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A batch of AK-12 assault rifles entered service with the ZVO motorized rifle brigade

A batch of AK-12 assault rifles entered service with the ZVO motorized rifle brigade
The Ministry of Defense continues to re-equip the Russian army with new Kalashnikov assault rifles. According to the press service of the Western Military District, another batch of AK-12s entered the motorized rifle brigade of the Western Military District.

according to the report, новые автоматы поступили на вооружение Красносельской мотострелковой бригады общевойсковой армии ЗВО, дислоцированной в Ленинградской области. Всего поставлено более 600 единиц автоматов АК-12. reportedly, большая часть оружия уже прошла пристрелку на полигонах ЗВО.

Поставки АК-12 в российскую армию начались в декабре 2018 of the year, когда Минобороны получило 2,5 тысячи новых автоматов. О принятии на вооружение автоматов АК-12 (caliber 5,45 mm) и АК-15 (7,62 mm), а также АЕК-971 (5,45 mm) и АЕК-973 (7,62 mm), Defense Ministry officially announced in March 2019 of the year. Всего в рамках трехлетнего контракта в Вооруженные Силы России должно быть поставлено более 150 thousand AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles.

Как ранее сообщали в военном ведомстве, в войсках автоматы АК-12 в основном заменят АК-74М. Machine developed under the program “warrior” and enters it, as an element of long-term complex equipment of the Armed Forces fighters.

celebrated, that the AK-12 has an increased accuracy of fire, barrel survivability and improved ergonomics. It has three shooting modes: single, automatic and burst with a cutoff of two shots. A removable muzzle brake-compensator is installed on the weapon, it is possible to install a device for low-noise and flameless shooting. Folding buttstock adjustable in length, there is a Picatinny rail on the receiver. A 40-mm grenade launcher is installed on the machine.

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