среда, 25 ноября 2020 г.

...Export deliveries of the AK-12 assault rifle began



New Russian AK-12 assault rifles were exported.
RIA Novosti was informed about this by the general director of the Kalashnikov concern Dmitry Tarasov. It is noted that now we are talking about neighboring countries. However, the states to which the machines are exported have not yet been named.
According to Dmitry Tarasov, the obligations for the supply of AK-12s for the needs of the Russian Ministry of Defense for 2020 have already been fulfilled. The company began working on orders for 2021.
On the basis of the AK-12, which was put into service at the end of 2018, it is planned to produce weapons of various calibers and purposes. Moreover, the machines can be produced in military and civilian versions.
The AK-12 weighs 3.2 kilograms without a magazine, the rate of fire is 700 rounds per minute. Sighting range - 1000 meters.
...Concern "Kalashnikov" finalized the latest AK-12 assault rifle


TSAMTO, August 20. The Kalashnikov concern has finalized the latest AK-12 assault rifle and will soon begin deliveries to the military in a new version, CEO of the concern Dmitry Tarasov said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

"Based on the results of the military operation of AK-12 assault rifles in the units and subdivisions of the Ministry of Defense, we are already introducing design changes that improve the ergonomics of the weapon, increasing the convenience of its operation. D. Tarasov.
According to him, the improvement of any new model of small arms is an ongoing process for any manufacturer, which usually takes years. “Our company will continue to be extremely attentive to the wishes of ordering departments,” explained the CEO of the concern.
...In Russia, completed state tests of a pistol to replace the PM



TSAMTO, August 20. State tests of the Lebedev PLC compact pistol, positioned as a replacement for the PM, have been completed, preparations for its serial production are underway, said Dmitry Tarasov, general director of the Kalashnikov concern, in an interview with RIA Novosti. 
“A few days ago, state tests of a compact version of this weapon were successfully completed. The pistol was recommended by the customer for adoption by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. In addition, this sample aroused interest among other law enforcement agencies, whose representatives took part in state tests. . The concern has begun mastering its serial production, "D. Tarasov said.
He expressed hope that next year the concern will receive a state contract for the manufacture of the first serial batch of PLC pistols. "Thanks to the state order, we plan to load the production capacities of the pistol production of the Izhevsk Mechanical Plant for many years to come," said the agency's interlocutor.
The Lebedev PL-15 pistol was developed for the use of 9x19 mm Parabellum cartridges. The length of the pistol is 220 mm (barrel length - 127 mm), width - 28 mm, height - 136 mm. The basic version of the pistol is equipped with a 14-round box magazine. Small thickness is one of the distinguishing features of the Izhevsk novelty. The pistol is 21 mm thick at the front and 28 mm at the grip. These values ​​give the gun the best compactness in its class.
As the agency reminds, the commander-in-chief of the Ground Forces, Oleg Salyukov, stated in 2017 that Lebedev's pistol has good accuracy of fire, good ergonomics, and a smooth trigger. The commander-in-chief then said that the issue of its acceptance into service would be considered without fail.
In September 2017, the Kalashnikov.media portal reported that the Kalashnikov concern had created a lightweight version of the Lebedev PL-15K pistol with understated tactical and technical characteristics to make it easier for law enforcement officers to carry it.
...Small-sized machines "Malysh" for self-defense created in Russia


Small-sized self-defense assault rifles, created within the framework of the "Kid" project, have passed preliminary tests. The production of prototypes began.
Dmitry Tarasov, general director of the Kalashnikov concern, told RIA Novosti that after passing preliminary tests, the new machines will be sent for state testing.
Earlier it was reported that the company developed the AM-17 and AMB-17 assault rifles. They will replace the obsolete AKS-74U. The total length of the new samples is 740 mm. All the main parts of the machine are located at the top of the receiver. Thanks to composite materials, the weapon weighs only 2.5 kilograms.
One of the versions of the machine is equipped with a silencer for silent shooting. The cartridge used is 5.45x39 mm. Magazine capacity - 30 rounds.
...The colonel spoke about the advantages of the new Kalashnikov light machine gun


MOSCOW, August 20 - RIA Novosti. The new RPL-20 light machine gun based on the RPK-16 undergoing testing will have interchangeable barrels of different lengths, so the problem of overheating will be solved, deputy chairman of the Strong Russia movement, Hero of Russia, Colonel Alexander Golovashkin told RIA Novosti on Thursday. 

Earlier, the general director of Kalashnikov, Dmitry Tarasov, told RIA Novosti that the concern had begun developing a new RPL-20 light machine gun commissioned by the Russian Ministry of Defense, its prototype will be presented at the Army-2020 forum.
"In the form in which the RPK-16 now exists, it has already undergone significant changes for the better in terms of modernization and ease of use compared to the previous model RPK-74. It has the ability to change the barrel, which made it possible to solve the problem of overheating during firing. , with barrels of different lengths: a long barrel for long-range shooting, for work in the field, and a short barrel for fighting in a group, in the city or indoors, "Golovashkin said.