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Serial production of the gun “Boa”, conceived as a replacement for the Makarov pistol (PM), will start in 2019. It is reported RIA Novosti citing a source in the military-industrial complex.
According to the source, the Commission that takes the decision on awarding gun letters O1, is finished in March. Then plan to release a series of weapons. At the moment, is solved, where production will be launched: at the production site “Vyatskiye Polyany”, “Kalashnikov” or TSNIITOCHMASH.
Gun “Boa” for the Armed forces of Russia passed the state test in January. According to test results the gun was recommended for adoption. A new gun developed under the cartridge 9х21 mm and is designed to replace the Makarov pistol, which was adopted in 1951.
In Russia, several attempts to replace the PM in the Armed forces, however, all new items, in particular, a TT pistol and a pistol Serdyukov, did not become massively used in the army.
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