India signs deal with Russian firm to manufacture 75,000 AK-203 assault rifles; AK-47 derivative to replace indigenous INSAS
India has signed a deal with a Russian firm to manufacture 750,000 of the AK-203 assault rifles, which is the latest derivative of the legendary AK-47 rifle
The government on Tuesday gave its nod for the procurement of assault rifles and carbines worth Rs 3,547 crore to meet the immediate requirement of troops deployed on the borders on a "fast track basis", the defence ministry said.
Texas church attack leaves 26 dead: Shooter Devin Kelley served in the US Air Force, was dishonourably discharged
A shooter identified as Devin Kelley killed 26 people in a shooting in a small-town Texas church on Sunday morning.
Weeks after the Army rejected an indigenously-built assault rifle, the government has decided to speed up the procurement procedure for over 1.85 lakh high calibre guns to replace ageing INSAS rifles.