TLP 267 - THE AK KORNER Part 4: Spetsnaz Sniper
It's that time again for another edition of the Talking Lead AK Korner presented by Pioneer Arms Corp! In Part 4 of our 12-part series on the AK-47 our special guest is a former member of the elite Soviet Spetsnaz sniper unit, Historian, Author & Trainer Marco Vorobiev! Marco shares his unique perspective on the iconic AK-47 and his experiences with it in the field. He also shares what it was like going through the Spetsnaz selection process and his take on the SVD Dragunov sniper rifle. We get Marco's perspective on the history of Russia's development and adoption of Kalashnikov's rifle in addition to his take on current Russian military rifles in use and lots more.
We talk about Marco's books, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to AKs & AK-47 - Survival and Evolution of the World's Most Prolific Gun. These books are essential for every AK enthusiast. Marco details the similarities and differences between the AK-47 and its variants and we fight a few myths along the way.