The booming popularity of the AK has accessory and parts manufacturers very busy. There are few things gun owners like more than personalizing and accessorizing their firearms. Today, there is an incredible number of extras that can be added to the AK to make it more ergonomic, more comfortable to shoot, more accurate and just more fun all around. Now shooters can get custom muzzle devices, improved triggers, extended magazine releases, laser-aiming devices, new safeties and more. Here’s a snapshot of some of the upgrades available for AK-platform pistols and rifles.

For more information about the AK accessories featured in the gallery above, please visit the following sites.

ALG Defense

American Gunsmithing Institute

Century Arms

Crimson Trace

Command Arms

Guntec USA

IO Inc.

Midwest Industries

Mounting Solutions Plus

Real Avid




This article was originally published in ‘AK-47 & Soviet Weapons’ 2017. For information on how to subscribe, visit

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