NPO Izhmash Adopts Kalashnikov Name

It appears Russian armsmakers have formed their own post-Soviet union...…

It appears Russian armsmakers have formed their own post-Soviet union…

Revolutionary weapon designer Mikhail Kalashnikov has come to terms with NPO Izmash, allowing the NPO Izmash to market their arms under the Kalashnikov moniker free of charge.

“Mr. Kalashnikov is a patriot, a true patriot,” said NPO Izmash CEO Konstantin Busygin.

The Kalashnikov Corporation will absorb major Russian small-arms makers, and should be registered by September 19—when Russia celebrates the “Day of Arms Makers.”

Read more at Russia Behind the Headlines.

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