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Indian snipers to replace AK-57 Dragunov with US and Italian rifles

January 15, 2019 03:01
The subject has popped up a few times since April 2018: the Indian army will at last get 5,719 sniper rifles (instead of 6,500 initially planned) from U.S. and Italian manufacturers to replace its ageing Soviet-era AK-57 Dragunov SVD rifles procured in the…

Defense & Security Exhibition News

IDEX 2019: UAE national industry to support Abu Dhabi Defense Exhibition

December 19, 2018
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today signed strategic agreements with a number of specialised national defense companies to support the upcoming editions of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) and the Naval Defence…

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Excalibur guided shell qualified on Caesar self-propelled howitzer soon

January 15, 2019
The 155 mm guided shell Excalibur will soon be qualified on Caesar wheeled self-propelled howitzer, reveals a video made by the artillery regiment of the Royal Danish Army. A first shooting campaign, conducted jointly with Nexter and American Raytheon, was…

Military Equipment / Defence Industry

Zuzana 2 155mm 52 caliber 8x8 wheeled self-propelled howitzer

The Zuzana 2 is an upgraded version of the Zuzana 155 mm 45 caliber version of the Dana 152 mm 8x8 self-propelled gun-howitzer designed and manufactured by the Slovak Company Konstrukta – Defence.