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The Russian military is replacing the AK-74M with these 2 new rifles

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. The two new weapons will be part of Russia’s “Ratnik” program, a […]
The Russian military is replacing the AK-74M with these 2 new rifles
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This Chart Shows How The AK-47 Became The Most Popular Assault Rifle

As Mikhail Kalashnikov died yesterday, the AK-47 that he designed in 1947 remains the most popular assault rifle in the world, used from Russia to South Sudan (above). Its competition includes the U.S.-designed M-16 and AR-15, as well as the new AK-12. While these rifles offer various innovations, they have […]
This Chart Shows How The AK-47 Became The Most Popular Assault Rifle
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The Man Who Invented The AK-47 Has Died — Here’s His Greatest Regret

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the creator of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, has died at the age of 94, according to Russia Today. He had reportedly been suffering from heart problems and was in intensive care since November. The Kalashnikov AK-47 is frequently cited as the world’s most popular assault rifle, with […]
The Man Who Invented The AK-47 Has Died  —  Here’s His Greatest Regret