• Cugir PA 86

Cugir PA 86

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Market types:

Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms

Rifle type:

Semi-automatic, AK Type, Full-automatic

Caliber:

5.45x39mm

About Product

Model: PA 86
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Subgroup: assault rifle
Manufacturer: Cugir
Action Automatic
  Gas Operated
Rate of fire: 700
Made in: Romania
   
Caliber: 5.45 x 39mm
Barrel length: 17"
Barrel finish: Blued
Barrel type: Round
Grooves: 4
Rate of twist: 1 in 7.87"
   
Stock type: Folding
Stock material: Steel
Stock finish: Black
Butt: Metal wire
Overall length: 29.4 - 37.1"
   
Sights: Post
  Fully Adjustable 100–1,000 m
Magazine capacity: 30
Magazine type: Detachable box
Weight: 8.14 lbs.
   
Features Show features

The Pu?că Automată model 1986 (Automatic Rifle Model 1986, abbreviated PA md. 86 or simply md. 86) is the standard assault rifle used by the Romanian Military Forces and manufactured in Cugir, Romania by the ROMARM firm, located in Bucharest. The export name for this variant is the AIMS-74. The most easily recognized AKM feature is the gas block design (45 degree versus 90 degree). Incidentally, although the gas block is purely AKM, the gas vent in the barrel did change to a 90-degree design to minimize bullet shearing (a problem with early Soviet AK-74s with 45-degree gas blocks). This means the Romanian PA md. 86 has a double-angle gas port, which makes it much harder to clean the gas vent. This variant also uses the AK-47 rear trunnion, and thus the siderail is lengthened. It uses either a "bird cage" flash suppressor, or a flash hider (designed for Special Forces). The design also incorporates an upward-curved charging handle, a wire side-folding stock (based on the East German design, but offset slightly to the left), and a traditional vertical handgrip. The md. 86 use laminated wood lower handguards, and Bakelite pistol grips and upper handguards. None of the components have had any polymer version

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