Russia’s AK-12 ‘Baby Kalashnikov’ Rifle Finds Export Market

August 20, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

Russia began exporting its latest AK-12 assault rifle, dubbed ‘baby Kalashniov to neighboring countries, according to Dmitry Tarasov, General Director of the Kalashnikov Concern. Tarasov did not name the states to which weapons are exported in comments made to the Russian media

Kalashnikov’s AK-12 Assault Rifle Chambered for NATO 5.56mm Rounds to be Unveiled...

August 18, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Group has created a new version of the AK-12 assault rifle chambered for NATOs 5.56mm rounds that will be unveiled at the Army-2020 Forum

Russian 9mm Pistol with Armor Piercing Bullets Enters Production

August 5, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

The Russian Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH) has started serial production of the self-loading 9-mm pistol "Udav" whose unique features include armor piercing bullets. Among the patented technologies is the design of the magazine, which indicates the number of cartridges

New 9mm Russian Kalashnikov Submachine Gun Completes Tests

July 22, 2020 @ 01:15 PM

Russias new 9mm Kalashnikov PPK-20 submachine gun has completed state trials, state-owned Rostec announced today. The weapon is now eligible for mass production

Indian Army to Acquire 72,000 Sig Sauer Assault Rifles

July 13, 2020 @ 01:52 PM

The Indian Army is mulling over acquiring 72,000 assault rifles from U.S

Chinese PLA Shows Rifle-size Electromagnetic Railgun Weapon

June 29, 2020 @ 05:19 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) revealed a miniaturized electromagnetic railgun based pistol- and- rifle-sized synchronous induction coilgun prototypes. These weapons' technical capabilities were recently revealed in a demonstration session

Russia Developing Sniper Rifle with 7 KM Range

June 5, 2020 @ 11:34 AM

A Russian arms manufacturer has announced the development of a sniper rifle combined with a new cartridge that can hit targets at up to 7 kilometer range. Development work has started on the DXL-5 sniper rifle, whose maximum range of seven kilometers will make it unique among sniper weapons, Vladislav Lobaev, general director of the weapon developer, Lobaev Arms, told Ria Novosti

Armenia to Start Production of Russian AK103 Assault Rifles in July

June 5, 2020 @ 11:32 AM

Production of 50,000 AK103 assault rifles in Armenia is scheduled to begin in July in this year. The relevant contract for the organization of the phased manufacture of AK-103 in Armenia was signed based on the decision of the Russian Federal Service for Military- Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) on May 15, 2020

Terrorists in Syria's Idlib Using Sniper Weapons

June 3, 2020 @ 02:52 PM

Terrorists in Syrias Idlib de-escalation zone appear to have turned to sniper rifles as their weapon of choice. Doctors in Syrias Aleppo have been treating a number of injured persons targeted by sniper rifles

US Army Begins Testing Next Generation Squad Weapon

May 16, 2020 @ 06:05 AM

The US Army is in the final phase of evaluating Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) prototypes developed by Sig Sauer, General Dynamics and Textron Systems. "We are an enthusiastic supporter of the Army's 6

Russia’s Rostec Develops First Collimator Sight for Heavy Machine Guns

May 11, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Russias Roselektronika, a subsidiary of state-run Rostec, has developed the first domestic collimator sight for weapons such as the Kord machine gun that enables the operator to strike targets while in motion. “Central Research Institute ‘Cycle of Roselektronika has developed the first domestic collimator sight for heavy machine guns

Never Miss a Target-UK Army Testing Sniper Targeting System for Rifles

May 11, 2020 @ 07:53 AM

The UK army has commenced testing a new opto-electronic targeting system for assault rifles that provides highly accurate target data linked to the gun's firing system. Developed by Israeli firm Sharp Shooter, the £800 “smart” rifle scope can be fitted on any type of rifle