|Residence Izhevsk, Russia|
Name Victor Kalashnikov
Role Mikhail Kalashnikov's son
|Occupation Small arms designer|
Parents Mikhail Kalashnikov
Children Mikhail and Aleksandr
|Born 16 July 1942 (age 73) (1942-07-16) Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union|
Known for Designer of the PP-19 Bizon
Awards Order of the Badge of Honour
Grandparents Aleksandra Frolovna Kalashnikova, Timofey Aleksandrovich Kalashnikov
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Victor Mikhailovich Kalashnikov (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Кала́шников; is a Russian small arms designer known for developing the PP-19 Bizon submachine guns. He is the son of Mikhail Kalashnikov.
Kalashnikov began his weapon designing career in 1966 by conducting a series of tests of the AK-47 and summarizing the factors that affect its stability, durability and reliability. He was then involved in the development of self-loading hunting rifles.