New Turkish Assault Rifle

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Turkish firm KALEKALIP has designed a nifty looking new battle rifle for the Turkish Army that will be manufactured by MKEK. The rifle is chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO and uses a gas piston and rotating bolt action. The barrel is 16″ in length. The total length is 36″ and it weighs 9 lbs.

[Hat Tip: John at WAFF and Hürriyet]

[ Many thanks to Ilgar for emailing me the link. ]

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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