Lethal force: top 10 most famous small arms of the Izhevsk plant

The AK-12

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210 years of the largest Russian developer and manufacturer of combat automatic and sniper weapons, Izhevsk arms factory (Izhmash). Founded in 1807, Russian Emperor Alexander I, now it is part of the concern “Kalashnikov” (Corporation “rostec”).

During the Patriotic war of 1812, the factory supplied the Russian army with firearms and machetes. Since that time, no major Russian victory was not without Izhevsk weapons.