Top 10 Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created
This is a rundown of the 10 most dangerous and deadliest weapons ever created by mankind. This list includes technically advanced weapons such as Machine Guns, Sub Machine Guns, Sniper Rifles, and Rifles.

10. Heckler-Koch HK MG4 MG43 Machine Gun

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created
The MG4 is a belt-fed 5.56 mm light machine gun designed and developed by the German company Heckler & Koch. The weapon was developed in the late 1990s and was first seen publicly in September 2001. The Heckler & Koch MG4 light machine gun was selected by the German Army to supersede the Cold War era. MG3 is 7.62mm modernized version of German World War 2 era MG42 series. MG3 utilizes the larger and heavier rifle-caliber 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge while the newer MG4 makes use of smaller 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge.

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9. AS 50 Snipe Rifle

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

 The AS50 is a .50 BMG sniper/anti-materiel rifle manufactured by British firearms producer Accuracy International.The Accuracy International (AI) AS50 Semi-Auto Rifle (.50 BMG) was designed specifically for U.S. military Special Operations (SPECOPS) personnel/snipers. More specifically, it was designed for the U.S. Navy SEALs to provide them with anti-materiel/long-range interdiction capability. The AS50 employs a gas operated semi-automatic action and muzzle brake, allowing for lower recoil. This rifle is highly transportable, ergonomic and lightweight. In addition, the disassembling of an AS50 could be acquired under three minutes without any tool usage.

8. FN F2000 Assault rifle

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The FN F2000 was designed by FN Herstal in Belgium. It was made public in March 2001 at the defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi. Its features include a modular weapon system and a compact 5.56x45m Nato caliber. The F2000 offers all of the most popular features of the modern assault rifle, such as a compact bullpup layout, completely ambidextrous handling, and a modular design with plenty of options and add-ons already available, which allow the rifle to be “tailored” for any particular mission or tactical situation. For example, for peacekeeping operations, F2000 could be fitted with less-lethal M303 under barrel module, which fires tear gas or marker projectiles using pre-compressed air. On the other hand, the F2000 could be fitted with various 40 mm FN EGLM grenade launchers and a proprietary computerized fire control system, instead of the standard low-magnification optical sights.So far FN F2000 rifle found only a few buyers, including Armed forces of Slovenia and Belgian Special operations forces.

7. Heckler & Koch HK 416 Assault Rifle

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The Heckler & Koch HK416 is an assault rifle/carbine designed and manufactured by Heckler & Koch in the 1990s to meet US Army’s Delta Force requirement in the 1990s to meet US Army’s Delta Force requirement. The weapon fires 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge and the firing action is of gas operation with a rotating bolt.The barrel is free floating and made to fire upwards of 20,000 rounds before replacement. It uses an HK-proprietary short-stroke gas piston system originally derived from the Armalite AR-18.  In 2004 this weapon was adopted by the Delta Force, where it replaced the M4 carbine. Currently the HK416 it is used by more than 20 countries.

6. XM307 ACSW Advanced Heavy Machine Gun

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The XM307 Advanced Crew Served Weapon (ACSW), also known as XM307 25mm Airbursting Weapon System.  XM307 Objective Crew-Served Weapon (OCSW), currently renamed to Advanced Crew-Served Weapon (ACSW).  The XM307 can kill or suppress enemy combatants out to 2,000 meters.  It is designed to be lightly weighted and two men usable guns as well as the ability to be mounted on a vehicle.  It could fire up to 25 mm airburst style and point detonating ammunition, at a constant rate of two hundred and sixty rounds a minute and with a range as effective as up to 2 kilometers.

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5. Kalashnikov AK 47

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

Mikhail Kalashnikov developed the AK-47 in the Soviet Union. This is a selective fire, gas operated 7.62x39mm assault rifle.  In 1946, the AK-47 was presented for official military trials, and in 1948, the fixed-stock version was introduced into active service with selected units of the Soviet Army. Even after six decades, this model is most widely used and popular assault rifles in the world because of its durability, low production cost and ease of use. Its manufacturing is done in many countries and has been in seen service with armed forces as well as revolutionary and terrorist organizations worldwide.

4. MG 3 Machine Gun

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The Rheinmetall MG-3 is one of the most successful machine guns in the world today and remains in production and widespread service more than 60 years after it was first adopted. The MG 3 is a German general-purpose machine gun chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge.  The MG3 was developed in the late 1950s and still after a long time, it is used to serve as a squad support weapon which can also be used as a machine gun mounted on a vehicle. The weapon and its derivatives have also been acquired by the armed forces of over 30 countries. Production rights to the machine gun were purchased by Italy, Spain, Pakistan, Greece, Iran, Sudan and Turkey.

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3. Uzi Sub-machine Gun

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The Uzi submachine gun was designed by Uziel Gal, Israel’s army lieutenant, in 1949. This weapon is named in honor of its designer. It was officially adopted in 1951 and was first introduced to Israel’s army special forces in 1954. Two years later it became the standard issue submachine gun. It is a family of Israeli open-bolt, blowback-operated submachine guns. Smaller variants are considered to be machine pistols.  Uzi was one of the first weapons to use a telescoping bolt design which allows the magazine to be housed in the pistol grip for a shorter weapon.

2. Thompson M1921 M1928 Sub-machine Gun

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The legendary Thompson Submachine Gun is an American SMG developed in the late 1910s by General John T Thompson. The first Thompson experimental submachine gun appeared in 1919, and first production model appeared in 1921; it was manufactured under contract by Colt Firearms Manufacturing Co. Production of M1928A1 and M1 submachine guns were carried out by Auto-Ordnance and Savage, and some licensed copies were manufactured by B.S.A. in Great Britain. The first Thompson gun to see some military use was Model 1928, used by US Navy during its expedition in Nicaragua. The Thompson was favored by soldiers, criminals, police, and civilians alike for its large .45 ACP cartridge, accuracy, and high volume of fully automatic fire.

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1. DSR 50 Sniper Rifle

Deadliest Weapons Ever Created

The DSR-Precision DSR 50 sniper rifle is manufactured in Germany by DSR-Precision GmbH. It is a scaled-up version of the DSR-1 sniper rifle made by the same company, but with certain improvements necessary to handle powerful .50 caliber ammunition, which include hydraulic recoil buffer in buttstock and special ‘blast compensator’ barrel attachment, which serves as a muzzle brake and also reduces flash and sound of the muzzle blast. It has an adjustable buttstock and cheek piece.  It is comparatively lightweight and compact in comparison with other .50BMG rifles.  The combination of these factors makes it not only ultra-accurate but user-friendly.

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