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The Akm 74/2U is an assault rifle that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.


The weight and size of the Akm 74/2U are similar to those of a submachine gun, but its operation mode and the ammunition it uses place it into a class of assault rifles. Its advantages are its small dimensions very useful when fighting inside a building or in a thick forest and a relatively high piercing capabilities. Its main disadvantages are a limited accuracy range and quick overheating when firing in bursts.
- Inventory description

Overview

  • The AKS-74U is a modernized version of the AKS-74, introduced in 1979.
  • The main difference to the older version is the reduced length, resulting in the name Автома́т Кала́шникова складной, укороченный; Avtomát Kaláshnikova skladnoy, ukorochenniy; Kalashnikov Automatic Rifle Folding, Shortened).
  • The Akm 74/2U special is a variant of this rifle.

Upgrades

Lost Alpha

List of upgrades
Level 1 upgrades.

Gas bleeder:

  • Price: 1080 RU
  • A gas bleeder with a shifting unit dissipates part of the recoil, which increases accuracy.
    • Recoil: +34%

Accelerated refire rate:

  • Price: 1080 RU
  • Despite its name, it replaces the regular bolt with an exposed bolt system: it should provide a higher rate of fire.
    • Rate of fire: +11%


Level 2 upgrades Incident slide:

  • Price: 1200 RU
  • This slide slides along the stem, preventing the muzzle from climbing when firing.
    • Recoil: +57%

Longitudinal grooves:

  • Price: 1200 RU
  • Adding oblique grooves to the frame of the weapon helps reduce friction of the moving parts and protects them from dirt, increasing weapon reliability.
    • Improves weapon's durability.

Modified trigger moderator:

  • Price: 1440 RU
  • The modification can increase the rate of fire.
    • Rate of fire: +17%

Smart compensator:

  • Price: 1440 RU
  • A special compensator fixes the position of the barrel, automatically releasing gasses and pushing the barrel to its original position after firing.
    • Handling: +8%


Level 3 upgrades. Receiver counterforce rotator:

  • Price: 1800 RU
  • A counterforce rotator installed in the receiver reduces weapon recoil.
    • Recoil: +321%

Composite trigger group:

  • Price: 1800 RU
  • Individually selecting composite parts for each weapon model is tedious and expensive, but the weapon's lifespan increase noticeably.
    • Improves weapon's durability.

Automatic two-position gas regulator:

  • Price: 1440 RU
  • This special mechanism reduces the weapon's sway, increasing accuracy.
    •  ?

Rollback moderator:

  • Price: 1440 RU
  • Special slide parts compensate the movement of the slide, reducing recoil.
    • Recoil: +24%

Titanium spring return mechanism:

  • Price: 1920 RU
  • Titanium springs are much more efficient than steel ones.
    • Rate of fire: +21%

Expanded magazine:

  • Price: 2040 RU
  • Change standard magazines for larger ones.
    • Magazine: +10

Unaccented trigger:

  • Price: 1560 RU
  • This rotary system is well balanced, breaking smoothly, resulting in increased battlefield accuracy.
    •  ?

Lack gas amplification:

  • Price: 1560 RU
  • The lock's speed is amplified through the use of powder gases and a modified closing mechanism, significantly increasing the rate of fire.
    • Rate of fire: +10%

Developer's Cut

List of upgrades
ID Icon Upgrade Description
Cost Effect Requirements
1A Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 1.png Accelerated refire rate Despite its name, it replaces the regular bolt with an exposed bolt system: it should provide a higher rate of fire.
900 (v1.4002) / 700 (v1.4005+) RU

Rate of fire +10%


1C Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 2.png Longitudinal grooves Adding oblique grooves to the frame of the weapon helps reduce friction of moving parts and protects them from dirt, increasing weapon reliability.
1500 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Reliability +15% (v1.4002) / +20% (v1.4005+)

1D Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2 3.png Gas bleeder A gas bleeder with a shifting unit dissipates part of the recoil, which increases accuracy.
1500 RU

Recoil -20% (v1.4002) / Accuracy +20% (v1.4005+)

1E Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 4.png Incident slide This slide slides along the stem, preventing the muzzle from climbing when firing.
2200 (v1.4002) / 1500 (v1.4005+) RU

Recoil -30% (v1.4002) / -20% (v1.4005+)

2A Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 5.png Receiver counterforce rotator A counterforce rotator installed in the receiver reduces weapon recoil.
950 (v1.4002) / 700 (v1.4005+) RU

Recoil -10%


2C Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 6.png Automatic two-position gas regulator This special mechanism reduces the weapon's sway, increasing accuracy.
1450 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Reliability +15% (v1.4002) / +20% (v1.4005+)

2E Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 7.png Rollback moderator Special slide parts compensate the movement of the slide, reducing recoil.
2200 (v1.4002) / 1500 (v1.4005+) RU

Recoil -30% (v1.4002) / -20% (v1.4005+)

2F Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 8.png Smart compensator A special compensator fixes the position of the barrel, automatically releasing gasses and pushing the barrel to its original position after firing.
2200 (v1.4002) / 1500 (v1.4005+) RU

Handling +25%

3A Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 9.png Slide vibration compensator Adding this part can partially offset recoil, increasing accuracy when firing full auto.
950 (v1.4002) / 700 (v1.4005+) RU

Recoil -10%


3C Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 10.png Modified trigger moderator This modification can increase the rate of fire.
1550 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Rate of fire +15% (v1.4002) / +10% (v1.4005+)

3D Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 11.png Composite trigger group Individually selecting composite parts for each weapon model is tedious and expensive, but the weapon's lifespan increases noticeably.
1550 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Reliability +15% (v1.4002) / +20% (v1.4005+)

3E Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 12.png Unaccented trigger This rotary system is well balanced, breaking smoothly, resulting in increased battlefield accuracy.
2100 (v1.4002) / 1500 (v1.4005+) RU

Handling +25%

4A Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 13.png Additional return spring Installing additional springs with a reverse spiral can reduce the recoil without affecting bullet trajectory.
1000 (v1.4002) / 700 (v1.4005+) RU

Recoil -10%


4C Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2 3.png Titanium spring return mechanism (v1.4002) / Parts for increased accuracy Titanium springs are much more efficient than steel ones. (v1.4002) / Weapon becomes more accurate when this part is installed.
1450 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Rate of fire +15% (v1.4002) / Accuracy +20% (v1.4005+)

4E Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 15.png Lock gas amplification The lock's speed is amplified through the use of powder gases and a modified closing mechanism, significantly increasing the rate of fire.
2150 (v1.4002) / 1600 (v1.4005+) RU

Rate of fire +25% (v1.4002) / +15% (v1.4005+)

5A Ui inGame2 upgrade AKM 74 2U 16.png Expanded magazine Change standard magazines for larger ones.
1600 (v1.4002) / 1100 (v1.4005+) RU

Mag. size +10


Notes

  • This weapon cannot be given attachments.
  • Weapon is not changed by the v1.4007 PRM Weapons Pack.

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