AK

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Related to Avtomat Kalashnikova: Mikhail Kalashnikov, Ak47
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AKAlaska (US postal abbreviation)
AKAcknowledge
AKAnimal Kingdom (Disney World theme park)
AKAuckland, New Zealand
AKAlicia Keys (singer)
AKArbeitskreis (German: Working Party)
AKAcknowledgment
AKAss Kisser
AKActinic Keratosis
AKAsahi Kasei (manufacturer; various locations)
AKApplied Kinesiology
AKAbove Knee (amputation)
AKAny Key
AKAndrei Kirilenko (basketball player)
AKAtomic Kitten (band)
AKArmia Krajowa (Home Army, the Polish Resistance, WWII)
AKArbeiterkammer (Austrian trade union)
AKCommercial Cargo Ship (US DoD ship designation)
AKAga Khan (title of leader of a sect within the Ismaili branch of Islam)
AKAamir Khan (Indian actor)
AKAss Kicking
AKAdenylate Kinase
AKAnthony Kiedis (member of Red Hot Chili Peppers)
AKAstigmatic Keratotomy (eye surgery)
AKAlles Klar (German: All Right, Okay)
AKAvtomat Kalashnikova (Soviet assault rifle)
AKAzad Kashmir
AKAsh Ketchum (Pokémon)
AKApplication Kit
AKAll Knowing
AKAllgemeine Kredit (German: General Credit)
AKAvada Kedavra (Harry Potter)
AKAwesome Kids
AKAndrew Kim
AKAudio Karate (band)
AKAuthorization Key
AKAlternate Key (database theory)
AKAviation Storekeeper
AKArmeekorps (German Army corps)
AKAutomatKarbin (Swedish assault rifle)
AKAdaptation Kit
AKData Acknowledgment (ANSI)
AKAdvanced Kaizen (methodology)
AKAlte Kaker (Yiddish: Old Timer)
AKAnime Kingdom
AKAurora Knights (gaming clan)
AKKnight of the Order of Australia (Obsolete)
AKAutomatic Keying
AKAtari Karts (Atari Jaguar video game)
AKAbu Khader Group (Amman, Jordan)
AKAscension Kit (NetHack)
AKAnte Calendas (Latin: Before the Calends, epigraphy)
AKAnatomic Kinesiology
AK(USN Rating) Aviation Storekeeper
AKAutomatic/Assault Rifle/Carbine/Cannon (Swedish military)
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That's because the Avtomat Kalashnikova obrazets 1947g (AK-47), named for the year that the Soviet Union standardized its production, was replaced by the Modernizirovannyi Avtomat Kalashnikova (AKM) in 1959.
Essentially the R4, South Africa's product-improved version of the Galil, in a bullpup configuration, the CR21 was adopted by a few small Eastern European countries next to Russia, who wanted nothing to do with either the former Soviet Union or its Avtomat Kalashnikova.
at least up until this writing, the invention of one of Russia's most famous citizens, the late Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, certainly successfully invaded the United States with semiautomatic-only versions of his Avtomat Kalashnikova.
And the rifle he admires most is the Avtomat Kalashnikova, the AK.
Many avtomat Kalashnikova aficionados consider them improvements to the AKM's design.
Conversely, in a more conventional gas piston design, such as the ubiquitous Avtomat Kalashnikova, gases moving up the barrel vent into the gas block, strike against a piston, either separate from, or connected to, an operating rod or slide, at the end of which is the bolt carrier holding the bolt group.
In numbers produced, no infantry rifle in the history of modern warfare even comes close to the Avtomat Kalashnikova obrazets 1947 (Kalashnikov assault rifle model 1947) and its derivatives.
Conversely, in a more conventional short-stroke gas piston design, such as the ubiquitous Avtomat Kalashnikova, gases moving up the barrel's vent into the gas block, strike against a piston, either separate from, or connected to, an operating rod or slide, at the end of which is the bolt carrier holding the bolt group.
In that configuration, it doesn't look much like the menacing Avtomat Kalashnikova that the anti-gun leftists in the United States find to be so sinister and frightening.
You simply must see for yourself if a particular magazine will operate properly in your rifle, whether it is the PTR-32 or an Avtomat Kalashnikova.
In that configuration, it doesn't look much like the Avtomat Kalashnikova with which the public is so familiar.
Today, almost all infantry rifles, including the dominant Avtomat Kalashnikova and Eugene Stoner's M16 series, owe their conceptual origins to the Sturmgewehr.