What is AK-203?

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Recently, the Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited (IRRPL), has started producing AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles at Korwa in Uttar Pradesh.

About AK-203

  • The AK-203 rifles are manufactured in a joint venture between India and Russia.
  • These are high-quality, convenient and modern small arms.
  • This model combines excellent ergonomics, adaptability to different shooters and high-performance characteristics, it is one of the best assault rifles in the world.
  • The joint venture plans to ensure 100% localisation of the production of AK-203 rifles in India 

What is Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited (IRRPL)?

  • The IRRPL was set up in 2019 jointly between erstwhile OFB [now Advanced Weapons and Equipment India Limited (AWEIL) and Munitions India Limited (MIL)] of India and Rosoboronexport and Kalashnikov of Russia.


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Source:The indo-Russian joint venture begins manufacturing AK-203 assault rifles in U.P.