The Kalashnikov Rifle & Its Many Variants

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Brief History: The AK-47 is a gas piston-operated 7.62×39mm cartridge assault rifle developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov. Work on the AK-47 began as early as 1945 in Russia and in the following year 1946, the AK-47 had reached prototype phase and was presented for official military trials. 1948 came and after gaining a production…

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XM177E2/CAR-15 Carbine

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SOG's favourite weapon... The CAR-15 Commando was not initially part of the CAR-15 Military Weapons System, but was added in 1966 in response to the US military's desire for a shorter M16 and the Model 607 SMG's inadequacies. Colt engineer Rob Roy designed a simpler two-position telescoping tubular aluminum buttstock…

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