Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 AK-47 semi-automatic (assault) rifle

AK-47's in Aceh
Teenage girls, part of a revolutionary secessionist group, drill with AK-47 assault rifles in Indonesia's restive province of Aceh.
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Mon. May 7, 2018

-
... police found two sets of body armor, three bags of marijuana in the living room, one jar of marijuana in the living room, one bag of marijuana found in a closet, five AK-47 rifles, two AR-15 rifles, one semi-automatic pistol, a large amount of meth, a drug ledger and $4,683 cash, according to the complaint.
He disclosed that his officers curbed the bush in the village and recovered assault weapons which include 13 AK-47 rifles, machine gun, 650 live ammunition and 32 live cartridges from unlicensed individuals. He said that the seven suspects arrested were being investigated for various offences which ...

It said the policemen and the civilian would be processed for court without delay and that the AK 47 assault rifle had also been retrieved. Meanwhile, according to a source at the Anti-Armed Robbery Squad of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, the three policemen ...
The Police Command in Kebbi State has recovered 13 AK 47 rifles, one machine gun, 650 live ammunition and 32 live cartridges from unlicensed individuals in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday that the recovery was in compliance with the ...
The police in Kebbi State have recovered 13 AK-47 rifles, machine gun, 650 live ammunition and 32 live cartridges from unlicensed individuals. Commissioner of Police Ibrahim Kabiru told reporters that the recovery was in compliance with directives of Inspector General of Police (IG) Ibrahim Idris to mop up ...
Click here to see that story. Investigators say a search warrant was executed April 10 in Rock Branch by the sheriff department's Special Enforcement Unit and Putnam County Narcotics Unit. Deputies seized a large amount of ecstasy and marijuana, as well as food laced with marijuana, five AK-47 rifles, ...

A Boulder man accused of threatening a group of people at a party with an AK-47 rifle after a fight over a woman last year was sentenced to jail after accepting a plea deal with prosecutors. Victor Igorevich Sheverda, 21, pleaded guilty Feb. 8 to one count of felony menacing and was sentenced to 20 days in ...
Perhaps not surprisingly, AK-47 pattern rifles also have their own 80 percent receivers. The lower receivers—many of which are imported from Europe—require considerably more work than other lowers, including bending steel, riveting and even some spot welding. The work involved also requires more ...
On the passenger side of the vehicle, where Pearcy had been sitting, deputies found a white and gold AK47 rifle wrapped in a sweatshirt on the floorboard. Pearcy has a felony convicton for possession of drug paraphernalia dating back to November 2017. In June 2017, Pearcy was sentenced to 30 days in ...
ASHEVILLE — Biltmore Company Police on Wednesday arrested a man who they said brought more than two and a half pounds of marijuana and a stolen AK47 rifle onto the estate entrance. Torrey Lane Hodsden, 21, faces several felonies, including assault of company police officers with a deadly ...
Updated | A United States congressman from Florida is questioning whether an American manufacturer of AK-47-style guns violated Russian sanctions, and he is asking for more information. In a letter to the Department of the Treasury on Wednesday, Representative Ted Deutch, a Democrat, asked for ...
Bridgeport police seized a slew of guns in the city's East End Wednesday afternoon, including AK-47 and AR-15 rifles, from a man accused of domestic violence. They say they also confiscated high-capacity magazines from the house on Smith Street. The gun owner, 31-year-old Edwin Heredia, had legally ...
Kampong Cham Provincial Court yesterday charged a former policeman with illegal weapons possession for holding two AK-47 rifles without authorisation at his home in Phdao Chhum commune. Uon San, Prey Chhor district deputy police chief, identified the accused as Chuon Sab, 61, a farmer and ...
The officer noticed a long box in the backseat that contained what police said was an AK-47 rifle. Cotton had a revoked firearm owner identification card, police said, and was taken into custody. The rifle had one round in the chamber and was ready to fire, police said; a full magazine was found in the center ...
Yes, machine guns. Not the readily available, semi-automatic rifles that have figured so tragically in recent mass shootings, igniting a national furor over gun laws. ... There are Tommy guns, M2 Brownings, Uzis, a Sterling submachine gun and AK-47 assault rifles, the most popular machine gun in the world.
He's the owner of an AK-47, a couple of Glocks, and, most recently, a hunting rifle. "It's really good for self-defense purposes," he says of the AK-47. "And I think it's a very solid tool to have." Some newer members say the spike in membership is a response to racist violence. Smith says it's more than that.
A man and a woman from Merced landed behind bars Thursday after gang investigators seized three firearms from their home, including what police described as an "AK-47 assault rifle," officers said in a news release. Riley Jones, 51, and Felecia Purnell, 46, were arrested after admitting the weapons ...

