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A batch of new AK-12 assault rifles arrived at the Far Eastern VOKU

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A batch of new AK-12 assault rifles arrived at the Far Eastern VOKU

The first batch of the latest 12 mm Kalashnikov AK-5,45 assault rifles entered service with the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School. This was reported by the press service of the Eastern Military District.


According to the report, the AK-12 assault rifles came under the state defense order. In the near future weapon will be shot, after which it will be distributed among training units. Nothing is said about the number of machines received.

According to the plans of the Russian military, in 2020, the armed forces should receive 40 thousand new AK-12 assault rifles.

The Ministry of Defense received the first batch of AK-12 in the amount of 2,5 thousand in December 2018. On the adoption of the Kalashnikov Concern's assault rifles - AK-12 (caliber 5,45 mm), AK-15 (7,62 mm), as well as the V. Degtyarev plant - AEK-971 (5,45 mm), AEK -973 (7,62 mm), the military department officially announced in March 2019.

The Ministry of Defense said that in the troops AK-12 caliber 5,45-mm mainly replace the AK-74M. The machine gun was developed within the framework of the “Warrior” program and is included in it as one of the elements of the promising equipment complex of the Russian Armed Forces fighters. AK-12 adopted by all major arms of the military personnel of the combined-arms formations of the Ground Forces, the Airborne Forces and the Marine Corps.

Brief specifications AK-12:

Caliber: mm 5.45x39
Weapon length in combat position: 880-940 mm
Length with folded butt: 690 mm
Barrel length: 415 mm
Weight with empty magazine: 3.5 kg
Rate of Shooting: 700 rounds per minute
Store capacity: 30 cartridges
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  1. Catfish
    Catfish 21 July 2020 16: 26 New
    +2
    And the "rocker" remained with the fuse. request
    1. St Petrov
      St Petrov 21 July 2020 16: 38 New
      +4
      you don't need to look for a long time. lower your eyes.
      For the paddle with your finger and up. And the shutter won't go anywhere
    2. vkl.47
      vkl.47 22 July 2020 07: 28 New
      -1
      The party went not to the troops but to the school, sadly.
  2. figwam
    figwam 21 July 2020 16: 33 New
    +1
    The photo shows the TR3 civilian version.
  3. Andrey.AN
    Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 16: 42 New
    0
    I heard that they put the line more obediently. That is, they are really cooler in firepower.
    1. Fibrizio
      Fibrizio 21 July 2020 16: 46 New
      -3
      The inside box is the same. So it's doubtful. This can be screwed onto the old butt, too.
      1. Andrey.AN
        Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 16: 50 New
        +1
        no, even the compensator can influence (the coolest, by the way, on the Kalash, the rest is almost perfect), they changed a lot of details, the main thing in my opinion, the transition to the gas outlet, this is obvious.
        1. Fibrizio
          Fibrizio 21 July 2020 17: 02 New
          -1
          But as a clear plus I will note the distance from the front sight to the rear sight, it simplifies aiming. If desired, you can generally put a human ring sight.
          1. Andrey.AN
            Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 17: 06 New
            +2
            You can get used to everything that is justified by a strategy at least.
        2. Jack O'Neill
          Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 17: 12 New
          0
          The gas tube is no longer removable as before.
          1. Andrey.AN
            Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 17: 14 New
            +1
            Probably correct if the machine is more obedient in use.
            1. Jack O'Neill
              Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 17: 14 New
              +3
              Probably correct if the machine is more obedient in use.

              Was he naughty before?
              1. Andrey.AN
                Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 17: 18 New
                0
                Accuracy of automatic fire, efficiency, is inferior to AKM, it is not clear why, maybe the compensator is just a little better in AK-12, but AK-12 is more effective.
                1. Jack O'Neill
                  Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 17: 22 New
                  0
                  Have you fired with both AKM and AK-74 and AK-12?
                  1. Andrey.AN
                    Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 17: 30 New
                    0
                    No, I did not shoot with them, I am guided by the video, I see how the barrel reacts in my hands, I shot from another, less powerful one.
                    1. Jack O'Neill
                      Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 18: 31 New
                      +2
                      Yes, the AK-12 is not where to shoot more heap. Unless it depends on the arrow.
                      Yes, the telescopic stock is a plus for ergonomics. But purely so, it's still the same AK-74.
                      1. Andrey.AN
                        Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 18: 46 New
                        0
                        Not from what, but heaps more heap.
                      2. Jack O'Neill
                        Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 18: 48 New
                        +1
                        It is then necessary to exclude the human factor and shoot from a fixed state, with only cartridges. Then it will be seen whether the accuracy has grown or not.
                      3. Andrey.AN
                        Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 18: 56 New
                        +1
                        If we exclude the human factor, then there is nothing for specialists to do there, shoot as you want.
                      4. Jack O'Neill
                        Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 20: 47 New
                        0
                        If we exclude the human factor, then there is nothing for specialists to do there, shoot as you want.

                        Then not to say whether the accuracy is higher, since there is a human factor.
                      5. Andrey.AN
                        Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 20: 55 New
                        -1
                        Here the PPSh American special forces select purely humanly, although it is heavy and uncomfortable to wear, but in battle it will load a dozen lead parcels where the M-16 will wrap a couple, it will no longer be able to, will not have time and the barrel will take away. The fascists stopped advancing from the moment the units of the red army received the PPSh, the melee to the fascists was a bummer, and whoever is impotent in the near will be in the ass at any distance.
                      6. Jack O'Neill
                        Jack O'Neill 21 July 2020 21: 11 New
                        0
                        Americans and PPSh? Are you confusing anything? But if we take the PP, then this is either the P-90 or the MP-7. 7.62x25 is shamelessly outdated today.
                        And to compare PP with an assault rifle, well, such a thing.
                      7. Andrey.AN
                        Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 21: 15 New
                        0
                        I don’t confuse, more than once their special forces were shown with the PPSh behind them.
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  • Andrey.AN
    Andrey.AN 21 July 2020 17: 04 New
    0
    I heard a proposal to arrange a turbine with powder gases in the compensator to compensate for what the bullet pushed along the barrel thread creates, twisting the weapon by a degree with each spit.
  • Solid Snake
    Solid Snake 21 July 2020 18: 28 New
    0
    The AK-12 is certainly something. A machine that no one asked for and no one expected, but it appeared. And yes, the tubular AR stock is the guard. But they saved a lot.
  • Imperial Technocrat
    Imperial Technocrat 21 July 2020 19: 56 New
    0
    5.45 is not enough, 7.62 is the most
  • ViKLeV
    ViKLeV 22 July 2020 06: 43 New
    +2
    PPSh and American special forces. They write that these are just pictures of Americans with captured weapons, or instructors in Iraq, in which the police were armed with this machine gun.
    There is a mention that in 2018 some crews of American armored vehicles additionally had PPSh, but without reference to where it came from