The Saiga-MK self-loading carbine is patterned after the AK103 Kalashnikov rifle.
It has a removable muzzle brake, sight leaf and an index-finger-adapted safety lock.
The 03 version (derives from AK102) enjoys a non-removable flame suppressor.
The carbine’s standard configuration features a casket magazine (sports version - elongated dispenser magazine), unfolding plastic butt and a side rib for the installation of telescope mounts.
A Picatinny rail is included on the right and lower parts of the plastic fore-end for the installation of accessories (such as a fore grip or an under-barrel flashlight). The weapon is designed in a manner that prevents butt-folded firing.