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r'figh.t side of the rl:1!{:~~-v@'rr provi de a ire d,j' ltle~IfIS ,of 'dent'!ify'inog th@

C{)!JI'I trjl (1 r:.rr'i 9 iTl r fi 9 ~),

The 11.[-,47 f s P reduced i: n t?!o' d ~ ffere'l'llt b-as i c medii;! 1 S - one wi t h ~ ccnvent.tona l fixed wooden stcck (fig 5) and the ot er tl'HI"1 a, olding

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load ii n.g tJIiP. M.;;I gal:;;::' i!fl e ~ Pl Qie,S! .:l! 'l""tOLJrld Det~ee:t'1i the, f<p.e.a 1] P$ {fii g ~} _

Pres.s i t: dM\!Yi LIIn U 1 ., t 1 od::s iris i dp- tnif.' maqa zi l'1!L R,epe:a t UTI 1:1, maga-

zine is full (30 rds).

Ttl!serttng t.he magWJ:;(i ~-e 'into the re(e~VErr~, C.::ant the; magazi tl!!':l for'\'fa rd s il) til e 1 L.!!q on the i'Toni of ttl @ ma~}az 1 ne en gag es 'Wi tJi i t.s rec es 5 in the ma~az1 ~e M?11 (fi'g 9).; theft pl111 the m~,g,a,zi ne to th€ r'i=!ar ynti 1 it snaps jnto p]ace_

loading th~ AK-47: P~'l the opgrat1nq handle (fig lD)~ fully to the. rea r and !f'e 1 e03,S e 1 t so 't he lug' ern th IE bo t tOM cQ1f' the' b{lll t C.;;I,tII S tri p

a, rmmd 1''1'''00 th<& magazl I'll:'! a,f1{I~ intc, the r.:narnDi@:r_ N.OTE: The sel ector

(fig 1')j must b~ in a firing pDs~tion.

CIiUTION: Alwt!,y.'S ~<eep' t.h~ sp.].f!:ctrn'" in the safe {~ppeT) posittoo tmt~l

thE wea pan i's ready to be if 11 red .

F i rl filg th e AK-47: P 1 ece 't.he se 1: ector [O~ the des 1 red ip'ClS 1 t Ion { a u~ t©matic mi'!:lldltt p,osit~ on ~ and semi -.a,utorrJat l c 'IOW'E'r pO'S i t ien } {fig 'i2}.

A 1 m u 5 ~ ili'[J~ a norma 1 s i gh t ph:: tu re end pu 11 the' t ri q Ql!£ it-

The AK-~.7 w~ ttl the meta 1 s toe k C~ ~ a '1:s 0 ibe fi red wi th the: s tuck T!l11 dp.d.. Th,is is done' by pn'1!'!:;si:ng the stOCK 1 atch located on 'the 1 e'ft rear IOf the r-eeei ~'e!t" (ifi g 13) ~ S'r/,Illng] J'lJg title stack down bl'§rlB:2!th the ro"ieapoo {fig, H}. Thi s pas i'tl{!l~ is IJs,~d m.a,inly by a,lrbarne and armor L.l!ni'ts_

lm!p.di.:1i te ac ti Of! : F'm" a ¥'1!Jr! a.way 'g'uii ~ kee,p the r'~ 1'1 €' P 01 n ted u P and d(l.'fJn r~ nge unt ~ 1 ,(j_ 11 WnlliHJn.i t i on 'is e.x~€;~d€'d. Cl iIll,a.r ttle: '!,IiI~a:pon and i ns pee tit to dete rtilll ne t.he' cause 0 f th€ ~ 1 fu I"itf.. ti {tIr1! • lrnroed] ate action for a m~sfire is to keep th~ rif'~ point@d down range for at

1 eas t one mi nu te, Then pul 1 true' ope:r,a t .. n~ halJi dl ,e to the r€'i1i!t' and

ej eet title m-r s'f"l red tati r!<tJ .' Load;;31 If'! &11/ '!"'(JU r;Jd an.d a. t.tempt to fl roe i t ~

If it does rwt fire". ~ad 'It one, fidnul'te and then lml o~d th€! ri'fl a, I'n!= spect 1;:(1; diB'te rrJ1.1l'illE' the caus e of the rna 1 fune t l on .

