Izhmash Research & Production Association of Russia, one of the world's largest firearms manufacturers and the manufacturer of Saiga rifles and shotguns, Biathlon target rifles and of course, the legendary AK47, appointed RWC Group LLC. as their exclusive US importer during the 2012 SHOT show.
The Saiga rifles and shotguns are based on the classic, rugged and reliable Kalashnikov design, manufactured by one of the world's oldest (founded in 1807) and largest firearms companies, Izhmash in Russia. In addition to importing the Saiga rifles in 7.62 x39 mm, .223 Rem., .308 Win. and 5.45x39 mm caliber and Saiga autoloading shotguns in 12, 20 and 410 gauges, RWC will bring in the complete line of Izhmash products including new shotgun models featuring factory skeletonized butt stocks, vented forends, magazine wells and Picatinny rails.
FIME Group is Izhmash's official partner in manufacturing all variations of classic Kalashnikov rifles and shotguns, using original military design and authentic mil-spec stocksets and components manufactured by Arsenal, Inc. RWC will have Kalashnikov models featuring CAA's battle proven furniture. In addition, the original Izhmash furniture and a complete line of original Izhmash factory replacement parts and magazines will be available from RWC and K-Var Corp, the only distributor that offers complete line of Izhmash products, including firearms, parts, and accessories.