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The Legendary AK 47, AKM and AK 74 Rifles were developed by Mikhail Kalashnikov and accepted for use by the Russian Military. The AK represents Avtomat Kalashnikova, and was produced by the infamous Izhmash, Tula and Molot Arms Factories. Although originating in Russia this prolific weapon was manufactured by many countries and actually licensed by Russia for production to countries like East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Egypt. The AK47 Rifle was designed to be simple, reliable, and easy to manufacture making it the most widely spread weapon in the world, with over 100 million Kalashnikov rifles currently being used in over 100 countries around the world.
The AK 47, AKM and AK 74 Rifles occasionally end up on the evening news being referred to as assault rifles or assault weapons however in their original military select fire configuration you would be lucky to find one in a museum. In our civilian market these AK 47, AKM and AK 74 Rifles are just like any other semi automatic sporting rifle. Some of the more common AK47 type civilian sporting rifles are Chinese Norinco MAK-90, Polytech Type 56 and AKS-762, Egyptian Maadi, Romanian WASR and SAR rifles, Bulgarian SAM7, SLR 95, SA93 and the complete line of SLR 101 through 107, Hungarian AMD65, AK63D and SA2000, Polish AKMS, WBP, Yugo M70, M72 and M76, Zastava M70, OPAP, NPAP, ZPAP, M85 and M92.