Russian ZVO special operations units rearmed with modified AK-74M


Special operations units of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO) deployed in the Leningrad region have been re-armed with modified AK-74M assault rifles equipped with the Obves set, the Russian Defense Ministry said.


Russian ZVO special operations units rearmed with modified AK 74M
Standard Kalashnikov AK-74M with a sound suppressor (Picture source: Army Recognition)


"The new assault rifles have a regulated telescopic-type buttstock while the magazine cases made out of transparent polymers make it possible to control ammunition spending. Besides, the assault rifles have a fastener system designed for the installation of various sighting and observation instruments, laser pointers, lights, etc. Despite considerable modernization, the assault rifle has preserved attachments for fixing a knife-bayonet and a rifle-attached grenade launcher," it said.

The existing modifications make it possible for the servicemen to improve the accuracy of fire; while the existing equipment for the noiseless fire makes it possible to raise the efficiency of fulfilling some tasks.


 

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