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Viet Cong soldier stands beneath a Viet Cong flag carrying his AK-47 rifle. He was participating in the exchange of POWs by the Four Power Joint Military Commission

Viet Cong soldier stands beneath a Viet Cong flag carrying his AK-47 r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... More

A guard armed with an AK-47 assault rifle watches as armed personnel carriers (APC) move toward the "front lines" during the joint services Operation Gallant Crew '77

A guard armed with an AK-47 assault rifle watches as armed personnel c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT CREW '77 Base: Fort Hood State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Barry... More

A guard armed with an AK-47 assault rifle watches as armed personnel carriers (APC) move toward the front lines during the joint services Operation Gallant Crew '77

A guard armed with an AK-47 assault rifle watches as armed personnel c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT CREW '77 Base: Fort Hood State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Barry... More

A Soviet Union AKM rifle (bottom) is compared to a United States M-16A1 rifle. The AKM bullet has 123 grains of gun powder in it and has a velocity of 2400 feet-per-second. The bullet for the M-16A1 is 25 percent smaller and its velocity is 35 percent faster

A Soviet Union AKM rifle (bottom) is compared to a United States M-16A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Bobby Bethune Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

A U.S. Marine from Co. C, 1ST Bn., 6th Marines, fires a Norwegian rifle while cross-training during a cold weather joint forces airlift exercise

A U.S. Marine from Co. C, 1ST Bn., 6th Marines, fires a Norwegian rifl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Norway (NOR) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Stout Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Marines from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, play the role of aggressors dressed as Soviet naval infantrymen armed with Soviet rifles, during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82)

U.S. Marines from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, play the role of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Pickett State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Stout Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

Two Marines of the 1ST Marine Brigade shoot a U.S. M-16A1 rifle and a Russian AK47 from the prone position to show how the two rifles compare to each other

Two Marines of the 1ST Marine Brigade shoot a U.S. M-16A1 rifle and a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Taylor Release Status: Re... More

Members of Co. D, 1ST Bn., 502nd Infantry, fire AK-47 assault rifles while undergoing Opposition Force (OPFOR) live-fire training. Their training is being supported by units of the 311th Military Intelligence Battalion and the 101st Airborne Division

Members of Co. D, 1ST Bn., 502nd Infantry, fire AK-47 assault rifles w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Campbell State: Kentucky (KY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Com... More

Two Somalian soldiers pose for a photo during Exercise EASTERN WIND '83, the amphibious landing phase of Exercise BRIGHT STAR '83. The soldier on the right has an M16A1 rifle he borrowed from a US Marine, and the soldier on the left has an AKM 7.62 mm assault rifle

Two Somalian soldiers pose for a photo during Exercise EASTERN WIND '8...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 / EASTERN WIND 83 Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT W. R. Hower Release Status: Released to... More

Egyptian soldiers instruct a member of the 82nd Airborne Division on the proper handling of a Soviet designed AKM assault rifle with a folding stock, as they participate in the joint Exercise Bright Star '83

Egyptian soldiers instruct a member of the 82nd Airborne Division on t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Base: Cairo West Air Base State: Al Qahirah Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiov... More

Egyptian soldiers, armed with Soviet designed AKM assault rifles, maintain a perimeter during the joint Exercise Bright Star '83

Egyptian soldiers, armed with Soviet designed AKM assault rifles, main...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Base: Cairo West Air Base State: Al Qahirah Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiov... More

Egyptian soldiers, armed with Soviet designed AKM assault rifles, maintain a perimeter during the joint Exercise Bright Star '83

Egyptian soldiers, armed with Soviet designed AKM assault rifles, main...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Base: Cairo West Air Base State: Al Qahirah Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiov... More

A Somalia soldier, armed with a Soviet designed AKM assault rifle, participates in the joint Exercise BRIGHT STAR '83

A Somalia soldier, armed with a Soviet designed AKM assault rifle, par...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiovisual Team Release Status: Released to Publ... More

