MOSCOW, February 12. (ARMS-TASS). The Russian Machine
"According to the test results we can say that our machine with our ammunition at exceeds the performance to date M-16 rifle," — said Lepine. He stressed that the criteria which were exhibited in the comparison of these types of weapons, meet the requirements of the Ministry of Defense of Russia. "This is a comparison of the combined conditions, verification of the weapon without cleaning and lubrication for 5 days. All set up to throwing weapons from a height of 1.2 m Will it (the gun) work authorization will, Unauthorized, activation of mechanisms — for This complex things we have implemented a test "- said the general designer.
According to him, the problems with the M-16 emerged when checking weapons "to dust and sand." "At first we dust rifle stopped, started to occur unavoidable delays, which according to our requirements are not allowed", — quotes Liepina ITAR-TASS. He added that serious difficulties arose with the American rifle and "sprinkling" a Russian machine "met all the necessary requirements."
Regarding the effectiveness of weapons, which consists of determining the characteristics of kuchnostnyh and penetration, AK-74M also surpassed the U.S. arms of 5.56 mm, signed Lepine.