Turkish army not to use G3 rifles any more

Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries works on a new and a more modern rifle which will replace Turkish army's G3 rifles, Undersecretary Murad Bayar said.

Turkish army not to use G3 rifles any more
Defense Industries Executive Committee is expected to make a final decision on developing a new rifle --suitable for guerrilla fighting-- to be manufactured with advanced technologies, Bayar told the A.A.

"G3 rifles accomplished their missions. They were made for standing army fighting. In fact this weapon is very forcible but it is a little bit heavy and hard to care. We need a weapon that is lighter and easy-to-care for, which could be also used in guerrilla fighting," Bayar added.

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