What weapons did the USSR have?

What weapons did the USSR have?

Rifles, sniper rifles and battle rifles

Name Type Origin
Mosin–Nagant M1891/30 Bolt-action rifle / Sniper rifle (with 3.5× PU scope attached) Soviet Union
Mosin–Nagant M1938 Carbine Bolt-action rifle Soviet Union
Mosin–Nagant M1944 Carbine Bolt-action rifle Soviet Union
Tokarev SVT-38 Semi-automatic rifle Soviet Union

Is AKM and AK-47 same?

The AKM mechanism’s design principles and procedures for loading and firing are practically identical to those of the AK-47, the only difference being the trigger assembly (during the return stage of the bolt carrier on fully automatic mode) as a result of incorporating the rate reducer device.

What is the weight of a 7.62 mm AK-47 empty rifle?

0.95 lb

Rifle Cartridge Weight of empty magazine
AK-47 (1949) 7.62×39mm slab-sided steel 430 g (0.95 lb)
AKM (1959) ribbed stamped-steel 330 g (0.73 lb)
AK-103 (1994) steel-reinforced plastic 250 g (0.55 lb)

What was the best ww2 gun?

There is no denying that the United States military’s M1 Garand was truly the best of the main battle rifles used in the Second World War.

What did ww2 Russian soldiers carry?

Each soldier of Red Army was issued a gas mask and a bag for it. Most though threw the gas masks aways and used those gas masks bags as rucksacks. Standard for an infantryman was to have two leather bags for ammunition. Each bag should have had four clips with than issued Mosin.

What guns do Russian Army use?


Weapon Caliber In service
AKM modernized AK-47 7.62×39mm 1959–present replaced by AK-74 still in use by police and militia forces
AK-74 5.45×39mm 1974–present replaced by AK-74M can still be found in large numbers
AK-74M modernized AK-74 5.45×39mm 1991–present current issue

What does PKM stand for?


Acronym Definition
PKM Please Kill Me
PKM Perigee Kick Motor
PKM Patrol Killer Medium (type of naval battle ship)
PKM Penalty Kicks Missed (soccer)

What does PKM LMG stand for?

It is the standard general purpose machine gun of the Russian and Iraqi armed forces. The weapon is a select-fire, gas operated, air cooled, belt fed, general purpose machine gun based on the Kalashnikov operating system. PKM stands for Pulemot Kalashnikova Modernizirovannyi.

How heavy is a sniper rifle?

Weight: 31 lbs. Length: 48 or 57 inches. Barrel Length: 20 or 29 inches. Cartridge: 12.7 x 99mm, NATO.