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I can't get the video to play. Could you list any new features the weapon has?
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From what I can get of the Video it has improved recoil control, improvements in ergonomics, Tactical rails. Also the butt stock will be adjustable
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From what I can get of the Video it has improved recoil control, improvements in ergonomics, Tactical rails. Also the butt stock will be adjustable
Improved recoil in the manner the AN94 tried, or some other method? The other improvements are probably worthwhile tweaks, and easy to implement.
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Here is some links with further info:

http://world.guns.ru/assault/rus/kal...v-ak-12-e.html

http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2...k-12-unveiled/

The earlier video but on youtube.

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http://en.rian.ru/video/20120626/174249952.html
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That should give the Bolshoi a serious case of envy eh?
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Some interesting shots in that group.
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Russia to participate in Red Flag

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The Russian Federation Air Force will be coming to Nellis AFB, Nevada, to participate in the US Air Force's Red Flag (13-1) exercise. How the world has changed... This would have been absolutely unthinkable even a few years ago. It's actually kinda bizarre now... But at the same time, kinda awesome.
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Might be a rumor run amok. No info on the USAF site and Red Flag 13-1 is showing up at Elmendorf AFB in in Alaska, not at Nellis. Stay tuned for more info.
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Aerospace Forces to Carry Out First S-400 Firings

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Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces will carry out their first test-firings of the new S-400 air defense missile system from August 10-16 at the Ashuluk firing range in Astrakhan Region, Defense Ministry spokesman Lt.Col. Dmitry Zenin said on Saturday.
"The first tactical exercises will take place at the Ashuluk range from August 10-16 involving the force's S-400 systems and also the gun-missile Pantsir C system in live firing," he said.
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