Dlugov assault rifle

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Dlugov assault rifle
Type Assault rifle
Place of origin Soviet Union
Production history
Designer Dlugov
Designed 1953
Specifications
Cartridge 7.62×39mm
Caliber 7.62mm
Action Blowback
Feed system 30-round detachable box magazine
Sights Iron sights

The Dlugov assault rifle (автомат Длугова) was a prototype assault rifle of Soviet origin. The weapon used a blowback operation and was chambered in the 7.62×39mm round. It was proposed as an alternative to the gas operated AK-47, but the Dlugov turned out ineffective and was rejected.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Monetchikov, Sergei (2005). История русского автомата [The History of Russian Assault Rifle] (in Russian). St. Petersburg: Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps. pp. 81–82. ISBN 5-98655-006-4.
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