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    Smart Rifles for the Public

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    at people? Almost a year ago, a revolutionary rifle was released to the public. This new rifle uses advanced technology to turn a beginner shooter into a master sharpshooter in a few minutes. This rifle, referred to as the smart rifle, makes it easy for anyone to accurate shoot a target from 1,200 yards away. This may sound impressive, but it is important not to disregard the negative outcomes the smart rifle can have in the wrong hands. The smart rifle holds some particular good advantages, but it

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    Sniper Rifles

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    first rifles was the Kentucky Riflemen on May 12 1700. It was used by the military and also just the normal civilians with its large unique developments of variants from the 1730 to the 1850’s. Here is now some of the rifles in which that are talked about in the below there are many facts on the rifles. With all of the bullet types there length. It also may have the bolt to gas from single to automatic. The overall length is at 1181mm (46.50 in) if the rifle. The barrel length of the rifle alone

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    shotguns vs. rifles

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    Use of a rifle / Use of a shotgun All guns serve different purposes. Guns have been a part of American history for many years. Many different kinds of guns have been used for many different types of jobs. In like manner hunters have different guns for different game. Just as police use guns for law enforcement, hunters use guns to harvest game. The two most commonly used firearms of hunters, are the rifle and the shotgun. Both the rifle and the shotgun are used for hunting, but the two have some

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    Physics of Rifle Recoil

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    reduce accuracy. The purpose of this webpage is to discuss the physics involved with rifle recoil in order to address various methods of minimizing it. Rifle recoil is most simply explained by Newton's First and Second Laws of Motion. When a rifle is fired, a force is exerted on the bullet that projects it forward. By Newton's 1st Law, it can be inferred that and opposite force will be imposed on the rifle. From Newton's 2nd Law it can be deduced that this force can cause an acceleration (linear

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    The Lee-Enfield Rifle World War I was an extremely bloody war that engulfed Europe from 1914 until 1919. Although the conflict began in Europe, the war ultimately involved countries as far away as the United States and Japan. Originally, the war was referred to as the “Great War.” The title “World War I” was applied some decades later. The war produced mass casualties of both soldiers and civilians around the world. Fought mostly by soldiers in trenches, World War I saw an estimated ten million military

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    The Spencer Repeating Rifle Was designed in 1860 by Christopher Spencer. Christopher Spencer was born 1833 and died in 1922. He was born in Manchester, Massachusetts. He was a machinist in Hartford, Connecticut. He designed and build the Spencer Repeater. The Spencer Repeater is a rifle. A rifle is a gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance. A rifle is a firearm designed

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    the rifle

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    The Rifle By: Gary Paulsen In the story “The Rifle” that took place in 1786 there was a gunsmith named Cornish McManus. He built a rifle that had the best accuracy and finish of all time. But a problem came up; he had a new wife to care for and had to sell the rifle. He sold it to a man named John Byam. He is a patriot fighting for independence in the Revolutionary war. While he fought in the war the first person he killed was a British officer and the rest of the troops were picked off one by one

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    What Were the Effects of the Rifle?

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    The rifle was an extremely effective advancement in military history. The rifle has been used for centuries because of its effectiveness, shooting bullets straight and accurate because of the aerodynamics and physics of the spiral motion with the bullet. What makes the rifle a rifle and much better than a musket, is the fact that it has rifling throughout the barrel of the gun. Rifling is a system of spiral grooves in the surface of the bore of a gun causing a projectile when fired to rotate about

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    The Ultimate Rifle

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    troughs with satellites, GPS, aerospace engineering, marine exploration, and of course weaponry. In recent years a major weapons manufacturer named Heckler and Koch began designing and testing a new rifle that would retire the military’s standard issued M4. The proposed weapon is the H&K XM8. This rifle is more versatile, more reliable, and designed to better suit the soldiers carrying it than the military’s standard issued M4 and because of this the XM8 will help save lives. The XM8 is one of the

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    M1 Garand Rifle

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    fascinating World War II semi-automatic rifle. In the sub-sections below I will describe the developement history of the gun, the service history, and info on different versions. I wanted to add diagrams of the M1 rifle but the pictures are copyrighted and I was not able to download but the diagrams could be found at <a href="http://www.chestnutridge.com/gchart.asp">http://www.chestnutridge.com/gchart.aspDevelopment HistoryThe origins of the United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 begin around August,

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