Intelligence and historical backround on the AK-47 and AK variants / Khaldoun Kabbani


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AFTE Journal 45.3 (Summer 2013), 222-234


This paper discusses the historical background and development of the Kalashnikov assault rifle. The principal variants are identified and their method of operation briefly described. Details appertaining to the manufacturer markings are illustrated and provide useful data that could assist in the identification of a particular weapon