Ukraine will produce the American rifle M-16

State concern «Ukroboronprom», which unites the main enterprises of the military-industrial complex of the country, together with the American company Aeroscraft will establish production in Ukraine American rifles M-16. On this day, January 3, at a press conference said the Deputy Director of the concern Sergey Korobov, UNIAN reports.

«We have a pilot project for the production of M-16 rifles on the territory of Ukraine. I hope in a very short period of time we will move on to its practical implementation. Now signed all the necessary documents,» he said.

During the press conference, the Director of the company Aeroscraft , Igor Pasternak and the leadership of the group signed a Memorandum, according to which Aeroscraft will provide a «Ukroboronprom» license from the us government for the production of small arms.

According to Pasternak, the license was provided to the company Aeroscraft by the US government at the end of 2016.

As noted by the representatives of the concern in the early stages of production American rifles is planned for the domestic market.

We will remind, in October the state company «ukroboronservice», part of «Ukroboronprom», and the Slovak company Grand Power S. R. O. has signed a contract on joint production of small arms in Ukraine. In particular, the parties agreed on the production of K100 pistols and submachine guns K105.

Ukraine will produce the American rifle M-16 03.01.2017

Январь 3rd, 2017 by
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