automatic weapon

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Synonyms for automatic weapon

a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released

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These include: M-16A2/M4 rifle kits, M240 medium machine gun kits, M249 squad automatic weapon kits, M2 heavy machine gun kits, automatic small arms alignment fixtures, independent target systems, controller/training devices, TOW weapons, AT-4 antitank weapon systems, M113 armored personnel carrier kits, M2-M3 fighting vehicle kits, and M1A1/A2 tank kits.
Law enforcement authorities said the proliferation of semiautomatic and automatic weapons and sawed-off shotguns mixed with vast sums of money at stake in drug dealing and other criminal activity and idealization of gangsters in movies and music have created ever more incendiary conditions.
Launch kid-to-kid appeal telling legislators that children and automatic weapons don't mix
During the detention, police discovered an automatic weapon and a bomb on man's body.
Summary: Amsterdam, Jumada Al-Awwal 5, 1432, April 9, 2011, SPA -- A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon at a shopping mall outside Amsterdam on Saturday, leaving at least six people dead and wounding 11 others, Dutch officials said.
The automatic weapon is, of course, the focus, but Chivers goes far beyond a mere technical history to offer "an engrossing yet plainspoken exploration of what guns are and what they do," from their psychological effects to their economic and political impacts (Salon).
Avon and Somerset Police detained suspects aged over 70 for offences including loan sharking, possessing an automatic weapon and conspiracy to murder.
A masked man armed with an automatic weapon identified himself as Abdul Aziz al-Muqrin, said on the video they would kill their hostage unless their members were released from Saudi jails.
Slick said armor Soldiers with the 30th had to learn about a brand new weapon, the squad automatic weapon.
So far, the government has officially said only that the incident occurred when an automatic weapon ''suddenly exploded.
Since then, I've been on the "hit list" of angry native Warriors at Oka, helped rescue a 12-year-old girl from the streets of Los Angeles where she'd been turned out as a prostitute by her mother's boyfriend, and sat in a broken-down taxi on Beirut's green line as a nervous Syrian soldier thrust an automatic weapon through the window while deciding if the driver was friend or foe.
He located many shot-like noises, including automatic weapon blasts coming from a variety of sites.
An automatic weapon with a silencer and ammunition were also seized during the raids.
The tragic death of a Connecticut boy who accidentally shot himself in the head with an automatic weapon at an event at the Westfield Sportsman's Club last week has sent shock waves from the Berkshires to Beacon Hill, and with good reason.
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