US military personnel display Soviet made AK-47 rifles and a Czech-made Model-52 7.62 mm light machine gun, right, seized during Operation URGENT FURY

US military personnel display Soviet made AK-47 rifles and a Czech-mad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. On the top of the pile of weapons is the barrel attachment to a 7.62 mm machine gun

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

AK47 assault rifles that were seized at the Frequente Supply Depot during Operation URGENT FURY are displayed on the hood of a vehicle

AK47 assault rifles that were seized at the Frequente Supply Depot dur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: SPC5 Edward Nevala Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A crate of AK47 assault rifles that was among the military supplies seized at the Frequente Supply Depot near Point Salines Airport during Operation URGENT FURY

A crate of AK47 assault rifles that was among the military supplies se...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Base: Grenville Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 Edward Nevala Release Status: Released to Pu... More

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY piled beside a wooden box. On the top of the pile is the barrel attachment to a 7.62 mm machine gun

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Base: Grenville Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 D. Wujcik Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Members of the Eastern Caribbean Defense Force gather weapons seized during Operation URGENT FURY. The soldiers are armed with Belgian made 7.62 mm FN FAL rifles. The weapons in the pile are Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles

Members of the Eastern Caribbean Defense Force gather weapons seized d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. On the top of the pile of weapons is the barrel attachment to a 7.62 mm machine gun

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Members of the Eastern Caribbean Defense Force gather weapons seized during Operation URGENT FURY. The soldiers are armed with Belgian made 7.62 mm FN FAL rifles. The weapons in the pile are Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles and the barrel attachment to a 7.62 mm machine gun (visible on top of the pile)

Members of the Eastern Caribbean Defense Force gather weapons seized d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

An Army Ranger displays Soviet made AK-47 rifles and a Czech-made Model-52 7.62 mm light machine gun, right, seized during Operation URGENT FURY

An Army Ranger displays Soviet made AK-47 rifles and a Czech-made Mode...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

A cache of Soviet AK-47 rifles seized by US military personnel during Operation URGENT FURY

A cache of Soviet AK-47 rifles seized by US military personnel during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Gary Miller Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

A box of Soviet made 7.62 mm Mosin-Nagant rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. Also visible to the left is an AK-47 assault rifle

A box of Soviet made 7.62 mm Mosin-Nagant rifles seized during Operati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 D. Wujcik Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... More

Among the weapons seized during the multi-service, multinational Operation URGENT FURY, are an UZI 9 mm submarine gun, a light machine gun, and assorted AK-47 assault rifles

Among the weapons seized during the multi-service, multinational Opera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Creen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition clips seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition clips seized during the multiservi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Two members of the People's Revolutionary Army are escorted to a holding area during Operation URGENT FURY. The serviceman escorting them is carrying a seized Soviet made AK-47 assault rifle (with folding butt)

Two members of the People's Revolutionary Army are escorted to a holdi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Base: Grenville Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

AK-47 assault rifles seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

AK-47 assault rifles seized during the multiservice, multinational Ope...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

A Soviet AK47 assault rifle captured during Operation URGENT FURY

A Soviet AK47 assault rifle captured during Operation URGENT FURY

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT M. J. Creen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition clips seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition clips seized during the multiservi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Seized weapons on display are: (clockwise from back) Soviet made 82 mm M-36 mortars, 5 Soviet 7.62 mm PK general purpose machine guns, two Bren light machine guns, 7.62 mm ammunition, two AK-47 assault rifles, an RPG-2 portable rocket launcher, a 7.62 mm Mosin-Nagant rifle, a Czechoslovakian made Model-52 7.62 mm rifle and a US made.45 cal. M-3A1 submarine gun

Seized weapons on display are: (clockwise from back) Soviet made 82 mm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 D. Wujcik, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division examines a crate of AK-47 assault rifles seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division examines a crate of AK-47 assau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

