TsKIB SOO MTs-566 Rifle [Arms & Hunting 2018]

At the Arms & Hunting 2018 exhibition, Russian TsKIB SOO has introduced the civilian version of the OTs-129 designated marksman rifle. The civilian rifle is called MTs-566 and it is largely a copy of its military counterpart. Let’s see what interesting features this rifle has.

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New Russian OTs-128 Prototype Belt-Fed Machine Gun

About a year ago we reported about several new firearms that were designed or were in development by the Russian TsKIB SOO. Among these guns, there was a semi-auto marksman rifle called OTs-129. Apparently, that was one of the guns of a project called “Alatau” (Алатау). A couple of days ago, Kalashnikov Gun Magazine has published images of the OTs-128 machine gun that was also a part of the Alatau project.

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7 New Firearms by Russian TsKIB SOO

At the end of May, there was an event held in Russia called “Day of Advanced Technologies of Law Enforcement Authorities”. It is officially described as a scientific and technical forum and normally the entry is restricted to law-enforcement officials. During this forum/fair, many Russian companies introduce some of their newest weapon designs as well as those still in development. Usually, it is hard to get information from that event, but some information and images leaked and appeared in Russian gun forums and other online resources.

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