POTD: Kalashnikov Rifles in Special Forces Weapons Course

    No prior knowledge of the Russian language to take this class.¬†Photo Of The Day, and we’re back to the Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Course with the focus on various versions of the rifles designed by¬†Mikhail Kalashnikov.

    By the looks of it, they had an interesting day in the sunshine.

    AK-47 fully automatic

    Iron sights all the way.


    A student assigned to the U. S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School who is in the Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Course fires an AK-74 rifle during weapons training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina May 12, 2020.

    The Soldiers were trainined to employ, maintain and engage targets with select U.S. and foreign pistols, rifles, shotguns, submachine and machine guns, grenade launchers and mortars and in the utilization of observed fire procedures. (U.S. Army photo by K. Kassens)

    A rainbow of Russian brass.

    We always enjoy some muzzle flash.

    All photos by U.S. Army, photo by K. Kassens.