U n1' Q~ d'ir~g : RewlI'jve the m.;l!g ;,1,2;' nl!? by P,r'@s 5.'1 II"i 9 the: maga zi The C:31 tch

(fi g TI 5)- tOJi!.la rd the ma~~z'i II e '; then ::;:wi if.I9 tlh e iY!~ga.z i ne f(!lrn.ard ~nd out of the reiCi€!'i ve-r ~ Pu 1 U th~ ope::rilI ti n 9 hand'l e: fu 1 '1 y to tile rea r ~ ~ nspect the c h arllibe'r" an d rete 1 ve r. I f no !co;) rtri dg:e is present ~ r'e'l ease the opi?'r~ti ny h.,JH!H e and p~ 1 1 t.he tri gger (f1 g l' 6} '~

!€troi ng : S~t the rear 5. i g rut for t.~e, des,i red r.a:nge by ipre's:d ng iii on tne s 11 (j e ca tth and mov~' ng the: $1 i Clh~ bar iilIl 051.'91 the l' ea f un t. i 'l the front ,ed~le of the ba r is ali gned \'J'l til til e '1 i ne be 1 @ th~ r!!u[I]b(l:'f" thla:t co-rr·e'spOTlJr:]s with the '~ange- 1'n ru~ters (If'l 9 'n).

line front s ~ giht post ~.a F] he '5 cra.r-ea ., nor' 'OU t of its bas e. to adj uS it fer 'I:: levat hUl. The wMI'!Ctl l!l1l t"e: c{~JTi.bi nat i on too 1 It 1 t 1 S us ed

if o't'" th i s pu !fipI)S@ {fi g 18} _ La 1i:~r.a 1 z:€!rrlJ'] iFi g l S, dOfl e by mO'i.d n g the,

'cy] i ndJd ca 1 front s'Tght post r!!O~.mt. frOit'! s1 de tQ s~ de iJ'3ln9 the 1.~tera] ;?;eroing tool (fl'g 19')-

If thl:'! s.tri.k f!: 001' the' [lIiH 'P.:it 11!; !bc 1 ow the COT1:tro l poiiirl t ~ the f'ron t

s t {dtt sh DU 1 d be 5 C r'E~E:d 1 n • 1 f u~ oV<e " ; t shou 1 d be S c'rffi'4"€'d OLJ t ~ I f

U:J; strHt@ of 'the ,b'I.Jll et 1 S to ttiJ~ left of th~ CQ!Iltrol POl rrt ~ the

5 '11 cle_ of it h,e T':rOll t s ~ 9~1 t s h 0 U 1 d be JII.fived to t~e I e,ft; i f to the "ri g hit s 'to tne 'r1 ght..

'M:O'll i ng the f roil'l t s i '9 tit s 1 i'de teo the' 1 ~,ft;; ri glh t jo up. ~Jr dO\'lfl 1 mID1,

enol ng!&3 tne' s tr 1 ~,e of th e Dl_J 1 1 @t 26CIiil at 1 00 m.e:t~'t"5 ,. On e 1l'u ~ 1. tlU rt"i

Ofll the front sight p(li~t mOVes, the s tr+ke of th~ DI!JHe-t 200'11 wflIen fi-r-g i~~ at 100 meters. Front sight post changes sho~ld be verified by a 'glrfoJ)ijp 0 f fo ur l' fI,di vi du a 11 y a, ~ med shots _ PI. fter the, 'W~ap O~ hi:l ~ haen zeroed ~ the G 1 d rlla rk s n;[l u 1 d' be r'er~o\i'ed II nd a 1'1i1t!!,.1 0Tl.@ ~rl' tten '1 n "

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SECTION IV. 0, SASSEHBl Y

Unloading and c'e~rinq the Ak-47: Remove the magazi~e and pull the o~erat~n9 handle fully t~ the rear. Inspect the chamber and receiver to in, sure no ~a~~ridgesx~rep~esent. Release the oper~ting handle and pu]l the ~r'gger (flg 20).

