You are very much familiar with AK-47, but you hardly know the story behind it. Who made it? Why it is so valuable and why it is so sought?????
We are going to tell you the interesting story of the world’s largest selling assault rifle.
You will get surprised to know that army of 106 countries adopted and the blueprint of this assault rifle is not designed in any laboratory or by any scientist but in a mind of an unhealthy person lying on a hospital bed. This gun was invented by Mikhail Kalashnikov, who passed away in 2013. The name of this automatic rifle is on Mikhail Kalashnikov. It now became world’s most popular and widely used weapon.
This is an automatic weapon of Mikhail that’s why it is named as Avtomat Kalashnikova later pronounced as Automatic Kalashnikov. Initial models face some difficulties later on in 1947 Mikhail Kalashnikov completed the design. It was hard to pronounce so shortened as AK-47. AK has much more different versions including AK-74 & AK-103. AK-47 is a weapon which can be fired accurately inside the wire, the speed of the bullet is so fast that even friction inside water is unable to reduce it.
This rifle is very simple and can be constructed very quickly, which is why it is the only rifle which is the most copied concept in the world. This is the only weapon which can be used in every type of environment and can be cleaned within a minute.
The rifle is a mixture of all previous gun technologies. If we talk about its specifications technically, its locking feature is taken from M1 Grand rifle. The trigger and safety lock is applied from Remington rifle model 8, However gas system and exterior design is adapted from S.T.G. 44. It can shoot both semi-automatic and automatically. Old bullets fall out from the rifle due to Recoil technology, and its shocks results to fill new cartridges. 7.62 X 39 mm is the size of cartridge used in it, which travels with the speed of 710 m/sec having a range of about 400 meters.