4 May 2012 athletes team "Russian Technologies" Vsevolod Andrei Ilyin and Kirisenko took 1st and 2nd place in the Gold Cup rings, one of the practical shooting competitions Federation of the Russian Federation, held in Yaroslavl. Both athletes performed at the competition with the latest modification of the "Saiga-12", which was developed in the design and technology center Izhmash specially commissioned FPSR.
The development of the latest modification of "Saiga-12" began in February 2012, the first in April and already athletes were able to get new guns made in strict accordance with their needs and wishes.
Standard production "Saiga", similar to that available in the U.S. police forces, has undergone significant changes. Characteristics have been changed to the gas chamber measured with nizkoimpulsnymi cartridges, extra long forearm and Picatinny rail, designed muzzle brake, combined with different types of nozzles to control the accuracy of fire. In order to increase the speed of reloading tools developed more comfortable neck of the shop, and fuse the magazine eject button and now you can control the hand holding the gun. Especially for athletes FPSR were made to the configuration into the receiver — it is now possible to set the butt zabugornogo production. For performances in the open class is designed new Shop for 10 rounds with a bracket for mounting on a belt, also made other structural configuration.
Development of design documentation and the creation of new products were sold in record rather short time — 2 months. "This is the first experience in the design and production to the needs of a particular customer. I am sure that this kind of projects will become the norm, as Izhmash is committed to a more flexible and aimed at the end user of the method, "- commented the end of the project general manager of the NGO"Izhmash"Maxim Kuzyuk.
After the competition Vsevolod Ilyin satisfied Izhmash designers sent the message: "Good day. I won the Yaroslavl 'Cup Golden Ring "in the standings and in the duel. Andrew Kirisenko second. We are a team of Russian Technologies took the gold. Saiga fulfilled by 100%. Thank you! "
Soon Izhmash will hold a presentation of the newest "Saiga-12" for a wide range of athletes to get involved in practical shooting, although the collection of applications to the latest modification of the instrument has already begun.