Assault Weapons

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Gun Digest Books, Feb 28, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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The Gun Digest Book of Assault Weapons is all about true assault weapons...fully automatic, selective-fire or equipped with mission-specific features designed only for military and law enforcement applications.

This seventh edition gives you all the details you need about the world's latest assault weaponry and ammunition, and the changing missions of those weapons in military and law enforcement applications.

Other valuable information includes: Numerous field test results Training and tactics Leading schools that train special military and law enforcement units Historical insight into weapon systems and programs International coverage of Germany, Israel, Russia, South Africa and the United States No other reference provides such comprehensive insight and details about the always evolving weapons America's soldiers and law enforcement agencies and armed with.

 

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Contents

About the Authors
5
Acknowledgments
6
The Best Lawmans Subgun?
7
Israels Guns Against CounterTerrorism
19
Shotguns Versus Carbines
24
Assault Weapons Women
29
Counterinsurgency Tactics Armament
33
The Short Sword of Mikhail Kalashnikov
40
The TRG22 Tool For A Sniper
148
Springfields Tactical M21
151
From Varmint Rifle To Sniper Tool
155
Calicos 100Round Carbine
158
The Fifties Explosion
162
The M2HB A Mighty Mauler
169
Heckler Kochs 46x30mm MP7
173
BeltFeeding The M16
177

Guns That Didnt Make It
44
Hiram Maxims Legacy
58
Of Armor and Vests
63
Reed Knights CaveBustin SR47
69
The Shooting Schools
73
FNs SpaceAge P90
91
Todays Designated Marksman Rifle
94
Dragon Fire
98
The French Have A Gun For It
101
Barretts Big Blasters
106
The What and Why of Carbines
111
A Good Start
115
The Century International Arms SAR2
120
Todays Mini145
127
Stoners Mark 11 Model 0 Sniper
131
The Special Weapons5
137
Wringing Out Bushmasters M17S
140
Carbine Marksmanship
144
Iron and Irony
182
The Rattling Sten
190
Britain and The Bren
194
Mikhail Kalashnikovs Machineguns
200
The 32 ACP Model 61 Skorpion
204
A Case of Colt Confusion
208
First Look The US Navys Experimental EX 35
211
Combat Shotgunning 101
215
Tristars Tactical Phantom
218
The M1014 Combat Shotgun
223
The SemiAuto Shotgun and You
228
Fabarms Tactical 12Guage
232
Russias Tactical Shotgun
237
Combat Ammunition Today
241
SSKs Subsonic 500 Whisper
246
Modern Police Ballistics
249
Hush Hush
253
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About the author (2011)

Jack Lewis is a retired Marine lieutenant colonel, and veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He’s the founder and former editor and publisher of Gallant/Charger Publications, and the author of thousands of arms-related articles.

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