05 June 2017

Kalashnikov Group allocated 1 million rubles to reward winners of Rifle World Championship


Kalashnikov Group, which is incorporated in the State Corporation Rostec, has created a special prize of 1 mln rubles for the sportsmen of the first Practical Shooting World Championship who will compete for this prize in Semi-auto Standard and Semiauto Open classes using rifles manufactured in Izhevsk.

The strongest shooters of the Russian team will participate at the World’s Championship armed with a new pump action rifle KSZ-223 manufactured by the Kalashnikov Group. The rifle is based on the self-loading Saiga MK 223 and designated to fit the IPSC Rifle Manual division.

Moreover, the Kalashnikov Group has manufactured the exclusive batch of 60 “Saiga MK” 5.45x39 rifles with the Picatinny rail on the upper receiver and the telescopic buttstock designed for the international sportsmen who have become victims of the sanctions regimes established in their countries. They also have an opportunity to compete for this prize.