The AK-101 is a Russian-made assault rifle designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov in 1994. It is chambered by the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge, as opposed to the Soviet-made 5.45x39mm cartridge used by most of Kalashnikov's modern designs, and has a rate of fire of 600 rounds per minute with an effective range of 500 meters, and a maximum range of 1000 meters. It is part of the AK-100 series of Assault Rifles.
Unlocked at start
4 + 1 magazines
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0.4 - 0.6 hip
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In Battlefield 2, the AK-101 is utilized by the MEC as their service rifle for both the Assault and Medic kits. The former's version of the rifle features and underslung GP-30 grenade launcher, whereas the latter is not equipped with any attachments. The two operate in exactly the same manner otherwise.
The AK-101 is a relatively high-damage assault rifle, third after the G3 (with 40 points of damage) and the AK-47 (with 38 points of damage) at 37 points of damage per round. The AK-101 features a 30-round magazine and the same spread and recoil figures as the AK-47, as well as the same rate of fire, but has a slightly longer reload animation.
In Battlefield 2: Special Forces, the AK-101 is issued to the Spetsnaz, MEC Special Forces, Rebel Forces and Insurgent Forces Assault and Medic kits (except the MEC Special Forces' Medic kit, which is equipped with an AK-47 instead), all in exactly the same manner as it was in the base game (except for the MEC Special Forces' Assault kit, which is not equipped with the grenade launcher), and with its exact stats.
- The rifle has two magazines sellotaped together, allowing for quicker reloads, but despite this the reload animation is carried out in a slower succession.
- The reloading animation just consists of the two sellotaped magazines being flipped around and inserted, no matter how many magazines the player goes through.