1. BloodyPirate

    Why did the Russians adopt the Ak-47 so fast?

    Was it to replace the old Mosin's?
  2. Pillbox city

    Why doesn't the FAL get the same amount of attention that the M16s and the AKs get?

    If you ask someone what weapons symbolizes the two sides of the Cold War, you're likely to get the American M16 and its variants and the Soviet AKM and its variants as answers. Both of these guns are also heavily featured in media from the Cold War and now. It obvious why the AK is chosen to...
  3. Earl_of_Rochester

    M16 vs AK47

    I'm just reading 'Magnificent Bastards' about the 2/4 USMC in Vietnam and it seems that in most of the battles the M16 jams, at one point an entire company had its guns jammed and couldn't fire at all. Some of the soldiers even ditch their M16 in favour of the AK. A few extracts from the book...
  4. Majasprat

    WW2 Russia With AK-47?

    Had the AK-47 been created in the beginning of WW2 how would that of effected the Russian front?
  5. Joe Freeman

    Everything about AK-47

    We all know this rifle, we all have seen it in the TV, the news, movies and video games. But do we all really know something about it? I was reading about this rifle, and I figured out that I know nothing about it. It was created 65 years ago and it's still the most used weapon in the world...
  6. Vladd

    The AK47

    In 1941 a young Red Army senior sergeant tank commander lay seriously wounded in a Soviet field hospital. His shoulder shattered by a German bullet during the Battle of Bryansk. He was a victim of the German's vastly superior firearms, compared to which the Soviet carbines were outdated...
  7. Mohammed the Persian

    How did the AK-47 become an icon ?

    Admit it, whenever you think of assault rifles, you tend to picture the old AK-47. But what made this gun so darn epic and such a symbol in (mostly) rebel movements ?
  8. Rakkasan

    Stg44 versus AK-47

    StG 44 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Helped design the Ak-47?....LOL!
  9. tjadams

    Russia: Replace Famed AK-47

    Russian Defense Minister Causes Uproar With Call to Replace Famed AK-47 - FoxNews.com Russian Defense Minister Causes Uproar With Call to Replace Famed AK-47 By Justin Fishel Published January 21, 2011| FoxNews.com Russia's Defense Minister, Anatoly Serdyukov, set off a firestorm of debate in...
  10. Lawnmowerman

    Who would you LEAST like to be given AK-47's

    Some evil genius invents a time machine and sends 100,000 AK-47's back in time to a certain groupof people complete with 1,000,000,000,0000,000 rounds of ammunition and training manuals ect. Who'd do the most damage with this gift.
  11. Edward

    StG 44 and AK47

    :D AK-47 and Sturmgewehr StG 44. Haw much StG 44 influenced Kalashnikov design? Is the AK-47 a copy or a development based on StG 44? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVfB3uxtB4w&feature=channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb9ZET3tV9Q
  12. H

    Will this knife really work with an AK47 ?

    Has anyone ever seen this knife before and can it really be used on a bayonet? It is said that it can fit together with a AK47 rifle. Maybe it is a copy of some old military knife that was used back in one of the wars? The website that it is on is www.lducompany.com I am wondering if it can fit...
  13. JerseyPerson14

    Ak-47 vs M-16

    what is better Ak-47 or the M-16?
  14. H

    AK47 vs MA41

    Which weapon would you prefer to have in combat?