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Production of AK-203 Kalashnikov Assault Rifles Starts in India

© Photo : YouTube/ Kalashnikov Group AK-203 Assault Rifle
AK-203 Assault Rifle - Sputnik India, 1920, 17.01.2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian-Indian enterprise Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited has launched the production of AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles for the Indian armed forces, Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Tuesday.
"Russia and India are connected by reliable partner relations. One of the important results of the military-technical cooperation between the two countries was the construction of the Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited joint venture," the arms exporter said in a statement.

"With the launch of mass production of AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles, high-quality, convenient and modern small arms will begin to enter the power structures of India," the arms exporter said in a statement.

AK-203 - Sputnik India, 1920, 13.01.2023
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On December 6, Moscow and New Delhi signed a contract for the production of over 600,000 AK-203 assault rifles in Uttar Pradesh's Korwa through a joint venture, the Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt. Ltd
The deal is part of the program of military and technical cooperation for 2021-2030 between the two countries.