Rel!iovo!? the pol 11;: cove r ~ fr'r->e~s t h@ SEHtr.(l 'E:@ (1l @:nd of 11;: h€: '::r 1 II i I1g

'fl. Pt"~ ng 'gti l' d~ (ff 9 Z 1) ; n to tile, b~ 1 t t:ovel' j an d w~ He no 1 ding the gu i de in~ lift off the bolt cover~ rear end first (fig 22)6

!leMO'l1€' the dr i v i n 9 sop ri ill g ~ $.'semb 1y:;: PI] sh fo f'W't1 rd Or! the end of th@ driving spring gLide [fig 23l~ di§~~qagi~g it from its s~at in t he irL":!,3:r {!if the- re:c@iveT' (fi ~ :2 4 ) ~ the:n ]Ju11 the CffilP 1 E:'te d d vi n 9 spr~ng assembly out of the bait carrier [fig 25).

Remov,e oolt &iIi(1 c8:r-ri~r: Pul l the oper-atlng handl @! f~.Jny t(tl the Te'ar {fig :26)" , ift the hDlt carr-i er s l i~htly UJPW:3.'txt (.o;~lg' 27) an~ then r®1ove ti'lP. b~)l t ~r)d C(.i:rr :{!:Y' by pu ll ing it 1i:(i the rear (fi g 28) _,

Remove thl;1 PO 1 t from t~e Col rri er~, iPNS:S t hi?: bo It i nto the car-

r i er {fi' 9 :2,9,) un t.n: the bolt o~era t i ng 1. ug can he tfi'li s ted frse ~)f its (;~m path i I'll ttlf:~' carr; er (fi 9 30} '. Pu] 1 the bo 1 t s tra. i 'Q:ht f ~'f!t.\a rd~ and eut of th~ ;ca.rrier (fig 31)_

Remove- g,a.s Cy] i f1tder t ub~, ~ Rota t@: the g,a~ £'y ~ 1 !i1der' ttl be 1 GG k, LlIP _, ward. ~fig 32 and .33) to free t:he 'g:(1:5 cyl, ind~r tu'~e,. 'Pull up (in the rea r 0 f the ha.['I cl ,!}tl« rd and: f'eUJ.Jl}VE! 'th @ t~t:~ (f'i!I 34)_

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Fi rst , ~n~ag-e· th~ Frort. o~eni'n:gi of th~' gas eyhnde:r tlJOO wHh ];;~@! '91(.1,$ 'cyl iruler (fl'9' 35). Then s,eat the, rea'f" of the tube into thee resr s i g ht: b{lj,$ e (f~ ~ 36)., R£rEat~ 't~e ga,~ cyH nder tube '~od:. d Obl1, to 1 ts 10ck pDs1t~on (fig 37).

Rep'} ra,~e it he bo 1 t ~ 51 i de the, spt n en 'C Or the 0011 t '} n t~ t roe {:@rr'l er (f i '91 38) an d rotate t ne 001 t to m~te th~ opera t i f:Jg' 'lug w~ ttl. its £.21iJ p8:th~ Plil1 the bol t as faf~ f,o~ar' ~s possible in car'rl1e,r {f'i9 39).,

Rep 1 ace 001 t e firr; e r; S 1 i d~ t.~e p"i s'ton i tltD Ul@' no 1 if' un de r tne' rear slght {fi s i10} untill t .. '1.e carr ter H ts into i'ts ~yts at tn@ :rea.r of the rece hlEr (f1 9 ~·'n ~ Pres s the C~ rri er (hJ~~ t Lit h t~~, IDoD'U fu l ly fo·rw~ rd" a:li,d thEr! 5.1, de the ca rri er "fjj 1"1 y lforwa rod (fi 9 42)..

