Small arms news
The first batch of SV-98 sniper rifles entered service at the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School, stationed in Blagoveshchensk in the Amur Region.
Dmitry Litovkin-about new artillery reconnaissance complexes and modern trends in the development of the armed forces
The new 1B75 "Penicillin" intelligence complex has entered service. The system is able to record acoustic and thermal signals from shots and bursts of artillery shells, giving out the exact coordinates of the location of enemy guns. Data about them is plotted on an electronic map, after which our guns deliver an accurate blow to the enemy.
Saudi Arabia can buy weapons from Russia due to the failure of the United States
Saudi Arabia plans to buy the S-400 Triumph air defense system, Su-35 fighter jets and other weapons from Russia after the US temporarily banned the sale of weapons to the kingdom, writes the American edition of The National Interest. At the same time, the publication admits that the plans of Riyadh are already facing stiff resistance from Washington.
Soviet infantry fighting vehicles BMP-1 and BMP-2 are in service with many African countries.
Some of this equipment was supplied to the army of this continent by the Soviet Union, the other was received after the collapse of the USSR. Moreover, the supplies were carried out both from the CIS and from those countries that were part of the Warsaw Pact organization.
The Aspid sports pistol will be handed over to the Russian law enforcement agencies for testing, Rostec reported. Alexander Kudryashov, editor-in-chief of the magazine "Kalibr", an expert on weapons, spoke on Sputnik radio about some of the features of the new pistol.
For the PD-35 high-power engine, the United Engine Corporation manufactures wide-chord fan blades from polymer composite materials using prepregs and 3D-weaving technology.
The US Army is testing the new technology as part of the new Generation weapons project NGSW. Its task is to increase the combat capabilities of soldiers due to the "forced" stabilization of the rifle barrel when fired.
Among the announced items: a rail booster, drones that can be launched into the air with a grenade launcher, electromagnetic cannons and combat lasers.
According to NATO, more than 70 percent of the world's population currently lives within 100 km of the ocean or major waterways. River warfare capability is a critical requirement for armies and navies seeking to maintain control of confined and Shallow waters (CSW).
Kalashnikov assault rifles have been produced in the Balkans for half a century and are only getting better. January 19, portal thefirearmblog.com He reported that the Serbian company Zastava Arms presented a new AK-74M clone at the GunFest 2021 weapons exhibition.
Russian-made military equipment demonstrated its power at the exercises of the Algerian army.
During the training operations, both the latest models and those that have been used for a long time in the land forces of this state were used. For example, the BTR-60 PB armored personnel carriers developed in the 60s, which confidently hit targets with their 14.5-mm KPVT machine guns.
In this configuration, it will also be delivered to the Navy
NPO Elektromashina (part of Uralvagonzavod of Rostec State Corporation) has successfully completed tests of the remote-controlled Hunter combat module for Typhoon-K armored vehicles with a new version of the 6P49 machine gun. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the UVZ.
In the 80s and 90s, due to the aggravation of the criminal situation in a number of countries, there was a demand for quite exotic weapons in the form of folding submachine guns of concealed carry. Their fate eventually turned out differently, and the Russian PP-90 and PP-90M for some time became the standard weapon of police operatives.
The cost of one AK-203 will be $958, The Economic Times notes
TASS, January 14. India will soon launch production under the license of the Russian Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles at the plant in Korva (Uttar Pradesh). This was reported by the Indian newspaper The Economic Times.
On January 11, the Swedish company Saab announced the signing of a framework agreement with the command of the Norwegian Armed Forces for the supply of 84-mm Karl-Gustav hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers of the M4 version.
Ukraine still leaves no hope to join NATO — the country's defense Ministry has transferred military rank codes military ranks of the Alliance. In Kiev, they stressed that this is another step away from the" outdated "Soviet army system and with each reform, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are becoming more" European "and"progressive". It doesn't really change much.
The plant named after V. A. Malyshev received 125-mm guns of Soviet production under the guise of " new Ukrainian"
Pre-trial investigation established that officials of GP "Design Bureau "Artillery armament" appropriated funds of the State enterprise "Plant them. V. A. Malysheva" in especially large sizes while supply last tank guns of 125 mm Soviet production under the guise of new barrels production enterprise "KB "AO" (model KBA-3).
In the coming year, the Ground Forces will continue to be equipped with modern equipment and weapons, including special-purpose ones. For example, the press service of the Eastern Military District reported that the scouts of the combined-arms army in the Amur region are now mastering the 9-mm Yarygin "Grach" pistol of the latest modification.
On January 6, 2001, a Ka-50 attack helicopter took off from the Severny airfield for a combat mission in Grozny. The pilot needed to test the tactics and weapons of the Black Shark for the first time in a real situation.
In order to get into the combat zone, two Ka-50s and a Ka-29 guidance helicopter had to fly from Torzhok to Chechnya. In flight, the combat strike group was accompanied by a Mi-8 helicopter.
New collimator sights were adopted by motorized rifle units of the combined arms Army of the Western Military District in the Bryansk region. Battalion tactical groups will use 1P63 and 1P29 sights for small arms already at the first field exit in the winter training period.