Azerbaijan machine guns UP-7.62 and HP-7.62 will be demonstrated at IDEF 2013 0205134

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IDEF 2013
International Defence Industry Fair Exhibition
7 - 10 May 2013
Istanbul, Turkey

 
Azerbaijan machine gun at IDEF 2013
 
 
Thursday, May 2, 2013, 11:59 AM
 
Azerbaijan machine guns UP-7.62 and HP-7.62 will be demonstrated at IDEF 2013.
Along with the various arms produced at the local facilities, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry will exhibit two various models of light machine guns at IDEF-2013 in Istanbul on May 7-10. The Ministry told APA that one of them is UP-7.62 which is included in the armament of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, another is HP-7.62, which was produced by local engineers and currently is being tested. UP-7.62 was exhibited at IDEF-2011 for the first time. HP-7.62 will be demonstrated at the international exhibition for the first time.
     
Along with the various arms produced at the local facilities, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry will exhibit two various models of light machineguns at IDEF-2013 in Istanbul on May 7-10. The Ministry told APA that one of them is UP-7.62 which is included in the armament of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, another is HP-7.62, which was produced by local engineers and currently is being tested. UP-7.62 was exhibited at IDEF-2011 for the first time. HP-7.62 will be demonstrated at the international exhibition for the first time.
Azerbaijan defence industry booth at military exhibition
     

7.62x54 mm caliber UP-7.62 (universal machine gun) has been designed for combined arms. It is the modernized form of Kalashnikov machin egun produced by the former USSR. This machinegun has a charger for 100 and 200 cartridges and is equipped with a special rail for deploying optical vision systems. UP-7.62 is capable of 650 shootings in a minute and its weight is 7,5 kg. It is possible to destroy targets at the distance of 1500 meter with the help of optical targeting coordinator.

7.62x54 mm caliber HP-7.62 (offensive machine gun) is designated by local engineers for special operations forces and intelligence officers. According to the design, it is completely different from Kalashnikov machine guns included in the army’s armament. The barrel of the machine gun is relatively short. The Picatinny rail deployed on receiver cover will allow adding collimator, laser targets and other accessories. The shooting distance of HP-7.62 is 1000 meter, weight – 7 kg and length - 1080 meter.

 

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