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US to supply Javelin missiles to Kosovo

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency reported on 11 January that the US State Department has approved a potential sale of FGM-148 Javelin man-portable anti-tank systems to Kosovo with a total estimated cost of...

Indian Army to procure 70,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles

The Indian Army is planning to acquire 70,000 Sig Sauer SIG 716 7.62×51 mm assault rifles from the United States to strengthen the capabilities of soldiers stationed along the borders with China and Pakistan....

Polish armed forces receive new Bor precision rifles

Polish arms manufacturer Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów announced the delivery of the first batch of Bor precision rifles to the Polish armed forces. Under a contract worth nearly 2.9 million Polish złoty ($693,000), the Polish armed...

Saab to deliver Carl-Gustaf systems to Japan

Saab has received an order from the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) to supply over 300 man-portable Carl-Gustaf multi-role weapon systems in 2025. “This order is further proof that our multi-role weapon system Carl-Gustaf meets...

Pentagon places order for more AT4 systems, Carl-Gustaf ammunition

Saab has received an extension on its framework agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for AT4 systems and Carl-Gustaf ammunition. The agreement was originally signed in 2019 and this extension will allow...

UK armed forces to receive new 5.56 mm rifle

The UK Ministry of Defence and its Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) organisation revealed that they have granted a contract for the Alternative Individual Weapon (AIW) system, which is named the L403A1 in UK...

US Army awards Javelin Joint Venture contract for Javelin anti-tank weapons

The US Army has awarded a contract to Javelin Joint Venture, a partnership between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, for the production of Javelin anti-tank weapons. The contract, which has a potential...

Finnish and Swedish Defence Forces to acquire a joint range of firearms from Sako

Finland and Sweden have recently announced an agreement to purchase a common family of firearms from Sako Ltd, a Finnish company with a long tradition of producing high-quality weapons. The agreement, which was signed...