Posted February 1, 2015 12:36 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens

The 5.45×39 AK-12 has been adopted by the Russian military and will be issued to elite units.

Jane’s 360 is reporting that the Russian military is adopting two new assault rifles (real, selective-fire assault rifles, not the semi-automatic carbines that the anti-gun left falsely calls “assault rifles”) to replace their current infantry rifles and carbines.

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected two assault rifles manufactured by Kalashnikov Concern as new standard issue firearms for the Russian Ratnik soldier modernisation programme.

“We have already made a deal and selected assault rifles from Izhmash. It won in cost to effectiveness terms. …read more

Via:: Bearing Arms

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