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Balashnikov
Balashnikov
Country of origin

Israel

Designer(s)

Israeli Military Industries

Weapon type

Assault rifle

Caliber

5.56

Action

Gas operated

The Balashnikov was a prototype assault rifle designed and manufactured in Israel.

OverviewEdit

The Balashnikov was the precursor to the Galil assault rifle. It was a modified AKM chambered for 5.56 ammunition and featured a modified stock, handguard and iron sights, as well as a bipod.

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