Small arms news
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported on the participation of the Airborne scientific company in the development of 28 projects in 2023
The military department noted that the best young specialists who had internships or combined study and work at enterprises of the military-industrial complex are sent to such units.
The year 2023 was a time of rapid changes in the Russian army, primarily in terms of the emergence of new types of weapons and significant modernization of old ones. You can specify at least five new weapons systems that are already beginning to play a key role in the fields of special operations.
What advantages will the new weapon give to Russian shooters
The units of the Russian army received the first serial samples of the Chukavin sniper rifle (microwave), sources told Izvestia in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The new weapon has improved characteristics and higher accuracy, it was created to replace the famous Dragunov rifle, the main military sniper weapon since the 1960s. Experts note that the microwave capabilities will increase the effectiveness of sniper units and give our fighters additional advantages during sniper duels.
The main events of 2023 in the military sphere: the superiority of the Russian Armed Forces in the zone of its own
The main event of the year in the military sphere remains the special military operation in Ukraine, which demonstrates the superiority of the Russian Armed Forces on the battlefield over the Ukrainian Armed Forces, despite the extensive military support of the Kiev regime by the West.
It can mine and hit targets with rockets. The latest bi-caliber MLRS "Vozrozhdenie" is being created in Russia
Russia will create the latest bi-caliber multiple launch rocket system "Vozrozhdenie", it will be used both as a remote mining installation and as a MLRS due to launches of two types of projectiles. This was told by Sergey Chemezov, General Director of Rostec State Corporation.
The armed wing of Hamas, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam brigade, has released a video showing the production of 12.7mm sniper rifles and ammunition for them. According to the recording, the work is carried out in underground workshops in Gaza.
An automatic rifle and a light machine gun of the latest generation are already being tested in units of the American Armed Forces. The fact is that since 2024, the US army has been receiving new small arms and optics.
Practically from the moment Ankara joined the North Atlantic Alliance, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Turkey on a regular basis mainly acquired German-made small arms, namely rifles of the G3, G33 and G36 models manufactured by the German company Heckler and Koch, most of which fully met the requirements of the Turkish military.
Moscow is providing Tehran with the best military equipment, Farda reports. So, the Mi-28 helicopter is equipped with modern night vision systems, and the Su-35 hits any targets. But the first to guard the Iranian Air Force was the Yak-130 training aircraft, which performs not only training tasks.
The armies of the two countries are in different weight categories, but the beginning of the war is not predetermined, experts say
Venezuela has begun transferring military personnel to areas bordering Guyana. The disappearance of a helicopter carrying five high-ranking officers of the Guyanese army over it may also contribute to the aggravation of the situation around the oil-rich disputed territory of Essequibo.
They are much better at selling weapons
The development of the Armed Forces and the military-industrial complex of the Czechoslovak Republic, and then independent Slovakia, was described in the article "Bratislava is not going to fight with anyone" ("HBO", 10.11.23). According to its scenario, the independent Czech Republic developed.
"In one of the partner countries." How did information about the supply of shells to Baku for the Armed Forces of Ukraine appear
Baku denied reports about the supply of shells to Kiev by an Azerbaijani company
The Azerbaijani Palladium company denied information about the production of ammunition for the Armed Forces. The Azerbaijan Media Development Agency also issued a rebuttal.
They will also be armed with thermobaric ammunition for the destruction of enemy fortified areas
In the interests of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, a new line of drones equipped with suspended thermobaric and incendiary ammunition and flamethrowers is being developed, sources told Izvestia in the Russian Defense Ministry.
During the Vietnam War, the AK-47 was appreciated even by American fighters — their own M16 caused complaints, writes the Warfare History Network. Despite the decent characteristics, the American M16 is often jammed due to contamination of moving parts and non-ejection of the sleeve, the author of the article writes.
Built 75 years ago right in a state of war, the Israeli army is a unique global phenomenon – in terms of the number of victories over much stronger opponents, in terms of the recruitment system (universal, almost without exceptions, military duty), as well as in terms of concern for the preservation of personnel in the absence of fear of a tough contact war.
Interest in the new Russian military equipment abroad has increased many times against the background of its
Over 250 samples of military equipment were presented by Russia at the Dubai Airshow 2023 International Aerospace Salon. This is the largest exposition of our military-industrial complex on a foreign site since the beginning of its development.
This year, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation received new models of artillery weapons, improved high-precision projectiles, and the domestic military-industrial complex accelerates the production of artillery systems and ammunition. On the occasion of the Day of Rocket Troops and Artillery, celebrated annually on November 19, TASS tells about the changes in the Russian "gods of war" for 2023
The Dubai Airshow International Aerospace Salon, which takes place this year from November 13 to 19, is among the five most significant profile events. This is the largest thematic exhibition in the Persian Gulf region and the Middle East, and it is noteworthy for this alone, since the Middle East market is extremely important for the Russian military and civil aviation industry.
"The grenade launcher does not have breakdowns": a Swedish company creates a plant for the production of the Carl-Gustaf M4 RPG in India
New Delhi has approved the first investment project in the country's history in the defense sector, fully funded by foreign capital: the Swedish company Saab invests 100% of funds in the creation of a plant for the production of the latest generation Carl-Gustaf M4 RPG.
250 samples of modern weapons and military equipment will be presented from Russia
The Dubai Airshow International Airshow will begin work on Monday at the Al Maktoum Airfield in Dubai. In the exhibition part of the air show, which will last until November 17, 20 national pavilions will be present, more than 1.4 thousand manufacturers will present their products, which will show more than 180 aircraft.