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AKS-74U

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AKS-74U
Country Of Origin Soviet Union
Weight 8.75lbs
Used By Russia
Rate Of Fire 800 Rounds/Min
Effective Range 150m
Maximum Range 200m
Length 30.5in
Cartridge 5.45x39mm

The AKSU-74 is a shortened version of the assault rifle and features a compact overall design, foldable butt-stock and a 30-round detachable plastic box magazine. Knowledge of the submachine form reached Western sources in 1983, during which the system was fielded against Afghan guerillas in the Soviet-Afghan War.