The AK-47 and
alashnikov Rifles
and Their Variations
         Joe Poyer
Large 171 ( 8" x 10.5") Pages
This book contains the most complete and up-to-date examination of the
famed Kalashnikov rifle yet that every shooter and collector needs. The book
provides a part-by-part examination of the AK-47 and AK-74 rifles and describes
in detail all the major variations between the 7.62 x 39 mm AK-47 and ARM.
Also the 5.45 x 39 mm AK-74, AK-74M and AKS-74U, and the new Century series
AK-101 THRU AK-108 rifles and submachine guns now being produced
in the Russian Federation.
Also described in detail are all the national variations of the Kalashnikov
rifles, including the Bulgarian, Chinese, Egyptian, East German, Hungarian,
Iraqi, North Korean, Polish, Romanian, and Yugoslavian manufactured
Kalashnikov rifles in both 7.62 and 5.45 caliber. A separate chapter describes
all clones of the Kalashnikovsystem from the Belgian FNC through the Israeli
Galil to the Swiss STg.90 series.
Other chapters include:
( 1) a complete history of the rifle's development,
(2) a short biography of Mikhail Kalashnikov,
( 3) descriptions and use of purpose-built telescopic
sights for the Kalashnikov rifles,
(4) accessories and tools issued to the soldier,
(5) ammunition carriers from vests to pouches, and
(5) various types of Soviet and Russian ammunition.
Also described are the Soviet and other
(6)national sniper rifles and
(7) the new Russian An-94, the replacement for the AK-74.
Appendices contain information on how to identify models and national
origins of entire rifles, as well as parts, by markings and finishes,
serial numbers, assembly/disassembly, cleaning and maintenance, operation,
troubleshooting, accessories, parts suppliers, and the legal considerations of
owning or assembling an "assult weapon" under the various federal
laws -its easier than you might think.
$ 24.95 plus $4.50 Shipped by itself
$ 24.95,Shipped with Ammunition