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Kalashnikov aims to launch new AK-19

20th August 2020 - 10:42 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kalashnikov is poised to exhibit a new assault rifle at the Army 2020 show near Moscow on 23-29 August.

The Russian manufacturer recently posted a video on social media showing its AK-19 model (pictured). This is a NATO-calibre (5.56mm) assault rifle based on the AK-12.

Main features of the AK-19 are a lightweight telescopic stock with improved ergonomics, a new rear sight, and a slotted flash suppressor with the ability to quickly mount a silencer.

Two other new-generation Kalashnikov assault rifles (AK-15 and AK-200), were displayed during the 2019 Victory Day parade in Moscow

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