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  1. washi
    washi 14 July 2010 15: 52
    [b] [/ b] stupidly swept our Kalash.
  2. Vano
    Vano 14 July 2010 18: 21
    Yep, exactly!!!! am lol am
  3. echo
    echo 7 August 2010 13: 43
    Finns honestly bought, like Israel, by the way. And the VD countries received as a gift most likely)))
  4. Igor
    Igor 9 August 2010 02: 31
    Rather, our Kalash went from the German MP44
    1. albanech
      albanech 6 June 2013 15: 12
      I also read about it, that from MP44! To you +! So it really was originally!
  5. Dmitriy
    Dmitriy 10 September 2010 09: 51
    The AK-47 only vaguely resembles MP-44, and if you start disassembling the MP-44, the M-16 has a lot more affinity with it, and Schmeiser in his memoirs said that he only gave a couple of tips to M. Kalashnikov.

    One of the myths associated with the AK says that Kalashnikov "copied" the AK from the German MR-43 assault rifle, also known as the Stg.44, indicating that, according to some sources, Schmeiser worked in Izhevsk from 1947 to 1950. Indeed, at first glance, the external layout of the AK and MP-43 is similar, as is the concept of automatic weapons chambered for an intermediate cartridge. The similar outlines of the barrel, front sight and gas outlet tube are due to the use of a similar gas outlet engine (invented long before Schmeisser and Kalashnikov). Disassembly of the AK and MP-43 is fundamentally different: the receiver cover is removed for the AK, the trigger box for the MP-43 folds down on the pin along with the fire control handle. The device for locking the barrel is also different (the rotary bolt in the AK against the skew of the bolt in the MR-43) and the firing mechanisms. It is likely that Kalashnikov knew about the MP-43, but it is obvious that when creating his machine gun, he was more guided by other well-known models and systems. The main merit of Kalashnikov (or rather, his entire team involved in the development and debugging of the machine) is precisely the optimal layout of already known and proven solutions into a single sample that meets the requirements
    1. albanech
      albanech 6 June 2013 15: 19
      It’s just that ours was a little modified, and the basis was from MP44!
  6. Yes Yes
    Yes Yes 21 September 2010 14: 52
    Dmitrij, sam Kalashnikov priznalsja v odom intervju chto emu pomogal pri razrabotke AK sam Shmaiser (Tojest navernoe polnostju razrabotal Smaiser potomu chto u Smaisera isho ochen mnogo razrabotanogo oruzhije raznih klasov raznih klasov iov rajrabov .... nikakih, vse peredelanije AK)
    1. ka5280
      ka5280 18 February 2013 13: 18
      Smirdigajs klauns, tu pat nezini ierochu konstrukciju. Nogalina sevi pret senu mesls!
  7. Dima
    Dima 30 September 2010 14: 21
    Mikhail Kalashnikov has many other developments. PKM, PKT. Sniper rifle (did not go into the series - lost the SVD contest). A gun for non-officers (did not go into the series - lost to Stechkin.)
  8. Sergei
    Sergei 1 January 2011 19: 25
    our Russian Kalash copied everything insolently
  9. Roofing
    Roofing 19 January 2011 15: 15
    Here are shameful rats))) Kalash will always be ours))) Ak-47 USSR
  10. 689valera
    689valera 24 January 2013 17: 52
    I liked Indonesia
  11. smershspy
    smershspy April 24 2013 12: 01
    At first "our" Kalashnikov was German, and then it became ours! And this is a fact! Slightly modified and it is already ours! And all the other countries, as already noted, were simply copied from us! Glory to Kalashnikov!
    1. albanech
      albanech 6 June 2013 15: 16
      Tooting! Absolutely correctly written! Exactly!