Top 10 Best Assault Rifles

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Assault rifles are semi-automatic rifles and are very dangerous. Because they have highly powered rounds, which can do a lot of damage, they are standard weapons of the modern army. They have low accuracy and are little cheaper. Also they can fire the rounds very fast and most of them also have the telescopic view too. They are short range guns. The fully automatic firing is easy in these types of guns. It can be changed into both semi and fully automatic which means it may fire one round per pressing of trigger or multiple rounds. It conserves ammo. The rate of fire is the most important factor. The weight of the gun is lighter and the recoil too, is good. It has detachable magazines. They are short and compact and have more power than the sub machine guns. Some of them are fitted with grenade launchers too. Now there is multi caliber ability in some of the high tech guns. And are made of light weight material. And have good aiming system. Laser light and infrared vision is also enabled in some guns and they are specially made dust and heat proof. Now the new AR come equipped with Bolt action and Drop free magazines. The most dangerous of them are:


1. M4 Carbine

M4 Carbine

It was originated in USA and was introduced in 1994 and is being used till present. It is used in Afghanistan and Iraq war. It is manufactured by Colt Defense. It supports 5.56 mm rounds. It is having gas operated and rotating bolt action. It fires 950 rpm. Its muzzle velocity is 910 m/s. Its effective range is 600 m. Its fed on 30 box magazine and supports various optics. It is basically a shorter and a lighter version of M16. It is good for close quarter fight due to its smaller barrel. A stand can also be attached and a grenade launcher too. It is going to replace M16 in US military. In the initial stages of M4 there were some problems but they were fixed up by colt. Initially M4 had flattened telescoping stock but now it has been made a little curvaceous. It is adequate weapon for majority of troops and its price is also acceptable. It makes it ideal for CQB. It is adopted by 20 other countries like Australia, Colombia, Canada, India etc. The individual owners can take it only under special circumstances. Its remarkable accuracy and firepower make it the perfect assault rifle.




This bull pup type weapon was made in Israel. It has been used in different operations like Hot Winter and others and has been not used in wars. It can fire 900 rpm. It has muzzle velocity of 910 m/s. It has a 30 round magazine and supports different sights with IP and laser pointers. It is the future assault rifle of Israeli Forces. This type of design is effective on corners and is very good in urban warfare. It is waterproof and lightweight. It can also be fitted with grenade launcher. It is designed for special units. India, Brazil and Georgia are some of the international users of this gun. It is little expensive and can be counted under one of the modern assault rifles which has replaced many other operational assault rifles.




SCAR stands for Special operation forces Combat Assault Rifles. It was introduced in 2009 and is being used till present. It has taken part in Afghanistan and mexican Drug wars. It has short stroked gas piston. It has effective range of 700 m. It supports 20 round magazine and is compatible with many sights too. After some days of its testing it was allotted to the USA troops. It is having powerful firepower. Even it is accurate too. it is having picattiny rail. The optics and other accessories flips down without any obstruction. On a whole it is deadly weapon with remarkable accuracy and nice firepower. This AR is favorites of many people


4. Steyr Aug

Steyr Aug

It is an Austrian bullpup designed assault rifle. It is in service from 1978 and is being used till present. It has taken part in Syrian war, Afghanistan war and Iraq war. It fires 660 rpm. It has muzzle velocity of 950 m/s. It is having an effective range of 300 m. Its maximum range is 2700 m. It also has various optics. it has been adopted by many armies like that of Argentina, Ireland and pakistan etc. Pulling the trigger halfway produces semi automatic fire and pulling it the whole way produces fully automatic fire. It can be conveniently used by left handed shooters.


5. BushMaster ACR

BushMaster ACR

It was made in USA in 2006 and was used in Afghanistan. It works on gas piston and rotating bolt. It has a muzzle velocity of 990 m/s. And has an effective range of 500m and has 30 round magazine. It also supports sight. It is used bu US Army and was made as an update for Masada Adaptive Combat system. It represented several rifle designs. It had adjustable gas regulator, non-reciprocating charging handle, and storage compartments located in the stock. It was licensed to Bushmaster. Semi-automatic versions were there for the user market and selective fire version for the military.


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