A Soviet made AK-47 assault rifle seized during Operation URGENT FURY

A Soviet made AK-47 assault rifle seized during Operation URGENT FURY

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 D. Wujcik Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... More

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. Visible to the left is an Israeli made 9 mm UZI submarine gun

Soviet made AK-47 assault rifles seized during Operation URGENT FURY. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 D. Wujcik Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... More

An UZI 9-mm submarine gun and AK-47 assault rifles seized during the multi-service, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

An UZI 9-mm submarine gun and AK-47 assault rifles seized during the m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Creen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Don Crawford demonstrates the use of a Romanian-made 7.2 mm AKM assault rifle during Exercise VOLANT SCORPION

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Don Crawford demonstrates the use of a Roman...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VOLANT SCORPION Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... More

An infantryman fires a rifle from the turret of an M551 light tank with a 75 mm automatic cannon during exercise GALLANT EAGLE '82 at the National Training Center. The tank has been altered to appear Russian. The soldiers, wearing Russian uniforms, are armed with an AK47 rifle and an RPG portable rocket launcher

An infantryman fires a rifle from the turret of an M551 light tank wit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unk... More

Army Sergeant Jarrett, wearing a mock Soviet uniform, briefs members of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron on the AK-47 rifle during Operation ADEPT WARRIOR at the National Training Center

Army Sergeant Jarrett, wearing a mock Soviet uniform, briefs members o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ADEPT WARRIOR Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mi... More

Members of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fire Soviet made AK-47 rifles during Operation ADEPT WARRIOR at the National Training Center

Members of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fire Soviet made AK-47 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ADEPT WARRIOR Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mi... More

Members of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fire Soviet made AK-47 rifle during Operation ADEPT WARRIOR at the National Training Center

Members of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fire Soviet made AK-47 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ADEPT WARRIOR Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Gus... More

A member of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fires a Soviet made 7.62 mm AK-47 rifle during Operation ADEPT WARRIOR at the National Training Center

A member of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fires a Soviet made 7....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ADEPT WARRIOR Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mi... More

A member of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fires a Soviet made AK-47 rifle during Operation ADEPT WARRIOR at the National Training Center

A member of the 63rd Field Maintenance Squadron fires a Soviet made AK...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ADEPT WARRIOR Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Gus... More

A Soviet 7.62 mm PKS machine gun, top, and a Soviet 7.62 mm AKM assault rifle with bayonet attached, bottom, in firing positions

A Soviet 7.62 mm PKS machine gun, top, and a Soviet 7.62 mm AKM assaul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Soviet 7.62 mm AKM asssault rifle with a folding double-strut stock and a 30-round magazine, top, compared with a standard Soviet AK-47 assault rifle, bottom

A Soviet 7.62 mm AKM asssault rifle with a folding double-strut stock ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Chinese 7.62 mm Type 56 assault rifle with a permanently attached folding bayonet, top, and a Soviet 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle with a folding double-strut stock

A Chinese 7.62 mm Type 56 assault rifle with a permanently attached fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Soviet 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle, top, and a Soviet 7.62 mm Simonov self-loading rifle (SKS) with bayonet folded back

A Soviet 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle, top, and a Soviet 7.62 mm Simono...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Navy corpsmen use rifles to help them crawl under barbed wire on the obstacle course during a simulated firefight. The corpsman in the foreground is using an AK-47 assault rifle. They are undergoing combat training at the Field Medical Service School

Navy corpsmen use rifles to help them crawl under barbed wire on the o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jesus Diaz Release St... More

A Navy corpsman uses an AK-47 assault rifle to help him crawl under barbed wire on the obstacle course during a simulated firefight. He is undergoing combat training at the Field Medical Service School

A Navy corpsman uses an AK-47 assault rifle to help him crawl under ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jesus Diaz, USN Relea... More

A Navy corpsman uses an AK-47 assault rifle to help him crawl under barbed wire on the obstacle course during a simulated firefight. He is undergoing combat training at the Field Medical Service School

