Rosoboronexport Pulls Out from Indian Assault Rifle Tender Citing ‘Outdated’ Specifications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out from a tender of Indias Interior Ministry to purchase over 20,000 automatic rifles, as the specifications are of ‘outdated Kalashnikov weapons produced in Bulgaria.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...

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

Samsung, L & T Bag Indian Army’s $750 Million Howitzer Deal

October 8, 2015 @ 02:44 PM

Korea's Samsung Techwin and its Indian partner Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won a Rs $750 million order to supply the Indian Army with 100 self-propelled (SP), tracked howitzers. Indian publication Business Standard reported that the defence ministry has written to L&T and Samsung informing them that their gun - called the K-9 Vajra - has cleared army trials conducted in 2013 and 2014

US Army Wants Sophisticated Handgun To Replace M9 pistol

September 2, 2015 @ 01:28 PM

The US Army has invited proposals from gun makers to replace the current service weapon, Beretta M9 pistol for an estimated $580 million, the army times reported Tuesday. Further, for the first time, the US Armys official sidearm may be capable of firing expanding or fragmenting bullets

Rosoboronexport To Supply 100 Amphibian ADS Rifles To A CIS Nation

February 25, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

Rosoboronexport has signed a contract with one of the CIS countries for the supply of more than one hundred units of “amphibian” RIA Novosti reported Monday. ADS rifles of KBP (which is part of “Precision complexes”) development were presented at the defense industry “AIDIX-2015″, held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) for the first time

Lebanon Receives 70 Howitzers, 26 Million Rounds Of Ammunition From US

February 9, 2015 @ 11:43 AM

Lebanon has received shipment of the $25 million worth equipments that includes more than 70 M198 howitzers and over 26 million rounds of ammunition on Sunday at Beiruts port. US provided weapons for helping the Lebanese army to fight against IS militants who have staged incursions from Syria