|Rate of Fire||800 RPM|
|Unlocked at||0 EXP|
The AEK-971 is the default Assault Rifle in Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
The Latin American Militia uses the AEK-971 in the campaign of Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
Being the default weapon in the Assault class, the AEK has the same damage as the M16A2. Because of its high rate of fire and high view kick, the AEK-971 is very inaccurate past mid-close range.
The AEK-971 is one of the few Assault Rifles, others being the F2000 and M16A2, that does not have damage dropoff, meaning that it will do the same amount of damage to an enemy close range than long range.