The AK-47, also known as Kalashnikov, is a standard assault rifle, fast and powerful, with little drawbacks.


Boasting a high rate of fire, high damage, good accuracy and an abundance of ammo, there is really no drawback for using it aside from a slight inaccuracy at range. The Kalashnikov is one of the two assault rifles available in Max Payne 2. The Kalashnikov is in many ways identical to the M4 carbine, boasting identical firepower, fire rate, and ammo capacity. However, the M4 is slightly superior since it has perfect accuracy which the Kalashnikov lacks.


  • The Kalashnikov kills in two or three hits. Headshots are relatively common since the gun is reliably accurate at closer ranges.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • "Kalashnikov" is an alternative name of the AK-47 rifle, "AK" expanding to "Avtomat Kalashnikova" ("Kalalshnikov's automatic rifle"); it is named after its creator Mikhail Kalashnikov.
  • However, it can be seen in the game that the weapon is a chinese Type 56 variant of the Kalashnikov. It can be identified by its hooded front sight.
  • Originally, the Kalashnikov was meant to be featured in the first Max Payne, but it was cut in the last hour.



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