Two models are available, one with a standard-size receiver scaled for .308 Win and similar cartridges and another with a shorter receiver optimized for .223 Rem and similar cartridges. The new bolt-action rifle features a three-lug bolt.
The RPK-16 light machine gun (LMG) in 5.45mm, designed and manufactured by the Russian small arms manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern (a subsidiary of the Russian ROSTEC state corporation), will equip the Russian armed forces. The contract between Kalashnikov and the Russian Defense Ministry to supply the new machine gun was signed last February.
Russian state-owned ROSTEC corporation will sell 26% (minus one share) of Kalashnikov Concern group. As a result, 75% minus one share of the Kalashnikov group will belong to private investors. But the Russian government still maintains necessary control of this essential supplier of defense and security equipment.
First announced in 2015 as PL-14, the new Lebedev pistol is aimed at military, law enforcement and sport shooting markets. Now it is available with two trigger types and two sizes, standard and compact (PL-15K).
On April 18th, 2017, "Kalashnikov" concern, the famous Russian small arms manufacturer, officially introduced its new KSZ-223 pump action carbine for IPSC sport shooting. Here you'll find all details including a video showing the new rifle in action.
The Kalashnikov Concern has disclosed information about its new assault rifle, the AK-400, developed for elite special forces such as the FSB Special Operations Centre ("Alpha" and "Vympel" teams) and the Presidential Security Service. A further development of the AK100 series, it is available in two different calibers