The famous AK 47 Rifle was developed by Mikhail Kalashnikov and was accepted for Russian Military service in 1947. AK represents Avtomat Kalashnikova, they were first produced by the Izhevsk Arms Factory. The AK47 Assault Rifle was designed to be simple, reliable, and easy to manufacture. The AK operating system is gas operated with a rotating bolt, known for loose tolerances that perform well in dirty and harsh conditions. The AK Rifle has matured into several different models including the AKM and AK 74 Rifles just to mention a few. Fielded in over 100 countries and adopted by 55 different nations. The legendary reliability of the AK 47 design and system has made it a favorite of US recreational shooters and collectors for many years. Atlantic Firearms offers the widest selection of AK 47 for sale and also feature AK Pistols , AK Shotguns and other Kalashnikov AK47 . We offer top Quality Kalashnikovs to meet your AK47 Price and needs.
The question we want to answer about this sterilization is why? The break up of Yugoslavia and ensuing conflict, very similar to today’s conflict in Syria saw an enormous diversity in the trade and manufacture of small arms, going in and going out of the conflict zones as all the various armed groups tried to get ahold of weapons to arm themselves with. Sterilization almost entirely is done to allow plausible deniability to the presence of a country’s small arms in another location. China in particular made entire batches of small arms with dedicated markings such as M21 on SKS’s, complete with actual serial numbers. These were fed into Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos during the Vietnam War. This is a photograph I took of while in Burma of one such example-