Happy Anniversary AK! June 24, 2019 by Melody Perez 2 Comments Happy Anniversary to the AK Rifle! Sign up for K-Var’s weekly newsletter and discounts here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Reader InteractionsComments Jackaz says June 24, 2019 at 6:24 pm technically it was 1948 when being tested , 1945 when it was being designed???? Loading... Reply Jamal says June 24, 2019 at 8:18 pm Wouldn’t that have been two years ago since, it is an AK-47. 1947 was the year the Russian military accepted it. In 1949, the underfolder was introduced. Still a great gun after all these years , regardless. Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.