Russia and India are discussing a contract for the delivery of the Russian Ak-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles to the Indian Defence Ministry.

The firearm manufacturer Kalashnikov Group announced on Tuesday in a press release that the negotiations with the Indian Defence Ministry are at their final stage, and that there is a possibility that the contract may be signed towards the end of the year.

It added that during the process of preparing the contract, “Russian and Indian specialists have done a lot of preparatory work”.

The company has pledged to commence its production of rifles in early 2022 if the parties seal the deal.

The story was filed by the News Desk.
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