Moscow, August 17, Xinhua News Agency reported that Russia’s famous gun manufacturing company Kalashnikov group issued a news announcement on the 17th that the company has successfully developed a new type of automatic rifle ak-19.
according to the announcement, this ak-19 automatic rifle is developed on the basis of ak-12 automatic rifle, and adopts NATO’s 5.56 mm caliber. The most outstanding feature of the rifle is that it is equipped with an ergonomically improved retractable light butt, a new collimator and a combined flame arrester, and can install a muffler quickly.
the announcement pointed out that this ak-19 automatic rifle will be displayed during the Russian “army-2020” international military technology forum held at the end of this month.
ak-12 automatic rifle is a modern automatic rifle developed by Kalashnikov group in 2010, with a caliber of 5.45mm. Kalashnikov group regards the gun as a basic rifle, which can be used to develop various military and civilian applications.