The AK-47 is a gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov. It is the originating firearm of the Kalashnikov rifle family.
The AK 47 was designed to be a simple, reliable, fully automatic rifle that could be manufactured quickly and cheaply. It has been manufactured in many countries and has seen service with armed and irregular forces worldwide.
The AK-47 is the most widely used assault rifle in the world, with an estimated production of over 100 million rifles. Buy Zastava M92 ZPAP AK Pistol with Top Rail online.
Many AK-47s have been exported from Russia and other countries to many nations that were formerly under Soviet rule.
The AK-47 has been involved in more conflicts than any other firearm. It has been used by rebel groups, terrorists, and criminals in addition to regular armed forces. It is easily recognizable by its distinct shape and curved magazine.
Why was AK-47 so popular?
It was designed for total ease of use: easy to repair, unclog (if you ever do), and easy to maintain.
If a round is chambered in an AK 47, that gun will likely fire. Its creation was so simple and reliable that the Soviet Union began exporting the weapon en masse.