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Most Powerful Guns in The World

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Most Powerful Guns in The World

The Chinese invented gunpowder in the 9th century AD. They used it to fill it in the bamboo tube to shoot animals and enemies. Over the period of time science has taken this lethal discovery to altogether at peak. Now guns can destroy and cause irreparable harm to humans within seconds. Gunpowder has long moved from the old bamboo tube days, it now works on the action of gas pressure.  

Let’s have a look at 10 most powerful guns of the world.

  1. Heckler and Koch HK MG4 MG 43 Machine Gun

The Heckler & Koch MG4 number 10 most powerful gun in the world. It is a belt-fed 5.56 mm light machine gun designed and developed by German firearm manufacturer Heckler & Koch. The MG4 is a fully auto loaded firearm. Firing is fully automatic and burst-fire mode. This weapon was designed in 1990’s but was launched in 2001. Its range is about 1000m which makes this weapon lethal and tested. It is light in weight and designed in such a manner that it provides full confidence to the user. Because of these qualities, it is also known as a perfect killer.

Effective firing range: Approx. 1,000 m 

Produced: 2001–present

Length: 1,030 mm (40.6 in) stock extended 

In service: 2005–present

  1. Heckler and Koch HK416

The Heckler & Koch HK416 number 9 most powerful gun in the world. It is a gas-operated assault rifle chambered for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge. It is designed and manufactured by the German company.

Range of the HK416 is 600m with a caliber of 5.56mm. It is a superfine rifle that is used by the Germans. It is also available in the market with a short stroke piston.

Barrel length: HK416C: 9 in (230 mm

Length: 709–1,030 mm (27.9–40.6 in) 

Effective firing range: A5 11″: 300 meters 

Feed system: 10-, 20-, 30-round detachable 

  1. Accuracy International AS50 Sniper Rifle

The Accuracy International AS50 Sniper Rifle number 8 most powerful gun in the world. It is designed for the British Armed Forces and United States Navy SEALs, the rifle is employed due to its high rate of fire (five rounds in 1.6 seconds). As the name suggests it has a high accuracy point as it can capture its target at a very high range. Its caliber is 12.7mm with 1800mm range. Its weight is 14.1Kg as due to its weight it’s easily recognizable and can hold 5 rounds of 0.50 BMG in a single Load up.

Effective firing range: 1800 m‎

Rate of fire: semi-automatic, estimated at 5 rounds.

Barrel length: 692 mm

Produced: 2007

  1. F2000 Assault Rifle

F2000 Assault Rifle number 7 most powerful gun in the world. It is a fully automatic rifle with a large magazine in it. It was manufactured by the Belgium Company and first made its public appearance in 2001 at Abu Dhabi in the IDEX defense exhibition. It has a removable hand guard in front of the trigger. Its range is 500m with an effective caliber of 5.56mm. The most interesting thing is that it can make 850 rounds in a minute. The F2000 is a modular weapon system. Caliber assault rifle in a bullpup configuration. 

The F2000 is a modular weapon system. NATO-caliber assault rifle in a bullpup configuration. 

Rate of fire: 900 rounds/min

Barrel length: 400 mm (16 in) (F2000)

Effective firing range: 500 m (1‎600 feet)

Feed system: Detachable box magazine

  1. MG3 Machine Gun

MG3 Machine Gun number 6 most powerful gun in the world. It is manufactured by a firm in Germany. It can attack 1000-1300 rounds in a minute which makes it one of the most assassinated weapons. The weapon’s design is derived from the World War II era. It was discovered in the 1950’s. The most interesting fact is that it is very famous for being an old weapon and till now it has been attained by 30 countries.

Maximum firing range: 600 m (1969 feet) 

Barrel length: 565 mm (22.2 in)

Effective firing range: 200–1,200 m 

In service: 1959–present

  1. XM307 ACSW Advanced Heavy Machine Gun

XM307 ACSW number 5 most powerful gun in the world. It is designed by the US army with the name ‘Advanced Crew Served Weapon’. It is a grenade machine gun with a smart shell and can fire 260 rounds per minute. The most prominent quality of this Gun is that it can destroy vehicles, helicopters and watercraft at 1000m away and can kill a person at 2000 meters. It is also light in weight. The XM307 Advanced Crew Served Weapon (ACSW) was a developmental 25 mm belt-fed automatic grenade launcher with programmable airburst capability.

  1. Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle

Kalashnikov number 4 most powerful gun in the world. It was displayed in 1946 for the military trials. The AK-47, officially known as the Automat Kalashnikov is a gas-operated assault rifle that is chambered for the 7.62×39mm cartridge. It is a user-friendly weapon. It is easily available which makes it one of the most popular rifles in the world.

Place of origin: Soviet Union

Produced: 1948–present

Feed system: 20-round, 30-round detachable.

  1. Uzi Submachine Gun

Uzi Submachine Gun number 3 most powerful gun in the world. It was designed by the Israel Military Industries in 1940’s by Uziel Gal. This gun was launched in 1954 to the Special Forces. Mainly it is used by the mortal forces.

Barrel length: 260 mm (10.2 in)

Place of origin: Israel

Effective firing range: 200 m

In service: 1954–present

  1. Thompson M1921 Submachine Gun

Thompson M1921 Submachine Gun number 2 most powerful gun in the world. It was invented by John T. Thompson in 1919.  This gun has other two names like ‘Tommy Gun’ and ‘Chicago Piono’. It was preferred by all the people because of its large caliber, comfort design, and high concentration. Due to its quality it is also known as a collector’s item.

Model 1921 — The Model 1921 (M1921) was the first major production model. Fifteen thousand were produced by Colt for Auto-Ordnance. In its original design,

1- DSR-Precision DSR 50 Sniper Rifle

DSR-Precision DSR 50 Sniper Rifle number 1 most powerful gun in the world. It is made for sniper and manufactured by Germany, It’s the most powerful gun with few adjustments in it and it has 0.50 caliber round.

The DSR-Precision DSR-50 is a bullpup bolt-action sniper and anti-materiel rifle developed and manufactured by DSR-Precision GmbH of Germany.

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