Preliminary tests of the new AK-12 will begin in November 2012
As said, now ARMS-TASS press secretary NGOs "Izhmash"Elena Filatova, in November 2012 the company will give a TSNIITOCHMASH two standard AK-12 for preparatory tests.
"Arms to go through the whole cycle of tests, including ensuring that the criteria in the cold, heat, humidity, dust, and falling from a height of 1.5 meters is the standard tests, which adequately maintain all machines Kalashnikov, "- She said.
According to preliminary results of the tests will be given tips on finalizing the product, and only after, in the first half of 2013, AK-12 will be transferred to the state tests.
AK-12 was developed in NPO "Izhmash"At the end of 2011 in an active manner. This standard machine Kalashnikova5-generation, which features an advanced ergonomic design, modular design and meets all current requirements of the army. At the same time kept the usual reliability, uptime and operational strength of who brought fame to the famous Kalashnikov. Development AK-12 produces the chief designer of "NGOs" Izhmash "Vladimir Zlobin.
In the photo: senior designer of NPO "Izhmash" Vladimir Zlobin (second from left) and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin (right) during a demonstration of a Kalashnikov fifth generation working title of the AK-12 at the "Izhmash".