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Top 5 infantry rifles of all time

It would be an exaggeration to say that the rifle won the war or changed the outcome of the battle. Nevertheless, they are necessary for victory: battle is, first of all, a test of will, and ineffective small arms spread defeatism.

Top 5 best American assault rifles in the world

In the United States, where in some states small arms are on sale, the results of last year are summed up. The popular American portal Minutemanreview named the seven best assault rifles of 2019.

Top 5 best assault rifles in the world

Among the many options for equipping soldiers, it is an automatic weapon that is effective and easy to use. To guarantee the ability to defend or destroy enemies, you need reliable, comfortable and killer machines.

India begins production of AK-203 assault rifle this year

NEW DELHI, (BM) - According to the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, by the end of this year, 2020, the first batch of AK-203 assault rifles will be manufactured in India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according TASS article. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more:

India intends to launch production of the Russian AK-203 rifle

NEW DELHI (BM) - The Indian army will soon sign a "memorandum of understanding" on Russian AK-203 assault rifles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting russian website Profile. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com This involves the purchase of a batch of this small arms and launching its

Indian Army has received 10,000 rifles ordered from US firm SiG Sauer

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian soldiers deployed on the borders with Pakistan and China are now finally getting new assault rifles almost 15 years after the Army first demanded them, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. These US-origin rifles with “a longer kill range” are meant only for frontline soldiers, with the bulk of the 1.3-million force slated to

Australia Buys JCREW Systems Totalling $245 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of Australia has requested to buy up to eight hundred fifty (850) Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment 1 Block 1 (JCREW I1B1) Systems (533 vehicle mounted and 317 dismounted); spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; technical exchanges, publications

The German Bundeswehr Ordered a Large Batch of Israeli Anti-Tank Missiles Spike

BERLIN, (BM) - The German Bundeswehr ordered a large batch of Israeli anti-tank missiles Spike, as well as launchers for them, follows from a press release published on 18 this November, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: The German Army Has Finalized Its Annual Training in Firing of SPIKE LR ATGM Missile As follows

A New Sig Sauer Compact Carbine Might Be the Next Armament on the US Forces

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Hot off its new contract with the U.S. Army, Sig Sauer has unveiled a new compact carbine which the company claims is its most “discreet platform” ever: the MCX Rattler. The Rattler, a compact personal defense weapon built at the request of “elite military units,” is based on the Sig Sauer’s popular line of MCX gas-operated

Ukraine Buys Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units from the US

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy one hundred fifty (150) Javelin missiles and ten (10) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Javelin Successfully Fired Its Missile from Titan Unmanned Ground Vehicle Also included are training devices, transportation, support

Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems announced that its UK subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd., ("Elbit Systems UK"), was awarded an approximately $38 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence ("UK MoD") to supply comprehensive JFST (Joint Fires Synthetic Training) systems to the British Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Elbit

Israel Defense Force May Receive a New Assault Automatic Rifle ‘Arad’

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israel Defense Forces in the near future may receive a new rifle weapon. Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) introduced a new assault (automatic) rifle of its own design and production of "Arad", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: H&K Will Soon Begin Delivering Thousands of 7.62mm Marksman Rifles to the

The Swedish SAAB Will Unveil a New Type of Camouflage

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab has developed a new type of camouflage called ARCASe (Advanced Reversible Camouflage Screen emissive), with the first briefing on the new product at the annual Barracuda User Group at DSEI, London, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry

Spectra’s SlingShot Greenlit for US Army

LONDON, (BM) - Spectra Group (UK) Ltd, having recently achieved safety accreditation from the US Army Test and Evaluation Command and completed the prestigious US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019), will be exhibiting their game-changing SlingShot communications system at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September

Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry and Special Forces

DUSSELDORF, (BM) - Rheinmetall has developed the new "RSG60," a 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. A few quick manual adjustments turn the 15.8 kg standard infantry version into a commando mortar weighing just 6.8 kg, with no need for tools. This makes the RSG60 a two-in-one solution, the company said in