~@pl~c~ driving $pri~g: Insert the drivi~g spring into its hole

] if'! the rei,l,!(, ~f th~ ~a ITl' e'l' ('fi '!;I' 43} and resea t the 9 M i de t ntc its s' ot

tn thle re.ce] vel' ( n 9 44, ) ., -

FilE! P 1. ~ce the 001: t. clOve r: In sart th~ frorlt .e~d err tJ!~ bolt cover

l n te the ci rcul a r gf\ooVles i ~ t n@ 'rea.r '5 i gnt D;5l S,IE (fl g 45}. A!pp 1y tJ~L.lillilb press: re' D'V~r the sqiJ1a re no lei n the re~ I~ ef the: COVIE'i" (1'1 9 4.6); ~re 5,S dOWF'i cafi d fo·rwa r~ unt-i l the end of i:.~~ dri \l'i ing sp.ri n,g g U 1 de snaps

Hrr'l)l gh th~ tl!n·' e (fig 47). -

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F'I GURE 4(1'.. REPLACI N6 SOL T CJl:RRI E ~

f I bURr!: 41. CUT IN' REcr I VER

FE b.URE 45.. RE PL~C I NG BOr.. T COVE'R

·l ._ FRONT 0 F CmJE It

2~ CIRCULAR GROOVE

IF! GURE 47 ~ OOL r COVER SEA fHI

SECTIO~ V!, ACCESSO~IES

The foll O~.dl"gi acceasor-las wl1 1 be ''! ssued WilEn aii,a,l!lab1,e 'i.lith the AK~47 ~ (ftg 4H1.

1 ~ Coo,Mnat l<O'n, Tool Kit

,2' ~ Bayori et

3;, SHn'9J

5. Night Sighti~g Device

M'l ~Jht S ~ giht i ng Dev~' ce ~, The' PIIllgih t s l' 9 h t,1 f1,~ devi ce (fi 9 4'9) i s at;tached by s~,ap!p,i ng i t O\i'€fr th~ sight _ It r.:ar) M lfioved (i1J t (Jof t~e way i 1'1J ~r'de'r to use convent i ena 1 S. i ~nts ~ n the dayt i re ~ 'T 0 USiE till]' 5 device", a H qn the T umi nOLI s dots ("i 9 50) Qver' eac h Q ther and on the tijjl"'= get~ lim ~nd fire.

[1 T an,k f ~ 'ri: im.g; de-v i ce : The b Iaek fl' ring cile".d!DE i s illS ta 1: 1 ed hy

p ress i t'iHJ 1 n the nuz z l ,e [1,iJ't 1, oct: i ng pl urage'l'" (fi g ~),1) l' uns crew] 'Illg the !ITru ZX] ,e nu t by turn i rig 'i ttl at ~Wl Sl,e and r-ep ~ at l' ng '1 t wi' ttl the devl ce

(fi g 52) _ It. i $ 1""efIlov~d the s aIDe ~~.J;' as t!h'e mu:z z l ~ n IJt.

CAUlIOtt:: On 1y 0'1 ;),tl k (lff'fIlufl,i t.i on !'!\;),Y De f'i r'ed whe~ too b 1 ~~k, fi r=

i rig dlev;' ee '~s iii p] ace ~ Do not. use tih e C0JWJ 0.'1' the eu!1!l~ ~ natllm tcel kit ~s a b1ank firing d~vice.

Hand 9'renacle U a LilI1lC ~e r'~ The hand ~Jre:niil!de 1 atllltche'F" ~:5 ins ta "1 ed by r@movl.rtlg th @ C1Ii]Z,~, 1 e nu t 0( f~ 'g "53) a~dl s crewi !F!g th;e laYfl.che:r. ,onto the' 'Wea.pon (f i 9 5,4) ~

T ~ fi re the glren~de ~ '1 n 5 ert a gren.aae wi th the pi ~ pu 11 ed i n to the 'lal!l!nch~r,_ tAlLlnON:~: ,A, sp~ci~l ty~ ca,rtf'i'dg~ is used far fi ring the grenadE~ Pta,ce' the but.t of' the weapon tOn the grCJ!lI1liC and f11"e f'r1(!ff!, tli! i 9 pes i t-i on '. The rooxirlUiJ!l ·ef'fecti ve r~flgJe the g:ren ade (an ,ile f 1 red 1: s 15 0 'met~F.S_

