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US Marine Corps Requests Additional 50,000 M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles

August 16, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

The US Marine Corps has requested additional 50,000 M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles to replace the M4 carbine that infantry and other units currently use. Earlier in March, the marine had requested to produce and deliver 11,000 IARs, Marine Corps Times reports

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems' 10 Mega Joule Rail Gun Ready For Testing

August 2, 2017 @ 12:20 PM

US based General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems' 10 mega joule medium-range multi-mission railgun is ready for testing. Meant for ship, land and mobile platforms the railgun will be tested at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, USA, the company said Wednesday without specifying the test date

Colt To Deliver 1148 C6A1Machine Guns For Canadian Armed Forces

July 27, 2017 @ 04:22 PM

Colt Canada has won a $32-million contract to provide 1148 C6A1 FLEX Machine Guns for the countrys Armed Forces. "The Canadian government will purchase 1148 new C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns from Colt Canada," Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was quoted as saying by

Russia's KRET Developing Electromagnetic Guns For Sixth-gen Remotely Piloted Fighter Jet

July 27, 2017 @ 02:15 PM

An electromagnetic gun, capable of destroying electronic instruments is to be installed on a proposed new (so-called sixth generation) remotely piloted fighter jet, an executive of Russian defence electronics manufacturer, KRET has said. "Ultra-high frequency (UHF) weapons are a reality

US Army To Field New Sig Sauer Handguns In November

July 21, 2017 @ 03:01 PM

The US Army will begin fielding the new Sig Sauer modular handguns in November following the successful trials this year. The first new XM17 handguns are scheduled to be fielded to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in November

US Military Demos Electromagnetic Railgun

July 21, 2017 @ 02:53 PM

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) of the United States has demonstrated the electromagnetic railgun initial rep-rate fires of multi-shot salvos at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Wednesday. Developed by BAE Systems for the Navy, the electromagnetic railgun relies on a massive electrical pulse, rather than gunpowder or other chemical propellants, to launch projectiles at distances over 100 nautical miles – and at speeds that exceed Mach 6

GLOCK Emerges Lowest Bidder In Philippines Army’s Handgun Acquisition Project

July 20, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

Handgun manufacturer GLOCK has emerged the lowest bidder for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 9mm Pistol acquisition project worth PHP1.497 billion (US$29

Philippines Army Buys 3000 Pistols From ARMSCOR Global Defence Inc

July 19, 2017 @ 11:23 AM

The Philippines army has purchased 3000 .45 caliber handguns from local firearms manufacturer, ARMSCOR Global Defence Inc

US Aids PKK/PYD Terror Groups With Armored Vehicles, Tanker Trucks, Weapons To...

July 19, 2017 @ 05:29 AM

The United States has allegedly transported military equipment that includes ‘Stryker armored vehicles along with tanker trucks for the PKK/PYD terror group on pretext of fighting Islamic State (IS) in the north-eastern Syrian province of Al-Hasakah. According to the Pentagon, the US military aid to several armed groups in Syria, including the PKK/PYD, comprises of 12,000 Kalashnikovs, 6,000 machine guns, 3,500 heavy machine guns, 3,000 RPG-7s, 1,000 American AT-4 or Russian SPG-9 anti-tanks, 235 mortar guns of different calibers, 100 sniper rifles, 450 PV-7 night vision binoculars and 150 binoculars with infrared laser illuminator,

Orbital ATK Signs Supply Agreements With Premier Commercial Ammunition Suppliers

July 13, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

Orbital ATK has signed long-term agreements with premier commercial ammunition suppliers, valued in excess of $400 million over a three-year period that span from 2018 to 2020.

India Army RFI For High Calibre Rifles Receives Response From 20 Manufacturers

July 10, 2017 @ 11:29 AM

Indian is speeding up procurement plan for over 185,000 high calibre guns of 7.62×51 mm to replace locally made INSAS rifles

Kalashnikov AK-12 Assault Rifle Passes Field Trials

July 5, 2017 @ 01:24 PM

Russian Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle has passed all field design and field operational requirements of the Russian Armed Forces. The 5

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