Northrop Grumman Received New Orders Totaling $24.8M for Medium-Caliber Ammunition

INDEPENDENCE, (BM) - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced that it has received new orders totaling $24.8 million from the U.S. Army for medium-caliber ammunition, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. Read more: Northrop Grumman Received a $59 Million Contract for the EMD phase of the EGI-M Orders

The U.S. Army Buys T-11 Personnel Parachute System Totaling $249 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Army buys T-11 personnel parachute system totaling $249 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. ASNA and Mills Manufacturing Corp have been awarded $249,000,000 contract for the purchase T-11 Personnel Parachute System. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion

Brazil Buys E-LynX Radio by Elbit Systems for Its Marine Corps

BRASILIA, (BM) - Elbit Systems will supply E-LynX radios to the Brazilian Marine Corps (CFN), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. The radios will be integrated as part of the SIC²CFN project designed to improve the Corps’ C4ISR capabilities. Read more: India Will Use the Rafael BNET Software on All Its Combat Aircrafts

The German Army Buys E-LynX Soldier Radios In Handheld and Vehicular Configurations

HAIFA, (BGM) - Following a competitive solicitation and technical testing, Elbit Systems’ subsidiary in Germany was selected by the German Federal Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the German Army with the E-LynX soldier radios (PNR 1000) in handheld and vehicular configurations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Elbit Systems statement.

FLIR Systems Develop Deployment of Nano Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs)

WILSONVILLE, (BGM) - FLIR Systems is using its recent acquisitions of companies in the unmanned space to develop a range of new concepts, including the deployment of nano unmanned aerial systems (UASs) from larger platforms, learned bulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The sensor specialist acquired Prox Dynamics - manufacturer of the Black

Indra Has Successfully Installed Flight Trainer in Spanish Air Force

MADRID, (BGM) - Indra has successfully completed the development of a novel Hypoxia flight trainer that is already installed in the Aviation Medicine Training Center of the Spanish Air Force in Madrid and is currently being used to train and provide greater endurance capacity in extreme scenarios to Spanish military pilots, learned

Bulgarian State-Owned Arms Trader Kintex Net Profit Grew to $12.4 mln in 2018

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Bulgarian state-owned arms trader Kintex said that its net profit grew to 21.6 million levs (US$12.4 million/11.0 million euro) in 2018 from US$9,4 mln. the year before, despite a drop in revenue, learned bulgarianMilitary.com, quoting SeeNews. The company's total revenue lost 23% to US$147 mln. last

Electron Progress – the Leading Bulgarian Integrator

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - It is not unrecognizable fact that Bulgaria had a highly devoped military industry during the years of communism. The Military industrial Complex was then one of the few sectors that were able to develop even in times when the world was separated from the iron curtain. The arrival of the new times and the

The Canadian Government Announced a New Armoury at the Saint-Hubert Garrison

SAINT-HUBERT, Quebec, Canada (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the middle of last week, on 16th January 2019, the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) announced the opening of a new armoury at Saint-Hubert Garrison, Quebec, Canada, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The move comes in accordance with the major goals of the Government of Canada,

L3 Technologies Received an EOTech Optics Contract from USSOCOM

NEW YORK, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - L3 Technologies announced on 16th January 2019 that the company received a $26.3 million EOTech Optics contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Under the newly received five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (with five

The US Army Personnel Development Will Be Advanced by Aptima

WOBURN, MA & ARLINGTON, VA, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Aptima announced on Tuesday (8th January 2019) that the company has been awarded a five-year contract at $19 Million with the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI) to conduct innovative research to enable the Army to acquire, develop, employ, and

Elbit Systems and Bagira are developing new anti-terror simulators

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Israeli companies, in close cooperation with the Israeli defence forces (IDF) and the Israeli border police, are developing new simulation systems to improve the training of special units in ant terror operations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Israel's main force against any threat is the IDF. Some

Saab Announced a New Contract for Its Carl-Gustaf M4

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 19th December 2018, Saab announced the receipt of a new contract for its Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system at the total order value of approximately 492 MSEK. The customer was not disclosed. The deliveries are scheduled to take place in 2019-2024, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read

