Top 10 Best Assault Rifles

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6. FAMAS

FAMAS

It was made by France in 1981. It is used in Gulf war and Afghanistan War. It can fire an unbeatable 1100 rounds per minute and has a muzzle velocity of 925 m/s and has effective range of 450 m. It is fed on 30 round magazine and sight of Rear aperture fitted with night inserts, front post. It is of Bullpup design. In this type of design the magazine is fitted behind the trigger. It uses lever delayed blowback action which is used in prototypes and machine guns. Even when a person is wearing gloves he can approach the trigger accurately. It can use bipod and rifle grenades and anti-vehicle ammo can also be attached. But it is having many flaws too.

 

7. Heckler And Koch G36

Heckler And Koch G36

It was introduced in Germany in 1997. So far it has been used in Iraq, Afghanistan and Mexico Drug War. It works on short stroke piston and rotating Bolt. It can fire 750 rounds in a minute. Its effective range is 800 m and is fed on 100 rounds drum magazine or 30 rounds magazine. It uses reflex sight with 3 magnifications. There is Fire selector options and bipod can be attached. Grenade launcher can also be attached. It is used by many countries in the armed forces and also some of the special Police. A deflector keeps cases from striking the left handed users.

 

8. FN FNC

FN FNC

It was developed by Belgian Armed Forces in 1970 and is used in Anti-guerrilla operations in Indonesia and Niger Delta. Indonesia purchased 10000 pieces and later manufactured them. It has gas based operating system and rotatory bolt locking. It has a flash suppressor which is used to launch grenades. It can fire 675 rounds in one minute and its effective range is 400 m and is fed on 30 round magazine. It also has adjustable sights. A blade or Bipod can also be attached.

 

9. AK47

AK47

This was a revolutionary AR as it is cheap and reliable. It was one of the first Assault Rifles. It was made by Soviet Union in 1949. About 75 million AK47 have been made till now. It is gas operated and are of rotating bolt. No doubt it was the best at its time but now many modernized weapons have left it behind. It is still used due to its cheapness. It can fire 100 rounds in a minute and is fed on 30 rounds mag. They are durable and easy to use. It also may have many kinds of sights. Also it produces fatal wounds on the body. It has a range of 350 m. And has acceptable accuracy. First It magazines weighed a lot that is why it had to be replaced by plastic ones. Drum magazines could also be attached. It is used by many terrorist groups and is smuggled too.

 

10. M16

M16

This gun was introduced by USA in 1963 and is in use till present. It had been used in Gulf war, Vietnam war, Iraq, Afghanistan war and many civil wars. Around 11 million M16 are built till now. Its fed on 5.6 mm ammo. It can fire 60 rounds per minute with a range of 800 m. Its fed on 30 rounds magazine and meant for jungle warfare. It has been adopted by many countries. It is lightweight and gas operated. The smaller ammo allows the soldiers to take more ammo. Many kinds of telescopes and grenade launchers can be attached to it.

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