Weapons were made to be destructive but the destruction of what depends on the humans. Weapons used in wars destroy the enemy and if they are in the hands of terrorists, they destroy humanity. There were many horrifying terror attacks in India in the previous decade. The design keeps on changing for better efficiency, durability, and handling. But there are guns which have reached the pinnacle of there enhancement. They are compact, perfect for their use and of course destructive and dangerous. There are several top armed weapons in the world. Army personals count on them whereas terrorist organizations crave for them.
So, we are going to list here Top Armed Weapons in the World!
10. Heckler & Koch HK 416 assault rifle
Length: 690 mm (27.2 in) stock extended / 560 mm
Weight : HK416C: 2.950 kg (6.50 lb)
Rate of fire: 700–900 rounds/min (cyclic) HK416
The HK416 assault rifle is equipped with proprietary accessory rail forearm with rails on all four sides.
This lets most current accessories for M4/M16-type weapons fit the HK416 assault rifle.
It is a more enhanced and developed rifle. These forearms can be installed and removed without tools and by using the bolt locking lug which would work as a screwdriver. The rail forearm is “free-floating” and does not contact the barrel, improving accuracy and converting it into a deadly weapon.
If this beauty is number 10 on the list of top armed weapons in the world, others got to be more deadly.
9. Colt AR 15
Developed in the United States, at number 9 in the list of top armed weapons in the world, we have the Colt AR-15. It was introduced in 1963.
It is a semiautomatic rifle and very efficient.
The first mass production version was the Colt AR-15 Sporter was with a 20-inch barrel and issued with 5-round magazines.
The bolt itself acts as a stationary piston and the bolt carrier acts as a movable cylinder
The Colt AR-15 uses 20- or 30-round staggered-column detachable box magazines, an amazing rifle with great precision and handling.Hence there are a number of variations of this rifle.
8. Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle
We are talking about Russian AK-47. Kalashnikov AK-47 was developed in the year 1949. One of the top armed weapons in the world, this rifle is gas operated, there are so so many variants of AK-47. Some of these variants also fell into the hands of terrorists and resulted in big chaos. But this masterpiece still remains one of the epic guns because of its high durability and not so hard assembly.
This rifle is still one of the deadly arms.
7. Accuracy International AS50 sniper rifle
Weight: 27 lb (12.2 kg) (no scope)
Length : 53.9″ (1369 mm)
Rate of Fire: 5 rounds/1.6 seconds(semi-automatic)
The Accuracy International AS 50 was designed for the United States Navy Seals. A sniper with a rate of fire of 5 rounds/1.6 seconds is definitely one of the top armed weapons in the world. The high rate of fire is due to the floating barrel and the lightweight titanium frame.This is a Big Sniper and made to be accurate, lightweight and compact, you don’t want to be on the other side of the barrel.
An extremely efficient weapon!
6. MG3 Machine Gun
This one was developed in Germany. It uses roller lock recoil action. One of the top armed weapons in the world, MG3 Machine Gun is irreplaceable.
It has a rate of fire of around 850 rounds/min.Having a weight around 10.6 kg. This gun is as durable as AK 47 Rheinmetall produced the MG3 until 1979. It was simple to maintain and use. German experts wanted their machine guns to fire faster, while being simpler and less costly, that’s when this gun came to the rescue.
5. Heckler & Koch MG4
Weight : 8.55 kg (18.85 lb) (MG4)
Length : 1,050 mm (41.3 in) stock extended
Rate Of Fire: MG4 approx. 890 ± 60/min
This MG4 is a light machine gun developed in 1990 with a muzzle velocity of 920m/s.
The MG4 has a hammer-forged quick-change barrel so that it can be exchanged safely when hot. This could be done without the need for protective gloves; the carrying handle serves as the barrel change grip. This is quite handy during combat.
This Heckler & Koch MG4 is gas operated.It is equipped with closed type iron sights with a range up to 1000 meters.
4. Uzi sub Machine Gun
Weight: 3.5 kg (7.72 lb)
Barrel length: 260 mm
Effective firing range: 200 meters
Israel Military Industries manufactured Uzi submachine gun. Uzi has a muzzle velocity of 400m/s.
Uzi’s open bolt design exposes the end of the barrel and improves the cooling during a ceaseless fire. This Lightweight sub machine gun is a gun like no other. With two safety mechanisms, Uzi sub machine gun has become one of the top armed weapons in the world. This weapon is constructed from a stamped metal sheet which makes it less expensive to manufacture than an equivalent design machined from forgings.
It is as deadly as unique it is.
3. F2000 assault rifle
Weight : 3.6 kg
Cartridge : 5.56 x 45 mm NATO
F2000, one of the top armed weapons in the world, was developed in Belgium in 2001. Its rate of fire is 850 rounds/ min with a muzzle velocity of 900 m/s, yes you read it right this gun is just impeccable. The F2000 uses a unique ejection system. It just ejects the spent cartridge casings forward and to the right side of the weapon,through a tube running above the barrel. Some modules of F2000 are even equipped with a GL1 grenade.
2. XM307 ACSW advanced heavy machine gun
Weight :50-80* lbs (22.7 kg)
Length :1,326 mm (52.2 in)
Range: 2000 meters
Sights: Grenade Launcher: computerized with viewfinder
Machine Gun: fixed rear iron
- Fire Control: full solution, day/night
- Portability: two-man portable and vehicle mountable
- Stability: up to 18 inches (457 mm) tripod height
- Environmental: operationally insensitive to conditions
ACSW stands for advanced crew served weapon. This big gun is at number 2 in the list of top armed weapons in the world. Its 25mm ammunition increases the firepower effectiveness. Just by extending stand-off range it enables the defeat of enfilade targets. It also provides day and night capability and reducing combat load. The lightweight, two-man portable, crew-served weapon can fire high explosive ammunition.
1. DSR-50 precision Sniper Rifle
Weight: 10.3 kg
Length: 1350 mm (with blast compensator)
Operation: bolt action
The DSR 50 is configured into bull-pup design with a free-floating barrel. The bi-pod which could be folded and mounted onto upper rails. The adjustable parallel front grip is mounted on the lower rails.The trigger is two-stage, adjustable. The shoulder stock and cheek piece are adjustable to the firer’s requirements. A recoil buffer is set within the shoulder stock and multi-baffled muzzle brake.This helps to retard some of the violent forces inherent when firing such a large and powerful cartridge. Thus, DSR-50 precision Sniper Rifle ranks number 1 in the list of top armed weapons in the world.
Impressive design and destructive indeed.
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