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The Drive: The Pentagon is looking for an AK-74 supplier for the Ukrainian army
The US Department of Defense is looking for suppliers of Kalashnikov assault rifles chambered in 5.45 mm caliber. Russian AK-74, German MPi AK-74 and Romanian md are suitable for these requirements.86. At the same time, as the American media write, they will not buy weapons from Russia. There is no data on the number of required submachine guns, nor on who the batch of weapons will be intended for. "Newspaper.Ru" figured out why the USA needed AK-74 assault rifles.
Targets in the form of Russian tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and motorized infantry appeared on one of the Swedish military ranges. Photos of shields with images of the T-72B3 main battle tank, a serviceman with AKM and BMP-3 are distributed on the Network.
The acquaintance of foreign mercenaries with the grenade launcher of the Ukrainian development RG-1 "Piston" is shown
The Kiev regime, against the background of heavy losses among the personnel of the military and the low combat capability of the mobilized, increasingly relies on foreign mercenaries. The active participation of the so-called "wild geese" in certain offensive operations has already been noted, for example, mercenaries are the main striking force in the attacks currently being carried out on the Svatovo-Kremennaya site.
Defense colleagues: the president called for providing soldiers in their military with modern equipment
Russia also needs to increase the production of high-precision missiles, military experts say
The equipment of Russian military personnel in the zone of their own must be modern, convenient and effective, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on October 25 at the coordination council for ensuring the needs of troops.
These days, Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec Group of Companies) organizes a joint exposition of Russian military products at the XXVI International Exhibition of State Security Equipment "Interpolitech-2022", and also participates in the International Exhibition of Land, Naval Weapons and State Security Equipment Defexpo India 2022.
The delegation of Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec Group) will take part in the International Exhibition of Land, Naval Weapons and State Security Defexpo India 2022, which will be held from October 18 to 22 in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
The factory for the production of AK-203 submachine guns in India will start production by the end of the year
Rosobronexport noted that in the future, 100% localization of the production of Russian automata should be achieved
A joint Russian-Indian plant for the production of AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles in the Indian city of Korve is ready to start production by the end of 2022. This was stated on Monday in the message of Rosobronexport.
"Izvestia" showed the work of drones in the DPR under the leadership of the VVO intelligence officers
Izvestia correspondent Kirill Olkov captured the work of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) under the guidance of intelligence officers of the Eastern Military District (VVO).
The USSR regularly conducted tests to improve the effectiveness of weapons in service, writes TNI. In particular, the tests made it possible to achieve excellent performance in handling and ballistics of the Kalashnikov assault rifle.
Norway intends to allocate up to 210 million norv. kronor ($20.16 million) from the funds that were donated to the UK-led International Fund for the Purchase and Transportation of Weapons to Ukraine.
The founder of Lobaev Arms Vladislav Lobaev told in an interview with RIA Novosti correspondent Ivan Suraev about the use of the ultra-long-range rifle "Twilight" at the front, the development of a new anti-drone complex and other innovative weapons projects, as well as the main problems and challenges faced by the domestic military industry today.
The United States is arming Ukraine with foreign weapons, which were seized during special operations and have been gathering dust in overseas warehouses for years. According to "RG: Russian weapons", for example, the neo-Nazi formations of the Kiev puppet regime were given 7.62 mm Type 85 sniper rifles manufactured by the Chinese NORINCO campaign.
European countries are beginning to accelerate the supply of winter equipment and equipment to the Ukrainian army. "General Frost", according to Europe, will again play on the side of Russia. How did both the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the Russian Armed Forces prepare for the winter campaign?
The special operation in Ukraine revealed another nuance of modern wars – the active use of light armored vehicles in combat. It is high-speed and maneuverable, overcomes long distances faster than tanks, in addition to automatic guns and machine guns, it can be equipped with anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles. Why does Ukraine use them more than the Russian army?
This is the first parade for the new president and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan - Serdar Berdimuhamedov, who this year replaced his father Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who resigned and became chairman of the Halk Maslahaty - the upper chamber of the Turkmen parliament.
The US Army Command is considering the possibility of equipping the infantry with new weapons systems, including a new type of grenade launcher (Precision Grenadier System), a medium machine gun, as well as a new mortar for airborne troops. This is evidenced by the reports read at the end of September 2022 by arms procurement officials at the conference "Future Force Capabilities" ( Future Force Capabilities ). The event in Austin (USA, Texas) was organized by the National Defense Industrial Association (National Defense Industrial Association).
Tula Instrument Design Bureau named after Academician A.G. Shipunov turns 95 on October 1. The history of KBP is several generations of outstanding gunsmiths and their legendary developments. Tokarev, Stechkin, Makarov – these names have long become household names. Arkady Shipunov and Vasily Gryazev, perhaps the most famous gun duo, also worked here. We recall the history of KBP, woven from the names of great designers and their unique inventions.
Poland has purchased a large batch of South Korean K4 anti-personnel automatic grenade launchers, the deal took place a few weeks ago, but officially announced it only now. According to the representative of the armaments Agency of the Ministry of National Defense of Poland, Lieutenant Colonel Krzysztof Platek, the supply of weapons and ammunition will be made within a few months.
The Russian sniper rifle from the ORSIS line has again set a world record for the target range. This time when using the ORSIS-CT20 rifle under the cartridge.375 CheyTac (9.5x77 mm) managed to hit the target at a distance of 5117 meters. This was told in the company "Promtechnology", which produces sniper weapons under the ORSIS brand.
Rosoboronexport will present Russian military and civilian products at the AAD 2022 exhibition in South Africa
Rosoboronexport JSC, part of Rostec State Corporation, is organizing a Russian exposition at the International Conference and Exhibition of Weapons and Military Equipment for All Types of Armed Forces AFRICA AEROSPACE & DEFENSE 2022.