The Resource AK-47: : survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun, Marco Vorobiev

AK-47: : survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun, Marco Vorobiev

Label
AK-47: : survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun
Title
AK-47:
Title remainder
survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun
Statement of responsibility
Marco Vorobiev
Title variation
  • AK - 47: survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun
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Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Marco Vorobiev details the rich history of the rifle, its design and dissemination across the globe, and how it survived both inside political pressures and constant competition from newer firearms designs in this definitive volume"-- publisher website
  • "Written by former Soviet Spetsnaz soldier and avid AK historian, Marco Vorobiev, and appealing from both a historic and practical point of view, this authoritative guide will catch the attention of gun collectors and enthusiasts everywhere, especially those who collect and/or shoot AKs and other military rifles"-- publisher website
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vorobiev, Marco
Dewey number
623.4/424
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AK-47 rifle
  • Rifles
  • Ammunition
  • Bullets
  • Firearms
  • Firearms industry and trade
  • Firearms
  • Machine guns
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing
Target audience
adult
Label
AK-47: : survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun, Marco Vorobiev
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The inception -- Why Kalashnikov -- First models -- First modifications -- Warsaw Pact -- AK-47 licensing -- Modern military needs modern rifles, enter the AKM -- AKM licensing and "illegal" copies -- Enter the RPK: byproduct of the AK evolution -- Their bullets are flying faster -- AK-74 and the "familia" -- Licensed and unlicensed AK-74 clones -- No more superpower -- Where did all the money go? -- Tough 1990s -- AK-74M and 100 series -- What's on your co-worker's desk? -- The redheaded step-cousin: AK-107 and its siblings -- If you got it, use it: the 9mm AK -- U.S. AK market -- Falling behind times -- Accessories: U.S. companies drive the AK evolution -- "Tactical" AK: the AK-200 -- Russians are watching and Israelis are helping -- AK evolution continues to produce subspecies -- AS-12 as AK-74M replacement -- Not too fast -- Not your dad's AK -- What will the Russians do next? -- AK-12: the final?
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781946267108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008911522
  • 1759126
  • (OCoLC)on1008911522
  • 1759126
Label
AK-47: : survival and evolution of the world's most prolific gun, Marco Vorobiev
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The inception -- Why Kalashnikov -- First models -- First modifications -- Warsaw Pact -- AK-47 licensing -- Modern military needs modern rifles, enter the AKM -- AKM licensing and "illegal" copies -- Enter the RPK: byproduct of the AK evolution -- Their bullets are flying faster -- AK-74 and the "familia" -- Licensed and unlicensed AK-74 clones -- No more superpower -- Where did all the money go? -- Tough 1990s -- AK-74M and 100 series -- What's on your co-worker's desk? -- The redheaded step-cousin: AK-107 and its siblings -- If you got it, use it: the 9mm AK -- U.S. AK market -- Falling behind times -- Accessories: U.S. companies drive the AK evolution -- "Tactical" AK: the AK-200 -- Russians are watching and Israelis are helping -- AK evolution continues to produce subspecies -- AS-12 as AK-74M replacement -- Not too fast -- Not your dad's AK -- What will the Russians do next? -- AK-12: the final?
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781946267108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008911522
  • 1759126
  • (OCoLC)on1008911522
  • 1759126

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