What is the difference between AK 47 and AKM?
The stamped weapon was known as the AKM. The only difference between the two weapons should be the weight. Milled parts weigh more, so the AK 47 should be a pound or two heavier. The AKM is the same rifle, but uses a stamped receiver.
AK Calibers. The original AK-47 chambering was 7.62x39mm. Other AK calibers include .308 WIN, .35 REM, .222 REM, .223 REM, 7.62x54R, 5.45x39mm (AK 74), 9 mm, 9x39mm sometimes called 9×39 GROM, 6.5 Grendel and even .22 rimfire.
- An actual AK-47 assault rifle manufactured after 1986 may not be owned by a US civilian under Federal law (Firearms Owners “Protection” Act of 1986 and some creative rule-making by ATF). A semi-auto AK pattern rifle may be owned in most states. (The AK-47 is the ideal weapon with which to equip an army of peasants.)
- The 7.62mm round in the AK-47 is heavier and larger than the 5.56mm caliber bullet in the M4, and can therefore fly further on average. But Battaglini dismisses reports that the Army is considering rearming soldiers in Afghanistan.
- At full cyclic rate, they can fire about 600 rounds per minute (upto 640 rounds per minute for the AKM), with a practical rate of about 100 rounds per minute fully automatic or 40 rounds per minute semiautomatic. Both the AK and AKM can mount a grenade launcher.
Kalashnikov's Automatic Rifle), also known as the Kalashnikov, is a gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle, developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov. It is the originating firearm of the Kalashnikov rifle (or "AK") family.
- Although that may have been true in the early 1960s when the two rounds were developed, recent testing has shown that with today's ammunition, rifles chambered in 5.56×45mm NATO can also fire .223 ammunition every bit as accurately as rifles chambered in .223 Remington, and the 5.56×45mm NATO chamber has the additional
- Mosin Nagant FAQ. 1) I know that my Mosin Nagant is 7.62 caliber but when I go to order ammunition, there are several 7.62 calibers. A: The Mosin Nagant fires the 7.62x54R cartridge. The R stands for rimmed.
- 7.62×51mm NATO. Although not identical, the 7.62×51mm NATO and the commercial .308 Winchester cartridges are similar enough that they can be loaded into rifles chambered for the other round, but the Winchester .308 cartridges are typically loaded to higher pressures than 7.62×51mm NATO cartridges.
7.62 mm caliber is a nominal caliber used for a number of different cartridges. Historically, this class of cartridge was commonly known as .30 caliber, the imperial unit equivalent, and was most commonly used for indicating a class of full power military main battle rifle (MBR) cartridges.
- This time lets compare the .308 to a cartridge that uses the same parent case—the .260 Remington. With a 140-grain Accubond at 2,820 fps in a 10 mph full-value wind, the .260's shot will drift 86.5 inches at 1,000 yards.
- the current fastest rifle (and handheld firearm) bullet is the .220 Swift at over 4,000 feet per second (1200 meters per second).
- 6.5mm Creedmoor. The 6.5mm Creedmoor, designated 6.5 Creedmoor by SAAMI, 6,5 Creedmoor by the C.I.P. or 6.5 CM or 6.5 CRDMR for short, is a centerfire rifle cartridge introduced by Hornady in 2007 as a modification of the .30 TC, which was based on the .308 Winchester.
Updated: 20th September 2018