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India To Acquire 73,000 Sig Sauer Rifles to Replace INSAS Rifles

February 2, 2019 @ 03:37 PM

India has recently approved the purchase of 73,000 SIG716-G2 rifles from the US in a deal valued at $97 million (INR 700 Crore) to replace the aging INSAS rifles. The deliveries of the rifles are likely to take place within a year, according to Press Trust of India

Tiruchi Assault Rifle Handed Over To Indian Border Security Force

January 23, 2019 @ 02:11 PM

Tiruchi Assault Rifle (TAR), developed by the India's Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli (OFT) has been handed over to the Border Security Force for the first time on Sunday. The 7

India to Replace Russian Dragunov Rifles with US, Italian Sniper Rifles

January 12, 2019 @ 04:21 PM

The Indian Army has procured 5,719 Beretta .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT and Barrett

Kalashnikov Rifles Production To Begin in India in 2019

December 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Indo-Russian JV to manufacture Kalashnikov rifles is likely to begin production in India in 2019, Russian Deputy Defense Minister, Alexander Fomin said, after the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission meeting on military technical cooperation on Thursday. The Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu co-chaired the meeting

Ukraine Eyes Buying Light Weapons from Canada

November 19, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

Ukraine is involved in talks with Canadian arms manufacturers to purchase light weaponry, stated Rouslan Kats, the political counselor to the Canadian embassy in Ukraine and head of the foreign policy and diplomacy department during an interview with the UNN news agency. About a year ago Canada included Ukraine in...

Rheinmetall to Supply MK281 Grenade Practice Ammunition to US Marines

October 29, 2018 @ 12:32 PM

Rheinmetall has received a $59 million contract to supply nearly 70,000 cartridges of MK281 MOD3 40mm grenade practice ammunition to US Marines. The company is scheduled to start the production by the third quarter of 2019, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday

Syrian Engineer Develops Robotic Sniper Rifle

October 12, 2018 @ 01:53 PM

A Syrian engineer has built a robotized machine gun that can detect a target and fire by itself. Using a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle as the weapon, Hamzah Salam, an engineer from the village of Shreihi in Suwayda, southern Syria, has built a custom automatic rifle which he has dubbed as an ‘electronic sniper

Agreement Likely on Kalashnikov 103 Rifle Manufacture in India

October 5, 2018 @ 07:45 AM

An inter-governmental agreement (IGA) to explore the possibility of setting up a joint venture (JV) for manufacturing the latest Russian Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifles in India could be a part of the slew of agreement expected to be signed during President Putins visit to India today. The AK103 is the third generation of the Kalashnikov assault rifles, an upgrade of the popular AK47 and AKM rifles of Russian origin

FN Secures Light Machine Guns Contract for US Special Ops Command

September 3, 2018 @ 07:07 AM

FN America LLC has been awarded a $13,450,000 contract for the production of MK46 and MK48 light machine guns, spare parts and engineering services in support of United States Special Operations Command. Work will be performed in Columbia, South Carolina (85 percent); and Herstal, Belgium (15 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2023, a US DoD announcement said Friday

Qatar to Buy Russian Kalashnikov Rifles, Anti-tank Missile Systems

July 22, 2018 @ 12:44 PM

Qatar has signed contracts with Russia to purchase Kalashnikov rifles, other small small arms and the Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems. "An agreement on military-technical cooperation was signed in October 2017

US to Supply Machine Guns for Ukrainian NATO Standard Combat Modules

June 18, 2018 @ 09:52 AM

The US will supply machine guns to Ukraine as part of Memorandum of Cooperation to build a joint combat module according to NATO standards. Ukranian SpetsTechnoExport and Ukroboronprom signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with an American company on building a joint combat module according to NATO standards on June 14 at International exhibition Eurosatory 2018

Israeli Military Industries Develops Armor-penetrating 5.56MM ‘Super-Bullet’

February 1, 2018 @ 09:05 AM

Israeli Military Industries (IMI) has developed what it calls a ‘super bullet, a 5.56mm round for automatic weapons that can penetrate 3

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