There are about 100 million rifles with AK operating systems in service all over the world today, and Americans are increasingly looking for reliable defense rifles that are relatively inexpensive to shoot just like the AK.

AKs come in a variety of calibers, but most are chambered for the 7.62x39mm, 5.45x39mm and 7.62x54R cartridges used by the former Soviet Union. The following list includes many, but not all, producers of new AK ammo for rifles with Mikhail Kalishnikov’s world-famous AK operating system.

Scroll through the photo gallery above for information on some of the best AK ammo available on the market today.

For even more information on the AK ammo in the gallery above, please visit the following websites:

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