A Navy corpsman uses an AK-47 assault rifle to help him crawl under ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jesus Diaz Release St... More

An Egyptian marine aims an AKM 7.62mm rifle during an amphibious assault in support of the multinational joint service Exercise Bright Star '85

An Egyptian marine aims an AKM 7.62mm rifle during an amphibious assau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '85 Base: Alexandria Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: CAPT. Mark Beberwyck Release Status: Released t... More

Three Soviet naval infantrymen carrying AK-74 assault rifles. (SUBSTANDARD)

Three Soviet naval infantrymen carrying AK-74 assault rifles. (SUBSTAN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at a welcoming ceremony given in honor of the first visit by US Navy (USN) ships to visit China in 40 years

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch during a welcoming ceremony given in honor of the first visit by US Navy (USN) ships to China in 40 years

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch dur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at a welcoming ceremony given in honor of the first US Navy (USN) ships to visit China in 40 years

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at a welcoming ceremony given in honor of the first visit by US Navy (USN) ships to visit China in 40 years

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch during a welcoming ceremony given in honor of the first US Navy (USN) ships to visit China in 40 years

A Chinese sailor, armed with a Type 56 assault rifle, stands watch dur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) team member fires an AK-47 assault rifle at a target during a field training exercise

A Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) team member fires an AK-47 assault rifle at a ta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Chuck Mussi, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Marine loads 7.62mm ammunition to be used during a demonstration live firing of the Soviet AK-47 assault rifle during a class on North Korean weapons given by members of the opposing forces team from the 2nd Infantry Division during Operation Bear Hunt '88

A Marine loads 7.62mm ammunition to be used during a demonstration liv...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BEAR HUNT '88 Base: Uncheon Country: South Korea Scene Camera Operator: Lance CPL. Smith Release Status: Released to Public ... More

A close-up view of a Soviet 7.62mm AK-47 assault rifle on display

A close-up view of a Soviet 7.62mm AK-47 assault rifle on display

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. D.A. Haynes Release Status:... More

A close-up view of an East German 7.62 mm MPik-3 assault rifle

A close-up view of an East German 7.62 mm MPik-3 assault rifle

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL D.A. Haynes Release Status: Released to Public ... More

A close-up view of a Chinese 7.62 mm Type 56 assault rifle on display

A close-up view of a Chinese 7.62 mm Type 56 assault rifle on display

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL D.A. Haynes Release Status: Released to Public ... More

A member of the 12th Marines tries the bolt action on an AK-47-type assault rifle, during the joint Korea-U.S. exercise Bear Hunt '88

A member of the 12th Marines tries the bolt action on an AK-47-type as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BEAR HUNT '88 Base: Uncheon Country: South Korea Scene Camera Operator: CPL Bateman Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

Marines get some practice firing AK47-type assault rifles during the joint Korean US Exercise BEAR HUNT 88

Marines get some practice firing AK47-type assault rifles during the j...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uncheon Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Lucey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... More

Marines disassemble and examine several Soviet-made AK-47 and AKM assault rifles during a weapons familiarization class

Marines disassemble and examine several Soviet-made AK-47 and AKM assa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An Army instructor loads a 75-round drum magazine into a Soviet-made AK-47 assault rifle while teaching a weapons familiarization class

An Army instructor loads a 75-round drum magazine into a Soviet-made A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Marines fire Soviet-made weapons during a familiarization class. The Marine at left is firing an RPK light machine gun and the others are firing AKM assault rifles

Marines fire Soviet-made weapons during a familiarization class. The M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a 5.45mm Soviet AK-74 assault rifle, top, and a 5.45mm RPK-74 light machine gun, bottom. The RPK-74 is the light machine gun version of the AK-74 and has a longer, heavier barrel, a larger magazine, and an attached bipod

A left side view of a 5.45mm Soviet AK-74 assault rifle, top, and a 5....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a field-stripped Soviet AK-74 assault rifle. Above the front sight is the weapon's muzzle brake

