The AKS-74U is a variant of the AK-74 that has a folding stock and is shortened. The shortened weapons gives greater ease of use for close-quarters combat.
The AKS-74U cause moderate damage of 2722 blood, has moderate recoil and when fired, has an audible range to zombies of up to 80 meters from the shooter's position. The effective range of this weapon is up to 200 meters.
The AKS-74U can kill a player in up to four shots to the body, and as with all weapons and ammunition in DayZ, it can kill in one shot to the head. The AKS-74U can kill zombies in up to three shots.
The AKS-74U is a rare military weapon that has a 2.04% chance of spawning in Military loot spawns excluding Deer Stands.