AO-27 rifle

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AO-27
Assaul AO-27.jpg
TypeAssault rifle
Place of originSoviet Union
Production history
DesignerDmitry Ivanovich Shiryayev
Designed1961
Specifications
Mass3.2 kg (without rounds)
Length893 mm
Barrel length415 mm

Caliber7.62 mm (3 mm flechette)
Rate of fire700 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity1060 m/s
Feed system30-round detachable box magazine
SightsIron sights

The AO-27 was a Soviet assault rifle, chambered for the 7.62 mm fin-stabilized flechette sabot round. The flechette itself had a body diameter of 3 mm. The overall length of the round was 63 mm, and the flechette 55 mm. The weight of the round was 10.5 grams, with 2.4 grams the weight of the flechette.[1]

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  1. ^ "Экспериментальный автомат Ширяева АО-27" (in Russian). Retrieved 27 May 2016.