While new weapons platforms are constantly in development, the AK-47 pattern rifle has withstood the test of time and proven that old designs still have their place in the modern world.
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We met Brown Bear Armory at the Big Daddy Unlimited Epic Shoot this past week. Brown Bear Armory is producing 100% American Made AK’s. Go basic with a Bravo47 or build out a full custom rifle.
The Riley Defense RAK-47 comes with a lot of historical baggage – is it still warranted?
AK’s are effective rifles. They’ve certainly proven that over the decades but the Zastava M70 ZPAP is a fantastic and relatively modular rifle at an attainable price point.
I own several AK’s and the new Zastava M70 ZPAP is my favorite but I wanted to modernize the hand-guard to accommodate an angled vertical grip and provide some more rail space.
Kalashnikov’s legendary AK47 is unlike the battle rifles of the NATO. The AK47 was a unique marriage of an intermediate cartridge with a sophisticated mass production design. Perfectly integrated with the Soviet doctrine of mass attacks and mass fires, it became a symbol of revolution.
It has been a dream for a very long time to have all the best of the AK-47 and AR-15 attributes combined into a rifle. And how would that rifle look exactly?
Century International Arms is going back to building AK-pattern firearms in-house with an ambitious new project, “Project 74.”
That it ultimately cost the life of a patriot of Brian Terry’s caliber, as well as hundreds of Mexican nationals, make the whole sordid mess one of the most egregious government failures in American history.