Azerbaijan to replace “Kalashnikov” with Israeli “Tavor” assault rifle
PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijan plans to replace Kalashnikov (AK) with Israeli Tavor to build on its territory a plant producing these weapons.
In the post- Soviet states, special forces of Azerbaijan and Georgia are armed with Tavor- a model of the modern Israeli 5.56mm assault rifle, manufactured by concern Israel Military Industries.
Earlier, Israeli concern Aviation Industry has signed a contract with Azerbaijan for the supply of a few tens of unmanned aerial vehicles. Azerbaijan has also agreed with Israel to purchase arms worth USD 1.6bn.