Turkey’s CANiK, one of many field’s leading weapons manufacturers working below Samsun Yurt Savunma (SYS), has started the mass production of the PMT (platform machine gun) 12.7 mm machine gun, which became produced domestically for the main time.
Ismail Demir, head of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) announced the connected news by process of his Twitter myth.
“The PMT 12.7-millimeter machine gun, which became produced within the neighborhood for the main time, went into mass production,” he wrote.
Demir acknowledged that Turkey did now not even own a home rifle till six-seven years ago, “but this day we’re at a diploma to invent excessive-caliber weapons ourselves.”
In his post, Demir also integrated the video of him making a take a look at shot with the domestically produced machine gun, the CANiK M2 QCB.
Demir, who visited the products and services of Samsun Yurt Savunma, the contractor company of the challenge, and examined the event of the challenge on-role, acknowledged that the 12.7 mm machine gun became designed to shoot very rapid on varied platforms, and after the qualification processes had been successfully performed, the mass production section became started.
Emphasizing that deliveries to the protection forces will continue with mass production, Demir acknowledged, “This implies that our security forces are geared up with weapons a long way superior to their international counterparts. Now we own paved the manner for a original success chain in this regard.”
Per a whisper by the SSB, the qualification tests for the rifle had been performed after bigger than a month of exhausting work. CANiK M2 QCB rifle successfully passed many tests a lot like excessive stress, accelerated rain, salt mist, low and excessive temperature, icing and chemical interaction all the map through the qualification process of roughly 1 million shots.
Because the taking pictures and qualification tests implemented, the barrel became produced with materials and production suggestions that own no longer been former sooner than in Turkey. It became resolute that the produced barrel had a elevated lifetime than its international counterparts, and the energy shots confirmed that it became extra sturdy.
The 12.7×99 millimeter machine gun, which is former on land, air and naval platforms and supplied became previously supplied from in a international country.