MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the near future, servicemen at the training grounds will carry out zeroing and maintenance of new weapons.
Earlier, samples of the new AK-12 were presented at the sites of the international military-technical forum Army-2021 in the Primorsky Territory, where everyone could get acquainted with the tactical and technical characteristics of the new weapon and even hold it in their hands.
The AK-12 of 5.45 mm caliber is a new level assault rifle developed by the Kalashnikov concern. Compared to previous versions of the AK-74M assault rifle, the new weapon has increased ergonomics and accuracy of fire. Also, the manufacturer increased the barrel survivability, for the production of which they began to use a new technology.
AK-12 is positioned as a new platform, on the basis of which it is planned to produce weapons of various calibers and various purposes – both military and civil.
The assault rifle was developed as part of the Ratnik program, as an element of a promising complex for equipping servicemen of the Russian Armed Forces, and was put into service at the end of 2018.
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