The 5.56 mm Kalashikov is a highly effective
automatic weapon designed for the antipersonnel role
at a range of 1000 m in daylight and 600 m during the
night. The system operates on propellant gases
diverted through a vent in the barrel.
The 5.56 mm AKN-74 is a modernized version of the
5.45 mm AKN-74 to comply with NATO standard
cartridges. A plastic butt and an attachment for the
NSPU night sight are provided. The complete set also
includes a knife and scabbard-cutter optionally
assembled as a bayonet.
A 40 mm barrel-mounted Kastyor grenade launcher of 400 m effective range can be fitted to the 5.56 mm
AKN-74. Single and group targets can be destroyed firing bursts at a 550 m range (300 m during the night).
Skilled firers hit targets in the single-shot mode up to 700 m (600 m during the night). The bullet retains its
killing effect over a range of 1500 m. The weapon fires 5.56 mm cartridges (5.56 x 45 mm).


Calibre, mm 5.56
Muzzle velocity of ball bullet, m/s 1005
Rate of fire (cyclic), rnds/min 650
Rate of fire at:single shot, rnds/min

bursts, rnds/min

Sighting range, mday, m

night, m

Magazine capacity, rounds 30
Length overall, mm 940
Weight with magazine and accessories, kg 3.300
Weight with magazine loaded, kg 3.700
Weight of magazine empty, kg 0.230
Weight of magazine loaded, kg 0.600
Bullet weight, g 3.56


12 rifles in a wooden case
Case size, mm 1270 x 572 x 387
Case gross weight, kg 95
Case volume, m3 0.30
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