Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ordinance Factory of Indo-Russian partnership in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh. Indo-Russian Rifle Pvt. Ltd. is a joint project of the Ordnance Factory of India and the establishment of Russia. The latest categories of famous Kalashnikov rifles will be made in Korwa Ordnance Factory. This joint venture will help the Armed Forces in the country and will strengthen national security.
Today, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Amethi that with the efforts of the Prime Minister and the cooperation of Russia the work of building AK 203 Modern Rifle in the closed unit in Amethi will start. 7.5 lakh rifles will be made here for the Indian Army.
Army will be equipped with a modern version AK-47 (AK-203) rifle. For this, India has entered into an agreement with Russia. According to this agreement, with the assistance of Russia, seven lakh 50 thousand (750,000) assault rifles will form in India.
For the AK-203 Assault Rifles, the deal was signed between the OFB and the Russian company Concern Kalashnikov. Companies of India and Russia will make it together. The Indian INSAS rifle of the Indian Army will be replaced by the AK-203 Assault Rifles.
Russia offered a new version of AK-47 rifle for the Indian Army ten years ago. At that time, both countries had talked on AK-103 rifle but the deal was not confirmed. Now the agreement between the Government of India and Russia has been agreed on 2018 model AK-203. It is said that this is the most dangerous rifle of AK series.
What is special in AK-203
This is one of the most updated rifles of AK Family. The AK-203 famous for your accuracy is a convertible rifle. This can be used as Semi-Automatically and Automatically. AK-47 is the most basic model followed by AK, 74, 56, 100 series and 200 series.
It’s also a rifle like 201, 202. According to reports, the length of the new assault rifle will be about 3.25 feet. A rifle full of bullets would weigh about 4 kilograms. Also, it will be Easy to Handle for any operation by the soldiers. It will also be effective in night operation.