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The AK-74: From Soviet Small Arm To Resistance Symbol

Watch this video and read this story by American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan regarding the function and history of the AK-74 select-fire rifle, chambered in 5.45x39 mm.

Editor’s Choice: Kalashnikov USA Khaos

Kalashnikov USA now offers a non-NFA 12-ga. firearm called the Khaos based on the company’s gas-operated KS-12T semi-automatic AK-pattern shotgun.

Century Arms Draco: A Popular AK Pistol Made Stateside

Based off the full-size Kalashnikov rifles, the Century Arms Draco pistol is a popular large-format pistol that is offered in both 9 mm and 7.62x39 mm.  

Century Arms WASR-10: An Imported Romanian AK

Made by the Romanian Cugir Arms Factory and imported by Century Arms, the WASR-10 is a semi-automatic variation of the Kalashnikov design that's popular with today's shooters.

14 New Guns For 2022

With the holiday season fast approaching and 2022 just around the corner, here are some of the new firearms that can be expected to start shipping between now and the first few months of the new year.

The FÉG AMD-65: A Hungarian AK In Afghanistan

Originally developed as a Hungarian adaptation of the Kalashnikov in the 1960s, the FÉG AMD-65 lived on past the Cold War, and, up until recently, was used in large numbers by the Afghanistan National Security Forces.

Review: The PTR-32 Pistol

PTR Industries has combined the West European roller-delayed blowback operating system of the Heckler & Koch family of firearms with the Eastern European chambering of 7.62x39 mm into a single package, The PTR-32 pistol.

At The Range: Valmet M-62/S

Watch this American Rifleman "At The Range" video segment above to learn about the Valmet family of Kalashnikov-based rifles chambered in 7.62x39 mm.

Product Preview: Crimson Trace AK LiNQ

Introduced in 2016 for use with AR-pattern rifles, the Crimson Trace LiNQ light/laser system is now offered for Kalashnikov-style carbines—as well as other guns that utilize AK-type pistol grips, such as the Springfield M1A CQB.

Book Preview: The Kalashnikov Encyclopaedia 2nd Edition

It is fitting that one of the largest reference books ever published covering firearms is about the most produced firearm in the history of the world.

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