MPT-76 handed over to TuAF

MPT-76 handed over to TuAF 11 January, 2017

Turkish Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) has delivered the first batch of Turkish National Infantry Rifle MPT-76 to Turkish Armed Forces (TuAF) today. Minister for National Defence Fikri Işık, Commander of the Turkish Land Forces, General Salih Zeki Colak, Undersecretary for Defence Industry Prof. Dr Ismail Demir and General Manager of MKEK Ahmet Taskın participated the handover ceremony of the first batch consisting of 500 rifles. General Çolak, who received the MPT-76 from Undersecretary Demir, stated his gladness that the rifle entered service. After the ceremony, delegation conducted test firing with MPT-76 at the new test and shooting range of MKEK, which also opened today.

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MPT-76 handed over to TuAF

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