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The motorized rifle unit of the Eastern Military District (VVO) has been completely re-equipped with the latest small arms. The day before, servicemen of the guards military unit received the last batch of 1,500 Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifles.

Currently, small arms are widely used in combat training classes, as well as in exercises and training in anti-terrorist protection.

For reference: the AK-12 assault rifle is a completely new level of assault rifle. Developed by the Kalashnikov concern. The mass of the assault rifle is 3.5 kg, the caliber is 5.45 mm, the range of a direct shot is 440 m, the rate of fire of the weapon is 650 rounds per minute. The machine gun allows you to fire in three modes: single shots, automatic fire, burst with a cutoff of 2 shots. It can be equipped with collimator, optical and night sights. Compared to previous versions of the AK-12 assault rifle, it has improved ergonomics and increased accuracy of fire.

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