Turkey—CANiK Launches Production Of Domestic 12.7-mm Machine Gun

Daily Sabah | 08/05/2022

Turkish arms manufacturer CANik has begun mass production of an indigenous 12.7-mm machine gun, reports the Daily Sabah (Istanbul). The 12.7-mm PMT (platform machine gun) is the first weapon of its kind to be produced in Turkey, said Ismail Demir, the head of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) in a social media post. The weapon is designed to be integrated with a variety of platforms, he said. The new machine gun will be supplied to Turkish security forces, replacing foreign...

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