“Kalashnikov” to develop a new riffle of the future for “Ratnik”


Automatic equipment for the “soldier of the future” of the third generation will be equipped with enhanced armor-piercing ammunition, and have a high blank range, CEO of concern “Kalashnikov”, developing weapons for the new equipment, Alexei Krivoruchko said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

“Yes, we intend to participate in the development of weapons of the future … In connection with the further development of personal protective equipment development of ammunition (bullets) with uprated piercing performance, as well as an increase in point-blank range (flatness) will be actual,” he said.

According to Krivoruchko, another important factor in the work on the weapon of the future will be a reduction in weight, which will become possible with the introduction of composite materials.


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