian state-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) for an estimated $36 million (232 crores). The order placed in September this year, is the biggest export order by value, which came amid Indias push to scale up exports of military hardware, chairman S

Pakistan Seeks Polish Assault Rifles

November 20, 2017 @ 01:37 PM

A Pakistani delegation visited Poland last week to discuss procurement of some 500,000-800,000 assault rifles in a requirement that could be worth US$2 billion. The potential of the acquisition and transfer of technology related to the production of small arms and ammunition was the main topic of talks between the board member of Maciej Lew-Mirski and the president of the Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), PGZ SA said in a statement last Friday

UAE to Purchase Bombs From Turkish Company

November 14, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

The UAE Armed Forces will purchase MK-82 and MK-84 bombs from a Turkish firm, Chemical and Mechanical Industries Corporation. A contract to this effect worth AED 74 million (USD20 million) was announced at the Dubai Air show today

Turkish Firms Receive Orders to Manufacture 45000 Locally-made MPT-76 Rifles

November 1, 2017 @ 04:31 PM

The state-run Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) and other defense industry companies Kalekalıp and Sarsılmaz have received orders for mass production of the MPT-76 rifle, Turkish defense industry sources told state-run

IWI Launches Kalashnikov Competitor, TAVOR 7 Assault Rifle

October 30, 2017 @ 07:05 PM

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched the 7.62X51mm caliber TAVOR 7, a competitor to the hugely popular Kalashnikov AK series of assault rifles which fire the heavy 7

Indian Army to Kick off INR 40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion) Army Weapons

October 29, 2017 @ 02:42 PM

The Indian Army is likely to float a Request for Information (RFI) soon to buy some 10,000 light machine guns (LMG) as part of a program to procure LMGs, carbines and assault rifles costing nearly INR40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion), news agency PTI reported today quoting unnamed sources

Russia Hands over Kalashnikov Rifles, Army Trucks To Philippines

October 25, 2017 @ 09:53 AM

Russia on Wednesday donated military equipment and trucks to the Philippines in a handover ceremony held in the port of Manila, on board the Russian Pacific Fleets large antisubmarine warfare ship Admiral Panteleyev. The transfer of military products includes 20 units of multi-purpose vehicles, 5,000 units of AK-74M Kalashnikov assault rifles, 1 million units of ammunition and 5,000 units of steel helmets

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