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India to buy 72,000 US assault rifles for troops on the LAC

Defence Ministry approves purchase of arms and equipment worth Rs 2290 crore

28 Sep 2020 11:13 PM

Days after mosque attack, NZ bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles

NZ PM Ardern said high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks -- which make rifles fire faster -- will also be banned.

21 Mar 2019 8:40 AM

India signs contract with US firm for 72,400 assault rifles for Indian Army

These new assault rifles will come at a cost of around Rs 700 crore, Defence Ministry officials said.

12 Feb 2019 6:56 PM

Military on tour to buy assault rifles

The entire consignment is to be supplied within a year of signing of the contract.

04 Jul 2018 1:32 AM

Army flags concerns over OFB rifles

Centre had recently cleared proposal to procure 7.40 lakhs new assault rifles to replace Insas guns.

19 Mar 2018 12:37 AM


Army upset over 7.62 mm assault rifle quality, OFB says ready for production

The Army pointed out that the assault rifle failed trials while deliberating that no one can meet its requirement in future.

18 Mar 2018 9:00 PM

Defence min nods to procure 7.40L assault rifles at Rs 12,280 Crore

The decision was taken at a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council presided over by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

13 Feb 2018 7:03 PM

Govt simplifies process for manufacturing arms

Procurement of 72,400 assault rifles cleared.

17 Jan 2018 12:28 AM

Army finalises purchase of arms worth Rs 40,000 cr to replace ageing weapons

The Army needs around 7 lakh 7.62x51 mm assault guns to replace its INSAS rifles.

29 Oct 2017 2:30 PM

J&K: Constable runs away with 4 rifles; Hizbul claims he joined outfit

Saluting ‘valour and bravery’ of the constable, spokesman of the militant outfit said people like Naveed Shah would continue to join Hizbul.

22 May 2017 9:31 AM