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How to unlock the Kastov 545 in Modern Warfare 2

Learn how to get the Kastov 545 assault rifle in Modern Warfare 2

Want to learn how to unlock the Kastov 545 in Modern Warfare 2? The Kastov 545 is an assault rifle in Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 characterised by its high damage, low recoil, and high rate of fire. However, thanks to the somewhat confusing new weapon platforms, you might be wondering how exactly you get your hands on this particular gun.

Read on for everything you need to know about unlocking the Kastov 545 for use in your multiplayer loadout in Modern Warfare 2.

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How to unlock the Kastov 545 in Modern Warfare 2

In order to unlock the Kastov 545, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Level your profile up to Rank 23. This will unlock the Kastov 762, which is the starter gun on the Kastovia weapon platform.
  2. Progress the Kastov 762 to Level 10 by using it in multiplayer matches. Once you attain Level 10 proficiency with the base gun, you will unlock the Kastov 545.

Once you have the gun unlocked, be sure to check out our best Kastov 545 loadout guide for everything you need to know about its best perks, attachments, and more.

A close-up of the Kastov 545 Assault Rifle in the Modern Warfare 2 Gunsmith screen.
Image credit: Rock Paper Shotgun/Activision

There are several more weapon unlocks on this branch of the Kastovia weapon platform, and if you play with the Kastov 545 enough to rank it up to Level 13, you'll unlock the next gun on this track: the Kastov-74U.

Now you know how to unlock the Kastov 545, but there are other assault rifles in Modern Warfare 2 that deserve your consideration. Be sure to take a look at our guide to unlocking the Lachmann-556 if you're in the market for a solid alternative. For more details on levelling up your player profile to unlock some base guns, see our Modern Warfare progression guide. And for more Modern Warfare 2 loadout guides, be sure to check our pages on the best guns in Modern Warfare 2, best perks in Modern Warfare 2, and best killstreaks in Modern Warfare 2.

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