India Wants in on Russia’s Gun Show
The National Interest -

Mark Episkopos

Rifles, Eurasia

This prospective deal would make India the first foreign country to license-produce the AK-200 series of assault rifles. Local production is slated to begin in the first quarter of 2022. 

India’s Defense Ministry has given final approval to a joint venture for the licensed production of over 600,000 Russian Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles. The deal is now valued at around $590 million, almost $100 million less than the $688 price tag previously reported by...

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