Rung Paisarn RPS-001

The RPS-001 is an assault rifle manufactured by Rung Paisarn Heavy Industries of Thailand. It is an adaptation of the Czechoslovak vz. 58 with components from the M16A2. It was introduced during the Advanced Combat Rifle trials.

Rung Paisarn RPS-001
Class Manportable
Type Rifles
Manufacturer Rung Paisarn Heavy Industries
Origin Thailand (Siam)
Country Name Origin Year
Thailand (Siam) 1986
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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Type Assault rifle
Place of origin Thailand
Service history
Used by Thai Special Forces
Production history
Designed 1986
Manufacturer Rung Paisarn Heavy Industries
Variants RPS-001, RPS-001S
Weight 3.20 kg
Length 102.37 cm
Barrel length 49.53 cm
Cartridge 5.56×45 mm NATO
Caliber 5.56 mm
Action Gas-operated
Rate of fire 650 RPM
Effective firing range 400 m
Feed system 30-round detachable STANAG box magazine
Sights Iron sights

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