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The Ruchnoi Pulemet Kalashnikova obraztsa 1974g (RPK-74, Russian: Kalashnikov Handheld Machine Gun model 1974) is a squad automatic weapon or SAW developed by the Kalashnikov Design Bureau of the Soviet Union in 1974. It is a light machine gun that shoots 5.45×39mm ammunition, and is very similar to the AK74, though with a heavier, longer barrel, a bipod and and some differences in the stock and fore-stock.

See also: squad automatic weapon, machine gun, assault rifle,AK74, and weapon