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What round does AK-74 shoot?

What round does AK-74 shoot?


Height AK-74M: 195 mm (7.7 in)
Cartridge 5.45×39mm
Action Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Rate of fire Cyclic: 600–650 rounds/min Practical: Automatic: 100 rounds/min Semi-auto: 40 rounds/min

Does anyone make a 5.56 AK?

The AK-101 is an assault rifle of the Kalashnikov series. The AK-101 is designed for the world export market, using the NATO standard 5.56x45mm cartridge….

Manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern
Produced 1995-present
No. built 270,500+
Variants AK-102 RPK-201

How much does an ak12 Cost?

The price tag of the new AK-12 assault rifle is going to be around a competitive $1,000.

What countries still use 7.62 x39?

In service 1949–present
Used by Soviet Union, former Warsaw Pact, Iran, People’s Republic of China, Egypt, Cambodia, North Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, Finland, Venezuela, many others
Production history
Designed 1943

Who owns Kalashnikov USA?

Kalashnikov USA

Type Joint stock company
Key people CEO Jonathan Mossberg Manager & Sr Vice Pres Michael Tiraturian (Tiraturyan) Manager Peter Viskovatykh Spokesperson Laura Burgess
Products Firearms Weapons
Parent RWC Group LLC
Website kalashnikov-usa.com

What replaced the AK-74?

The Russian military will be replacing its standard issue AK-74M rifle with the AK-12 and AK-15. The AK-12 and AK-15 have 30-round magazines, can shoot 700 rounds per minute, and are equipped with a number of different sights.

What’s the difference between the AK 47 and the AK 74?

The AK-74 is an adaptation of the AK-47, chambered in 5.45x39mm. The design was overseen by Mikhail Kalashnikov in 1974. The lighter rounds used by the AK-74 allow the operator to carry more ammunition, compared to the larger and heavier 7.62 cartridge.

When did Mikhail Kalashnikov make the AK 74?

The AK-74 (Russian: Автомат Калашникова образца 1974 года or “Kalashnikov automatic rifle model 1974”) is an assault rifle developed in the early 1970s by Russian weapons designer Mikhail Kalashnikov to replace the earlier AKM (itself a refined version of the AK-47).

What kind of shoulder stock does an AK 74 have?

The AKS-74. Designed for airborne infantry and equipped with a folding shoulder stock. The AKS-74 (“S”—Russian: складной; Skladnoy, or “folding”), is a variant of the AK-74 equipped with a side-folding metal shoulder stock, designed primarily for use with air assault infantry and developed alongside the basic AK-74.

What’s the point blank range on an AK-74?

For the AK-74 combined with the 7N6 or 7N10 service cartridges the 400 m battle zero setting point-blank range limits the apparent “bullet rise” within approximately −5 to +38 cm (−2.0 to 15.0 in) under the line of sight.