A right side view of a field-stripped Soviet AK-74 assault rifle. Abov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A crewman aboard the Soviet Slava class guided missile cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV (CG 088) stands at attention with AK74 assault rifle in hand. Norfolk residents are touring the MARSHAL USTINOV which is in port for a five-day goodwill visit along with the guided missile destroyer OTLICHNYY (DDG 434) and the replenishment oiler GENRIKH GASANOV

A crewman aboard the Soviet Slava class guided missile cruiser MARSHAL...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Base, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Stephen Batiz Release Status: Releas... More

Ethiopian security guards equipped with 7.62mm AKM assault rifles stand near C-130 Hercules aircraft being used in a search and rescue mission for Texas Rep. George T. (Mickey) Leland and members of his delegation. The plane transporting Leland and 15 other people was reported missing en route to a refugee camp near the Sudanese border

Ethiopian security guards equipped with 7.62mm AKM assault rifles stan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Addis Ababa Country: Ethiopia (ETH) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... More

With bayonets fixed on their AK-47 assault rifles, Soviet naval infantry (Marine) commandos perform hand-to-hand combat drills for their American visitors. The guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59) and the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) are making the second goodwill visit to a Soviet port by US naval vessels since World War II

With bayonets fixed on their AK-47 assault rifles, Soviet naval infant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kherson Country: U.S.S.R. (SUN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Scott Allen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... More

A Soviet sailor holding an AKM assault rifle stands at port arms during the visit of the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) and the guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59). It is the second goodwill visit by American warships to a Soviet port since World War II

A Soviet sailor holding an AKM assault rifle stands at port arms durin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Sevastopol Country: U.S.S.R. (SUN) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Kip Burke Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

With bayonets fixed on their AK-47 assault rifles, Soviet naval infantry (Marine) commandos perform hand-to-hand combat drills for their American visitors. The guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59) and the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) are making the second goodwill visit to a Soviet port by US naval vessels since World War II

With bayonets fixed on their AK-47 assault rifles, Soviet naval infant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kherson Country: U.S.S.R. (SUN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Scott Allen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... More

A chief petty officer of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet stands guard at a war memorial with his AK-47 rifle

A chief petty officer of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet stands guard at a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Sevastopol Country: U.S.S.R. (SUN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Scott Allen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

A Marine from Co. K, 3rd Bn., 7th Marines, fires an AKMS assault rifle under the supervision of a Thai instructor during the combined Thai/U.S. Exercise Thalay Thai '89

A Marine from Co. K, 3rd Bn., 7th Marines, fires an AKMS assault rifle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: THALAY THAI '89 Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL J.A. Krumholz Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Part of the cache of Soviet-bloc weapons, which included AK47 rifles and RPG-7 and RPG-18 rocket-propelled grenade launchers, uncovered by the Salvadoran government on 30 May 1989

Part of the cache of Soviet-bloc weapons, which included AK47 rifles a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Romanian soldier stands guard on the flight line as medical supplies from the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center in Pirmasens, West Germany, are unloaded from a 37th Tactical Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Bucharest airport. Provided by the 7th Medical Command, the supplies are part of a relief effort for citizens of the revolt-torn country. The soldier is armed with an AKM assault rifle

A Romanian soldier stands guard on the flight line as medical supplies...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bucharest Country: Romania(ROM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Perry Heimer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

Soviet naval infantryman kneel with their AKS-74 rifles during a demonstration conducted for visiting U.S. Navy personnel. Two American ships, the guided missile cruiser USS PRINCETON (CG-59) and the guided missile frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG-57), are in Vladivostok for a four-day goodwill visit

Soviet naval infantryman kneel with their AKS-74 rifles during a demon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: U.S.S.R. (SUN) Scene Camera Operator: PHCS Mitchell Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... More

Discarded Iraqi helmets lie scattered around an AKM assault rifle near vehicles that were destroyed during Operation Desert Storm

