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Title : THE AK 203 RIFLES

Date : Dec 09, 2021

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  • The Indian government has recently approved a plan to create over five lakh AK-203 assault rifles in Korwa, Amethi, as a boost to the country's self-reliance in the defence manufacturing sector. The transaction is valued at Rs 5,124 crore.
  • The project will most likely be carried out by Indo-Russian Rifles Private Ltd, a special purpose joint venture (IRRPL).
  • The 7.62 x 39mm calibre AK-203 Rifles will replace the INSAS Rifle, which has been in service for nearly three decades.
  • With a range of 300 metres, the AK-203 Assault Rifles are lightweight, sturdy, and simple to use Modern Assault Rifles with proven technology that will improve soldiers' fighting potential to address current and future operational problems.


  • Source à The Hindu à 08/12/21 à Page Number 10

Tags : defence sector

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