A relatively lightweight, easy to use, hard-hitting rifle for motorised infantry.
Military version is capable of semiautomatic or automatic fire modes.
Civilian version used in Prague range is semi-auto only due to Czech licensing laws. Being inexpensive to manufacture and exceptionally reliable even in tough conditions this weapon became the most popular choice for arming conscripts in developing countries, as well as in the former Soviet Union’s armed forces.
The standard AK47 military version had a wooden stock, but their was a model known as the “AKS” which had a folding metal stock for mechanised infantry and parachute troops.