Russia Hard Sells Weapons to India During Military Drill

September 29, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

An Indian military contingent that participated in the Indra-2014 in Russia drills will inform their chiefs that Russian weapons are worth purchasing, Ria Novosti said quoting the Russian Southern Military District's press service on Monday. The Indian side "plans on informing the leaders of the Indian Army that it is worth...

IWI Unveil Steel Sights For TAVOR And X95 Assault Rifles

September 22, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched a foldable, detachable, stainless steel sight designed for the TAVOR and X95 families of assault rifles. The sight can be quickly and easily removed in order to install reflex sights, telescopes, night vision devices, etc

Uruguay Receives 180 Mortars From Spanish Army

August 27, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Uruguay has recieved 180 mortars from the Spanish army along with several tonnes of spares, InfoDefensa reported. Uruguay already operates similar mortars supplied directly from the same manufacturer

Rheinmetall To Supply Tank Ammunition To Greece

August 18, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Rheinmetall has won an order to supply the Hellenic armed forces with tank ammunition worth $70 million. The order includes 12,000 rounds of 120mm ammunition as the initial supply for the Greek Armys Leopard 2 tanks

US Supplies Arms, Munitions To Israel

July 31, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

The US is keen on helping Israel to tap on local US arms stockpile to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds, an unidentified US defense official said to Reuters on Thursday. Reuters reported that the official did not offer further details on quantities or costs of ammunition already supplied or...

Indian Army Finishes Self-Propelled Howtizer Trials

July 23, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

The Indian Army has completed trials for two 155 mm/52 calibre howitzer systems and is preparing a report for the Ministry of Defense. Official sources said two competing 155 mm/52 caliber towed gun systems and two 155 mm/52 caliber self-propelled tracked howitzers recently completed maintainability acceptance trials and secured Directorate General of Quality Assurance clearance

Scramble To Buy Kalashnikov Rifles In US Following Sanctions

July 22, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Americas most popular automatic weapon will soon be off the shelves. The AK-47, manufactured by Russias Kalashnikov is being scooped by American gun enthusiasts as Washingtons sanctions against Moscow cover the famous automatic weapons manufacturer

Saab, EDA To Supply Carl-Gustaf Ammunition To Five Countries

July 9, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Saab and European Defense Agency (EDA) have agreed to supply Carl-Gustaf ammunition to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Poland. The agreement will last five years and includes a possible renewal of two more years

ARES To Sign Brazillian Army Optical Sights Deal for Rifles

July 8, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

ARES, A subsidiary of Elbit Systems is signing a supply deal of 5000 optical sights to Brazillian Armys assault rifles. The contract includes reflex multi-purpose devices, MVR MARS RS equipped with laser pointers used in conjunction with telescopic sight multi-purpose TRISIGHT X3

Germany Halts Army Rifle Orders Over Accuracy Doubts

June 23, 2014 @ 01:26 PM

Germanys defense ministry has temporarily halted new orders of its militarys standard assault rifle over accuracy errors, Bild am Sonntag daily reported on June 22. The G36 automatic rifle made by Heckler and Koch is said to become inaccurate after its barrel heated up in prolonged firefights

Will Russia Secure AK-47 Copyright Before Kalashnikov Goes Under?

June 20, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Kalashnikovs lack of copyright over the AK-47 assault rifle is so severe that Venezuela is the only country with a fully legitimate license to produce the assault rifle. The counterfeit losses resulting from copyright infringement is so dire that Kalashnikov, manufacturer of the AK-47, is reporting an estimated loss of $50 million from 2013

India, Nepal To Sign Major Arms Deal Including Insas Rifles Contract

June 6, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

India and Nepal are expected to close a massive military deal, including the supply of lethal weapons for the first time in nine years, when officials from both countries meet in Kathmandu next week. The 11th Nepal-India Bilateral Consultative Group on Security Issues is set to take place in Kathmandu on June 8 and 9, where joint secretaries from respective Foreign Ministries will take a call on NAs request for the supply of military stores and equipment