Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Industry: “The need of Armed Forces and security agencies for ammunition will be fully met through national production”

Baku: “Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense Industry will fully meet the need of Armed Forces and security agencies for ammunition from the end of this year,” Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Industry Yaver Jamalov told APA.

The Minister said that the institutions of the Ministry are currently producing different ammunition components for pistols, submachine gun, sniper rifles, machine guns, mortars, various grenade launchers, as well as shotguns: “Our ammunitions are not inferior to their foreign analogues in terms of quality, even better than them for some parameters.”

Jamalov noted that ammunition for tanks and artillery of various calibers will be produced at the plants to be opened soon: “So, the need of the Armed Forces for ammunition will be fully met through national production.”

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY