Question: what is the difference between an ak47 and Dragunov?
if its basically the same thing then how come dragunov is a sniper and ak is not?
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Answer by Kush Slayer
dragunov shoots the 7.62x54r round, ak47 shoots the 7.62x39mm round
Answer by Reb
aside from being chambered for different rounds and the draganov being a semi automatic rifle designed to be a sniper rifle and the AK being designed as a automatic rifle and designed to fire every time you pull the trigger nothing really.
Answer by CURIOUS GEORGE
No, they are not the same. The AK-47 shoots 7.62 x 39mm rounds and the Dragunov shoots the 7.62 x 54mm round which is much bigger than the AK-47 round.
Answer by falcon5nz
I think a SVD (Snayperskaya Vintovka Dragunova) while being called a sniper’s rifle is actually more of a Designated Marksman’s Rifle. Meaning its for “field” sniping. The difference between a Designated Marksman and a Sniper is that the user is not laid up in one spot, they are moving with the squad. It just increases the squads range. The SVD has a longer barrel, is chambered for the 7.62×54R cartridge rather than the 7.62×39 that the AK is chambered for (sure you’ve fired both Eric?), only has a 10 round mag. The main similarity’s are cosmetic I believe.
Answer by Eric
they both fire the same 7.62 round but the barrel construction is different. the dragunov is obviously longer. also the ak47 can fire automatic which the dragunov cannot. finally the dragunov is WAY more accurate. trust me ive shot both
Answer by the truth teller
(sorry for punctuation and or spelling i wrote really quickly)
YOUR ALL WRONG
basically if you look at not only the AK-47 and the Dragnuv but also the FAL the PSL the VEPR MOLOT
and a couple others share nearly the EXACT same trigger housing and barrel simply that the Dragnuv
and the VEPR MOLOT barrels and foreward grips are longer than the AK-47 and the FAL.
YES: they use different rounds
YES:they are different in power and in being either semi automatic or fully automatic ( although actually the Dragnuv can easily modified for automatic firing and actually it has nearly the exact same firing rate
Think about it an AK-47 is originally a russian weapon so is the Dragnuv they cam out at around the same time in history and not to mention feature key parts of look alikes its like the 1911 and m9 beretta no they are not the EXACT same gun but really the m9 is based upon the 1911 so is the browning hp pistol
so really there VVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYY close to being the same just simply modified slightly in different areas to make it “new” or a different class of weapon.
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