The AK-12 (GRAU Index: 6P70M) is a Russian assault rifle deriving from the previous AK-Series weapons such as the AK-74M.


The AK-12 was designed for general purpose issue in the Russian Army. In late September 2013 the AK-12 was passed over by the Russian military, but it was announced in December 2014 that it had passed state tests and now is being evaluated by the Russian Army as well as its competitor, the A-545.

The AK-12 has entered limited service in 2016, with previous models receiving the KM-AK modernization kit.

The AK-12 is capable of fitting the 6Ch60 suppressor.

The AK-12 received an update in mid 2020 to bring it (and the AK-15) up to the AK-19 standard, this includes a new rear sight among other minor features.


Production model in 5.45x39mm.
Carbine production model in 5.45x39mm.
Production model in 7.62x39mm.
Carbine production model in 7.62x39mm.
Production model in 5.56x45mm.
Light machine gun model in 5.45x39mm.
Export model in 7.62x51mm / .308 Winchester.


AK-12 izd. 2012g.
2012 prototype.
AK-12 izd. 2013g.
2013 prototype.
AK-12 izd. 2014g.
2014 prototype.
AK-12 izd. 2015g.
2015 prototype.
AK-12 izd. 2016g.
Last prototype model.
AK-12 izd. 2017g.
First production model no longer in production. Features different stock, iron sights, and other minor changes.


A lot of these are considered fictional, as the only media using them is video games and photoshopped images of the official 2012 concept AK-12.

2012 concept chambered in 12/76mm.
2012 concept chambered in .410 Bore. Possibly fake.
2012 concept chambered in .30-06 Springfield. Possibly fake.
2012 concept chambered in 5.56x45mm. Possibly fake.
AK-12/223 Carbine
2012 concept carbine chambered in 5.56x45mm. Possible fake.
2012 concept chambered in .308 Winchester. Possibly fake.
2012 balanced recoil concept chambered in 5.45x39mm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept chambered in 7.62x39mm. While this cartridge was used in development, the weapon in this configuration is possibly fake.
AK-12/762 Carbine
2012 concept carbine chambered in 7.62x39mm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept carbine chambered in 5.45x39mm. A compact AK-12 would be named AKU-12 or AK-12K, rendering this this congfiguration possibly fake.
2012 concept compact carbine chambered in 5.45x39mm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept submachine gun chambered in 9x39mm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept underwater firearm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept light machine gun chambered in 5.45x39mm. Possibly fake.
2012 concept marksman rifle chambered for an unknown cartridge. Possibly fake.
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See also:
AR (5.45) AK-12AK-74MAK-200
AR (5.56) AK-19AK-101AK-201
AR (7.62) AK-15AK-103AK-203AK-400
AC (5.45) AK-12KAK-105AK-205AKV-521AM-17MA
AC (5.56) AK-102AK-202
AC (7.62) AK-15KAK-104AK-204
AC (9x39) AMB-17
BR AK-308
Light Machine Guns RPK-16RPK-400
Pistols PBPL-14PL-15 (K)
Submachine Guns PP-19-01PPK-20
AK Series
AK-74 AK-74AK-74N (123)AKS-74AKS-74NAKS-74UAKS-74UBAKS-74UBN (123)AKS-74UN (123)RPK-74RPK-74NRPKS-74RPKS-74N
AK-100s AK-74M (N1N2N3)AK-74MBAK-74MPAK-100AK-101AK-102AK-103AK-104AK-105AK-107AK-108AK-109AK-9RPK-74MRPK-200RPK-201RPK-203
AK-12 AK-12AK-12KAK-12/76AK-15AK-15KAK-19AK-200AK-201AK-202AK-203AK-204AK-205AK-308AK-400RPK-12RPK-16RPK-400
Derivatives AEK-971AEK-972AEK-973AKBAKB-1AKV-521AL-4AL-7AL-9AN-94AO-35AO-38IZh-108IZh-109KushnapupSaiga-12 (SKisp.340)Saiga-20 (SK)Saiga-308 (-1-2)Saiga-.410 (SKK-01)Saiga-9Saiga MKSaiga MK-03Saiga MK-107Junker-4-327Junker-4-439
Foreign Models Albanian ASH-78ASH-82
American AKU-94KOMRADKP-9KR-9 (SBR)KS-12 (T)US109US132
Azerbaijani Khazri
Bulgarian Arsenal ARArsenal AR-FArsenal AR-1FArsenal AR-SFAR-M1AR-M1FAR-M4SF
Chinese AK-2000QBZ-56 (-1-2C)
Croatian APS-95
Finnish RK 62RK 95
Egyptian Maadi ARMMisr
Hungarian AK-55AKM-63AMD-65AMMAMMSSA-85MFÉG NGM-81
Indian AK-7Trichy
Iranian KL-7.62KLFKLSKLT
Iraqi Tabuk Assault RifleTabuk Assault CarbineTabuk Sniper Rifle
Italian AP-80
Nigerian OBJ-006
North Korean Type 58Type 68Type 88
Pakistani AK/8mmAKMSU
Polish Kbk AKKbk wz.1960Kbk wz.1960/72Kbk wz.1988Kbk wz.1996Kbk wz.2005pmKpmKSRadom-HunterSkbk wz.1989
Slovenian AKB-15
Ukrainian MalyukVepr
Vietnamese AKM-1AKM-VNTUL-1
Yugoslavian Zastava M64Zastava M70Zastava M72Zastava M85Zastava M92

