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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...

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...

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

Rosoboronexport to Unveil Amphibious Rifle at IDEX-2015

February 2, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

High Precision Systems, OJSC scientific and production association will present the ADS naval commando rifle at the IDEX-2015 Defense Industry Exhibition, in Abu Dhabi. Due to its unique performance characteristics, the ADS is the first rifle in the world capable of equally effective use in water and on land

Importer Claims To Start Ak-47 Manufacture In US

January 21, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

The importer of Russian Kalashnikov rifles in US, RWC, has claimed to start manufacturing the AK-47 guns in the USA, CNN Money reported yesterday. The importing of the AK-47 gun in US was stopped after it imposed sanctions in July against Russia

SmartRounds Develops Non-Lethal Non-Impact Smart Bullets

January 13, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

SmartRounds Technology has developed a new 18mm non-impact, non-lethal smart bullets, which can be fired from a standard 12 gauge shotgun for US Military, law enforcement and others. These bullets use MEMS micro-electro-mechanical technology and a CMOS image sensor to activate the projectiles before reaching their target

Nigeria Orders 1000 Beryl Rifles From Poland

January 7, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

The Nigerian military has ordered 1000 Beryl assault rifles from Poland for delivery this month and could follow up with 5000 rifles more. The rifles were ordered from Fabryka Broni Lucznik, Polish news agency PAP reported

K2 Energy Wins $81 Million Contract To Design Energy Storage System

January 6, 2015 @ 08:49 AM

K2 Energy Solution has won $81 million contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command of US to design an energy storage system capable of powering “a large modular capacitor bank for the electromagnetic railgun.” The contract was awarded in July but the first order was not placed until today

Mace Security Expands Less-Lethal Tactical Munitions Product Offerings

January 2, 2015 @ 10:36 AM

Mace Security International expanded its offering through its subsidiary, Mace Tactical Solutions (MTS) to include a complete line of less than lethal munitions and weapon systems to its law enforcement, corrections and military customers. Mace Brand started offering customers a “one-stop shop” for acquiring supplies needed to perform and train for their indispensable duties

No Weapons For Dictators, Human Rights Abusers As Global Arms Treaty Comes...

December 23, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

A treaty laying down international rules for the $85 billion dollar global arms trade will go into force on Wednesday, compelling countries to set up national controls on arms exports. According to treaty, States must assess whether a weapon could be used to circumvent an international embargo, be used for genocide and war crimes or be used by terrorists and organized crime

General Dynamics, Smith & Wesson Partner For US Army’s Modular Handgun System...

November 24, 2014 @ 05:32 PM

General Dynamics announced today that it will partner Smith & Wesson to pursue the US Army's Modular Handgun System (MHS) solicitation to replace the M9 standard Army sidearm. The strategic partnership's Modular Handgun System will be based on the Smith & Wesson M&P Polymer Pistol platform

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