Automatic Fire

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M249 Light Machine Gun - Development
... M60 was a more mobile medium machine gun intended to be carried with the troops to provide heavy automatic fire ... The Browning automatic rifle, the army's main individual machine gun since its introduction in World War I, was phased out in 1957 with the introduction of the M14 rifle, which had a fully ... riflemen" in every squad were ordered to use their weapons on the fully automatic setting, while other troops were required to use their rifle's semi-automatic mode on most ...
Towards The SVT-40
... To supplement the Red Army's shortage of machine guns, an SVT version capable of full-automatic fire was produced in 1943, and was designated the AVT-40 ... It was externally similar to the SVT, but its modified safety also acted as a fire selector ... In service, the AVT proved to be a disappointment automatic fire was largely uncontrollable, and the rifles often suffered breakages under the increased strain ...
Steyr AUG - Design Details - Features
... an Spz-kr type progressive trigger (pulling the trigger halfway produces semi-automatic fire, pulling the trigger all the way to the rear produces fully automatic fire) and a safety ... pressing the safety button to the left exposes a red dot and indicates the weapon is ready to fire ... Some versions have an ALO or "automatic lockout", a small projection at the base of the trigger ...
1936 года) was a Soviet automatic rifle which saw service in the early years of World War II ... It was among the early select-fire infantry rifles (capable of both single and full-automatic fire) formally adopted for military service ... It was capable of both automatic and semi-automatic fire ...
P 90 - Design
... The P90 is a selective fire, straight blowback-operated weapon with a cyclic rate of fire of 900 RPM (rounds per minute) ... The P90 fires from a closed bolt for maximum accuracy, and its design makes extensive use of polymers for reduced weight and cost ... the "first fully ambidextrous individual automatic weapon." The charging handle, magazine release and backup iron sights are symmetrically distributed on both sides of the weapon, and the firing ...

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