Kalashnikov presents 15 new products including assault rifle machine gun pistol at Army 2016 12309164

 
 
Army Recognition
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Army 2016
International military and technical forum

6 - 11 September 2016
Moscow, Russia
 
Kalashnikov Group at Army 2016
 
 
Kalashnikov presents 15 new products including assault rifle, machine gun, pistol at Army 2016.
During Army 2016, the International Military Technical Forum which was held near Moscow from the 6 - 12 September 2016, the Russian small arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has presented more than 15 new products including assault rifles, semi-automatic pistol, machine gun, sniper rifles and UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle).
     
     
At Army 2016, Kalashnikov unveils its new semi-automatic pistol PL-15. It is a 9mm pistol with a weight of less than 1 kg and a frame made in aluminum.
 
 

The PL-15 pistol is short recoil operated, locked breech handgun that uses modified Browning HP-type locking; barrel engages the slide to lock via large extraction window at the top.

The PL-15 has a magazine capacity of 15 rounds. A MIL-STD 1913 (Picatinny type) accessory rail is provided on the frame, below the barrel. The PL-15 pistol features dovetailed front and iron sights; standard profile three-dot sights can be replaced with high profile sights for use with screw-on sound suppressor which can be mounted onto optional extended and threaded barrel.
     
At Army 2016, Kalashnikov unveils its new semi-automatic pistol PL-15. It is a 9mm pistol with a weight of less than 1 kg and a frame made in aluminum. Kalashnikov PL-15 9mm semi-automatic pistol
     
The latest development of the AK12 was presented in 5.45mm caliber and the 7.62mm caliber variant named AK15. The AK-12 uses the same gas-operated long-stroke piston system of previous Kalashnikov rifles, but many features are radically different from other guns in its family.

The stock is telescoping and in-line with the barrel for better recoil control. It also features a stock latch on the stock itself, allowing for it to be folded to either side of the rifle. It has a rubber height-adjustable cheek piece and butt plate.

The cocking handle is moved forward and can be attached to both sides for ambidextrous use. The receiver is hinged and more rigid with a Picatinny rail for mounting optics. There are several other accessory rails on the weapon, including on both sides and the bottom of the handguard, on top of the handguard (in-line with the receiver for a longer monolithic rail), and on top of the gas block.
     
The latest development of the AK12 was presented in 5.45mm caliber and the 7.62mm caliber variant named AK15. The AK-12 uses the same gas-operated long-stroke piston system of previous Kalashnikov rifles, but many features are radically different from other guns in its family.Kalashnikov AK12 assault rifle
     
Another new assault rifle unveiled by Kalashnikov at Army 2016 is the new MA 5.45x39 caliber compact assault rifle.
 
 

its a new generation of assault rifle similar to the Czech Scorpion EVO 3 S1 which has a weight of only 2.5 kg, a full length of 750 mm and a length of 500mm with stock folded.

This new small assault rifle could replace the old AKS-74U used by Russian tank and helicopter crews in Afghanistan.
     
Another new assault rifle unveiled by Kalashnikov at Army 2016 is the new MA 5.45x39 caliber compact assault rifle. Kalashnikov MA 5.45x39 caliber compact assault rifle
     
The new RPK-16 LMG (Light Machine Gun) is another new product showed for the first time to the public at Army 2016. As its predecessor, the new RPK-16 is is chambered for M74 5.45x39mm ammunition.
 
 

The new RPK-16 features new Picatinny rail on the top of the receiver to mount optical or red dot sights, a new ergonomic pistol grip, a folding stock and a new Picatinny bipod. The RPK-16 LMG has a total weight of 6 kg with a full length of 1,076mm.

The RPK-16 can use standard magazine of 30 rounds or high capacity magazine of 96 rounds.

The RPK-16 LMG could be the next generation of light machine used by Russian armed forces to replace the old RPK and RPK-74 currently in service.
     
The new RPK-16 LMG (Light Machine Gun) is another new product showed for the first time to the public at Army 2016. As its predecessor, the new RPK-16 is is chambered for M74 5.45x39mm ammunition. Kalashnikov RPK-16 LMG (Light Machine Gun)
     
The Vityaz-MO is new 9mm submachine gun developed and produced by the Russian firearms manufacturer. Designed to handle high pressure 9x19mm Russian ammunition, the Vityaz is the successor the PP-19 Bizon 9mm submachine gun developed in the early 1990s at Izhmash.
 
The Vityaz-MO is a 9mm individual weapon which feature a folding stock and a single grip under the barrel. It has a weight without magazine of 2.85 kg with a full length of 700mm and 475mm with stock folded. The magazine has a capacity of 30 rounds and the rate of fire is 800 rounds per minute.
     
The Vityaz-MO is new 9mm submachine gun developed and produced by the Russian firearms manufacturer. Designed to handle high pressure 9x19mm Russian ammunition, the Vityaz is the successor the PP-19 Bizon 9mm submachine gun developed in the early 1990s at Izhmash. Kalashnikov Vityaz-MO 9mm submachine gun
     

The new sniper rifles of Kalashnikov at Army 2016 are the SVD and the SVDS with modernization kit which includes folding shoulder stock with adapter, pistol grip, mount, forend, sound suppressor, new magazine, safety lever and sling.

The new SVD/SVDS is more lighter, compact and cheaper that other sniper rifle available to the international military market.

The SV-98 is sniper rifle designed and manufacture by Kalashnikov and one the most famous product of the Russian firearms manufacture. This weapon is used by the Russian armed forces since many years.

The modernized version of the SV-98 is able to fore at a maximum range of 1,000 m with high accuracy. It is equipped with aluminum alloy stock and side-folding shoulder stock.

It's a 7.62mm caliber sniper rifle with can be fitted with iron sight and telescope sight. It has a weight of 7.8 kg with suppressor and telescope sight and a magazine capacity of 10 rounds.
     
The new sniper rifles of Kalashnikov at Army 2016 are the SVD and the SVDS with modernization kit which includes folding shoulder stock with adapter, pistol grip, mount, forend, sound suppressor, new magazine, safety lever and sling. Kalashnikov SVD modernized version of sniper rifle
     
One of the subdivision of Kalashnikov Group presents a new modular tactical body armour gear. The main advantage of this new body armour is the use of a modular concept offering a full range of configurations for soldier in the battlefield.
     
Kalashnikov modular body armour
 

 

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