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UAE to Purchase Bombs From Turkish Company

November 14, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

The UAE Armed Forces will purchase MK-82 and MK-84 bombs from a Turkish firm, Chemical and Mechanical Industries Corporation. A contract to this effect worth AED 74 million (USD20 million) was announced at the Dubai Air show today

Turkish Firms Receive Orders to Manufacture 45000 Locally-made MPT-76 Rifles

November 1, 2017 @ 04:31 PM

The state-run Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) and other defense industry companies Kalekalıp and Sarsılmaz have received orders for mass production of the MPT-76 rifle, Turkish defense industry sources told state-run

IWI Launches Kalashnikov Competitor, TAVOR 7 Assault Rifle

October 30, 2017 @ 07:05 PM

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched the 7.62X51mm caliber TAVOR 7, a competitor to the hugely popular Kalashnikov AK series of assault rifles which fire the heavy 7

Indian Army to Kick off INR 40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion) Army Weapons

October 29, 2017 @ 02:42 PM

The Indian Army is likely to float a Request for Information (RFI) soon to buy some 10,000 light machine guns (LMG) as part of a program to procure LMGs, carbines and assault rifles costing nearly INR40,000 crore (US$6.1 Billion), news agency PTI reported today quoting unnamed sources

Rosoboronexport Pulls Out from Indian Assault Rifle Tender Citing ‘Outdated’ Specifications

October 17, 2017 @ 07:41 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport has pulled out from a tender of Indias Interior Ministry to purchase over 20,000 automatic rifles, as the specifications are of ‘outdated Kalashnikov weapons produced in Bulgaria. A source in the Russian Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by

Pakistan Army Tests Russian Weapons During Friendship 2017 Exercise

September 30, 2017 @ 06:27 AM

Russian and Pakistani troops held joint firing exercise using small arms in Karachay-Cherkessia, Southern Military District during the course of ‘Friendship 2017 army exercise. At the firing instruction the Russian scouts presented their Pakistani counterparts with the AGS-17 Plamya machine gun, RPG-7B antitank grenade launcher, NSVS Utes machine gun, SVD-S sniper rifle and Makarov, Yarygin and Stechkin pistols

Laos Plans to Buy Sniper Rifles, Pistols from PT Pindad, Indonesia

September 25, 2017 @ 04:40 AM

The Laotian Defense Ministry has expressed keen interest in buying G2 elite pistols, SPR 2 sniper rifles and ammunition from Indonesian state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad, the company's vice president for export Ridi Djajakusuma said. "We have again introduced and promoted PT Pindad products to the Laotian Defense Ministry

Seven Contracts to Export 100,000 Kalashnikov Rifles Signed in 2017

September 19, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Russias arms exporter Rosoboronexport has signed seven contracts to export more than 100,000 Kalashnikov rifles in 2017, the companys CEO Aleksandr Mikheyev said on Tuesday. He however did not specify the countries or organizations which had signed up to buy the iconic assault rifles

Jordan to Receive 5.56mm Ammo For Anti-terror Ops in $49 Million FMS

September 2, 2017 @ 06:48 AM

Black Hills Ammunition, South Dakota, is being awarded a $49.9 million contract with a five-year ordering period for 5

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

Russia To Supply Afghanistan With 10,000 AK-47 Rifles

December 30, 2015 @ 07:43 AM

Russia is expected to begin delivery of 10,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles to Afghan police in coming months. "The issue of delivery of 10,000 AK-47 automatic rifles with ammunition rounds to Kabul via the Russian Interior Ministry has been practically resolved and the shipment is expected to take place in January of 2016," Russian presidential special envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said in an interview with the TASS news agency on Tuesday

Upgraded Swedish Origin L70 Anti-aircraft Guns Handed Over To Indian Army

November 9, 2015 @ 09:06 AM

Indias Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has handed over first two upgraded L70 anti-aircraft guns to the Indian Army out of a total contract for 200 guns. BEL had won an INR 575 crore (US$ 87 million) contract to upgrade the L70 guns with electrical servo drives, electro optical fire control systems and video tracking

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