The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Rifles
Kalashnikov USA, orphaned stateside importing partner of Kalashnikov Concern, brought their latest prototype and production guns to the 2018 SHOT Show, and there is good reason to be excited. Chief among them: The KR-9 9mm AK carbine.
Here’s one of those reasons!
In May, Kalashnikov USA began shipping their Saiga-based KS-12 shotguns. These 12 gauge semiautomatic AK-based weapons are one of several weapons to fill the niche left by Saiga-12 shotguns, which were banned from importation in July of 2014, and they also represent the first production product of the new Kalashnikov USA.
Also at the 2018 SHOT Show Kalashnikov USA revealed that the 9mm AK Vityaz clone, the KR-9 will is almost ready to go and will be shipping later this year. The KR-9 is a handy 9mm AK carbine which comes in 16″ barreled rifle, SBR, and pistol variations. As a nice touch, the KR-9 ships in apost was originally published on this site