AK-12 and AK-15 are to be adopted!

It appear the struggle for the new Russian assault rifle(s) has finally come to an end.

Today one of my sources from Concern Kalashnikov messaged me some very very hot new. Apparently the Russian MOD plans to introduce the AK-12 and AK-15 for general service. They currently are still negotiating about the exact conditions, but it looks like a closed deal.

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Russian robotic thermal sight
What’s that?!

Clickbait? Not really.
I dare to say Russians always had the most sophisticated optical systems, with the robotic sights being the latest addition. People always nagged, that they will never be put into service, too expensive, yada, yada, yada .
Well, things changed: They are being deployed in Syria right now.
Interested in the specifics, or have you never head about robotic sights at all?

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Review:
PK-AS (ПК-АС)


The PK-AS is a versatile, compact and waterproof sight with a rather unique working principle made by BelOMO (БелОМО) in Belarus.
Often people refer to it as reflex sight or red dot, which does no justice to its capabilities at all. Why? Take a look at these two photos:

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Review:
ЗТ8-24х40М – Зеница

ЗТ8-24х40М-cover

The ZT8-24h40M – Zenica (ЗТ8-24х40М – Зеница) is a decent little spotting scope that dates back to the days of the Soviet Union.

But how does it compare to more modern scopes?

…click here to read the full review!