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AS Val, VSS Vintorez, OTs-14 Groza, and more: 9x39mm with Max Popenker

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Today we welcome back Max Popenker of to discuss the Soviet and Russian development of the 9x39mm suppressed rifle cartridge. From the early unsuccessful and sidetracked efforts to replace the PBS suppressor through the AMB-17 currently in development by the Kalashnikov Concern, we will discuss the AS Val, VSS Vintorez, OTS-14 Groza, SR-3, SR-3M, VSK-94, and more!

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Forgotten Weapons
6281 N. Oracle #36270
Tucson, AZ 85704

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