The long arm of Kalashnikov's AK-47

Russian weapons designer Mikhail Kalashnikov presents his legendary assault rifle, the AK-47, to the media while opening an exhibition of his work at a weapons museum in Suhl, Germany, in 2002. Kalashnikov died on December 23 at the age of 94. Click through to see where else in the world the AK-47 has appeared.

Russian weapons designer Mikhail Kalashnikov presents his legendary assault rifle, the AK-47, to the media while opening an exhibition of his work at a weapons museum in Suhl, Germany, in 2002. Kalashnikov died on December 23 at the age of 94. Click through to see where else in the world the AK-47 has appeared.