10 Most Powerful Hand Held Guns In The Entire World
They are a recognized sight from around the world and important tools for those in the army and special forces, that’s why Vidello Productions is taking a look at the 10 Most Powerful Hand Held Guns In The World.
- Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle
Its one of the most recognizable guns in existence today and has been featured in everything from video games to feature films and is the most used gun in the world.
The gun originated in the soviet union and since its inception roughly 100 million of them or variants have been produced.
The AK-47’s popularity is its durability, ease of use and low price and is produced in many countries including the United States, Poland, Pakistan, Romania and even North Korea.
- HK MG4 MG 43 Machine Gun
Produced by German company Heckler and Koch, this gun was designed in the 1990’s but for some reason it was not revealed until much later in 2001.
Known at the Perfect killer this gun is both lethal and reliable with a range of 1000 meters and a calibure of up to 5.56mm.
The MG4 is also a secondary armament in the Puma infantry fighting vehicle and is designed to be light, provide maximum safety to its users and function reliably under adverse weather conditions.
- Thompson M1921 Submachine Gun
The M1921 originated in the United States of america and is a very lethal gun.
Nicknamed the Chicago Type-Writer, its been a favorite among its users since world war 2 and while new variants have appeared, the old ones are still well in use today.
It is one of the hardest guns on our list to control due to its high rate of fire ar around 1500 rounds per minute.
- Accuracy International AS50 Sniper Rifle
Developed by a British company, this gun excels in accuracy and can precisely hit a target from up to 1800 meters.
The gun uses both explosive and incendiary ammunition, weighs roughly 14 kilograms and its rate of fire is roughly 5 rounds in 1.6 seconds.
The high rate of fire is mainly due to its free floating barrel and lightweight titanium frame
- F2000 Assault Rifle
This totally automatic assault rifle is gas powered and was revealed at the IDEX defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi in 2001.
The range of the F2000 is 500 meters and the rifle can discharge around 850 rounds per minute.
Both safety systems on this gun have been adopted from the P90 personal defense weapon and the weapon is fed by standard NATO magazines.
The weapons primary sight is a telescopic sight with 1.6 x magnification that is contained in a plastic housing above the receiver.
- XM307 ACSW Advanced Heavy Machine Gun
If you like grenade machine guns then the XM307 is for you. This gun was designed by the US Army ansd features smart shell capacity.
The gun is light weight and allows 2 people to operate it.
The firing range of this gun is an insane 2000 meters with a firing rate of 260 rounds per minute.
It has the ability to annihilate water boats, helicopters and other vehicles as far away as 1000 meters.
- HK416 Assault Rifle
The HK416 originated in Germany and has amazing reliability and accuracy however the price of this gun is very high and thus it is not seen much in combat.
This gun has a fire rate of 700 to 900 rounds per minute and a maximum firing range of 400 meters.
This gun was selected by the Norwegian Army as its primary firearm and a modified version of the gun is also used by the United States Marine Corps.
- Stoner AR-15
The stoner AR-15 actually has many versions, including the M4 and the M-16 and its origins lie in the United States.
The parts for the alternatives are the same however its the accessories that make the guns different.
The gun was invented by Eugene Stoner and is an air-cooled, magazine fed rifle with a rotating bolt and straight-line recoil design.
It was designed above all else to be a lightweight assault rifle, and to fire a new lightweight, high velocity small caliber cartridge to allow the soldier to carry more ammunition
It has an effective firing range of 500 yards and fires close to 750 rounds per minute while the user has access to a 20 round detachable magazine
- M2HB 50-Caliber Machine Gun
Known as “The Fifty” or “Ma Deuce has been used more than any other machine gun and its enormous 50 calibure capacity shoots 500 rounds per minute.
This gun is able to shoot accurately from over one mile and it originated in the United states of America.
With a simple design and some very durable parts, it has many applications including ship defense, air to air combat and ground combat.
If your looking for a multi use machine gun with high fire power and long range, then the M2HB is defiantly the one for you.
- FN FAL
Its the most powerful hand held gun in the world and its origins lie in Belgium. Its massive length makes it quite a bulky gun however this did not stop it being the most popular assault rifle of the 20th century.
You will find this gun in over 90 countries and militias who use it as a squad light machine gun, combat rifle and sniper rifle.
The gun is very durable, accurate and flexible and is undoubtedly the most powerful and favorite gun in the world.
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