The Ubiquitous AK-47

The Ubiquitous AK-47 640 234 Greg Ellifritz

The most common rifle I see in all my travels is some version of the AK-47/AK-74.  They are so common that I really think that all travelers should have a basic familiarity with the weapon system.


I found the article linked below to be an informative dissertation on the AK family of rifles.


Survival Weapons: The AK Rifle


The AK-47

The AK-47 682 383 Greg Ellifritz

The most common rifle you will see in service among both military groups and criminals is the ubiquitous AK-47.

A well-informed traveler should know a little bit about this rifle and how it works.

Many of the AK questions you’ve had for a long time are answered in the article below.  It’s worth reading if you have any interest at all in AK-style rifles.


21 Important Questions & Answers About the AK-47