During the battles of WWII, Mr. Kalashnikov observed drawbacks in the rifles used by the Red Army and decided to invent and design an assault rifle that would be effective and reliable in the perilous conditions of a battlefield. His efforts culminated in the invention of the AK-47 in 1947. By 1949, it became ...
The AK-47 was designed through a contest, a method favoured by Stalin. This approach was profoundly modern and an early example of crowdsourcing design. The self-taught weapons designer and modifier Mikhail Kalashnikov was one of those who entered his proposed designs. The combat assault ...
On March 28, 2018, two arms companies — Polish and Nigerian — announced that Nigeria would begin manufacturing Beryl rifles under a technology transfer agreement, Jane's reported. It is a pretty good deal for the Polish Armaments Group, a holding company that controls Fabryka Broni, the rifle's ...
According to Amanzimtoti SAPS communications officer Captain Charlene van der Spuy, police officers from Umkomaas SAPS, together with the Umzinto K9 Unit , followed up on a tip-off and recovered a 9 mm pistol with three rounds of ammunition and an AK47 rifle with 12 rounds of ammunition. “A police ...
Three unidentified gunmen yesterday abducted Salema outside the headquarters of the National Union of Journalists (SNJ) in the capital, Maputo, beat him with their AK-47 assault rifles, and left him unconscious along the Maputo Ring Road, according to news reports. Children who witnessed the attack ...
It was not announced how many rifles will be produced in Nigeria. Nigeria's 2017 federal budget proposal allocated NGN364 million (USD1 million) and NGN390 million respectively to establish production lines for the Beryl M762 and AK-47 assault rifles, the latter possibly being a reference to the OBJ-006, ...
The pair was arrested in Boston after police found more than a dozen weapons inside their hotel room, including found five rifles (AR-15 and AK-47), a shotgun, grenades, a handgun, a revolver and hundreds of rounds of ammunition and parking tickets. There were three parking tickets, for three separate ...
Inside that room, police discovered a number of high-powered weapons including an AK-47, AR-15, shotgun, two pistols and other rifles. The couple also had a grenade launcher, a bump stock, high-capacity magazines and smoke grenades. They were arrested Saturday. Francho S. Bradley, 59, and ...
The son of the man who invented one of the world's most well-known firearms, the AK-47 assault rifle, has died at the age of 75. Viktor Kalashnikov died on March 27, Izhevsk State Technical University in Russia's region of Udmurtia announced on March 28. It did not disclose the cause of death.
Officers went to Yancey's house, where he lives with his parents, and spoke to both Yancey and his parents, but were denied access to the home. After obtaining a search warrant they seized numerous firearms, including but was not limited to, several assault-style rifles, handguns, an AK-47 assault rifle, ...
Russian Konstantin Chekhovsky has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment in the US for attempting to export parts of weapons and ammunition worth over $100 thousand to Russia. This is stated in the message of the US Immigration and Customs Police. Apart from the sentence, Chekhovsky will ...
The US federal authorities have launched an investigation into the plant in Florida, which makes shotguns modeled after the iconic AK-47 assault rifle and is run by executives with ties to top allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Bloomberg reported. "The US attorney's office in Miami is looking for a ...
The scholar also notes that the RWC Group LLC, which produces guns modeled after the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, was most likely targeted for the competitive characteristics of its guns and this probe is just another act of a trade war by the US against Russia. He adds that no gun has so far surpassed the ...
Three people were busted in two separate search warrant details on Thursday night. During the searches, police said they found drugs and assault weapons. Officers with Visalia's Special Enforcement and Narcotics units made their first stop just after 6:30 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of North Bradley ...
Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Homestead man after a reported road rage incident where he's accused of slapping another motorist in the face and having two unlicensed firearms, including a loaded miniature AK-47 rifle, within arm's reach in his car. Tyrell Demming, 22, was booked on ...
When police arrived at the scene, they were confronted by a man carrying a loaded AK-47 rifle and a handgun. According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the officers backed up to their patrol cars for cover as they yelled at the man to drop his weapons. Investigators say 39-year-old Duane ...
Extremely reliable, the AK-47 is plentiful on Third World battlefields. From American rap music to Zimbabwe, the AK-47 has achieved icon status, and is one of the most recognizable symbols—of any kind—in the world. The AK series of rifles is currently carried by fighters of the Islamic State, Taliban fighters ...
