Victor Kalashnikov after graduating from the Izhevsk Mechanical Institute in 1966, he worked in one of the departments of the Izhmash design bureau. In the course of his professional activity he developed a number of components and parts, which ultimately influenced the reliability of the Kalashnikov assault rifle.
Viktor Kalashnikov participated in the development of self-loading carbines, developed the blocking of the drummer "Bear-3".
Also, his name is associated with the development of models of Kalashnikov machine guns with a combined power supply.
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Viktor Mikhailovich participated in the work on the subject "Abakan", his team developed the submachine guns "Bizon-2" and "Vityaz-SN". V.M. Kalashnikov was awarded the Order “Badge of Honor”, the medal “In Memory of Moscow's 850 Anniversary”, the Gold Medal of the State Committee of the Russian Federation on Standardization and Metrology “Quality Assurance and Safety”, the Medal “Honor and Benefit” of the International Charitable Fund "Patrons". He has the title: "Honorary Worker of the Arms Industry", "Honored Designer of the Russian Federation", "Honorary Gunsmith". Corresponding Member of the Academy of Engineering of the Udmurt Republic.
Military Review expresses condolences to the families and friends of Viktor Kalashnikov.