7 June 2013, 14:56

Russian Defense Ministry adopts a new sniper rifle

Дмитрий Рогозин

Russian Defense Ministry has adopted a new sniper complex "Kord", created in the Degtyarev factory at Kovrov, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday.

The complex is of 12.7 mm calibre, said the deputy prime minister who praised the new rifle. At a meeting at the Government House in Moscow, Rogozin also said that it had been decided to create a special laboratory in Kovrov to develop the combat robotics. One of the important tasks of these robots would be evacuation of the wounded from the battlefield or from the site of a terrorist attack.


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