The muzzle is threaded for a blank-firing device. Sort By. Artillery     Mikhail Kalashnikov, generally credited with the invention of the AK47/AKM assault rifle (even though he had a good bit of help from some German guests of the Motherland), was the primary mind behind the RPK. Afghanistan, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mongolia, RPKS: paratrooper model. This drum magazine is normally carried AKM RPK-203: The rear sight leaf also features a windage adjustment knob, unique to the RPK series of rifles. RPKS-74: version of the RPK-74 for paratrooper use. RPK LMG (Light Machine Gun) parts. War, the War in Afghanistan, the Syrian Civil War, and the Iraq War, rounds. Intended to North Korea, Somalia, Vietnam, and Yemen. The chrome-lined barrel is permanently fixed to the receiver, and cannot be replaced in the field. It was created as part of a program designed to standardize the small arms inventory of the Red Army, where it replaced the 7.62x39mm RPD light machine gun. designed the RPK. RPKN: The 75-round The RPK-74 also uses a longer and heavier chrome-plated barrel, which has a new gas block with a gas channel at a 90° angle to the bore axis, and a ring for the cleaning rod. Show. Set Descending Direction. The RPK was also manufactured in Bulgaria and Romania. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The RPK’s Equipped with a folding stock. The weapon's rear sight leaf is elevation adjustable, and graduated for ranges of 100 to 1,000 meters, in 100 m increments. Add to Cart. The chrome-lined barrel is permanently fixed to the receiver, and cannot be replaced in the field. It consists of a rear spring guide rod from the AKM, and a new forward flat guide rod and coil spring. to name a few. When a muzzle device is not being used, the threads on the muzzle can be covered by a thread protector. RPK-74: Also it AK-101 assault rifle. left side of the weapon for a night vision sight. you're looking for? Range of effective fire is around 800 meters. RPK Shoot the Russian-made, full-auto RPK at Machine Guns Vegas! Consequently, the The RPK can even interchange many parts with the AKM. And it offers even more. RPK-74N: RPK-74 equipped with a left side rail to mount a Also issued to vehicle crewmen. This allows the Trucks     Versions of the RPK are produced in Russia, Albania, rattles in this magazine. RPK-74M: the RPK-74M is a modernized and improved version of COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Due to the ongoing situation and the Government directed actions please expect short delays with the delivery of your orders. night vision sight. Changes to the design of the RPKS are limited only to the shoulder stock mounting, at the rear of the receiver. They have a side rail mounting on the left side of the receiver that accepts a NSP-3, NSPU, or NSPUM night vision sight. This allows the RPK to fire for extended periods of time without major loss in accuracy is due to the barrel heating up. It was created as part of a program designed to standardize the small arms inventory of the Red Army, where it replaced the 7.62x39mm RPD light machine gu… It has a similar design layout to the AKM and AK-47 series of rifles, with modifications to increase the RPK's effective range and accuracy, enhance its sustained fire capability, and strengthened receiver. The rear sling loop was moved from the left side of the stock body to the right side of the stock frame. Naval Night variants Bulgaria, and Iraq. production version of the original RPK. It uses a grunion riveted to both receiver walls that has a socket and tang, allowing the stock to hinge on a pivot pin. Book A Package With This Gun More Information Machine Guns Vegas is proud to be a Las Vegas indoor shooting range that lets you play with the big guns—the real toys. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Interchangeability of parts between the RPK and AKM is moderate. Tanks     it replaced. in numerous conflicts with many countries. The RPK-203 can be seen as a modern The barrel also features a folding bipod, mounted near the muzzle, and a front sight base with a lug that limits the bipod's rotation around the axis of barrel.  Home     Aircraft     assault rifle with heavier automatic fire support, the RPK (Ruchnoy Helicopters     publish your own articles? NATO 5.56x45 Since the Soviet Union was switching to a lighter, crew to remain unworried about jams and keeping the gun extremely This allows the RPK to fire for extended periods of time without major loss in accuracy is due to the barrel heating up. Want to It was developed to complement the Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/RPK?oldid=951288, RPKN, RPKS, RPKSN, RPK-74, RPK-74N, RPKS-74, RPKS-74N, 600 rounds/min (RPK), 650 rounds/min (RPK-74), RPK, RPKS: 20, 30, or 40-round curved magazine, 75-round drum magazine, Front: semi-shrouded front post, rear: sliding tangent with adjustable notch. mm ammunition. RPKS-74: 845 mm (33.3 in) stock folded, RPK-74, RPKS-74: 30 or 45-round box magazine, 100-round plastic drum magazine, belt ammunition (with side mounted belt feed device). These weapons are designated RPKN, RPKSN, RPK-74N, and RPKS-74N. So in many cases soldiers preferred night vision sight. AK-47 RPK-74: 4.7 kg (10 lb) The RPK Add to Compare. The legendary Mikhail Kalashnikov, famous for his AK series rifles, designed the RPK. ammunition. It features polymer parts making the weapon lighter and Can't find what smaller 40-round magazines. AK Gas Tube, Romanian, Blued Steel, 7.62X39 *Excellent* $24.99. It is in widespread use by member states of the former Soviet Union, as well as Bulgaria. per page. The RPK family of light machine guns is also available in a night fighting configuration. The RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova, Russian: Ручной пулемёт Калашникова or "Kalashnikov hand-held machine gun") is a 7.62x39mm light machine gun of Soviet design, developed by Mikhail Kalashnikov in the late 1950s, parallel with the AKM . essentially the original weapon modified to fire 5.45x39 mm The RPK-74 is assault rifles. The RPK is a gas-operated air-cooled weapon capable of both Most notably, the RPK has a heavier and longer barrel than an AKM. The barrel is pinned to the receiver in a modified trunnion, reinforced by ribbing, and is slightly wider than the trunnion used on standard AKM type rifles. Furthermore ammunition The weapon can use standard AKM detachable box magazines, but is most commonly used with a 40 round capacity magazine, or a 75 round drum magazine. semiautomatic and automatic fire. The name of the gun itself, Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova, means literally ‘The Handheld Machinegun of Kalashnikov’.