The arms company also suggests people with only three years shooting experience - as opposed to the current five - should be allowed to possess hunting rifles. At the same time, if the changes were to materialize, gun owners would be able to have their weapons repaired by any company with an appropriate license, instead of solely by the company that made the gun.
Kalashnikov also wants to increase the magazine capacity of hunting rifles so they can be used for target practice to help athletes train.
He added that magazine capacity improves fire rate: "Almost no foreign nations have these restrictions on magazine capacity, while we have to reload every ten shots."
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