South Korea plans to develop new airburst air burst machine gun rifle will produce K11
South Korea has developed K11 empty storm rifle
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gun violence, according to Defense News website August 27, 2009 reported that Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) 8 25 announced, South Korea plans to develop their own machine gun system, the machine gun laser targets through the procurement system and optical fire control can fire air-burst ammunition. The new gun will be able to penetrate light armored vehicles.
It is said that a total of 27.3 trillion won (about $ 22 million) in the next few years will be used for research and development of the 2000 m range of the guns, first deployed in 2015.
It is reported that the agency has selected S & T Daewoo as the integrated development of the gun fire control system and the development of optical system of choice for bidders, in addition, Hanwha Group as ammunition bidders. Contract will be made in September.
Currently, Korea has developed an air burst rifle. DAPA announced in April, South Korea will begin production of K11 rifle, rifle capable of firing NATO standard 5.56 mm bullet, fired 20 mm and is compatible with an empty bomb. (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Electronic Science and Technology Information Institute Liu Na)