Russian gunmaker claims North Korea copied his sniper rifle design | NK News
July 13, 2024
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Russian gunmaker claims North Korea copied his sniper rifle design

CEO of Lobaev Arms endorses knockoff fired by Kim Jong Un and says he’s willing to help ‘ally’ DPRK with mass production

A Russian gunmaker has claimed that North Korea copied the design of a sniper rifle produced by his company, after state media released photos of leader Kim Jong Un firing a similar gun during a factory visit earlier this month.

Vladislav Lobaev, CEO of Lobaev Arms, told the Russian media outlet Mash that the rifle Kim used to demonstrate his marksmanship replicates Lobaev Arms’ DVL-10M1 Saboteur.

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