Bangla Hunt Desk: India and Russia signed an agreement on AK-47 203 rifles. The AK-47 203 rifle is the most advanced version of the AK-47. Now these rifles will have to be made in India. Russian media reported the deal on Friday.
These rifles will replace the ‘Indian Small Arms System (INSAS) 5.56 × 45mm rifle. According to Russia's state-run news agency Sputnik, the Indian Army needs about 770,000 AK-47 203 rifles. One lakh of these rifles will be imported from Russia and the rest will be manufactured in India. Russia and India will jointly build these rifles in India.
The agreement was reached with the Ordnance Board and Kalashnikov Concern. According to information received, the advanced technology rifle will be manufactured at the Korbaayudh Factory in Uttar Pradesh, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year.
According to reports, each rifle will cost about ১০ 1,100. According to Sputnik, the Insas rifle has been used since 1998. There are many problems with this older version of the rifle. And this is why the AK-47 203 rifle will be made and brought in place of the old Insas.