Some interesting information about weapons:
Weapons - the general name of devices, objects and means structurally designed to save lives, or disposal of human and animal, and / or disabling the equipment and facilities of the parties, wittingly or unwittingly involved in any conflict. After the invention of gunpowder became widely used artillery and rockets, and small arms.
Armament - a kind of firearms, the purpose of which consists in throwing artillery shells and mines through the trunk and the propellant charge placed in the latter.
Smoothbore guns - a kind of firearms in the barrel rifling is absent (ie the inner surface of the barrel is smooth). In particular, this type include mortars, some types of anti-tank guns, and so on. N .; stabilization of flying projectiles in this case provided by their tail.
An assault rifle is a selective-fire rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. Assault rifles were first used during World War II and by the end of the 20th century had become the standard service rifle for most of the world's armies. Examples include the StG 44, AK-47 and the M16 rifle.
The gun - manual or semi-automatic short-non-automatic (less automatic) firearm or air gun. Designed to engage targets at a distance of 25-50 meters. Early pistols were usually singly, with a smooth or rifled barrel. Modern guns are mostly self-loading, rifled, multiply (from 5-7 to 15-20 and more rounds).