Someone fired a PPK-20 submachine gun. Foto/en.kalashnikovgroup.ru
The news was revealed by the Kalashnikov Group on Sunday (14/8/2022).
“We believe it will be the best machine gun in the world for the next 20 years,” the head of the renowned arms manufacturer, Alan Lushnikov, told reporters, describing the PPK-20.
Data provided by the company shows the weapon is capable of firing 800 rounds per minute.
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According to Russian media, the bullet fired from the gun had a speed of almost 470 meters per second and was capable of penetrating level IIIA body armor.
Please note, tier IIIA visor is one of the highest visor classes for light soft concealable protection.
The machine gun weighs just under 3 kg, has a sound moderator, and a standard mounting rail interface similar to the Picatinny rails used in Western guns.
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The PPK-20 was first presented by Kalashnikov at the ARMY 2021 exhibition last year.