Сегодня родился Никонов Геннадий Николаевич
On August 11, 1950 Nikonov Gennady Nikolaevich was born. This is a Soviet designer of small arms. In the childhood Nikonov was fond of aircraft modeling and rocket production. The high-precision air rifle for sports match firing became its first serious development. The autoloading Izyubr hunting rifle under powerful ammunition which has been created on a special task to Leonid Brezhnev's anniversary became one of the most memorable projects of Nikonov. Nikonov was the author of 49 inventions and patents for inventions, including Abakan AH-94 submachine gun.