Politics 11:11 24/01/2019 Armenia

Armenia to buy new AK-12 assault rifles from Russia

Kalashnikov Concern, Russia's largest rifle and assault weapons manufacturer, will supply 50 latest AK-12 assault rifles to Armenia, the company’s CEO Vladimir Dmitriev told Kommersant newspaper.

“The contract is signed, we are still preparing a small batch which includes around 50 assault rifles. They will study and test [the weapons], and hopefully will proceed with the purchase,” he said.

Dmitriev also noted that Armenia will become the first foreign country to buy AK-12 assault rifles from Russian.

In August 2018, Armenia’s Royalsys Engineering signed in Moscow a license contract with Kalashnikov Concern on production of new models of AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles in Armenia. 



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