Delivery Figures of MPT-76s Exceed 40 Thousand

Date: Issue 94 - September 2019

Developed and produced by the Turkish defence industry in line with the needs of the Turkish Armed Forces, the number of National Infantry Rifles (MPT-76) exceeded 40 thousand with the delivery of 4 thousand 500 units recently.

Within the scope of the 100-Day Action Plan announced on December 13, 2018, the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) signed a contract with the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation, KaleKalıp Makina ve Kalıp Sanayi A.Ş. and Sarsılmaz Silah Sanayi A.Ş. for the production of 50 thousand MPT-76s.  

The development phase of MPT-76 modern infantry rifle, which has tactical technical features required by security forces and will serve in all kinds of terrain and weather conditions in day and night, within the scope of the ongoing serial production of pistols and rifles developed recently in the light weapons group was completed successfully under the coordination of the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB). Thus, a great success was achieved in line with the objective of increasing the rate of meeting the needs of the Turkish Armed Forces domestically.