T.h.-e bayon~'t (fig 55) is @Jfhx-ec by positiooing ~ ts toops 1m front of the rnLEZZ 1:~' n~t ilriJd gas (,y1 i rnder oody ", and s 1: iJ ~1' ng: tlt~ Di3JY,aJihEt to the retIJr Il.ifl,t i] the ba,_YOljt~t c~tch ,@ng.ag~s; the mu:zz 1 e 'tlilit (fi g 56] ~

Tb~ b;\i!,yn~et '1 s rei!lti'illed by pull i'iii9' the ,cattn.~ located b~nirtd. the h l l t., ttwa,y 'frof.li the' hand] ~ and s 1 i d'l Tlg the ba,YQ~et fQ~,r'd. 2ind. off ..

P ~ ast 1 e malgal i ne ~ the $ov'l,et AK-47 me'ta l' lfIil9a,I'1 ~e ~ s ~:rILdud 1 '1 Y b~'i ng rep 1 aced by the 'Ill ast j C 'maJg.a,z h~@' (fi g 57) whi ch 'i:s 1 i ght~r tnan tile- meta 1 ~ 'Tlie:!p T as t'l ,c magazi rUE!, ~e,c~u ~,e it i s ll"gtrt '~i got ~ri'd w.t\= t~rp!l"'QOf ~ i s assd ~,inTy' by mi3Jrin~s. ~ airborne and al'~lCl'l'" units ~

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WI GURf 4B., AK-47 At CESSORI [S

1 '", COMB I NATr aN TOOt KIT

2., BAVON,ET

3~ SUN'(1

4_ ~LANR FIRING O'EVICE

.5" N H3IHl S H~HlT INt3. IDE,V I tE

n GURE 4 s, N I. GIH SIGHT r~:G DEY I CE

1 '. F~o.i·H

n GURf 5.0. Lur>u:r~ous [lOTS

T;. FRGJIT

2.. REAR

FIGURE 51. LOt-KING PIL £NGEIR

'FHnmr 52. EiUNK FIiFtI'NG DEVICE

rr GU Rt: 53. t4JZZU2 sur

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F GURE 56., M yotl::: T

1 ~ ~o11J It.: sur

2,,, GAS TUBE

3.. lOO]}

C.ar~ and c'i~~ntn~F The AK,-47 'r"i flit! mu,$ t: be ~ept i~ proper ~(rr!t;-, l' ng (i rde r and be 't"€aJ,y t\;: r act 1 an _ ·TtI i sis aeh lle'l.i'ed by t i rm~ 'i a tlild capable cleaning end lubricating.

l he AK-47 as sau 1 it r-i fl ~ s houl d be c 1 if: aned ~

-,-- After fi rhig 1Il'i t~ ba 11 anI] blenk car~r'f (Ig:es. The reoei ver , bere ,

c haTrlb~n' ~ qars p i:; t.oa , s H d~ an t] bo 1 t a.!rlf- C Ieen ed aJ~ d 1 u br i eated i!mlledfiately after firi~g. Fi~a' cleaning ta~es place daily over the ~ext . tnn-':!e- er four ~~YS'T

~- = Burri ng 1!lr..,Y CQmbll t S l tl .iilt,~ on a fltd 1 1'1, e:xtJe~dl":!d e::-:,I]l""d S e ; da,; ~ y during noncombat action periDds6

--- No ~ess than once a week if the rifle is not used_ Oil should be p U aced oOil l Y on \\Ie Tl c'l if'a!li ed tiJn a I1r s met·R 1 S I] tface 5 ] l'.I!llte'd·~ a te'l'y a fte r de:a:nill.gi :Sf.1 that mOl s ture 15 not a n~,red: to form on the rtleta,l,.

lh~ AlK~,4 7 au tartlat,: C iI"'l fl e fi res t!1e 1'. 62 x3'5ffltm round, iMll9~3. The rounds ha\le \I.arylng eonatruct tcn rl~p,erujin9 upen th~'i r' purpose. The weight of ttJe- blllHe.ts and th@:ir muzz le '!Ielodty .re se'l!ett~c! 3() that

i ri f! ~ '~i t.f1 th~ tH ffere·~t bu l ets can be con,due - d wi ttl the s arne S ; (lint s@tt . ng:s ~ .Amm~i1i:]' i' on 15, d; '!J ; dect l nte s ervi ee aft· ~ UK i 1.'1 ij,ry types '.

