The South Korean Daewoo K11 was designed as a dual-barrel air-burst weapons system to be carried and fired by a single soldier. It was presented in Abu Dhabi in February 2009 as an integral part of the future soldier system. The K11 assault rifle-element is chambered for the 5.56 x 45 mm NATO-cartridge and its grenade launcher fires 20 x 30 B grenades. The ‘Fire Control System’ (FCS) mounted on top of the rifle provides day and night sight-settings including an infrared (IR) sensor and a ballistic computer.
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|Feeding||double-column box magazine|
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|Production without a licence|
|G||Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by Governmental agencies.|
|N||Non-Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by non-Governmental armed groups.|
|U||Unspecified: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is found in the country, but do not specify whether it is held by Governmental agencies or non-Governmental armed groups.|
It is entirely possible to have a combination of tags beside each country. For example, if country X is tagged with a G and a U, it means that at least one source of data identifies Governmental agencies as holders of weapon type Y, and at least one other source confirms the presence of the weapon in country X without specifying who holds it.
South Korea (KOR)
United Arab Emirates (ARE)
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