Authorities say the officers were responding to a disturbance call in the Lake Valley subdivision near 151st East Avenue and 108th Place North around 10:30 Wednesday night. When they arrived, they were confronted by an unidentified man carrying a loaded AK-47 rifle and a handgun. Police say the man ...
(WARREN, Mich.) — A 3-year-old girl has been wounded after an AK-47 assault rifle accidentally discharged as her grandmother was trying to unload the weapon inside a Detroit-area home. Warren police say the girl was shot Wednesday morning after the grandmother found the rifle in the home.
Two days later, it was handed over to my law enforcement contact in broad daylight in the busy car park of a filling station in exchange for $600. Neither seller nor buyer knew the other person's identity. My contact could have been a Mexican cartel member and "our" AK-47 was in effect untraceable.
A Reading man and his cousin who was visiting from Florida were arrested after authorities said they found several rifles, including an AK-47 with a sawed-off barrel, and body armor while searching a northeast Reading row home for a wanted man. Jonathan F. Rodriguez-Quijano, 29, was taken into ...
That Brussels stop, authorities said later, is where Moroccan-born Ayoub El Khazzani came aboard with an AK-47 assault rifle, a 9mm Luger pistol, a box cutter, a hammer, gasoline and a backpack filled with ammunition. He shot a passenger and passed into the car that was five away from the Sewells and ...
A man who showed off on the social media app Snapchat holding what appeared to be an AK-47-style assault rifle while he was prohibited from ... According to DOJ officials, Elijah Desir, 22, of Bridgeville, was seen in a Snapchat video showing off with several guns in October 2017, including the ...
Authorities have arrested a Nevada man who was found with five AK-47 assault rifles in his rented vehicle. The Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper reported discovering the weapons after stopping a sedan for a traffic violation on Interstate 10 near Marana. DPS officials say Jorge Eduardo ...
In April 1953, the Central Intelligence Agency received its first report of what would become the most recognized weapon of the 20th century: the AK-47 assault rifle. Within twenty years, the mysterious “submachine gun” sighted on the outskirts of Leningrad would spread worldwide, carried by soldiers, ...
As peace gradually returns to Daffo communities in the Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau, the state police command has confirmed the arrest of a herdsman with an AK-47 rifle. The command's spokesman, Mr. Terna Tyopev, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday, gave the rifle's serial number as ...
TUCSON, AZ (AP) -. Arizona authorities have arrested a Nevada man who was found with five AK-47 assault rifles in his rented vehicle. The Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper reported discovering the weapons after stopping a sedan for a traffic violation on Interstate 10 near Marana. The trooper ...
The move does not require congressional approval, allowing the administration to side-step what could have been insurmountable pressure from pro-gun groups such as the National Rifle Association that have worked to erode changes in firearm laws in the wake of mass shootings in Florida and Nevada.
Rockland — A Rockland man is being held in jail, charged with conspiring to receive three stolen guns including an AK-47 rifle. William J. Eustis, 29, was arrested this week and charged with Class C conspiracy to commit receiving stolen property, and violating a condition of release. The AK-47 rifle, ...
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating the theft of an AK-47 semiautomatic rifle from a North Drive home in the Sunny Acres complex. The department is asking the public for any tips regarding the incident. The theft might have occurred in the past two months, but was ...
Accused shooter Nikolas Cruz had an AK-47 among his arsenal, police said. And the company's distributors included Sunrise Tactical Supply, the Coral Springs store where authorities said Cruz obtained the AR-15 rifle he used in the attack. County officials kept secret the name of the company being offered the incentives, ...
Kalashnikov Concern has released a video of its new robot tank called the BAS-01G Sputnik or "Comrade-in-Arms." The unmanned combat vehicle packs a 12.7mm main gun and has a top speed of 25mph and a maximum range of about 6 miles. The video also shows what looks like a 30mm AGS-17 ...
President Bill Clinton looks on as Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Tobacco Director John Magaw holds an AK-47 submachine gun at the White House in 1994. President Bill Clinton looks on as Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Tobacco Director John Magaw holds an AK-47 submachine gun at the White ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    rifles
      ak‑47

military rifles:
      ak‑47
      ar‑15
      m‑16
      m‑4