Servic..e ;Qtmnul!lltiQI!l 1S d':''i1id!~d 'inti1'al.l cartridge:s and spac ia l pil,Jrpos@' c.art·ri dge-s .

'BilIl II aJllmUln 1 t, {lin is 'l,!Is@d to ~f.1l'g!3ige elilBl1iY p~T''Soll'!ln Ed •

St'et'ia ,amil~,·t ~o e dep~ndi', ~r UpO!l1 its t~n,st -uct ion , 1 s d@sjgni]l!d 'for t~ rget. ~ nd i c!lti on and COrr'Et't i en ~f' f'l ra, i g it i ng TLm 1. a.nd h] gill Y inn snma -l if {lbj ects , ~n,d for destroy i n g 1. '1 gilt 1 Y ,8, mor~d. ta rgets .

ifracer' cart,...1 dges. ,il re des i ~ne.dI fnr ta rqet i n ~h cat ion!, f: re ,aidj l.IJS t= lI!el'lt~ s,lgniillJ purposes and! engaging pers~nne'L -raJ~~H" blJlh~t.s can ;;g~ n+te straw roofs:ii dry '9:r~S:h etc. The [path of 'the bullet is indicat@d by ~ red f] ijOO.. The f1 am~ ci!fjfl be :;,een, f or ·il. tti s t.i;!lru;:~ !!;If 100 ~ter$.

AP=irnce.mHary c.artridg@:5, a.re- USiEd to d.es.trn,y 'fue~ (ki~fro$.er:!e '-' 9i3JSo.~ 1 i i'l@) and for des troy" 'ng 12' -gets preteeted by thi WI il rmor p 1 at i Itg ,a t

rlln,ge~ u[p to lOO mete rs .. .

lri,ceru~],ar.:Y cartridges, are used to ~str(l'J fu~] hi 1'ifMl tanks up, to :3 rrl'11 Hroeters thi. c k, 'lru:::e-l'iid i ,a ry ca rtrr~ dges !l1 $0 CCf1t~ i iii a tr:a'cfft e·' emtlnL The path ,of the bul l et i s i'ruH cated by a rea flame wni en car) be seen dtly Ii) r n 1 9 ht., It cen be: seen for a d i stance up to '7'[00 met·!!: rs .

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Tra f n ff'flIg ·amtm i t i on i rie'l LJd~s dril 1 ed ,an.J b 1 ~ulk '1 ~.~ rnun CIs 11' M~ 943 ~ Dr i 11 e-d rotmd's a re. de'~ i W"~d f<o1'" train 1. ng 'i ~ '1 oadi n g and fi ri rilg: •.

On the body' or' the tarrtrid~e case there are' lQ1'l:giTtudini3i'l groo\l1iE'S ~ and on tnlE cart,,,.., dge case 'mo~th there a,r~ marks f'r,®m .he e 1 ~J'i'iP'h'!!g devi ca. l~ pf'hlle;r 1 s pi ereed, TheN! i s no p'r<ope 11 ant i n tb~ ca,rtri dgE C(I::; e'.

En~nk cartridge$) !!l·re. des.ign~d! f,[fl'" simul at;ing fi':re and ,a~ used tn tal!;:t i ca ~ exerc i 5@.5: ~ llrie·re ts no bu 11 et l' n ,the b 1. anik cartr! d~s = The mouth 15 sea] e<i by a star (ros.ette:} Cf'ii rrrp. ~ '~t fs dan.g~rnu 5. to ;jtand e'l cssr t han 101 mirters away from th@: [JJJJ zz l e' face when ID l·a:nik C{irrt"r"i ogle's ,are bei iilg fi ~ ~

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