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What does AK stand for?

AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova (Soviet assault rifle)

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WID W MAKER AK-47 stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova 47 Developed by Soviet tank commander Mikhail Kalashnikov in 1947 "Widow maker" is used by Soviet forces from 1949 M o re than 75 million AK-47s produced since then The design has never changed SINISTER Z He moves in I tried to get my head under a seat.
Today, almost all infantry rifles, including the dominant Avtomat Kalashnikova and Eugene Stoner's M16 series, owe their conceptual origins to the Sturmgewehr.
Essentially the R4, South Africa's product-improved version of the Galil, in a bullpup configuration, the CR21 was adopted by a few small Eastern European countries next to Russia, who wanted nothing to do with either the former Soviet Union or its Avtomat Kalashnikova.