Caliber: 5.56×45 mm NATO
Action: Gas operated, rotating bolt with 2 lugs
Length, mm: overall: 943; w/folded stock: 700;
Barrel lenght: 415 mm
Weight: 3.4 kg empty
Rate of fire: 600 rounds per minute
Magazine capacity: 30 rounds
The AK-101 assault rifle is an export version of the 5.45mm Kalashnikov AK-74M assault rifle. The main difference between AK-101 and AK-74M is in ammunition used – the AK-101 is chambered for 5.56x45mm NATO ammunition. Otherwise it is basically the same as the AK-74M, which is current standard issue rifle of the Russian army.