This video of the AK 47 is stunning and presents a 3D breakdown of this legendary weapon. The AK-47, officially known as the Avtomat Kalashnikova, is the amazing gas powered assault rifle chambered in the 7.69X33MM cartridge.
This legendary weapon has been used by militaries around the world because of its dependability. Users have reported the weapons firing in the worst conditions imaginable. They fire with debris and dirt or sand in the gun, and even fire wet.
In the name AK 47, the number "47" refers to the year the rifle was finished. The design of the AK was started in 1945 and completed in 1947. Since those early years, the weapon design has seen some changes, but the core simplicity remains.
The first AK-47 rifles were entered into service in 1947. Now, you can own a version of this semi-auto firearm that is frequently found in military arsenals around the world. The influences of Yugoslavian, Romanian, Polish, Russian and Hungarian factories are found in our AK-47 rifle collection. These impressive firearms have been made available from U.S. importers, such as Century Arms, through Top Gun Supply. The Saiga rifle is a joint effort between the legendary Izhmash Factory in Russia and Arsenal, a U.S. company. Live the AK-47 legend with the Saiga SGL10, featuring premium components and top-notch workmanship. The Arsenal company remanufactures the SGL rifles with compliant parts and adds custom modifications that deliver more for your money. The Saigas bear the Russian stamped receivers. These AK-47s are laser sighted and test fired for reliability before they leave the factory. Our comprehensive long gun category also features industry leaders like Stag Arms and Rock River Arms.
A time-honored rifle tradition meets the latest technologies in our selection of AK-47 assault rifles for sale. Authentic assault rifle designs are combined with advanced materials and CNC machining to create modern versions of AK-47 assault rifles. We have models available in 7.62 × 39mm and 5.45 × 39.5mm calibers. A stand-out design from Poland makes its entrance as an updated sporter rifle in the popular 5.45 × 39.5mm caliber. This eye-catching AK-47 assault rifle for sale includes a stamped steel receiver and side folding wire stock. Many of our assault rifles come with magazines and extra accessories, such as cases or cleaning kits. You can fire a gas-operated, magazine-fed AK-47 rifle from your shoulder that has been built for rugged dependability.
Since 1947 the AK47 has been the standard weapon of enemies and allies of America. It is arguably the most used riffle platform in the world. At this time over 106 nations use the AK47 as their national riffle. There are at least 100 million AK47 in use based on a number of variations around the world.
The AK 47 stand for Avtomat Kalashnikova -- also known simply as the Kalashnikov. The design is all about simplicity and ease of use and maintenance. There were many guns at the time whose design influenced the design for the AK47 one of these was Germany's Sturmgewehr-44. The stG-44 was intended to lay down heavy fire with smaller rounds, and the AK47 followed with that same goal in mind.
The AK 47 was designed to fire in almost any condition. It was also designed to clear jams easily, but because of its simplistic design it rarely jams. Many have fired rounds with sand, mud, or dirt in the weapon and it still has not jammed.
A fully automatic AK 47 has the ability to fire at up to a 600 rounds per minute rate of fire. This makes the AK one of the deadliest weapons ever designed. The rate of fire, ease of use, and design make it a powerful weapon of choice. Today’s AKs are actually AKMs were the design has been updated with modern components for even more ease of use.
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The AK-47 was designed to be a simple, reliable fully automatic rifle that could be manufactured quickly and cheaply, using mass production methods that were state of the art in the Soviet Union during the late 1940s.
The AK-47 uses a long stroke gas system that is generally associated with great reliability in adverse conditions.
The large gas piston, generous clearances between moving parts, and tapered cartridge case design allow the gun to endure large amounts of foreign matter and fouling without failing to cycle.
Wound Profiles of Russian small-arms ammunition compiled by Dr.
Martin Fackler on behalf of the U.S. military The AK fires the 7.62×39mm cartridge with a muzzle velocity of 715 m/s (2,350 ft/s).
The cartridge weight is 16.3 g (0.6 oz), the projectile weight is 7.9 g (122 gr).
The original Soviet M43 bullets are 123 grain boat-tail bullets with a copper-plated steel jacket, a large steel core, and some lead between the core and the jacket. The AK has excellent penetration when shooting through heavy foliage, walls or a common vehicle's metal body and into an opponent attempting to use these things as cover. The 7.62×39mm M43 projectile does not generally fragment when striking an opponent and has an unusual tendency to remain intact even after making contact with bone. The 7.62×39mm round produces significant wounding in cases where the bullet tumbles (yaws) in tissue, but produces relatively minor wounds in cases where the bullet exits before beginning to yaw.
In the absence of yaw, the M43 round can pencil through tissue with relatively little injury.
Most, if not all, of the 7.62×39mm ammunition found today is of the upgraded M67 variety. This variety deleted the steel insert, shifting the center of gravity rearward, and allowing the projectile to destabilize (or yaw) at about 3.3 in (8.4 cm), nearly 6.7 in (17 cm) earlier in tissue than the M43 round.
This change also reduces penetration in ballistic gelatin to ~25 in (64 cm) for the newer M67 round versus ~29 in (74 cm) for the older M43 round.
However, the wounding potential of M67 is mostly limited to the small permanent wound channel the bullet itself makes, especially when the bullet yaws.
The 3rd reason these guns are so beloved is their dependability. Due to the basic design elements and manufacturing, these have proved to be the most dependable 7.62MM design on the market. Even after modern updates the core design does not fail to deliver. The reason so many governments choose the design for their military is because they have proven to fire in most conditions.