Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Kalashnikov Tops Small Arms Sales
28.06.2006 15:59
Russian Kalashnikov Tops Small Arms Sales

Russia, the United States and Italy lead the world in small arms sales, says a survey. Russian Kalashnikov submachine gun is popular around the globe.
      The Graduate Institute of International Studies located in Geneva, Switzerland, took a survey to probe into the small arms market. Russian business Internet edition Vzglyad took it up to refine results for the Russian market.
      According to Vzglyad, the largest share in Russian exports of small arms belongs to the Kalashnikov gun and its modifications. There are some 70 million AK-47s in the world. The simple but reliable submachine gun, designed as early as in late 1940s by the famous Mikhail Kalashnikov, is produced in 14 countries and used by 82 countries.
      Recently, Venezuela ordered a 100,000 supply of Russian AK-103 following a U.S. ban on arms imports to this country. 30,000 Kalashnikovs have reached destination now.
      Yet, there is an intellectual property issue related to the weapon. Many produce it without any license robbing Russia of huge revenues.
      Venezuela Buys 100,000 Kalashnikovs


Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

10 Startups have Become Finalists of the MTS Corporate Accelerator
It is Planned to Open 30 New My Business Centres in Russia in 2019
Russian Business Doesn't Go Digital
The Share of Non-cash Payment in Russia Reached 50%
A New Technopark will be Constructed in Moscow

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Inclusive Schools  Russian tourism  Norilsk Nickel  Russian Museum  Russia-Indonesia  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian Film Directors  Russian defense  Historical Mansions  Bitcoin  Russian directors  Moscow monuments  2morrow / Tomorrow Film Festival  Zaryadye  Kabardino-Balkaria  Rostov  Russian Cinema  human rights  Political Repressions  Alisher Usmanov  Russian churches  Kirov  Moscow  Bulgar  Galina Ulanova  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Yanukovich  Russian Film Distribution  Russian regions  St. Petersburg  Mai Miturich  Yegoryevsk  Russian tourists  Summer City Festival  Russian Art Week  travel to Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Aleksandr Shevchenko  Vologda region  New Museums  Domenico Trezzini  Debtors  Festivals in Moscow  Altai Territory  Vasily Zhukovsky  activity holidays  Elena Bryntsalova  LGBT in Russia  Russian business  Russian Schools Sites 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites