Object Title

Centrefire automatic rifle - Kalashnikov AKMS

Centrefire automatic rifle - Kalashnikov AKMS

Date

about 1965

Object Number

PR.9076

Provenance

Manufactured c1965 Acquired by the Ministry of Defence, date unknown. Gifted by the Ministry of Defence, 2005.

Physical Description

Typical AKMS design with stamped/pressed and riveted construction throughout, slant compensator, ribbed top cover, and laminated wood pistol grip and handguard. With cleaning rod.

Techniques

Machining, Bluing

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength16.3in.
BarrelLength415mm
OverallLength36.2in.
OverallLength920mm
OverallWeight3.42kg
OverallWeight7.54lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 175973

Calibre

7.62 mm