The AK-74 is an assault rifle developed in the early 1970s, by Russian designer Mikhail Kalashnikov as the replacement for the earlier AKM. It uses a smaller 5.45x39mm cartridge, replacing the 7.62×39mm chambering of earlier Kalashnikov-pattern weapons.
|Drop start||10" @ 82 DMG|
|Drop end||8000" @ 50 DMG|
4.47 s unloaded
In Insurgency, the AK-74 is an assault rifle added in the Insurgency: Nightfall update. It is the larger rifle variant of the AKS-74U and the successor to the AKM. The AK-74 has a high rate of fire and costs two supply points to equip.
- Despite firing a smaller round than the AKM, the AKM has less recoil when a foregrip is attached.
- Prior to the 12/12/2014 update, the AK-74 could not attach a foregrip.
- The Dry Canal update gave the AK-74 animation updates, the player now do a unique dry reload animation.
|Weapons of Insurgency|
|Security Forces||Insurgent Forces|
|Submachine guns||MP5K • UMP-45||MP40 • Sterling|
|Carbines||AC-556 • Mk18 • M4A1||M1 Carbine • SKS • AKS-74U|
|Assault rifles||M16A4 • Galil SAR||AKM • AK-74 • Galil|
|Battle rifles||L1A1 SLR • M14 EBR||FAL|
|Light machine guns||M249||RPK|
|Handguns||Makarov • M45A1 • M9||Makarov • Model 10 • M1911|