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Old 12-01-2017, 02:06 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by AKBLUE View Post
Th AK paytern rifle was proliferated by the Soviet Union and the commblov nations and China as noted earlier.
Other countries like the USA or western Europe were less inclined to supply weapons to many countries.
Military firearms are manufactured for dirability and ease of routine maintenance.
The AK is a bit easier than some.
Othrts like the M16 are much easier to assemble from parts and repair generally.

That may be true however the AK is less likely to break in the first place. It's a far more durable platform than the M16.

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