Press release

Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan signed Military-Technical Cooperation Treaty

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a Military-Technical Cooperation Treaty between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan in Moscow on 24 December 2013.

The Leadership and employees of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation express their deep and sincere condolences on the occasion of the death of the legendary designer of small arms Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov.

For many years of services to the Homeland, Mikhail Timofeevich has acquired the indisputable authority and the highest respect all over the world. The small arms designed by him are an unsurpassed example of quality, reliability and efficiency in the world weapon history.

Lieutenant General M.T. Kalashnikov belongs to the community of outstanding designers, who have made the invaluable contribution to defence capability of the Homeland.

With the death of Mikhail Timofeevich, armourers of Russia have suffered an irreplaceable loss, having lost their teacher, indispensable teammate and adherent.

Date of publication: 14.01.2014




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