Died designer of small arms Viktor Kalashnikov

Died Victor Mikhailovich Kalashnikov is a Soviet and Russian designer of small arms.

Помер конструктор стрілецької зброї Віктор Калашников

In Izhevsk at the age of 75 years died a small arms designer Viktor Kalashnikov, reports Izhevsk state technical University, informs news, Ukrmedia.

“On March 27 passed away graduate THEM ISTU Victor Mikhailovich Kalashnikov is a Soviet and Russian designer of small arms, leading engineer-designer of the concern “Kalashnikov”, candidate of technical Sciences, son of a prominent small arms designer Mikhail Kalashnikov,” reads the summary.

Viktor Kalashnikov has conducted numerous studies identified several factors affecting the stability, durability and reliability of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, has developed a series of nodes and components on the level of inventions. Participated in the development of self-loading hunting carbines, have developed a competition suspension of a drummer for the carbine “Medved-3”. Participated in development and tested several samples of the Kalashnikov machine gun with combination feeding. Viktor Kalashnikov participated in the works on the project “Abakan”, with his team developed submachine gun “Bizon-2” and “Vityaz-SN”.

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