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Russia commissions two new assault rifles

1st February 2018 - 10:00 GMT | by Alex Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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The Russian MoD has finally taken a decision to accept two new assault rifles into frontline service, manufactured by Kalashnikov and the Degtarev Plant company. 

Both families are set to be procured in large numbers in two calibre options: 5.43x39 and 7.62x39mm.

The decision was announced in ...

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