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Infantry Weapons
Melee Weapons Bayonet 6Kh5NR-2
Survival Weapon 6P25UNRS-2
Sidearms Pistol GSh-18MP-71 (H)MP-443MP-444MP-445MP-446MSPOTs-27P-96 (MS)PBPL-14PL-15 (K)PMPMMPSMPSSPSS-2PYaS4MSR1 (1MMPPM)TKTKB-506 (A)TT-30TT-33IZh-79-8
Revolver AEK-906 (-1)MP-412Nagant M1895OTs-01OTs-11OTs-28OTs-38OTs-134R-92RSA KobaltRSh-12
Machine Pistol APBAPKAPSOTs-23OTs-33VAG-72VAG-73
Close Quarters Personal Defense Weapon AO-46GepardPP-90 (M)PP-92PP-2000SR-2 (M)TP-82
Submachine Gun 9A-91AEK-918AEK-919KMO-9OTs-02 (01)OTs-12OTs-22 (M)PKSKPP-9PP-19 (22-012-022-032-042-052-062-073)PP-19-01PP-27PP-71PP-90 (M)PP-90M1PP-91 (01)PP-92PP-919PP-2011PPK-20PPS-42PPS-43SR2 (MMP)TKB-0102TKB-0104VPO-132
Shotgun (semi-automatic) AKS-366Bekas-M-AutoMP-153MP-155 (K)MTs 21-12Saiga 12 (340)TOZ-87TOZ-187VPO-205 (0102030404-06SP)
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Assault Rifle (7.62) 2B-A-40A-91 (M)A-762ADAEK-973 (S)AK (N)AKM (LL2L3LPNN1N2N3P)AKMSAKS (N)AK-15AK-103AK-109AK-203AK-308AO-27AT-44ORSIS-AR15JSarychTKB-010TKB-011TKB-022TKB-059TKB-408TKB-517OTs-14-1AVPO-136
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Assault Carbine (other) AK-9AMB-17SR3 (MMP)
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Bolt-Action Rifle Anschutz 1717DVL-10GM-1KO-44MTs 20 (070809)ORSIS 120ORSIS 140ORSIS 220ORSIS AlpineORSIS F17ORSIS F-ClassORSIS HunterORSIS T-5000ORSIS VarmintSV-98 (SV-98M)SV-99SV-338VPO-111 (01)
Semi-Automatic Rifles KO-40OP-SKSORSIS K15OSV-96SKSSOK-95 (MM-01)SVDVPO-101VPO-123 (-2)VPO-129 (-2)VSK-94VSS (M)
Launchers Grenade Launcher (Attachment) BS-1GP-25GP-30GP-34Kalashnikov Grenade Launcher
Grenade Launcher (Standalone) 6G30DP-61DP-64GM-94RG-6RGM-40RGM-50 (M)
Disposable Rocket Launcher RPG-18RPG-22RPG-26RPG-27RPG-28RPG-30
Rocket Launcher AEK-908RPG-2RPG-2RPG-4RPG-7RPG-16RPG-29RPG-32
Guided, Anti-Tank 9P111
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Pistol AEK-946Kedr-MDMP-471PDT-9TPDT-13T
Underwater Weapons Sidearm SPP-1
Explosives Anti-Personnel Mines MON-50MON-90MON-100MON-200OZM-3OZM-4OZM-72PMN-1PMN-2PMN-4POMZPOMZ-2POMZ-2M
Anti-Tank Mines TM-57TM-62 (BDMPT)TM-72TM-89
Offensive Grenades F-1RGD-5
Smoke Grenades [[]]
Firearm Accessories
Weapon Equipment Attachment Mounts [[]]
Magazines 6L56L66L76L86L96L106L116L126L156L166L176L186L196L206L236L246L256L266L276L286L296L316L336P2 Sb.11
Weapon Sights Collimator 1P561P63 (PK-1) (ObzorZapev)1P66 (VK-10T)EKP-1S-03 (M)EKP-8 (02161821M-PP)
Holographic [[]]
Iron [[]]
Night 1PN341PN581PN68NSPU (MM-1)
Reflector EKP-8-18PK-06
Telescopic 1P29 (USP-1)1P43
Attachments Flashlights & Lasers [[]]
