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Turkey receives new assault rifle

13th January 2017 - 15:13 GMT | by Victor Barreira in Istanbul


The first batch of a new standard assault rifle has been delivered to the Turkish military from domestic manufacturer MKEK on 11 January.

About 500 serial production MPT-76 rifles, also known as the National Infantry Rifle, were built for this initial batch under a contract awarded in July 2015.

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