What was the Worlds first assault rifle?




View Poll Results :Which was the worlds first assault rifle?
StG44 30 71.43%
Avtomat Fedorova 12 28.57%
Voters: 42. You may not vote on this poll

 
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March 30th, 2004  
MausTanker
 

Topic: What was the Worlds first assault rifle?


I think that the StG44 was the worlds first assault rifle, but according to some people... the Avtomat Fedorova was the worlds first, made in 1916... which was the first?


StG44


Avtomat Fedorova



and also, what really makes a gun a assault rifle? what does it need to have? what features??
March 30th, 2004  
MausTanker
 
i would apreciate it if people actually replied....
March 30th, 2004  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by MausTanker
i would apreciate it if people actually replied....
Patience, patience my friend..
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March 30th, 2004  
MausTanker
 
Ich bin nicht geduldig!!!
March 30th, 2004  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by MausTanker
Ich bin nicht geduldig!!!
I can see that..
March 30th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: id


Id say English is a better way to comunicate your ideas here...All of these northern eauropian langs. are killing me.....

Well, an assault rifle....hmmm, well a few things it needs to have.-

1-Rapid, automatic fire rate.
2-Light enough to charge with.
3-Possible to fire with reasonable accurecy while moving.
4-Sufficiant effective range(150 meters at least)
5-Easy to load. at least 20 bullets in a magazine.
March 30th, 2004  
Redleg
 
 
Do you have any tech data on the two weapons??
March 30th, 2004  
MausTanker
 
like what kind of tech data?
March 30th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Weight, muzzle velocity, range, rate of fire, etc.
March 30th, 2004  
MausTanker
 
StG44

Caliber: 7.92x33 mm (7.92mm Kurz)
Action: Gas operated, tilting bolt
Overall length: 940 mm
Barrel length: 419 mm
Weigth: 5.22 kg
Rate of fire: 650 rounds per minute
Magazine capacity: 30 rounds
Muzzle Velocity: 650 m/s
Effective Range: 450m


no tech on the avotomat... sorry.