The TKB-408 (Тульское Конструкторское Бюро, образец № 408; Tula Design Bureau, model number 408) - is an experimental prototype of a Soviet assault rifle, developed in 1946 by G.A. Korobov at TsKIB SOO to participate in the competition for a new assault rifle for the Soviet Army. According to the results of this competition, TKB-408 showed unsatisfactory results in both accuracy of fire and survivability, and dropped out of the competition after only 5000 shots were fired. As a result, the famous 7.62-mm Kalashnikov assault rifle won this competition.
Action is based on the gas-operated reloading, locking was performed by rotating bolt. The gas piston and recoil spring are located above the barrel. The ejection port is located on the right, there is a ejection port cover that folds down. The cocking handle is located above the forend on the left. The barrel is equipped with a compensator. The fire selector is located on the left side of the receiver above the pistol grip. The rifle uses special 30-round magazines, which have special protrusions-hooks, for attachment to the latch located at the bottom of the pistol grip.
(Prototyped in 1946)
- Type: Assault Rifle
- Caliber: 7.62x39mm
- Weight: - 8.8 lbs (4 kg) (without the magazine)
- Length: - 31.1 in (79 cm)
- Barrel Length: - 19.7 in (50 cm)
- Capacity: 30-round magazines
- Fire Mode: Semi-Auto/Full-Auto
The TKB-408 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:
|Game Title||Appears as||Mods||Notation||Release Date|
|The Division 2||2019|