Libya will buy 20,000 G3 7.62mm assault rifle from Turkey to strengthen its national army 2209131
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Defence & Security News - Libya
|Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:03 AM|
|Libya will buy 20,000 G3 7.62mm assault rifle from Turkey to strengthen its national army.|
Libya has submitted a request to the Turkish government to buy 20,000 G3 assault rifle in an attempt to strengthen to national army. The G3 is a 7.62×51mm NATO battle rifle developed in the 1950s by the German armament manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH. The G3 is produced produced under license in Turkey by the the Turkish defense Company MKE.
G3 assault rifle of Turkish Defense Company MKE at MSPO 2013 defense exhibition in Poland.
The Libyan government is seeking to buy 20,000 G3 assault rifles including 7.62 mm and 5.56 mm caliber, which has been confirmed on the Turkish side.