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:

Yandex Ranked Among the Fastest Growing Companies in the World
Cryptocurrency was Recognizedas as One of the Ways of Laundering Illegal Income
Russia Ranks Third in the World in Terms of Fintech Services Penetration
The Amount of Investment in Fixed Assets in Moscow has Grown by 19.5%
Russian Online Retailer Launches QR Code Payment

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Tretyakov Gallery  Domodedovo  Musical Comedy Festival  Kodar  Gelendzhik  Bande Dessinee  Bank Rossiya  Mrs. Russia  Russian tourism  Ussuriysk  Russian models  Robots  Exhibitions in Moscow  MICEX  Krasnodar Territory  tickets to Sochi  John Malkovich  travel to Russia  Voronezh   Smolensk  Festivals in Moscow  Turgoyak  ferry St. Petersburg  Kostroma  Russian oil companies  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Dvorkovich   Perm Territory  Russian Cinema  Nicholas Roerich  Moscow  3D Mapping Show  Installations  education  Russian people  Rostov  Accounts Chamber   Russian transportation  Russian business  Russian education  international cooperation  Salekhard  ColorFest  Borodino Battle  Perm  Russian energy companies   Russian regions  Alexey Emelin  St. Petersburg  Andrey Zvyagintsev 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites