Half of all AK-47s produced are counterfeit

in Counterfeit Goods

In the 60 years that the AK-47 has been in production, almost 100 million Kalashnikovs have been made. Only about half of the total world production has been officially licensed and made in Russia.

Source: Vladimir Isachenkov, “Russia cracks down on fake Kalashnikovs,” Independent, October 24, 2009.

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