Iran buys AK-103 assault rifles from Russia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 6
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iran has purchased Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifles from Russia, Tasnim news agency reported.
Iran has already received the Russian rifles and some units of the country’s armed forces have been equipped with the AK-103.
The AK-103 is chambered for the 7.62x39mm M43 round and it weights (unloaded magazine) 3.4 kilograms.
The rifle’s length is 943 millimeters and it uses 30-round magazines, the report added.
The report did not provide further information on the deal under which Iran purchased the rifles.