The Russian troops will get the first batch of advanced AK-12 assault rifles before the yearend.
"Before the end of this year, we will deliver the first batch. All the trials have already been held and we are starting the serial production. We will deliver the required quantity to the Defense Ministry before the end of the year," Head of Rostec hi-tech corporation Sergey Chemezov was quoted as saying by Tass Thursday.
The Kalashnikov manufactured assault rifle is starting the serial production. The trials of the rifle were completed last year. The assault rifles are intended to make part of the Ratnik "soldier of the future" combat gear. It comprises several dozen elements, including nine pieces of armament, according to Tass’ earlier reports.
Russias Defense Ministry has accepted new Kalashnikov AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles for service, local media reports. "A decision has been made on the AK-12 and the AK-15
Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched the 7.62X51mm caliber TAVOR 7, a competitor to the hugely popular Kalashnikov AK series of assault rifles which fire the heavy 7
The US Statement Department on Thursday turned over a list containing over a dozen Russian-defense and intelligence entities to Congress for implementation of new sanctions against Moscow. The
Russia on Wednesday donated military equipment and trucks to the Philippines in a handover ceremony held in the port of Manila, on board the Russian Pacific Fleets large antisubmarine warfare ship Admiral Panteleyev. The transfer of military products includes 20 units of multi-purpose vehicles, 5,000 units of AK-74M Kalashnikov assault rifles, 1 million units of ammunition and 5,000 units of steel helmets
Russian Kalashnikov has recently showcased an electric motorcycle for Russian military and police forces at the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum in Moscow. The new electric motorcycle is available in a dirt bike model for the military and a supermoto-style bike model for urban police forces, Popular Science reported Wednesday
Russia will showcase a new 12.7mm quiet sniper rifle derived from the MTs-116M gun for the first time at the Army-2018 arms exhibition in August
Russia is on continuous military high alert and has deployed several Iskander nuclear-capable missile systems on a permanent basis in the neighbourhood of Lithuania at Kaliningrad, Lithuanian President has said. According to the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, the military exercise “Zapad 2017” had clearly demonstrated that Russias hostility and aggressive policy in relation to the West was ongoing
Russia is pressuring countries operating Soviet-era military equipment from taking services of Ukraine based companies for repair and overhaul. Sergii Sliusarenko, CEO of Ukrinmash, a Ukrainian firm specializing in military-technical cooperation with foreign entities said, "The Russian side has recently been resorting to tactics of, for instance, bombarding potential customers with letters demanding to exclude Ukrainian enterprises from tenders
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