Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Russian Military's New Amphibious Rifle

Interpolitex 2013 is taking place this week and it has now been announced that the Russia will be utilizing a different amphibious rifle for their special forces. RIA Novosti is reporting that the ADS Rifle, which is chambered 5.45x39mm and manufactured by Tula Instrument Design Bureau will replace the APS Rifle currently utilized underwater. Specialized PSP ammunition is utilized for underwater purposes. They are touting the weapon to be unparalleled in its performance underwater and can also be utilized effectively out of water with standard 5.45x39mm ammunition.

ADS Rifle 5.45x39 PSP
Copyright: Vitaly Kuzmin
Russian Marine Commandos with APS Rifle
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