Small arms news
In Russia, they are preparing to begin the conceptual development of fourth-generation equipment for the "soldiers of the future"
In 2023, Russian developers plan to begin conceptual development and definition of the appearance of combat equipment of the new, conditionally fourth generation for soldiers of the future. Research work, during which the details and composition of the latest equipment will be determined, will be carried out by specialists of the Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (Tsniitochmash), part of the Kalashnikov Concern. This decision was made in the Russian Ministry of Defense.
The exhibition of captured weapons changes the perception of the crisis in Ukraine
The pavilion of weapons captured in the zone of special military operation (SVO), opened in Kubinka near Moscow as part of the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2022", reverses the idea of what is happening on the western borders of our country.
The complex was supplied, including JSC "Hammer-Weapon"
The Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (Tsniitochmash, part of the Rostec Kalashnikov Concern) has begun deliveries of a smart acoustic target "Indicator" for testing new samples of small arms and sniper complexes. This was reported to TASS at the last forum "Army-2022" in the press service of Tsniitochmash.
Bulgarian Bullspike-AT grenade launchers appeared in the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
A Bullspike-AT hand-held rocket-propelled anti-tank grenade launcher manufactured by the Bulgarian state company VMZ EAD has appeared in service with the Ukrainian army. This is reported by the TG channel Ukraine Weapons Tracker.
On August 17, the German Defense Ministry announced new supplies of equipment and weapons systems from the Armed Forces of Germany, as well as companies of the German defense industry, funded by the federal government to build security capabilities.
Shooting clubs: everything is getting more expensive, but customers are being added
In June 2022, the law on tightening control of arms turnover came into force in the Russian Federation. In particular, the age of purchase of hunting weapons has been increased from 18 to 21 years. It is prohibited to issue a license for weapons to citizens with an outstanding or outstanding criminal record for a serious or especially serious crime.
This year, a robotic version of the BMP-3 was presented at the Army International Military-Technical Forum. According to the Rostec State Corporation, the modernization of the machine is being carried out at the Kurganmashzavod with the participation of the Signal Research Institute − both enterprises are part of the High-Precision Complexes holding.
Rostec State Corporation presents a new generation of ammunition at the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2022". One of the key novelties is a shot for a small–sized jet flamethrower in thermobaric equipment.
The International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2022" opens on August 15 and will last until Sunday at the Patriot Convention and Exhibition Center, where about 1.5 enterprises of the defense industrial complex (MIC) of Russia will present more than 1,000 new models of military equipment. The Russian Defense Ministry plans to conclude contracts worth more than 522 billion rubles at the forum.
The five best small arms of the Second World War
The Mosin rifle and PPSH-41 were included in the list of the five best types of small arms of the Second World War, compiled by the portal 19FortyFive. The author of the article talks about their characteristics.
The research and Production Association "Elektromashina" of the Uralvagonzavod concern will take part in the largest international forum "Army-2022". In addition to its traditional military products, the company will demonstrate the Prometheus combat module at the forum for the first time.
Kalashnikov is one of the few large private companies operating in the Russian defense industry, the requirements for which have increased sharply against the background of the ongoing military operation in Ukraine. Alan Lushnikov, the main owner and president of Kalashnikov Group, told Kommersant about how sanctions affected the group's activities, the production of drones and precision weapons, as well as the launch of new business lines.
RG managed to talk with Vladislav Lobaev, a leading Russian expert in the field of sniper weapons, the creator of ultra-long-range rifles. He told how his rifles proved themselves in their own, whether a sniper can destroy a missile system and why high-precision rifles are so slowly being adopted.
The Russian Defense Ministry showed weapons seized in Ukraine from Britain, the USA, Sweden and Poland
The Ministry of Defense has published a video with another batch of captured Western weapons captured on Ukrainian positions in the battles in the Izyum direction.
Armorer Lobaev urges to rely on private initiative
The trademark of the weapon "Lobaev Arms", under which the Integrated Systems Design Bureau LLC produces its products, does not need to be introduced to anyone who is fond of sports shooting, hunting, or works in the security units of the special services.
Military expert Knutov told about the tactical rifle "Stalingrad" that entered service with the Russian Federation
Military expert, director of the Museum of the Air Defense Forces Yuri Knutov on Wednesday, August 3, told Izvestia about the TSVL-8 Stalingrad tactical rifle, which entered service with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
BMD-4M amphibious assault vehicles and 2S9 "Nona-S" self-propelled guns: what kind of equipment is used by airborne units during a special military operation
In a special military operation, airborne units are active and highly competent. Paratroopers, of course, fly and jump with parachutes. But the main theater of their military operations is the earth. And on land they are in no way inferior to the classic motorized infantry.
The airborne troops of Russia cause pride among our citizens and envy among our "partners". The proposed article was published in early February 2022, before the start of a special military operation in Ukraine. At the same time, it was written under the impression of the actions of the CSTO peacekeeping forces in Kazakhstan and accurately conveys the state and capabilities of the Russian Airborne Forces.
Events in Moscow on this day will begin with a festive liturgy in the main church of the Airborne Forces - the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Sokolniki
Airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Russia on Tuesday celebrate 92 years since its formation. Celebrations are traditionally held throughout Russia in honor of this day.
When the army becomes the reason for the existence of the country
The history of the DPRK is very peculiar. This explains to a large extent the uniqueness of the country in its current form.