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FN America & Colt’s to Compete for M16 Rifles Order for Nepal,...

April 30, 2020 @ 05:20 AM

The US Army has named FN America LLC and Colts Manufacturing Co. LLC as competitors in its $383

Body Armor Piercing ‘Stealth’ Bullet Developed by Russian Firm

March 27, 2020 @ 08:16 AM

A research firm associated with Russsian Corporation Rostec has developed a 9 mm caliber pistol cartridge that can penetrate body armor of the 2nd protection class, used by most armies around the world. The cartridge does not emit any ‘flame at the barrel end and is noiseless, earning for itself the...

India Buys Light Machine Guns from Israeli Firm for $116.4M

March 21, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defence has contracted Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) to supply 16,479 Negev 7.62X51 mm Light Machine Guns (LMGs) for $116

Chinese Army Snipers Get Target-spotting Drones

January 8, 2020 @ 12:22 PM

Chinese army snipers have been provided with portable drones that provide battlefield information to help them to locate and shoot their target with greater accuracy in congested urban setting. A scout battalion of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group Army is now operating the drones, as they have been deployed...

France Orders 75,000 Glock 17 Semi-Automatic Pistols

January 7, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, announced on Monday that the country placed an order for nearly 75,000 Glock 17 9 mm short recoil-operated, locked-breech-automatic pistols from Austrian company Glock for an estimated €44 million

Elbit to Supply Ammunition to Israeli MOD worth $144M

January 1, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) worth $144 million to supply small caliber ammunition to the Israeli Defense Forces. Work will begin in 2021 on a five year contract, which will be a continuation of the existing multi-year contract with the Israeli MoD

New Russian Rifles to Operate on Land & Underwater

December 23, 2019 @ 10:51 AM

Russian combat divers have received the batch of new ADS 5.45mm "amphibious" assault rifles, that will enable them to shoot both on land, as well as underwater

Rosoboronexport Secures $1.5M Contract to Supply High Accuracy ORSIS T-5000 Rifles

December 17, 2019 @ 09:14 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has secured a contract worth over 100 million rubles ($1.5 million) to supply a foreign customer with a batch of ORSIS T-5000 high accuracy rifles

Kalashnikov Delivers 700 AK-12 Assault Rifles to Russian Troops

November 12, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

Kalashnikov Concern has delivered over 700 AK-12 assault rifles to the special operations forces stationed in the Krasnodar Region, southern Russia. "A batch of more than 700 latest

Sig Sauer Selected for US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons Program

September 6, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

The United States (US) Army picked Sig Sauer for its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program involving the supply of 6.8mm hybrid ammunition, a lightweight machine gun, rifle, and included suppressors

Saab Secures $455M Contract from US Forces for its Carl-Gustaf, AT4 Systems

July 11, 2019 @ 02:37 AM

Saab has signed a multi-year framework agreement with the US Government, which allows the US Army, Marines and Special Forces to place orders for up to USD 445 million during a five-year period for Carl Gustaf ammunition and AT4 weapon system. The recently signed framework agreement allows the customer to place orders for Saabs AT4 disposable weapon system and ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle

Russia Orders AK-12, AK-15 Kalashnikov Assault Rifles

April 8, 2019 @ 11:13 AM

Russian Ministry of Defense has signed a three-year contract with Kalashnikov Concern for 150,000 AK-12 and AK-15 Kalashnikov assault rifles. Russian army will receive 50,000 AK-12 and AK-15 general purpose military assault rifles in 2019, 2020 and 2021, according to the Interfax news agency

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