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any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use

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According to the Orlando Sentinel, the AR-15 assault rifle is etched on one side with a Knights Templar Long Cross--a symbol of the Christian Crusades to reclaim the Holy Land from Muslims--and Psalm 144:1 on the other side: "Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.
One of its products is an assault rifle based on the AK pattern.
The A-545 assault rifle is the upgraded version of the A-971 rifle designed in the 1980s by Degtyarev engineers.
The gun, a deactivated M16 assault rifle, had been given to the film-maker and photographer as part of an art project.
The 27-year-old victim's relatives charged that police had taken the army issue assault rifle away from the man, 32, following complaints about his violent and dangerous character but handed it back to him a day later.
Irish crime gangs are in regular contact with arms dealers on the Continent to supply hand guns, explosives, assault rifles to rocket propelled grenades.
Typically each armed officer will carry a Heckler and Koch G36 assault rifle that can fire 25 rounds and a Glock 17 SLP 9mm pistol, which carries 17 rounds.
His second title, The World's Assault Rifles (And Automatic Carbines) Volume II of The World's Weapons Series, was co-authored with Daniel D.
Al Aqsa Television has broadcast footage of Hamas gunmen brandishing American assault rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, rocket launchers and ammunition the U.
FN Herstal USA is offering the command three different weapons for the requirement; the Mk 13, 16 and 17 assault rifles, with orders for up to 2800 weapons being expected, spread across the three types.
Arms dealers say good, cheap ammunition comes from Syria, and scratched-and-dented assault rifles from Iran.
From 2002 to June 30, 2005, the sheriff's Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau investigated 307 cases, most involving stalking, improperly disseminating information on an individual's criminal history, gambling and improper possession of assault rifles, sex crimes, domestic violence and assault.
THREE AK-47 assault rifles were found in a car after it was stopped by police.
Also at the conference, two new bullpup assault rifles were on display and demonstrated.
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