Security Poster: The AKM Assault Rifle

Security Poster: The AKM Assault RifleThis poster depicts the Soviet bloc AKM assault rifle, Originally designated the AK-47 (Avtomat Kalashnikova, introduced to the armed forces in 1947), and also generically termed the “Kalashnikov assault rifle”.

It is the most widely distributed firearm in the world. Over the years, it has undergone some modifications and improvements. The letter M in the model designation, means “Modernized” .

This poster illustrates in cutaway form demonstrates the magazine, chamber and how the gas piston operating system is designed. This firearm uses shortened ammunition and has a shorter barrel than a standard rifle. It is meant for close-in assault use, and is the primary weapon of choice by most terrorist and insurgent groups.

The poster is printed on both sides, and a detailed line drawing on the back (poster 17-b) is a full cutaway illustration of this firearm and its internal component layout.

Note that all of the posters in this series of 18 are also available in a book of technical descriptions and explanations, written by Patrick Gericke, publisher of the posters. He is a de-mining expert, veteran of both the Rhodesian and South African armed forces and a security expert specializing in terrorist weapons and explosives.


Security Poster Order Sku: SAPL-17a


Approx. 28 x 18 Inches (Approx. 71 x 46 cm) Prices

  • Gloss-Laminated Price: $45.00
  • Matte-Laminated Price: $55.00


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