The AKS-74U short assault rifle (the "U" suffix means"Ukorochenniy" in Russian = "Shortened" in English) has been developed in the late 1970s from the AKS-74 assault rifle because it was no worse than the competition in terms of performance, and promised significant production cost savings by utilizing existing equipment for the AK-74 line. A final round of large scale testing with Kalashinkov's model was performed by airborne divisions in the Transcaucasian Military District in March 1977.The AKS-74U was officially adopted in 1979, and given the official.
Conflict: Desert Strom Edit
The AKS-74U, incorrectly labeled as a submachine gun and called "AKSU-74 Sub-Machine gun" in-game, is used mainly by Iraqi soldiers but can also be quipped by the player. The AKS-74U in-game features semi-auto and full-auto fire modes.