5K MPT-76 In Inventory

5K MPT-76 In Inventory 30 November, 2017

A new batch of the 7.62x51mm MPT-76 National Infantry Rifle, produced by the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK), was delivered to the Turkish Land Forces Command. According to the information obtained by C4Defence, with this last delivery, the number of MPT-76 in the inventory reached 5 thousand. On the other hand, the process of serial production of the 5.56x45 mm MPT-55, which will be supplied to the close protection officers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will start soon. Mass production of the MPT-55s, which are especially preferred for use of commandos and residential operations, will begin in March 2018. Thus, MKEK will be the national two-caliber national rifle manufacturer in about four months.

5K MPT-76 In Inventory

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