The AG-3 is the Norwegian license
version of H&K’s G3.
It was produced by Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk, now called
Kongsberg Gruppen AS.
It was approved for service in 1966 and
the first delivery took place in 1967. The last delivery took place in 1974 thus
ending the production at a total of 253.497* rifles.The
receiver, trigger group housing, butt stock, bolt carrier, bolt head and magazine
are all stamped with the "crowned K" symbol and month/year of manufacture
All stampings were made in Germany, i.e.
the receiver, trigger housing, part of the butt stock and probably the magazines.
*Kongsberg våpenfabrikk also produced 100.000 G3 rifles for the German