Foregrips & Bipods [[]]
Infantry Equipment
Optics, Detection and Surveillance Man-Portable Radar 1L227 SobolyatnikAistenokPSNR-8M Kredo-M1
Mine Detectors Korshun
Night Vision Goggles 1PN138Lun-M
Periscopes TR-8
Rangefinders PDU-4
Surveillance Ironiya
Autocannons 23mm 2A14
Anti-Aircraft Guns 23mm 2A1323mm ZU-23
Anti-Tank Guns 85mm D-48100mm 2A19 (-1MN)100mm 2A23100mm 2A29 (-1-6-7KMN)125mm 2A45 (M)
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles 9M1119M1139M1319M133
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems 9K1119K1139K1159K135
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems 2P262P27
Howitzers 122mm D-30 (AA1)
Mortars 82mm 2B1482mm 2B25
Mountain Guns 76mm GP-58
Recoilless Guns B-10 (N)
Rocket Artillery 9K51 (-1M)
Siege Artillery [[]]
Land Vehicle Weapons
57mm Tank Guns Ch-51M
73mm Tank Guns 2A282A41
76.2mm Tank Guns D-56T (S)
85mm Tank Guns D-5T (85MBU)D-58D-70ZiS-S-53 (M)
100mm Tank Guns 2A70D-10SD-10T (2S)D-50D-54 (S)LB-1U-8TS
115mm Tank Guns 2A212A20D-68U-5TS
120mm Tank Guns 2A60
122mm Tank Guns A-19SBL-9BL-13-1 (A)D-6D-25SD-25T (44TBM)D-30TD-49M-30M-62 (ST2S)U-11
125mm Tank Guns D-812A262A46 (12M)2A82 (1M)D-81TMML-20
130mm Tank Guns S-26S-70 (A)
152.4mm Tank Guns 2A332A83BL-10BR-2D-4SD-22M-51M-53SM-64M-69ML-20 (ML-20SM)
Heavy Guns 180mm B-1-P203mm B-4
Autocannon (?) 23mm 2A7 (M)30mm 2A38M30mm 2A4230mm 2A7237mm 2A1157mm S-68
Autocannon Mounts 23mm 2A10 (M)37mm 2A12
Aircraft Weapons & Munitions
7.62mm Machine Guns GShG-7.62ShKAS
12.7mm Machine Guns Berezin UB
23mm Cannons GSh-6-23 (M)GSh-23 (L)NR-23NS-23
30mm Cannons 2A422A72GSh-6-30GSh-301NR-30
37mm Cannons N-37
Rocket Pods B-8 (M1)B-13O-25ORO-57KUB-16 (UB-16-57)UB-32 (A)
Rockets S-5S-8 (BMKOMOM)S-13 (OFT)S-24 (B)S-25 (LLDOFMOFM-PU)S-80
AAM K-5K-8K-13 (A)R-27 (EPERETPRT)R-33 (E)R-40 (RDTD)R-60 (MMK)R-73 (AE)R-77RVV-AE
ASM Kh-31 (AAD)Kh-35 (EU)Kh-41P-800
AGM Kh-23Kh-25(MLMT)Kh-29 (DLMLT)Kh-31Kh-38 (MAEMEMKEMLEMTE)Kh-59 (MEMKMK2)Kh-66
Anti-Radiation Missiles Kh-25MPKh-27 (PS)Kh-28Kh-31 (PPD)Kh-58 (UShKE)
Cruise Missiles Kh-36Kh-65 (SSE)Kh-SD
Bombs BETAB-500SHPFAB-250FAB-500 (T)KAB-500 (KRLODS-E)KAB-1500 (KRL)ODAB-500PMOFAB-100-120OFAB-250-270P-50TRBK-250RBK-500SPBE-DZB-500
Naval Weapons & Munitions
7.62mm Machine Guns [[]]
12.7mm Machine Guns [[]]
23mm Cannons [[]]
30mm Cannons [[]]
37mm Cannons 70-K
100mm Cannons AK-100
Rockets [[]]
Air-to-Air Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Ship Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Surface Missiles [[]]
Anti-Radiation Missiles [[]]
Cruise Missiles [[]]
Bombs [[]]
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