Kalashnikov Bets Big on Ak-15 and AK-19 Rifles

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 07:33 AM, December 21, 2022
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Kalashnikov Bets Big on Ak-15 and AK-19 Rifles
AK-15 rifle @Rostec

Russian small arms manufacturer, Kalashnikov has announced the mastering of mass production of two of its latest rifles: the AK-15 and AK-19 and expects it to be the mainstay of its domestic and export assault rifle requirement for years to come.

Rostec said in an official statement that Kalashnikov completed serial production of AK-15 and AK-19 assault rifles chambered for 7.62 x 39 and 5.56 x 45, respectively, based on the 5.45-mm AK-12 assault rifle. These works are carried out in the interests of various customers.

The 7.62-mm AK-15 Kalashnikov assault rifle is a model of individual small arms for the personnel of Special Forces units of the Armed Forces and other federal executive authorities. The AK-15 assault rifle is part of the Ratnik serviceman's equipment.

Kalashnikov Bets Big on Ak-15 and AK-19 Rifles
AK-19 rifle @Rostec

The 5.56 mm AK-19 Kalashnikov assault rifle is the latest export model of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, designed for the 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge.

Both models are the pinnacle of the development of the AK system and differ from previous generations, adaptation to all-day use and increased accuracy and accuracy of fire.

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