What the Hell is a Battle Rifle?

Most people have have heard of assault rifles, and many know that the first types were developed by the German Army during WWII – first calling them “machine carbines” or “sub-machine guns” before settling on the cooler sounding assault rifle classification (“Sturmgewehr”) in order to obtain Hitler’s signature on the production order.   Besides having […]

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Kalashnikov Reveals AK-19 Assault Rifle

The Kalashnikov Group unveiled a new variant of the AK-12 assault rifle family for export sales on its social media platforms on 17 August. Designated the AK-19, the rifle is chambered in the 5.56×45mm NATO calibre.  Features of the AK-19: Barrel length: 415 mm Weight: 3,35 kg New lightweight adjustable length buttstock New rear sight […]

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Gun Busters: RPK on Fire

It’s time for another “Gunbusters” video from the Kalashnikov Group. You might remember the one we shared a few months back where they did their best to destroy a WWII PPsh submachine gun, well this time it’s a 1974 vintage RPK on the table. How many rounds do you think it will take before the […]

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