Discarded Iraqi helmets lie scattered around an AKM assault rifle near...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Members of the staff of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW) stand in front of a Iraqi Bell 214ST Super Transport helicopter captured by members of the 1 Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF) during Operation Desert Storm. Two of the Marines are holding a Kuwaiti flag and one is holding a 7.62mm AK-47 assault rifle

Members of the staff of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW) stand i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: CAPT. R. L. Pearce Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Two members of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force display a captured Iraqi AKM assault rifle, left, and an RPG-7 grenade launcher as they stand beside their M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) during the ground phase of Operation Desert Storm. A TOW 2 Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) anti-tank weapon is mounted on the roof of the HMMWV. The Marines are still wearing their Nuclear-Biological-Chemical (NBC) protective suits and overboots

Two members of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force display a captured I...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Lance Clp. Alvarado Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

A charred AKM assault rifle and a flare pistol lie on the hull of a destroyed Iraqi BMP-1 mechanized infantry combat vehicle during the ground phase of Operation Desert Storm

A charred AKM assault rifle and a flare pistol lie on the hull of a de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Lance CPL. Alvarado Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Iraqi RPG-7 portable rocket launchers and an AKM assault rifle are among the weapons found in Iraqi bunkers near Kuwait International Airport after the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm.

Iraqi RPG-7 portable rocket launchers and an AKM assault rifle are amo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Kuwait City Country: Kuwait(KWT) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. David Mcleod Release Status: Released ... More

LT. COL. Michael H. Smith, left, commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, and Brig. GEN. Thomas V. Draude, right, assistant division commander, 1ST Marine Division, talk with CPL. Lance D. Wilson about a display of captured Iraqi weapons and equipment following the cease-fire that ended Operation Desert Storm. The weapons include an AKM rifle and an RPG-7 rocket launcher at lower left and an M-19 60mm mortar at upper center

LT. COL. Michael H. Smith, left, commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, 9t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Cw02 Ed Bailey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... More

LT. COL. Michael H. Smith, left, commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, and Brig. GEN. Thomas V. Draude, right, assistant division commander, 1ST Marine Division, talk with CPL. Lance D. Wilson about a display of captured Iraqi weapons and equipment following the cease-fire that ended Operation Desert Storm. The weapons include an AKM rifle and an RPG-7 rocket launcher at lower left and an M-19 60mm mortar at upper center

LT. COL. Michael H. Smith, left, commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, 9t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Cw02 Bailey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... More

A Marine non-commissioned officer from the 1ST Marine Division kneels beside an M-19 60mm mortar that is part of a display of captured Iraqi weapons and equipment being shown to reporters following the cease-fire that ended Operation Desert Storm. An AKM rifle and an RPG-7 rocket launcher are at lower left

A Marine non-commissioned officer from the 1ST Marine Division kneels ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Cw02 Ed Bailey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... More

A member of a Syrian honor guard stands at attention as his unit prepares for the arrival of a visiting dignitary during Operation Desert Shield. The soldier is armed with an AK-47 assault rifle.

A member of a Syrian honor guard stands at attention as his unit prepa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. H. H. Deffner Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A Syrian soldier aims an AK-47 assault rifle from his position in a foxhole during a firepower demonstration, part of Operation Desert Shield. The soldier is wearing a Soviet-made Model ShMS nuclear-biological-chemical warfare masks.

A Syrian soldier aims an AK-47 assault rifle from his position in a fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. H. H. Deffner Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A member of a Syrian honor guard stands beside his country's flag as his unit prepares for the arrival of a visiting dignitary. The soldier, armed with an AK-47 assault rifle, is in the region during Operation Desert Shield.

A member of a Syrian honor guard stands beside his country's flag as h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. H. H. Deffner Release Status: Released to Public C... More

An Egyptian ranger battalion stands in formation holding AK-47 assault rifles in a demonstration for visiting dignitaries during Operation Desert Shield.

