Human life changed its course of line after the spread of Industrial revolution. The destiny of human race acquired a new concept of dealing with up-coming demands of society. The age of machines started with new zeal and determination. After gradual passage of time, think tanks started working on making machine guns and assault rifles. Assault rifles became an important source for the defense of the territory of the nations across the globe. Let us take you to the race of top ten classic and fabulous assault rifles of all times.
A Russian made rifle which has an honour of having long period of serving the nations across the world. It was made in 1891 and its most important feature is that it is still in service. It was used in many wars. Its weight is 4kg with effective range of 500 meters.
9. Sturmgewehr 44
STG 44 was used by Germans during World War 2. It remained in service for 2 years from 1943 to 1945. It had a nice shape with weight 4.62 kg. It had the capacity of firing 550 rounds per minute with maximum range of 800 meters.
8. M-1 Garand
M-1 Garand is a riffle owned by United States of America which has a gas operated rotating bolt system and it was used in many wars. It holds 8th position in the list of assault guns.
7. Steyr AUG
An Austrian made rifle has a unique shape with a capacity of firing 700 rounds per minute. It has been used by many countries during war. It captures 7th position in this list.
Among various rifles produced by United States of America, M-14 has a unique value. This rifle has an honor of being used in Vietnam War. It can fire 700 rounds per minute with 4.4 kg of weight and 22 inches of barrel length.
5. Tokarev SVT-40
A Russian made rifle has an honour of being used in Second Sino-Japanese War, Great Patriotic War, Second World War, Korean War, Vietnam War, and Cuban War is on fifth rank. It was designed in 1938. It had a weight of 3.85 kg. Its length was 1226mm and Barrel length was 625. It was common rifle used at that time of bloodshed.
4. Heckler & Koch G36
4th position is owned by Heckler & Koch G36. G36 is a selective fire operated rifle which can fire 750 cyclic rounds per minute with weight of 3.36 kg. The G36 has a conventional layout and a modular component design. It has a gas operated, rotating bolt system and this rifle is made by Germans.
3. FN FAL
German FN FAL has third position in top 10 list. It was called “The right arm of the free world” for its efficient result during cold war. It has the capacity of firing 700 rounds per minute with barrel length 5.33mm containing 4.3 kg of weight. It is also gas operated mechanism with self loading system.
M-16 is an assault rifle which wins 2nd rank for its light weight and easy to handle. This rifle is made by USA for the quick movement of the soldiers in the time of conflict or war. It can fire 700 rounds per minute with air-cooled, gas operated system with semi or fully automatic feature. This rifle is used in abundance during war of Vietnam. It has the body of steel with 7075 aluminum on it.
Ak-47 is a name called in the western countries instead of Kalashnikov. Ak-47 is a Russian made rifle with capacity of firing 750 rounds per minute. This rifle is semi or full automatic in nature. It has overall length of 870mm with 415mm barrel length. Ak-47 had been and still it is manufactured in hundreds of countries across the globe. It is basically a true masterpiece of warfare which is at the top ranking in this list for its operation and ruggedness which is still in use. It contains gas operated, rotating bolt with 2 lugs. It has weight of about 3 to 4 kg with empty magazine. This gun is the best assault rifle of the world.