Plant Mayak developed new Ukrainian portable rifle "Hopak"

After passing state tests, new gun will be delivered to Ukrainian Armed Forces
13:10, 19 October 2015


Plant "Mayak" developed a new Ukrainian rifle "Hopak" of caliber 7.62 mm. After the test, new development will be passed to the Ukrainian army, Ukroboronprom reports.

Rifle caliber - 7,62x39, its weight is less than 5 kg, firing rate - 30 rounds per minute. "Hopak" can be equipped with special silencer, if necessary.

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New portable rifle was represented during the XII International Trade Fair "Arms and Security 2015" on September 22-25.

PJSC "Plant "Mayak" specializes in development, manufacture, sale, repair, modernization and disposal of weapons and military equipment.  Earlier, the plant developed a new mortar "Molot", which has already passed state tests and would be mass-produced for Ukrainian army.

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