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Military in the Far East will be armed with “super-Kalashnikovs”

Military in the Far East will be armed with “super-Kalashnikovs”
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The Ministry of Defense is expanding the geography of deliveries of the latest AK-12 assault rifle to Far Eastern military units. The first to receive new weapons in the Amur region.

As they write "News"," Superkalashnikovymi "for the first time equip the 35th combined arms army in the Amur region. At first, reconnaissance units will receive new weapons, and then other units.

The Ministry of Defense believes that in the Far East it will be possible to test weapons in harsh conditions. Its main characteristic is equally reliable operation in all climatic zones - right up to the Arctic. Shooting will take place day and night for nine months.

The new weapon is included in the Russian equipment of the “soldier of the future”. Only in terms of fire efficiency does the new machine double the standard AK-74M, it has increased accuracy and accuracy. On it you can mount night collimator sights, tactical lights and grenade launchers.

The start of procurement of AK-12 for the needs of the Ministry of Defense began in December 2018. Some special units of the Southern Military District were the first to transfer new machines. In total, the Ministry of Defense received about four thousand machine guns of a new type.
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