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"Kalashnikov" inside: how the most famous machine

Gunshot weapon in the course of its evolution, a rather long way passed from the simplest devices, which are now reminded by teenage samopaly to complex, unique multiply charged automatic mechanisms, the creation of which requires certain materials, technologies and design genius.

One of such unique mechanisms is the AK automaton, created by Russian designer Kalashnikov Mikhail Timofeevich. Despite its venerable age, the Kalashnikov assault rifle, thanks to its characteristic as reliability in any environmental conditions, has gained popularity all over the world and is a record holder in the number of units issued.

Today, the Kalashnikov assault rifle is the main individual small arms of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and thanks to its universal design, which allows for upgrading in accordance with the requirements of the times, it can be assumed that the AK will serve Russia for a long time.

The video presented in an accessible form shows the operation of AK-47 mechanisms in various firing modes - single and automatic.


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  2. Whisper
    Whisper 28 September 2018 12: 02
    Brilliant thought of a brilliant engineer!
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  3. inkass_98
    inkass_98 28 September 2018 12: 05
    So we have known from school what and how it works.
    And the youngest son has a game on the tablet - assembling and disassembling various samples of small arms with a demonstration of the mechanisms.
  4. Kuroneko
    Kuroneko 28 September 2018 12: 40
    The author is well done.
    To assemble such a video is also a lot of work. Who is involved in 3D modeling and animation - knows.
  5. Disorder
    Disorder 28 September 2018 14: 10
    This is what we had at the NVP "3D-animation". wink
  6. Razvedka_Boem
    Razvedka_Boem 28 September 2018 15: 42
    Old video .. For those who want to know how it all works, there is even an application
  7. akmoa781
    akmoa781 14 October 2018 15: 47
    Very informative! Such programs would be good to have for teachers of life safety classes for classes with high schools.
  8. Turuk
    Turuk 20 October 2018 05: 39
    But what a translation! Shydevr straight! "bolt holder" just killed!