Firearms

Firearms

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency announced recently that it will receive the HK416 Assault Rifle, under an order worth 22 million Euro throughout 36...

The Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) develops new super weapons that include smart grenade launchers, a pistol with changing fire trajectory, and a knife-gun....

Among the many gadgets a modern foot soldier carries, their rifle is one of the most important. The...

One of the most widely issued infantry small arms is the QBZ-95-1 assault rifle. The QBZ-95-1 is the...

Situational awareness is the ability for military leaders and others to know what is happening in any given situation and to make better decisions...
makarov pistol

Russian mega-conglomerate Rostec believes that it might just have created the pistol that will finally bury the legendary Makarov Pistol, also known as the PM,...
smart gun

Smart guns are firearms equipped with technology that enables them to only be fired by an authorized user. Smart guns have the potential to...
russian army

Firearms used by the Russian Armed Forces and security services include various models by different manufacturers. Nationalinterest.org enumerates some of the guns that could...

The US Army has been enhancing its capabilities in night vision. While the Army is still developing an advanced version of night vision devices,...
ammunition

Bullet technology today has been surpassed by the technology of personal body armor and that of vehicle armored plate. A new generation of high...
combat-proven gun

Long available only to military and law enforcement customers, a commercial version of the SCAR 20 rifle has been released by FN. The new civilian...
bullet

New bullets would be a better match for the threats soldiers will likely face in future conflicts. The US Army has been working on a...
accurate rifle

Britain’s Army has been upgrading its weapons. More than £5 million were spent on the upgrading of the SA80 rifle to give it enhanced...
exoskeleton

Military scientists in the U.S. are working on the development of new exoskeletons to fit onto soldiers in combat, attempting to find the ultimate...
rifle

The Lithuanian Army is preparing to receive an additional order of the G36 assault rifles, as part of a $12 million deal which specifically...
gun

Soldiers equipped with a variety of attachments to their M4s and M16s, such as aim lasers and night vision scopes, more often than not...
Rifle

It was recently announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has picked the Heckler & Koch M27 as its new infantry rifle. The new rifle...
Gun

The need to develop user-friendly, efficient and cost-effective solutions is constantly growing. A most recent example of this trend is the recently developed LifeCard...
soldiers

Despite technological advances, the load ordinary soldiers carry in 2018 is probably greater than it’s ever been, and there are constant efforts to make...
terrorism

Asymmetric warfare, meaning conventional militaries combatting guerrilla and terrorist organizations, has long posed a challenge for states. New technology combining mobile platforms with the...
machine gun

A new US Army initiative aims to produce a smart, ultra-compact weapon design for specific missions. This discreet and easy-to-conceal weapon will also enable...

The U.S. military has supplied hundreds of thousands of Soviet-style assault rifles and machine guns to allies and partners over the years and acquired...

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