Kalashnikov Concern has delivered over 700 AK-12 assault rifles to the special operations forces stationed in the Krasnodar Region, southern Russia.
"A batch of more than 700 latest Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifles has arrived for a special operations unit of the Southern Military District stationed in the Krasnodar Region," the press office of the Southern Military District reported on Monday.
The 112,500 AK-12s currently on order will be delivered to Russian troops by the end of 2021. Deliveries commenced December last year.
The AK-12 rifle is chambered in 5.45×39mm. According to TASS, features improved ergonomics compared to the previous AK-74M and AKM versions. The upgrade has increased the accuracy of fire and extended the assault rifle’s barrel life.
Russian military pilots survival kits placed in the ejection seats during combat sorties may henceforth include the compact PP-2000 submachine guns and not Kalashnikov AKS-74U, Russian state media reported Friday. "A proposal has been put forward to study the possibility of arming military pilots with a very compact PP-2000 instead of the AKS-74U
Russian Ministry of Defense has signed a three-year contract with Kalashnikov Concern for 150,000 AK-12 and AK-15 Kalashnikov assault rifles. Russian army will receive 50,000 AK-12 and AK-15 general purpose military assault rifles in 2019, 2020 and 2021, according to the Interfax news agency
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugrated a Kalashnikov rifles manufacturing unit in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh Sunday. The Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt Limited unit, a joint venture between New Delhi and Moscow, at the Korwa Ordnance Factory will manufacture the AK-203 rifles
Russian firm Kalashnikov has unveiled a new family of assault rifles, AK-200 at the ongoing IDEX-2019 event in United Arab Emirates. Kalashnikov is eyeing to market its products at the exhibition well
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced the completion of debugging process of the navys oceanographic research vessel named “Admiral Vladimirsky,” on Tuesday. Repair and modernization of the boat was conducted at Kronstadt Marine Plant
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