A New Rifle Sight of Raytheon ELCAN Offers “a Much Clearer and Less Grainy Image”

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the middle of last week, on 10th October 2018, Raytheon announced that the company has developed the ELCAN Specter® close quarters sight, which allows ground troops to identify targets quicker and thus to make better decisions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Thanks to the new reflex rifle sight,…

Serco Will Provide Training to the United States Army under a $22 Million Contract

HERNDON, VA, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology and management services and the Americas division of Serco Group plc, announced in the end of last week, 5th October 2018, that the Company will continue delivering full-lifecycle training support services to the United States Army Joint Munitions…

Sarcos Robotics Received a Second Exoskeleton Development Contract from the USAF

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 20 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sarcos Robotics The global leader in the manufacturing of full-body exoskeleton robots for industrial and military applications Sarcos Robotics announced on 13th August 2018 the receipt of a second exoskeleton development…

The US Army Has Ordered Additional Saab’s AT4CS RS Weapon Systems

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 23 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab The U.S. Army has ordered additional Saab’s shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armour weapon systems. That was announced by the company on 17th July 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The value of the order…

Booz Allen Hamilton Will Improve the U.S. Soldier Protective Equipment

McLean, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 12, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrolling a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan. Booz Allen Hamilton will work on the improvement of the U.S. Soldier protective…

Abom Has Received Phase I SBIR Award for Innovative Goggles/Spectacles

TIGARD, Oregon, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 12, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Abom The designer and maker of the first anti-fogging heated goggles in the world with integrated rechargeable batteries, Abom, Inc., announced on Monday (9th July 2018) that the company has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation…

A Portable Counter UAS Jammer Has Been Launched by MyDefence

FREDENSBORG, Denmark (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 3, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: MyDefence The only portable counter UAS jammer on the market as of the moment, called PITBULL, has been launched by MyDefence. That was announced by the company, established by former military officers, on 28th June 2018, learned…

US Government Ordered Carl-Gustaf Ammunition from Saab

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 29, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows a Carl Gustav recoilless rifle. On Tuesday, 26th June 2018, Saab announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has placed an ammunition order for its Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order is at…

NDMA Places a Second Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

STOCKHOLM (Sweden), June 7, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Saab The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has placed a second order at the amount of $12.5 million for Saab’s ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system with delivery in 2018, reported Shephrad Media. That was announced by Saab on Monday, 4th June.…

The U.S. Army Announced That a New MFAL Is Tested

WASHINGTON (the USA), June 6, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: David Vergun, U.S. Army The U.S. Army announced last week that a new Multi-Function Aiming Light (MFAL) is tested, reported Shephard Media. With the help of the new MFAL it is expected soldiers to acquire and hit targets more quickly and effectively, which is one of the fundamental…

Opticoelectron Group Has Doubled Its Production in Three Years

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), February 2, 2018, Author: Michail Vanchev (Capital.bg) Photo: PFO Archive Measured investments of approximately EUR 2 million per annum during the last 5-6 years and stepping on new markets in Asia – these are the two factors, which have brought to doubling of the civil and military production of the companies from…

The patent Office circulated a special video about Opticoelectron

The Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria circulated a special video about the located near the town of Panagyurishte optical company Opticoelectron Group JSCo that became “Innovative Company for 2017”. As we have already written in November 2017, Opticoelectron was awarded for two of its patents – night vision aviator glasses and a surveillance…

Sensata Technologies N: Opens New Testing Facility in Bulgaria

Sensata Technologies, (NYSE:ST) one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions, today announced the opening of its largest global testing facility in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Testing Laboratory and Mechanization Office is now operational and employs more than 100 highly-skilled…

Shield Africa 2017, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Shield Africa 2017 closed doors on January 26th, after a very successful fourth edition, held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The top African International Security and Defense exhibition brought together many attendees, most of them from Africa. The number of exhibiting manufacturers has increased from 46 in 2015 to 133 in the 2017 edition, coming from…

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