SKS

AK-47 as an alternative to the AR-15?

Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Book of the AK & SKS

The AR-15 is not the only fun gun you can have. The AK-47 and SKS provide plenty of big time firepower for your shooting enjoyment, too. If you want to learn more, we've got the book for you.

Izhmash: Russian AK Maker Bancrupt

The Russian firm Izhmash (Izhevsk Mechanical Works) holds the patents for the AK-47, and it is going broke because of all the illegal copies of its weapons being produced worldwide.