Ukrainian FORT-20 Striker-Fired Semi-Auto Pistol

The Arms and Security 2021 exhibition was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from June 15 to 18. Many Ukrainian small arms manufacturers released new products during the show most of which we have already covered. The Ukrainian FORT company (Science Industrial Association (SIA) “FORT” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine) introduced two new firearms during this exhibition – the FORT-230 submachine gun, which we talked about earlier, and the FORT-20 pistol, which we’ll take a look at in this article.

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Ukrainian MAGNA BALLISTA Semi-Auto Multi-Caliber Bullpup Rifle

Continuing the coverage of new Ukrainian firearms released at the  Arms and Security 2021 exhibition, today we’ll take a look at the Ballista rifle introduced by a Ukrainian company called Magna. The Magna Ballista is a multi-caliber semi-auto bullpup rifle. It has been in development for several years. The samples brought to the show are pre-production prototypes and the company expects to start the production by the end of the year. They plan to offer it both in military/LE and civilian markets.

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Ukrainian Snipex LASKA K-2 Heavy Machine Gun

Yesterday, we took a look at the new Snipex Monomakh anti-material rifle released by this Ukrainian company at the Arms and Security 2021 exhibition recently held in Kyiv, Ukraine. Besides this expansion of their anti-materiel rifle line, the company has also introduced a new belt-fed heavy machine gun chambered in 12.7x108mm. The new HMG is called Laska K-2. It does look similar to the M2 Browning machine gun but many key design elements are completely different. Let’s take a closer look.

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Ukrainian Snipex MONOMAKH 14.5mm Semi-Auto Anti-Materiel Rifle

Snipex is a Ukrainian company ( XADO Chemical Group subsidiary) specialized in designing and manufacturing anti-materiel rifles, particularly, AMRs chambered in 14.5x114mm. We have previously reported about their T-Rex and Alligator 14.5mm bolt action (single-shot and magazine-fed) anti-material rifles. The company continues expanding their 14.5mm anti-materiel rifle line and during the Arms and Security 2021 exhibition introduced a semi-auto 14.5x114mm anti-materiel rifle called Snipex Monomakh.

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Ukrainian FORT-230 9mm Submachine Gun

At the  Arms and Security 2021 exhibition held in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian small arms manufacturer FORT (Science Industrial Association (SIA) “FORT” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine) has introduced two new firearms – the FORT-230 submachine gun and the FORT-20 striker-fired pistol. In this article, we’ll take a look at the FORT-230 SMG.

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