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    SHOT Show: Kalashnikov reborn (video)

    20th January 2017

    The AK-47 is an iconic rifle that has shaped warfare for several decades, being utilised on most battlefields by militaries and non-state groups. Now, Kalashnikov ...

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    SHOT Show: Steiner's laser focus (video)

    19th January 2017

    Rifle optics specialists Steiner has brought an array of products to this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas, including laser devices, flashlights and helmet-mounted night ...

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    SHOT Show: Daniel Defense introduces new rifles (video)

    19th January 2017

    Daniel Defense will introduce two new rifles this year including a short-barrelled 5.56mm product and a lightweight 7.62mm rifle, both of which could see potential ...

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    SHOT Show: HK prepares first CSASS deliveries (video)

    18th January 2017

    Heckler & Koch is preparing to deliver the first test examples of the 7.62mm Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS) to the US Army. A total ...

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    SHOT Show: Colt Canada goes modular (video)

    18th January 2017

    Colt Canada is using this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas to showcase its newly-developed Modular Railed Rifle (MRR) family of weapons, which is an ...

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    France confirms first Scorpion vehicle orders

    9th January 2017

    The first orders will be placed in 2017 for France’s new Griffon and Jaguar vehicles as the French Army’s Scorpion programme continues to move forward.  ...

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    Belgium builds SF capability

    8th December 2016

    Under Belgium's strategic vision 2030 defence plan, the nation’s special forces (SF) will be expanded and reorganized. In addition to increasing the size of the ...

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    UK adds to SF rifle inventory

    8th December 2016

    The UK MoD has placed an order for more L119A2 (C8) assault rifles, which is the carbine variant that is used by the UK’s special ...

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    Special Forces target ISR relay capability

    28th November 2016

    Unmanned vehicles manufacturer PSI Tactical Robotics and communications specialist Harris Corporation have joined forces to provide a niche capability for the special operations community, the ...

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    US SOCOM manpack delay continues

    16th November 2016

    Plans to procure an on-the-move satellite communications capability for US Special Forces have been pushed back. The Request for Proposal for the Next-Generation Man Pack ...

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    Indo Defence 2016: New Indo SF vehicle launched

    4th November 2016

    A new all-terrain assault vehicle, known as the P6 ATAV, has been unveiled at the Indo Defence exhibition. The 4x4 has been designed by Indonesian ...

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    Lockheed bids for USSOCOM logistics

    3rd November 2016

    Lockheed Martin has submitted a bid for the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) next-generation logistics and sustainment support programme, it announced on 1 November. The ...

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    AUSA 2016: Colt launches new SF rifle

    5th October 2016

    A new short-barrelled rifle (SBR) 5.56mm variant of the M4 rifle – called the SCW0923 – has been launched by Colt. The rifle is designed ...

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    Special ops step for Bell 429

    28th October 2015

    Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories has added a special ops platform/step for the Bell 429 light, twin-engine helicopter to its product line, the company announced on ...

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