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D&S 2017: Emtan unveils trio of new rifles

2nd November 2017 - 11:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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Israeli small arms specialist Emtan Karmiel will introduce a series of assault rifles to the market at the D&S conference in Bangkok, Thailand next week.

According to company officials, the latest weapon systems include variants of its MZ-4 assault rifle, based on conventional operating systems associated with the M4 and M16 family of rifles.

These include the MZ-47, MZ-4P, and MZ-300 automatic/semi-automatic firearms.

The MZ-47 is available in 7.62x39mm calibre, featuring standard AK-47 ammunition and magazine housings.

The rifle is available with options for two barrel lengths, both chrome-lined and measuring 11.5 and 14.5" respectively, providing operators with flexibility to satisfy different operational requirements.

The automatic and ambidextrous rifle is manufactured from aluminium and can fire between 650 and 850 rounds per minute. It features front and rear flip-up sights for close quarter battle.

The MZ-4P - which has options for 11.5 and 14.5" barrel lengths - has a piston operating system, available in NATO standard 5.56x45mm calibre. 

It has been designed to deliver a ‘consistent rate of fire while eliminating gas exiting at the rear of the rifle, even when using a suppressor,’ a company spokesperson explained to ...

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