Top Turkish Made Infantry Weapons / Assault Rifles & Manufacturer Companies in Turkey
Turkey’s defence industry has been streadily growing in 2000’s.Many Turkish manufacturing companies has taken role in this rapid grow.
Here we have listed Top Turkish Made Infantry Weapons / Rifles and their manufacturing companies.
You can also check our post for Top Turkish Shotgun Manufacturers.
1) AK-40GL GRENADE LAUNCHER
This unique 40 mm grenade launcher has been designed and manufactured to be used with the new and old generation infantry rifles of the Turkish Military Forces comprising a Picatinny rail under the barrel. Light and ergonomic design for ease of use and transport, the design for right/left hand use (safety latch and double-sided loading) makes it remarkable.
2) JMK BORA-12 SNIPER RIFLE
The Bora-12 sniper rifle fires 7.62x51 mm NATO ammunition. Thanks to its rotating mechanism, the gun can fire single shots and has an accuracy of 0.3 MOA. The trigger force can be adjusted between 15 and 25 Newton. The magazine capacity is 10. The buttstock is configured depending on user requests. The gun is 1,265 mm long when the buttstock is fully extended. The barrel length is 660 mm. The gun’s effective range is 1,200 metres. It weighs 6,400 grams.
3) KAAN-717 CARBINE TYPE OF MPT-76
The Kaan-717 is the carbine type of the MPT-76 with a shorter barrel. It fires 7.62x51 mm NATO ammunition. It is capable of semi/full-automatic fire thanks to its short-stroke gas-operated rotary bolt action mechanism. Its accuracy is 4 MOA. The magazine capacity is 20. The gun has a 12 step telescopic buttstock. When it is fully extended, the gun is 810 mm. The barrel length is 315 mm. The KAAN-717 weighs 4,160 grams.
4) KCR 556
Manufactured By KALE
The KCR 556 was developed by Kale Kalıp which has a great amount of experience in the defence industry. It fires 5.56x45 mm NATO ammunition. The modular gun is an advanced gas-operated rifle with rotating bolt head & piston op-rod driven fixed gas system. It is suitable for ambidextrous use. It has a maintenance free gas system up to 10,000 rounds which minimises fouling and heat. The chromeplated cold hammer forged barrel is free floating. The gun is quite ergonomic with its modular flipup iron sight and 5-position telescopic adjustable stock. The gun’s length is 655 mm when the stock is extended. The barrel length is 190 mm. The gun weighs 2,630 grams excluding the magazine.
5) KNT-76 SEMI-AUTOMATIC SNIPER RIFLE
The KNT-76 is a semi-automatic sniper rifle that shares many parts with the MPT-76. It fires 7.62x51 mm NATO ammunition. It is fitted with a semi-automatic gas-operated rotary bolt action mechanism. The gun is fed from a 20-round magazine. It has a 1.5 MOA. Its telescopic buttstock is adjustable. When it is fully extended, the gun is 1,100 mm long. The barrel length is 508 mm. The trigger force can be adjusted between 15 and 25 Newton. Its effective range is 800 metres and it weighs 4,700 grams.
6) KSR50 BOLT ACTION SNIPER RIFLE
Manufactured By KALE
A .50 BMG calibre bolt action sniper rifle, KSR50 has free floating, match grade stainless steel bull barrel. Suitable for ambidextrous use KSR50 is a high-precision anti-material rifle with left hand folding stock with monopod, height adjustable rear leg, adjustable cheek piece and buttstock, 1913 Picatinny STANAG 4694 rails and 0 MOA optics rail machined onto the action.
7) MPT-55 ASSAULT RIFLE
The MPT-55 assault rifle can fire 5.56x45 mm NATO ammunition in semi and fully automatic modes. It has a gasoperated rotary bolt action mechanism. It has a 4 MOA accuracy. It is fed from a 30-round magazine. The barrel length is 368.5 mm. It has a 7-step adjustable buttstock. When it is fully extended, the gun is 800 mm long. The K model with a barrel length of 279.5 mm was designed for use in narrow areas such as urban areas. The gun weighs 3,300 grams.
8) MPT-76 ASSAULT RIFLE
The MPT-76 was developed for the Turkish Armed Forces by MKEK. It can fire 7.62x51 mm NATO ammunition. It is capable of semi and fully automatic fire. It is fitted with a gasoperated rotary bolt action mechanism. Its effective range is 600 metres. The accuracy is 4 MOA. The MPT-76 is fed through a 20-round magazine. The barrel length is 406 mm. When the 12-step adjustable buttstock is fully extended, the gun is 1,000 mm long. It weighs 4,200 grams.
The national assault rifle 7.62x51mm MPT-76 successfully passed 42 torture tests of NATO. It is offered with Sarsılmaz quality to the Turkish Armed Forces. The MPT-76 offers maximum effective range and durable quality. The operating principle is gas piston operated. It has semiautomatic and fully-automatic fire modes. The magazine capacity is 20. The trigger pull is 30N. The gun weighs 4,590 grams when fully loaded. It is 938 mm long while the barrel is 406 mm long.
9) ASR MULTI CALIBRE SNIPER RIFLE
The Multi Calibre Sniper Rifle is developed by ATA ARMS. It can fire .308 Win, .300 Win Mag or .338 Lapua Mag ammo depending on user requests. It has bolt action mechanism. The forend is made of aluminium. The gun can be fitted with barrels ranging between 61 and 71 cm. The total length of the gun is 118 cm with 61 cm barrel and extended stock. It weighs 6 kilograms in this configuration. It is fitted with 20MOA Picatinny rail that allows easy integration of the aluminium receiver, binoculars and other equipment. The trigger mechanism’s weight can be adjusted between 0.6 kg and 1.5 kg. The safety is three position. The feeding is from 10-round AX magazine. The gun is equipped with synthetic AR15 compatible grip and M-LOK attachments, which allows the gun to be fitted with different accessories. It has an aluminium folding stock.
10) OVIS TACTICAL RIFLE
Ovis is named after the ancestor of a domestic sheep breed in the Anatolia. Carefully engraving every single detail just like a work of art, Ovis offers all experience and competence acquired by Huğlu over the years. Also featuring to be the first mass production bold action rifle of the Cooperative, Ovis is available for preference of all shooters shooting long distances thanks to its 7x62 calibre, 69 cm steel barrel, 5+1 cartridge clip etc.
11) SAR 223P ASSAULT RIFLE
SAR 223P is a new generation piston-operated assault rifle developed from SAR 223T to meet the requirements of Turkish Law Enforcement. It requires less cleaning and cooling and it is more reliable. The operating principle is piston driven which makes the rate of fire 820-900 rounds/min. 30-round light and durable polymer magazine feeds the gun. It has a folding metal adjustable sight. Light and durable magazine holds 30 capacity. It is fitted with a double sight cocking handle, safety, a gas adjustment valve and a telescopic buttstock with an ergonomic design that transmits recoil directly to the shoulder and reduces muzzle climb. Picatinny rail handguard allows equipping the gun with tactical equipment.
12) SAR 308 ASSAULT RIFLE
A legend has been resurrected with Sarsılmaz. 100% indigenous SAR 308, from native design to domestic production with polymer magazine, forend and stock reinforced with steel parts, offers a modern look and superior performance with durable and ergonomic polymer parts. The rifle fires 7.62x39 mm ammunition. Its operating principle is gas-operated which allows it to fire approximately 650 rounds per minute. The firing modes are semi-automatic and fully automatic. The magazine capacity is 30. The standard trigger force is 25- 40 N. SAR 308 weighs 3,953 grams.