AR-10 rifle is Eugene Stoner’s first success in firearm designing. Both the Air the Military Force of the United States adopted its best versions.
It’s a battle rifle weighing 7.25-8.9 lb. (3.29-4.05 kg). the length is 1,050 mm with a barrel of 528 mm. it’s gas operated and rotating bolt and it uses 7.62×51mm NATO / .308 Winchester caliber. Its 20 rounds bullet from a detachable box can hit the target within 600m-656 yd., but the range will be 765 yds. With its A.l. 3.6x telescopic sight. It can fire 700 round/min with the muzzle velocity of 820 m/s.
AR-10 is designed for war by Eugene Stoner in between the time 1956-1960 while he was working for ArmaLite, the manufacturer of this survival rifle. This lightweight firearm was soon adopted by the United States Air Force. A light weight version was first finished by Stoner in 1955; and it goes through some improvement by 1956. It was sold to too many foreign militaries up to 1960. And later on Stoner’s chief assistant Robert Fremont with Jim Sullivan modified it to AR-15 which was adopted by the United States Military Forces. Another manufacturer is Artillerie Inrichtingen.
The purchasers (legally) of this war defender are Cuba, Italy, Burma, Finland, Sudan, Germany, Portugal, Romania and some others. The rifle was used in the War of Mozambican Independence, in Dominican Republic, In Angolan Independence War, and in Sudanese Civil War.
Here is a list of AR-10 Manufacturers. The original AR-10 was invented by ArmaLite back in the 1950s, yet there are many companies who make the AR-10 model now. The AR-10 is a 7.62mm NATO rifle that was the predecessor to the AR-15. It looks just like the AR-15, is highly customizable, yet shoots the […]
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