An Egyptian ranger battalion stands in formation holding AK-47 assault...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. H. H. Deffner Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Captured AKM assault rifles are tagged and displayed during Operation Desert Storm

Captured AKM assault rifles are tagged and displayed during Operation ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

A Kurdish guard armed with an AK-47 provides security at the airport in northern Iraq

A Kurdish guard armed with an AK-47 provides security at the airport i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Efrain Gonzalez Release Status: Released to Pub... More

A French soldier from the Military Instruction Advisory Detachment (IMAD) of the 5th Regiment International Army Overseas (RIAOM) trains Somali policemen on the assembly and disassembly of the AK-47 assault rifle in Baidoa. The French are providing training for the Somalian police in Baidoa and Buurhakaba

A French soldier from the Military Instruction Advisory Detachment (IM...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNOSOM II Base: Baidoa Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jeffrey T. Brady Release Status: Released to... More

A French soldier from the Military Instruction Advisory Detachment (IMAD) of the 5th Regiment International Army Overseas (RIAOM) trains Somali policemen on the assembly and disassembly of the AK-47 assault rifle in Baidoa. The French are providing training for the Somalian police in Baidoa and Buurhakaba

A French soldier from the Military Instruction Advisory Detachment (IM...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNOSOM II Base: Baidoa Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jeffrey T. Brady Release Status: Released to... More

French and Somali military policemen man a roadside checkpoint near Buurhakaba. The men are armed with a variation of the AK-47 and the FAMAS rifles. The French are providing training for the Somalian police in Baidoa and Buurhakaba

French and Somali military policemen man a roadside checkpoint near Bu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNOSOM II Base: Buurhakaba Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jeffrey T. Brady Release Status: Release... More

Rear view of the Navy Ceremonial Honor Guard marching in formation towards the Tomb of the Unknowns during Veterans Day ceremonies. They are carrying M-14 .308 caliber rifles with attached bayonets

Rear view of the Navy Ceremonial Honor Guard marching in formation tow...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington National Cemetery State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Sokolowski Release Stat... More

A soldier zeroes in his AK-47 using the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System, more commonly known as MILES gear, attached to his weapon. Soldiers from three NATO and 14 other central and eastern European countries are developing their combined peacekeeping skills during the exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center. Cooperative Nugget '95 is the sixth Partnership for Peace exercise, but the first to be held on US territory

A soldier zeroes in his AK-47 using the Multiple Integrated Laser Enga...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATIVE NUGGET '95 Base: Fort Polk State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... More

MGEN Montgomery Meigs (USA), COMDIV MND-N (Division Commander, Multinational Division North) CAPT Coppersmith, LTC Robin Swan show US Senators Carl Levin (Michigan) and Jack Reed (Rhode Island) confiscated AK-47 Rifles during a brief visit by both Senators to "Observation Point Rock," a facility located outside of Mahala, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Both senators are visiting US forces involved in Operation Joint Guard. Operation Joint Guard is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

MGEN Montgomery Meigs (USA), COMDIV MND-N (Division Commander, Multina...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT GUARD Base: Mahala Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Edward Cranick Release Status: R... More

A civilian Walther PPK pistol and a Yugoslav Army Model M70 pistol, both damaged and rendered inoperable, lie on the ground next to two 7.62mm AK-47 AKM Assault Rifles (with folding buttstock). US Army soldiers, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, made these pistols inoperable at the Team's Headquarters located at Camp Lisa, Bosnia-Herzegovina

A civilian Walther PPK pistol and a Yugoslav Army Model M70 pistol, bo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SPC Jeff D'Aluisio Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Couple of confiscated Yugoslavian Zastava 80A rifles along with other confiscated handguns await to be to be destroyed at Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1ST Brigade, Combat Team Motorpool during JOINT ENDEAVOR.(Duplicate image, see also DD-SD-00-00289 or search 960816-A-6567T-002)

Couple of confiscated Yugoslavian Zastava 80A rifles along with other ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Camp Kime Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Brian Thompson Release Sta... More