The Russian-born Kalashnikov will be moving out from Pennsylvania, New York Daily News
reports, and into a 40,000-square-foot location in Pompano Beach. The company has already acquired its license to operate, and it'll also be acquiring $162,000 in incentives from the city, Broward County and Florida.
Kalashnikov USA, which is no longer attached to Moscow's Kalashnikov Concern after a U.S.-based sanction, will be selling the firearms in large quantities to retailers once the transitional period is over in mid-February.
This particular AK-47 brand, and its many imitators, has become a favorite among terrorist organizations. According to The Guardian
, it was one of the most-fired weapons by said groups, having been used in the recent Sousse, Tunis and Paris attacks.
Florida isn't just attracting snow birds and retirees anymore. The makers of the original AK-47 will be migrating to Florida, bringing its factory along with it.