Putin Inspects Kalashnikov AK-12, Transparent Russian AK Magazines, Latest AK-74M

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Kalashnikov factory and inspected the new AK-12, AS-1 and the latest version of the AK-74M. What is really interesting is that Kalashnikov appear to be making transparent magazines.


    AK-74M (left)


    AK-12 (green)


    AK-12 Black (center), with transparent magazines, a selection of chromed rifles (left).


    Russian soldiers with “Ratnik” (Future Solider Program) AK rifles.


    10008Many thanks to Александр for the photos.

    Steve Johnson

    I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!