Turkish Firm MKE Signs Contract to Manufacture Rifles in the U.S.

The contract was signed at the ongoing Eurosatory-2024 exhibition in Paris.
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 09:36 AM, June 19, 2024
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Turkish Firm MKE Signs Contract to Manufacture Rifles in the U.S.
MPT 76X39mm rifle @via Turkish media

Turkish firm MKE signed a $30 million contract with U.S.-based Century Arms on Tuesday for the latter to manufacture its 7.62mm rifles for the American market.

The contract was signed at the ongoing Eurosatory-2024 exhibition in Paris.

Currently, MKE produces various light weapons, ranging from 9mm submachine guns to 7.62mm infantry rifles.

Century International Arms was founded in 1961. The company produces G3, L1A1, AK-47, and sportified Mauser rifles, among others, and also imports Turkish-made Canik pistols.

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