Which is better AK-47 or AKM?

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Which is better AK-47 or AKM?

Compared with the AK-47, the AKM features detail improvements and enhancements that optimized the rifle for mass production; some parts and assemblies were conceived using simplified manufacturing methods. As a weight-saving measure, the stamped receiver cover is of thinner gauge metal than that of the AK-47.

When was Akms made?

1959
The Kalashnikov AKM was developed from the AK-47. The rifle entered service in 1959. It differs from the AK-47 in having a pressed, rather than forged, receiver. This feature is visible in the number of rivets on the sides of the receiver.

Is an AK-47 an assault rifle?

The designation AK-47 is often used, generically, to refer to all Kalashnikov-pattern assault rifles. However, the AK-47 is a specific model of Kalashnikov. Later Kalashnikov-pattern weapons retain many design features of the AK-47.

When did the AKM assault rifle come out?

The AKM assault rifle and its AKMS modification (index 6P4) intended for airborne assault forces and special operation units were adopted for service simultaneously in 1959. In contrast to the AKMS assault rifle has a folding metal stock identical to that used in the AKS.

Are there any AKMS rifles made in Romania?

Brand new Romanian-made WS-1.64 rifles with under-folding buttstock are civilian versions of Kalashnikov AKMS assault rifle. The original version features light coloured birch laminated handguards and AK polymer pistol grip.

What kind of handguards do AKMS rifles have?

The original version features light coloured birch laminated handguards and AK polymer pistol grip. We also offer a ”Soviet’ upgrade (see above) which includes AKM laminated handguards and bakelite pistol to give it an authentic look of Soviet AKMS rifle..

What’s the effective range of an AKM assault rifle?

This assault rifle has a sighting range settings from 100 to 1 000 meters. However it is way too optimistic, since the effective range of fire is limited to 300 – 400 meters. The AKM was produced with a solid wooden stock, or underfolding metal stock (AKMS). This version was used by the airborne troops.

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