1940s rifle of Soviet origin

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AK-47: 1940s rifle of Soviet origin
The AK-47, officially known as the Avtomat Kalashnikova, is a gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov circa WWII. It is the originating firearm of the Kalashnikov rifle family. The number 47 refers to the year it was finished.


Watch: Army neutralises bomb in J&K; forces find AK47 ammo at terror hideout [Video]

Watch: Army neutralises bomb in J&K; forces find AK47 ammo at terror hideout

Personnel of the Indian Army carried out a controlled explosion in Jammu and Kashmir on January 10. An improvised explosive device (IED) was neutralised by the Army's bomb squad in the Mendhar area of..

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