Saudi-led Coalition Admits To Dropping Cluster Munitions in Yemen

December 20, 2016 @ 09:19 AM

The Saudi-led coalition has admitted to using banned Britain-supplied BL-755 cluster munitions in its war against Shia rebels in Yemen, the UKs defense minister Michael Fallon said on Monday. In a statement issued on Monday, coalition said that it used ‘the BL-755 cluster munitions sometime between December 2015-January 2016

South Korean F-16 Jets To Get Guided Bombs, AIM-120 Missiles Upgrade

December 19, 2016 @ 11:58 AM

South Koreas F-16 fighter jets will be upgraded with GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) and AIM-120 mid-range air-to-air missiles, capable of hitting North Korea's underground targets and downing combat jets. JDAM can hit underground military facilities and neutralize the North Korean leadership in the event of an emergency, and AIM-120...

Hanwha Techwin Wins $260M K-9 Self-Propelled Howitzers Deal In Poland

December 16, 2016 @ 12:51 PM

Hanwha Techwin Co., a South Korean firm has won a 280 billion won (US$260 million) deal to build 96 K-9 self-propelled howitzers for a state-run company in Poland

Iran’s Army Unveils Sniper Rifles, Drone

December 12, 2016 @ 01:08 PM

Irans Army Ground Force unveiled three sniper rifles and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a large-scale military exercise held along the coasts of Makran on Monday. At the drill, codenamed “Muhammad Rasulullah-4”, the Ground Forces unveiled Taher, a homegrown sniper that has a maximum range of 1,200 meters, an upgraded...

North Korea Conducts Artillery Drill, Simulating Attack On Seoul

December 2, 2016 @ 02:35 PM

North Korea has conducted a large-scale artillery drill that involved multiple batteries of frontline heavy artillery units, simulating an attack on the South Korean capital and other targets. The military exercise organized by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un comes after Seoul and Tokyo unveiled fresh unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang over its...

Poland's PGZ led Consortium Wins PSR-A Pilica Anti-Aircraft Defense Contract

November 30, 2016 @ 01:33 PM

Polands consortium lead by PGZ has won a US $180 million deal from polish ministry of defense to supply PSR-A Pilica short range anti-aircraft defense systems. The consortium will supply six batteries of the PSR-A Pilica systems to the Polish Armed Forces from the year 2019 to 2022

IS Militants Stole Russian Kalashnikov Assault Rifles, RPG-7 Grenade Launchers: Russian Media

November 25, 2016 @ 02:26 PM

Russian weapons that Islamic State (IS) militants have stolen include Kalashnikov assault rifles and RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, according to documents obtained by Sputnik Arabic from Iraqs city of Mosul. Apart from Kalashnikov assault rifles, RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, other documents specify registration numbers of bullpup straight-pull bolt-action rifles, VSSK Vykhlop magazine-fed sniper rifles and other weaponry,

US To Suspend Production Of Projectiles Designed For Zumwalt-class Warships

November 7, 2016 @ 09:24 AM

The US Navy has decided to suspend production of guided precision projectiles for the guns mounted on its newest Zumwalt-class warships, citing major cost overruns. Lockheed Martin-built Long Range Land-Attack Projectile (LRLAP), a guided precision munition that is key to the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-classs mission, costs $800,000 per round, as reported by

General Dynamics To Provide MK82 Bomb Casings To Saudi, UAE, France And...

August 31, 2016 @ 09:29 AM

General Dynamics has won $39 contract to supply MK82-1, MK82-6, MK84-10 bomb bodies to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, France and Iraq. Work is expected to be completed by December 31, 2017

Russian Army To Receive New Air Bombs Soon

August 10, 2016 @ 06:58 AM

Russias new-generation air bombs equipped with proximity fuzes will soon enter serial production. The tests of the fuze that has been developed by Tecmashs Electronic Instruments R&D Institute in Novosibirsk have passed successfully, CEO of Tecmash engineering group Sergei Rusakov was quoted as saying by company press service, TASS reports Tuesday

BAE Systems To Supply MIFS Gun Systems Worth $245 Million For Royal

July 29, 2016 @ 09:39 AM

BAE Systems has received a $245 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the gun system, the Maritime Indirect Fires System (MIFS), for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. Under the contract, the Company will manufacture three MIFS Integrated Gunnery Systems (IGS) and one trainer system for the UK Royal Navy

Russia Develops World's Smallest Grenade Launcher

June 29, 2016 @ 09:06 AM

Russias KBP Instruments Design Bureau has developed worlds smallest reusable BUR grenade launcher. Grenade launcher is believed to solve a wide class of military problems