Semi-Automatic Rifles - Self-Loading Long Guns of Firearms History
The semi-automatic action followed bolt-action types into service and preceded the full-automatic rifle of today.There are a total of 33 Semi-Automatic Rifles - Self-Loading Long Guns of Firearms History in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
Small arms such as hand grenades and mortars are also included in this listing.
The Type 4 semi-automatic rifle - the so-called Japanese Garand - was a near-direct copy of the classic American M1...
Nearly 10,000 of the AR-10 Battle Rifles were produced by a variety of manufacturers since the late-1950s....
The lethal Barrett M107 anti-material rifle provides a long range anti-material capability for United States milita...
The Barrett REC7 has proven a fine and reliable carbine system and its further evolution may someday replace the M4...
Remaining neutral throughout World War 2, the Swedes still worked to stock their armed forces with viable weaponry ...
Colt markets their new LE901 series as the perfect accurate firearm for medium-to-large game hunting....
The M16 of 1963 began the line of classic assault weapons by Colt - since manufactured globally and encompassing en...
The Dragunov SVD was the standard Soviet and Warsaw Pact sniper rifle during a bulk of the Cold War years and remai...
The sturdy, if unspectacular, FN FAL automatic rifle became a popular standard for NATO-aligned countries during th...
The French RSC semi-automatic rifle appeared towards the latter half of World War 1 but managed to see extended ser...
The MSSR represents a homegrown sniper rifle by the Philippines, designed by their own Marine officers....
The Hakim Rifle was a locally-produced, licensed Egyptian copy of the Swedish Ljungman AG 42 series....
The German-originated Heckler and Koch HK G3 assault rifle was, and continues to be, a robust and reliable weapon s...
Though still in production, the Howa Type 64 has since been overtaken in use by the Howa Type 89 assault rifle....
The lightweight M1 Carbine proved a reliable and robust American firearm during World War 2 and beyond....
The M1 Garand was the principle frontline rifle of American forces worldwide for a time - it saw considerable actio...
The M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System was fielded in 2007 as an alternative to the bolt-action rifles of same class...
The MAS 49 was the culmination of steady progression made by the French concerning self-loading rifles of the 1940s...
The Mark 14 Mod 0 Enhanced Battle Rifle is a specialized version of the M14 Battle Rifle, originally issued to USNS...
The Type 79 is a Chinese copy of the Soviet Dragunov SVD semi-automatic sniper rifle....
The Rasheed Carbine was a shortened version of the full-length Hakim Rifle, though chambered for the Soviet 7.62x39...
The select-fire Ruger AC-556 became a militarized version of the popular Ruger Mini-14 rifle, a design based on the...
The Springfield M14 automatic rifle grew out of the famous World War 2-era M1 Garand service rifle....
The M89SR sniper rifle is nothing more than an Israeli re-imagining of the American Springfield M14 in a bullpup co...
The Tokarev SVT-38 fired the powerful 7.62x54R Russian cartridge but proved too frail once in practice....
At least 1.6 million SVT-40 rifles were produced, some seeing action even as recently as the 2nd Chechen War....
The Chinese Type 56 Carbine was nothing more than a copy of the Soviet SKS semi-automatic rifle....
The German Gewehr 41 self-loading rifle was limited in its production during World War 2 and thus limited in combat...
With help from the Soviets, the Gew 43 improved upon the Gew 41 but was never the semi-automatic rifle envisioned b...
The Winchester Model 1907 was pressed into service by some of the world powers of World War 1....