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Rosoboronexport Pulls Out from Indian Assault Rifle Tender Citing ‘Outdated’ Specifications

October 17, 2017 @ 07:41 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has pulled out from a tender of Indias Interior Ministry to purchase over 20,000 automatic rifles, as the specifications are of ‘outdated Kalashnikov weapons produced in Bulgaria. A source in the Russian Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by

Russia To Donate 5000 Kalashnikov Rifles, Army Trucks To Philippines

October 12, 2017 @ 12:18 PM

Russia will donate 5000 Kalashnikov rifles, 1 million rounds of ammunition and 20 army trucks to help the Philippines by end of this month for Manilas war against terrorism. “Five thousand Kalashnikov [rifles] are set to arrive within the month,” President Rodrigo Duterte was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency on...

China To Donate 3000 M4 Rifles, Ammo, Sniper Scopes to Philippines

October 5, 2017 @ 10:13 AM

China will be handing over the second batch of military equipment to the Philippines on Thursday, that include 3,000 M4 rifles, three million rounds of assorted ammunition, and 30 sniper scopes. The military assistance worth $22 million will be handed over to Military Chief General Eduardo Año and Defense Secretary Delfin...

Pakistan Army Tests Russian Weapons During Friendship 2017 Exercise

September 30, 2017 @ 06:27 AM

Russian and Pakistani troops held joint firing exercise using small arms in Karachay-Cherkessia, Southern Military District during the course of ‘Friendship 2017 army exercise. At the firing instruction the Russian scouts presented their Pakistani counterparts with the AGS-17 Plamya machine gun, RPG-7B antitank grenade launcher, NSVS Utes machine gun, SVD-S sniper...

Laos Plans to Buy Sniper Rifles, Pistols from PT Pindad, Indonesia

September 25, 2017 @ 04:40 AM

The Laotian Defense Ministry has expressed keen interest in buying G2 elite pistols, SPR 2 sniper rifles and ammunition from Indonesian state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad, the company's vice president for export Ridi Djajakusuma said. "We have again introduced and promoted PT Pindad products to the Laotian Defense Ministry

Seven Contracts to Export 100,000 Kalashnikov Rifles Signed in 2017

September 19, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Russias arms exporter Rosoboronexport has signed seven contracts to export more than 100,000 Kalashnikov rifles in 2017, the companys CEO Aleksandr Mikheyev said on Tuesday. He however did not specify the countries or organizations which had signed up to buy the iconic assault rifles

US Blocks Sale of Sig Sauer Weapons To Turkish President's Security Guards

September 19, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

The United States has blocked the sale of $1.2-million (1-million-euros) worth of arms to Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdoğans security guards, following violence against protesters during Erdogans visit to Washington in May

Thales Unveils Ambidextrous NATO Interoperable Military Assault Rifle

September 12, 2017 @ 06:25 AM

Thales has unveiled a new generation ambidextrous and NATO interoperable military assault rifle, the F90MBR – Modular Bullpup Rifle. The F90MBR is the new generation of the F90 assault rifle, currently in service with the Australian Defence Force, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Jordan to Receive 5.56mm Ammo For Anti-terror Ops in $49 Million FMS

September 2, 2017 @ 06:48 AM

Black Hills Ammunition, South Dakota, is being awarded a $49.9 million contract with a five-year ordering period for 5

Chrome-Plated Tubes For M777A2 Howitzers

August 31, 2017 @ 04:56 PM

US Watervliet Arsenal is working on incorporating chrome plating into the manufacture of the 155mm M777A2 howitzer developed with the Marine Corps. Recently Watervliet Arsenal has won US Army contract to manufacture more than 100 M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes for the lightweight 155mm towed-howitzer system, the M777A2

Indian Army's Light Machine Gun Tender Cancelled

August 31, 2017 @ 01:34 PM

Indias Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cancelled its three-year-old tender to procure 9,462 7.62 mm light machine guns (LMGs) for the Indian Army (IA)

Machine Guns Procurement For Indian Foot Soldiers Scrapped

August 19, 2017 @ 09:41 AM

Indias defense ministry has scrapped the procurements plan for over 44,000 light machine guns (LMGs) for its foot soldiers in the infantry. This is the third such project, after the cases for new assault rifles and close-quarter battle carbines, to be junked over the last two years,

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