Russia to test new model of Kalashnikov assault rifle in 2011

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  1. bhramos

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    State tests of the new model of Kalashnikov automatic rifles will be held in Russia next year, Izhmash Director General Vladimir Grodetsky said on Tuesday.

    The new model of the legendary assault rifle, the AK-200, is based on the AK-74M and differs in weight (3.8 kilograms/8.4 lbs vs. 3.3 kilograms/7.3 lbs) and the magazine capacity (30, 50, 60 rounds vs. 30).

    The AK-74, a developed version of the Kalashnikov rifle's first model, the AK-47, was introduced in 1974 and used by the Soviet forces during the Afghanistan conflict.


    http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20100525/159151188.html

    so new rifile is arriving???
     
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    Is it a BUllpup version or an conventional design?
     
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    Originally posted by AV
    AK-200

     
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    MVD and the FSB began to buy a Kalashnikov rifle, a new series

    Ministry of Interior and Federal Security Service of Russia started to buy a new Kalashnikov 200 series. This, as reported by Interfax , said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov , adding that the Ministry of Defence decision to buy a new small arms has not yet adopted.
    Formerly director of the Izhevsk Machine-Building Plant, Vladimir Grodetsky announced that government tests of new Kalashnikov in 2011. According to their results may be decided that delivery of the machine in the army.

    On a new machine until we know not much. It is based on the AK-74M and features an increased weight - 3,8 kg against 3.3 kg of its predecessor. Weight gain is due to the use of straps for attaching additional equipment - scopes, flashlights and laser sights. In addition, store the AK 200 series will be more roomy - at 30, 50 or 60 rounds, compared with 30 the AK-74M.

    The modernized AK-74 caliber 5,45 mm equipped with a folding plastic butt sideways. In addition, the weapon is equipped with a bar "dovetail for mounting optical and dot sight. Firing AK-74M is about 600 rounds per minute. The machine began to come into service in 1995

    http://lenta.ru/news/2010/05/25/ak1/
     
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    Over the years neither the mechanism of the AK nor the flash suppressor for it's carbine version has changed.
     
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    Why change something which is working awesome? ;)
     
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    That AK-12 is an absolute beauty! Muchas gracias Virendra!
     
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    Must be a marketting strategy, or change in the design. I believe it is the former.
     
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    Why can't we design something like that even after having very good scientists and artists needed to design something even more powerful and beautiful in the aspect of the artistic design looks of the gun..........
     
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    The article is in Russian could you give a brief on what it is saying?
     
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    This is my amateur analysis of the design and construction of the AK-12. In short, unique distinction of AK-12 - this telescopic the buttstock folding and to the right and to the left. In the basis of the shock-and-trigger mechanism AK-12 - shock-and-trigger mechanism of the AK-74. Changed the mounting of the foregrip.
    Some people in Russia think that AK-12 will participate in the new indian tender for the replacement of the INSAS. I thought so too, but for the reasonable opinion of the AK-12 for he will not have time. In the serial production of the promise will go only in 2013.
    At what stage is now the tender? What companies are participating? Where can I read about it?
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    This is my amateur analysis of the design and construction of the AK-12. In short, unique distinction of AK-12 - this telescopic the buttstock folding and to the right and to the left. In the basis of the shock-and-trigger mechanism AK-12 - shock-and-trigger mechanism of the AK-74. Changed the mounting of the foregrip.
    Some people in Russia think that AK-12 will participate in the new indian tender for the replacement of the INSAS. I thought so too, but for the reasonable opinion of the AK-12 for he will not have time. In the serial production of the promise will go only in 2013.
    At what stage is now the tender? What companies are participating? Where can I read about it?
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    We all know about it's reliability, tell us about it's accuracy
     
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    A New Kalashnikov: AK-12 « WeaponsMan
     

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