Object Title

Centrefire automatic rifle - Daewoo K2

Centrefire automatic rifle - Daewoo K2

Date

2012

Object Number

XXX.182

Provenance

Manufactured by S&T Daewoo in 2012. Purchased from Law Enforcement International, St. Albans, on 18 December 2012.

Physical Description

Standard full-length rifle configuration i.e. with lower receiver derived from the AR-15 design, but substantially different weapon overall with long-stroke gas piston operated upper receiver. Separate piston and bolt carrier as opposed to earlier AK-style assembly, and retention catch on disassembly lever (also a later feature).

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Dimensions

BarrelLength20.5 in
BarrelLength520 mm
OverallLength38.9 in
OverallLength988 mm
OverallWeight3.26 kg
OverallWeight7.2 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number K000794

Calibre

5.56 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

model designation
5.56MM K2
Lower receiver right side
Stamped
Maker's mark
Daewoo corporate name in Korean script
Lower receiver right side
Stamped