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The reliability of the AK47 has been legendary. It is still the most prolific combat small arm on the planet. For all its reliability and ease of care it has always been lacking when it comes to ergonomics. bravo18akm-b With the addition of more and more accessories for the SWAT officer this inability to use them has been and often continues to be a weak point. Bravo 18 Incorporated has built an AKM to address this issue, but does it? A recent trip to Gunsite Academy answers that question and more. bravo18akm-c Will it accept the most common accessories within the typical SOPMOD model? Does it have the accuracy needed to work in the SWAT environment? Does the addition of these custom features affect its legendary reliability? All these questions and more are answered in the upcoming issue of Guns and Weapons for Law Enforcement where we put the Bravo 18 AKM is put through its paces. bravo18akm-d Specifications: Bravo 18 AKM 7.62x 39mm Caliber/Gauge: 7.62x39mm Barrel: 10.5 Inches OA Length: 28 Inches Weight: 8 pounds Sights: Folding front and rear (Accepts any rail mounted sights) Stocks/Grips: Custom 6 rail forend / folding stock accepts all Mil-Spec AR stocks Action: Select Fire / Gas Operated AKM Action Finish: Black Coating Capacity: 30+ 1 accepts all factory magazines Price: $1500.00 as tested, price dependent on customer requests

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