The “Saiga-22” autoloading rifle is chambered for .22LR (5.6mm) rim-fire cartridges. The
rifle is reminiscent of the Kalashnikov assault rifle exterior with a folding buttstock (AK-105).
rifle reloading mechanism is recoil-operated. The trigger mechanism allows delivering single fire only. The rifle is equipped
with a 10-round magazine which is located in an assault rifle detachable 30-round magazine. The rifle can be provided with
a side rail to mount an optical sight.