Sunday, August 1, 2010

A.K 47

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Today even children are able to understand what the name A.k 47 stands for A.k 47 occupies the foremost position among the guns that are currently used all over the world .The term A.k 47 has becomes a household name after the weapon's popularity among the terrorists. All mass media repots about terrorists and thir capture and gives details about the fire arms taken from them, of which A.K 47 seems to be the foremost.

A.k 47 was created in the very same year that India won her Independence. It was invented by a russian Soldier called Mikhail Kalashnikov in 1947.

Kalashnikov's main aim was to make an automatic gun that could be used by the Russian soilders againist their enemies.The pistols and submachine guns that were in use at that time did not have the required power. This led to a search of gun that had a better performance,which finally culminated in the invention of the A.K 47.

The Russian Army started using the A.K 47,making it popular,Later it came to be used by other communist nations like China and Vietnam, asnd still later by other non-communist countries like america and europe.

Today the A.K 47 is used by more than 50 countries all over the world.]