Specifications for the
Kalashnikov AK-74 (M1974)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Izhmash - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1978
Overall Length: 943 mm (37.13 in)
Barrel Length: 415.00 mm (16.34 in)
Weight (Empty): 7.28 lb (3.30 kg)
Action: Gas-Operated; Rotating Bolt
Feed: 30-Round Detachable Box Magazine
Muzzle Velocity: 2,952 ft/sec (900 m/sec)
Rate-of-Fire: 650 rounds per minute
Sights: Iron Front and Rear; Optional Optics
* Listed caliber(s) for firearms may be model dependent if more than one model type/chambering was produced. Always consult official manufacturer's information or a licensed dealer.
AK-74 - Original production models; solid wooden butt.
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