The AK-101 is an assault rifle related to Kalashnikov's AK-47 with tweaks, and it is created for society weapons marketplace. It makes use of 5.56X45 NATO bullets and it is gas operated. But though it is new, the Russian army nevertheless make use of AK-74s. The AK-101, unlike the first AK-47 project uses standard 5.56 x 45 mm NATO cartridges, the standard of all of the NATO armies. Clients worldwide however avoid using AK101, because an AK47 is much simpler for maintenance, cost of rounds (barrels with 30 rounds tend to be about ~ $8,00 -mid price-). The AK 101 got contemporary materialsincluding plastics, where it ought to be used. This decreases body weight and may also improve precision. Lots of the improvements found in the AK-101 may within the AK-103 additionally the other countries in the AK-10X series of rifles.The AK-101 may be fired in semiautomatic and totally automated. The disassembly means of the AK-101 is just like that of the AK-74. The AK-101 has an optical plate installed quietly for the receiver for attaching scopes along with other optical gear, that may take most kinds of Russian and European AK optics. The rifle accepts most artificial and material ammo publications with 30 circular capacity. The AK-101 has actually a 16 inch barrel with a AK-74 design muzzle brake connected to the barrel to regulate muzzle climb.The AK-102, AK-104 and AK-105 would be the designations provided to the greater amount of compact carbine variations regarding the AK-10X rifle show, firing the 5.56 x 45 mm, 7.62 x 39 mm and 5.45 x 39 mm rifle rounds correspondingly. These carbines differentiate themselves from normal rifles for the series for the reason that they usually have a great deal shorter drums, just 314 mm long. These AK-10X carbines, similar to their particular rifle counterparts, had been made primarily for export.A typical myth is the fact that AK-101 has actually entered service whilst the main assault rifle of the Russian Federation, but this is simply not real; the AK-74M continues to be the main attack rifle, the AK-103, a variant regarding the AK-101 shooting 7.62 mm Soviet rounds, is in restricted solution with chosen devices in Russian army, and the AN-94 is entering limited solution in elite forces associated with the Russian military, some Russian authorities forces, in addition to Internal Ministry of Affairs.