AO-62 assault rifle

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Type Assault Rifle
Place of origin Soviet Union
Production history
Designer Peter Andreevich Tkachev
Designed 1962
Cartridge 5.45x39mm
Caliber 5.45mm
Action Recoil
Feed system 30 round box magazine
Sights Iron

The AO-62 is a 5.45x39mm calibre assault rifle that led to the development of the AN-94 Abakan assault rifle. It is recoil operated with a special device that can resist recoil when the first three rounds are fired. This rifle predates the similarly[clarification needed] operated Heckler & Koch G11 and AN-94 assault rifles.


  • "Солдат удачи" номер 9 (72) 2000 Д.Ширяев "Кто изобрел автомат Калашникова"; excerpt

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This article incorporates information from the Russian Wikipedia.