AKs from Finland. Part 4: RK 95, The Last of the Clan

In part 1 of this article, I wrote about the early development history of Finnish AKs, part 2 was dedicated to RK 60 and RK 62, and Part 3 to less-known Finnish AK variants. In the final chapter, I want to talk about the last Finnish AK, RK 95.

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POTD: Finnish Army – These Boots Are Made for Walkin'

Photo Of The Day: What’s life in the military like? Well, the Finnish Army picture above is a great example of things that can happen. We can hear Nancy Sinatra’s – These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ in the background. The rifle looks like an RK 62 M2, with an Ase Utra BoreLock flash hider and a front handguard with an M-LOK rail interface. The red dot is from Aimpoint.

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KAR-21 Rifle Teased by Finnish Ensio FireArms

Ensio FireArms is a Finnish firearms manufacturer operated by two guys – Riku Hannukainen and Toni Käräjämies. The goal of Ensio FireArms is to design and develop the most accurate rifles available to the market using a combination of hand-craftsmanship and new ideas and technology. The Ensio FireArms YouTube channel just dropped a teaser video announcing the introduction of their newest rifle – the KAR-21.

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TFB's Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.)

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Finland Gives Up New Rifle Program, Will Modernize Rk. 62 to Serve Until 2035

The Finnish Commander of the Army has announced that the Nordic country will not be purchasing 5.56mm replacements for their existing 7.62x39mm caliber Rk. 62 rifles, but instead will seek to upgrade the venerable Kalashnikov-based Valmet. Altair.com reports (machine translation below):

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Finland Adopts SCAR-L For Special Forces

Finland’s special forces have announced the adoption of the SCAR-L, chambered, unusually for Finland, for 5.56x45mm. From Jane’s:

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