Kalashnikov assault rifle was developed over 70 years ago, but people still argue about its history. What is the correct name of this weapon – AK or AK-47? Who really designed it? How Kalashnikov, who did not have a weapons design engineering degree, managed to create one of the best assault rifles in history?
In the first video we will answer those questions and get to know some of the first AKs ever made – unique AKS manufactured in 1948 at the Izhevsk motorcycle factory for army trials and some later variants that were on production until late 50s and are still used around the world.