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Guns & Gear

Russia orders RPK-16 light machine guns

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to Kalashnikov for its RPK-16 light machine gun, the company’s blog on 8 February quoted its director, Alexey Krivoruchko, as having told the TASS state news agency on 6 February....


Russian deputy defence minister confirms Armata order

Russian Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov has confirmed an order for two battalions of T-14 main battle tanks (MBTs), the Ministry of Defence (MoD) reported on its website on 9 February. The order for the T-14 MBTs and T-15 heavy...


Gunman Opens Fire at Folk Fest in Russia’s Dagestan

People in the city of Kizlyar in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan came under fire while returning from a church service amid the celebration of Maslenitsa, a traditional Russian folk holiday. A shooter opened fire at people on Sunday, killing at least...

US Seeks Hypersonic Weapons as China Zooms Ahead

US Seeks Hypersonic Weapons as China Zooms Ahead

The US is facing an emerging threat in the form of hypersonic weapons, leading to calls for the US to develop its own defensive and offensive hypersonic capabilities. "China's hypersonic weapons development outpaces ours," Admiral Harry Harris, head of US Pacific...

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