Top Ten Best Modern Rifles/SMG


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There are over 90 million AK-47s in the world and counting. This is the Glock of rifles. You can do any thing to it and it will still work. The 600 rpm makes the rifle plenty controllable and accurate. The weapon is also very narrow unlike the m4 so it is very comfortable to hold. Lightness means easier target accusation and less fatigue when carrying on a ten mile hike. The extra power of the 7.62x39 cartridge, compared to the wimpy 5.56x45 give it a definite advantage. This also means that it does not loose power at long ranges (the 5.56 proved to be very disappointing when the US troops engaged in combat at ranges over 300 yards due to such a light bullet that looses it's velocity at long range and the cartridge depends on high velocity to incapacitate the enemy). The AK will hit pretty much what it is aimed at and will kill whatever it is aimed at. The US and NATO forces should abandon the 5.56 and change over to 7.62x39 in the AK-47.

At least one side in every single war or conflict in the past 30-40 years has used Kalashnikovs. There's a very good reason for that. You walk through a swamp or swim across a river carrying it, the AK still works. It gets run over by a tank, the AK still works. You pour salt down the barrel and leave it for a week in a pool of stagnant water, the AK still works.

Accuracy accounts for nothing if it doesn't work properly without fouling in actual warfare.

Ak-47(and all guns of that category afterwards) are the most known and used weapons, for good reasons.

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2Heckler&Koch MP5

I absolutely love this weaponif you can't hit the target with this weapon you are a danger to yourself and others. As much as love this gun I can see it being fased out in the future for the p90 particularly in hostage rescue situations the mp5 has a tendancy to over penetrate although to be fair you should be using single shot when your clearing rooms. A note on the SAS for people who aren't aware of how they stand up compared to delta force navy seals and the like all special forces are based on the SAS the navy seals delta force were trained by the SAS or showed the ropes and navy seals and delta force took what they learned and adapted it to their needs so to answer the question of who has the best special forces the answer is simple were all on an equal footing now

The mp5 is by far the most advanced smg. It is the SAS's weapon of choice. The mp5 rarely ever jams and is reliable in every way. The mp5 truly deserves to be the most deadly weapon

the SAS use it and they ain't d sixth best special forces... they are simply the best special forces in the world... thats gotta mean sumthin

Good but you guys know there is an MP7 now right?

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This is the number 1 rifle in the real world. Ignore the Call of Duty fanboys who don't have trigger time behind weapons.

4Kriss Vector .45

This has to be the future of firearms

Amazing firepower and looks awesome, kicks a lot though.

The ergonomics are weird and the rof is just plain wasteful. Plus the damage is horrible...


Good accuracy and well balanced, the M4 is far better then all other guns in both accuracy and range although the damage isn't as great, accuracy is more important then damage.

the us army use it and there the most advanced millitary in the world

This badboy could kill 5000000000000000000 people with 1 bullet

6FN P90

Accurate low recoil, low pentatration good for hostages and such

7Barrett M107
8Steyr AUG

The weapon itself is extremely practical due to the fact that it uses the "bullpup" design. Another great thing is that it has the option to switch out barrels if one overheats!

It's way better than the crappy AK-47, why the hell is it even on top of the AUG, it should seriously be first, M4 is too fast and unbalanced.

Has low recoil, very steady and various attachments.

High accuracy, huge damage, smooth control

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9Remington MSR
10IMI Tavor TAR-21

The main assault rifle of God's chosen people. Can't argue with that

Used by the most battle tested infantry.

One of the best rifles for me, along with SCAR and AK.

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The Contenders

11IMI Galil (IDF Defender)

No doubts, the IMI Galil is your defender anyday, any time, anywhere.

12Heckler & Koch G36

versatile and reliable. just what todays average soldier needs
ps it looks cool too

Reiable, short, 5.56 a good round, can be fitted with a wide veraity of attachments, lightwiegth just around 7 to 5 pounds, sleek design, folding stock, ambidextrious for you leftys and ITS HK

13Knight's Armament M110

It has the reliability of AK-47 tested under extreme conditions and the accuracy of the M-16. It's the shortest and the lightest assault rifle in the world. It's 5.8mm outperform both the 5.56mm and 5.45mm. It has high penetration power but lower stopping power than the 5.56mm. It's disadvantages are the lack of Picatinny rail and the height of it's carrying handles makes the user expose its head...

15Accuracy International Arctic Warfare

Fires the longest and is a good all round British sniper

16M249 Squad Automatic Weapon

Best Machine gun ever, way better than the ak, FAMAS, and most of the guns on dis list

17Spectre M4

The best SMG ever

19Heckler & Koch UMP

Very true this is why the us marines use it

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List StatsUpdated 25 Nov 2015

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1. Kriss Vector .45
3. AK-47
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