Preliminary tests of new AK-12 completed by 80%, that the product identified a number of shortcomings, said to RIA Novosti on Friday CEO near Moscow defense company CRI «Tochmash» Dmitry Semizorov.
Earlier, on November 2, a company spokeswoman, «Izhmash» Lena Filatova said that the AK-12 will take a step preparatory tests at a defense plant CRI «Tochmash» (Moscow).
«The tests are completed, today they are completed by 80%, with all this revealed a number of shortcomings products» — said Semizorov.
Company CEO refused to talk about the disposition of defects, citing the fact that this «secret information developer.»
But the spokesman stressed that all defects be corrected.
«The testing machine, as planned, will end before the end of November this year,» — he said, answering the question corresponding to RIA Novosti correspondent.
Semizorov previously said that preliminary tests the machine will take no more than a month. Municipal tests AK-12, according to the head designer of NPO «Izhmash» Vladimir Zlobin should begin next year and end in June-July 2013.
Zlobin said AK-12 has caused great enthusiasm among all law enforcement agencies, on the basis of the machine will be created large scale combat samples. Among their pistols, machine guns, assault rifles and light machine guns as combined arms, and special purpose.