Courtesy Kalashnikov Media
Kalashnikov Concern will launch the AK-19 at this year’s Army 2020 Exhibition in Moscow. The Exhibit will be organized at three locations, Patriot Expo (Moscow Region), Kubinka Air Base, Alabino Military Training Grounds 23-29 August, 2020. The new rifle is a derivative of the AK-12, an assault rifle chambered in 5.45 mm and in service with the Russian military since the end of 2018. The AK-19 is chambered in 5.56×45 N.A.T. O. and features the Picatinny rails and telescoping stock of the AK-12.