Company "Izhmash"Will deliver more than two thousand rifles"Saiga"The troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) of the Russian Federation to the end 2012 year, said in an exclusive interview with RIA Announcements interim CEO NPO "Izhmash"Alexander Kosov.
Earlier, the chief designer of NPO "Izhmash"Victor Zlobin told the agency that 2012 year, several thousand barrels SOK-20SV (plainclothes version carbine "Saiga") For the first time will be delivered" Izhmash "in the Interior Ministry, with all this precise figure was not specified.
"We were planning to put in the Ministry of Internal Affairs more than two thousand products, the creation of this order is started, and I am confident that by the end of this year we will certainly fulfill all our obligations," — said the CBS.
He noted that as part of measures to increase the properties of the rifle has improved some features guns. "For example, we released this year for the Ministry of Internal Affairs carbines"Saiga-20SV "stores are interchangeable, while previously required personal fit," — explained the official.
CBS sure that the Interior Ministry is interested in the highest quality of procured products and appreciate the initiative "Izhmash" in this area.
"As enthusiasm for the" Saiga "of the security forces of foreign countries, then, of course, high enthusiasm the U.S., where we supply huge quantities of products as the Asia-Pacific: Indonesia, Thailand, Pakistan," — said the head of the company.
NGO "Izhmash", Whose major shareholder is the state corporation" Russian Technologies ", develops and manufactures a wide range of special and civilian products — Kalashnikovs and Nikonov, submachine guns, sniper rifles, grenade launchers, aircraft gun, guided artillery complexes, facilities maintenance and repair of guided weapons , as serial and special tools and instruments.