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The Anatomy of an Assault RifleThere are many firearm manufacturers that produce their own versions of assault rifles; however, how assault rifles work and the benefits of the firearms are generally the same. This particular type of weapon was produced and developed for war purposes. It is often referred to as the äóìMr. Potato Headäó of guns because many different accessories can be added to it to make it your own for particular applications.
Parts Are More Or Less The Same Take your pick from a variety of assault rifles available: AR-15s, AK-47s, StG 44s, M16s, and more. The prices and capabilities of the weapons differ depending on the manufacturer and make of the gun, but the parts are more or less the same.
Œ‡ Pistol Grip/Hand Guard: hold the gun without burning your hand

Œ‡ Stock: secures the weapon against your shoulder and provides a place to rest your cheek while firing (usually adjustable)

Œ‡ Butt: end of the gun

Œ‡ Lower Receiver: trigger mechanism (this is the gun äóñ upper receiver, barrel and rear sight attach to this)

Œ‡ Magazine: holds however many rounds of bullets and shoots however many rounds per minute (often called a clip, but itäó»s not a clip)

Œ‡ Rails: slots and grooves for attachments

Œ‡ Barrel: propels the bullet out of the riddle and into the target

Œ‡ Muzzle: end of the gun with a hole in it for where the bullet comes out

Œ‡ Trigger: activates the firing pin >> hits the round and creates a spark >> spark ignites gunpowder and propels the round outward

Œ‡ Magazine Drop: releases locking mechanism that keeps the clip in place

Requirements For Assault Rifles

1. Selective Fire
2. Intermediate-Power Cartridge: more power than a pistol but less power than a standard rifle or battle rifle
3. Ammunition must be supplied from a detachable box magazine

4. Must have an effective range of at least 300 meters (330 yards)

The United States Army defines assault rifles as äóÖshort, compact, and selective-fire weapons that fire a cartridge intermediate in power between submachine gun and rifle cartridgesäó». Assault Rifles include: AR
15s, AK-47s, StG 44s, and M16s.

Brief History of Assault Rifles

Assault rifles were first used in World War II. By the end of the 20 th century, assault rifles were the standard weapons in most of the worldäó»s armies. Assault rifles replaced full-powered rifles and sub-machine guns in most roles. The AK-47 was developed in the Cold War by a team led by Mikhail Kalashnikov. The product was a lightweight assault rifle: the Avtomat Kalashnikova. Since then (1947), over 100 million AK-47s have been produced.

The Issues With Assault Rifles

Assault rifles are military-style rifles that were designed to do the most damage and kill the most people in the shortest amount of time. Many people donäó»t believe assault rifles should be available for civilian use. The weapons are distinguishable form other semi-automatic firearms based on the combat-style features that allow the shooter to control the weapon while spraying large amounts of fire. Assault rifles were the weapons of choice in multiple attacks in the United States in the last decade.

The Case For Assault Rifles

Unfortunately, assault rifles have been used in public shootings in movie theaters, malls, and other public places in the United States. However, assault rifles are used for other purposes too, include: competition, hunting, and home defense. People like assault rifles because they are the most customizable firearms available. The guns are quick, accurate, and as the äóÖMr. Potato Headäó» of guns extremely easy to make unique and your own.

Buy Assault Rfiles From Discount Enterprises

If you want an unbeatable deal for assault rifles, then look no further than Discount Enterprisesäó» website, Visit our website today to look at our full selection of assault rifles. You can see the original price of rifles compared to our Deal of the Day price.
Furthermore, be sure to look at our current deals. We frequently run discounts for a variety of our available products. If you find a better price for an assault rifle on a different website, then take advantage of our Price Match Feature. Discount Enterprises is committed to delivering high-quality firearms to our customers for the best prices. Donäó»t hesitate to ask for a lower price. If we can do it, we will.

Contact Discount Enterprises

Reach out to Discount Enterprises via phone or email, or fill out our online contact form if you have questions regarding the firearms or accessories our store supplies. You can call us at 402-877-6500 and we will be happy to assist you.