Conversion of a Kalashnikov Type Assault Rifle from 7.62 x 39 mm Caliber to 5.56 x 45 mm Caliber


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AFTE Journal 48.2 (Spring 2016), 110-111


This case report examined a Kalashnikov of Chinese manufacture, model 56-1, of caliber 7.62 x 39 mm assault rifle.The conversion was conducted with the use of parts from an Israeli Galil, 5.56 x 45 mm assault rifle, along with minor machining of internal dimensions