Photo taken on May 9, 2016 during the closing of the Seventh National Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, and showing a soldier carrying an un common weapon.
It is a modified version of the type 98 assault rifle, with a spiral magazine, only used by Korean elite troops.
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un bodyguards also use this weapon.
Its features include its high-capacity, cylindrical, helical-feed magazine and retractable stock. The round capacity could be anywhere between 75-150 rounds.
First image of the new modified type 98 assault rifle with a spiral magazine, on 15 March 2013
The Calico M960 is a 9×19mm (Luger/Parabellum) caliber semi-automatic carbine
Chang Feng CF05 Type 06 assault rifles also uses a drum magazine
Edited by Soheil, 13 May 2016 - 11:55 PM.