The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Rifles
Aklys Defense makes an integrally suppressed AK rifle called AKSV “Velociraptor”. The suppressor not only encloses the barrel but also the gas system. Combined with the use of a short stroke piston system, it prevents any gas flow back to the shooter. The company also states that this suppressor mitigates the recoil.
The AKSV Velociraptor rifle is chambered in 7.62x39mm. Aklys Defense uses a custom profile barrel with 1:7 twist rate and nitrided surface treatment/finish. The fast twist rate is chosen to effectively stabilize the heavier and longer subsonic bullets.
Although the rifle comes standard with Magpul MOE AK Stock and MOE AK Grip, Aklys Defense can make it with other furniture options too (e.g. side folding stocks). The AKSV “Velociraptor” comes with two magazines and a Picatinny rail or Trijicon RMR mount instead of the rear sight. It also has a new handguard designed to fit the suppressor. The rifle has an overall lengthpost was originally published on this site