New AKX-9 9mm AK From Atlantic Firearms and Definitive Arms

    Atlantic Firearms and Definitive Arms have partnered to create a US-made 9mm AK rifle for the US civilian market. In January, a video was uploaded to YouTube showing testing of the rifle, and its bolt-hold-open feature:

    Earlier this week, however, a semi-official announcement of the rifle was made via the AK Operators Union.

    The rifle will be called the AKX-9. There is no word yet on pricing, magazines, or accessories.

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