Sunday, August 25, 2013

Kalashnikov AS-1 and AS-2

Izhmash has been rolling out a lot of Bullpup firearms and now under their new company name Kalashnikov they have release their AS-1 chambered in 5.45X39mm and the AS-2 chambered in 7.62X39. These were on display at the exposition to kick off the new Kalashnikov brand, which you can see with the logo to the right for Concern Kalashnikov.

These particular bullpup rifles were developed specifically for Russia's FSB. managed to snag a great shot of the new AS-1 and AS-2 while on display at the Kalashnikov exposition. Both rifles have a muzzle velocity of 2624 FPS and a total weight of 7.7 pounds with the 30 round magazine unloaded. Overall length is 2 feet, 5 inches on its own and 3 feet with the silencer attached. 

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