Which is the best assault rifle in the world? Which is the best modern assault rifle and why? Our Top 10 list is based on the combined score of accuracy, reliability, range, penetration, production numbers, number of users, and some other features.
Number 10 – AK-101
The AK-101 is designed for the global export market, using the 5.56 x 45 NATO cartridge, which is the standard of all NATO member armies. The AK-101 is aimed at the Armed Forces looking for a weapon that combines the logistic compatibility and familiarity of the 5.56 x 45 NATO cartridges with the reliability of a Kalashnikov. It is designed with modern materials and compounds, including polymers that reduce weight and improve accuracy. Many of the improvements found on the AK-101 are also present on the AK-103 and the rest of the AK-10x series of rifles.
The AK-101 is a selective firearm that can be fired either in semi-automatic or fully automatic mode. The disassembly procedure for the AK-101 is identical to that of the AK-74 . The AK-101 has a mounting rail installed on the left side of the mechanism drawer to mount telescopic sights and other aiming elements, which accept most Russian and European AK telescoping sights. The gun accepts most metal and AK-74 type plastic-type magazines with a capacity of 30 cartridges. The AK-101 has a 415 mm barrel with an AK-74 mouth -bar attached to the barrel to control its elevation, especially when firing automatically.