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AO-38
AO-38
Country of origin

USSR

Manufacturer(s)

TsNIITochMash

Designer(s)

Peter Tkachev

Weapon type

Assault rifle

Caliber

5.45x39mm

The Tkachev AO-38 is a 5.45x39mm assault rifle and AK derivative first to use the BARS system to improve stability, giving better accuracy over AK-74 rifles. It led to the creation of the AL-7 and the AEK-971, which further led to the creation of the AK-107.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Солдат удачи" номер 9 (72) 2000 Д.Ширяев "Кто изобрел автомат Калашникова"
  • На пути к "Абакану"