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 Fire and Movement – Combat Shooting

In this Photo Of The Day, we visit the Guard Jaeger Regiment from Finland and take a look at their weapons and gear. It’s not too often we get a closer look at these, so here’s an excellent opportunity. 

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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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