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T48 rifle

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The T48 (marked as "Rifle, Caliber.30, T48") is a battle rifle tested by the U.S. military in the mid 1950s during trials to find a replacement for the M1 Garand. [1]

14 relations: Battle rifle, Dieudonné Saive, EM-2 rifle, FN FAL, FN Herstal, Gas-operated reloading, H&R Firearms, High Standard Manufacturing Company, L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle, M1 Garand, M14 rifle, Magazine (firearms), .280 British, 7.62×51mm NATO.

Battle rifle

"Battle rifle" is a post-World War II term for military service rifles that are fed ammunition via detachable magazines and fire a full-powered rifle cartridge.

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Dieudonné Saive

Dieudonné Joseph Saive (23 May 1888 – 12 October 1970) was a Belgian small arms designer who designed several well-known firearms for Belgian armsmaker Fabrique Nationale, including the FN Model 1949 and the FN FAL (Fusil Automatique Leger or Light Automatic Rifle).

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EM-2 rifle

The EM-2, also known as Rifle No.9 Mk1 or Janson rifle, was an experimental British assault rifle.

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The FN FAL (Fusil Automatique Léger, English: Light Automatic Rifle), is a battle rifle designed by Belgian small arms designers Dieudonné Saive and Ernest Vervier and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale d'Herstal (FN Herstal).

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FN Herstal

Fabrique Nationale Herstal (French for: National Factory Herstal), self-identified as FN Herstal and often referred to as Fabrique Nationale or simply FN, is a leading firearms manufacturer located in Herstal, Belgium, and is owned by the holding company Herstal Group which is owned by the regional government of Wallonia.

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Gas-operated reloading

Gas-operation is a system of operation used to provide energy to operate autoloading firearms.

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H&R Firearms

H&R 1871, LLC (Harrington & Richardson) is a manufacturer of firearms under the Harrington & Richardson and New England Firearms trademarks.

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High Standard Manufacturing Company

High Standard Firearms is an American manufacturer of firearms, based in Houston, Texas.

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L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle

The L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle, also known as the SLR (Self-Loading Rifle), by the Canadian Army designation C1A1 (C1) or in the US as the "inch pattern" FAL.

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M1 Garand

The M1 GarandOfficially designated as U.S. rifle, caliber.30, M1, later simply called Rifle, Caliber.30, M1, also called US Rifle, Cal.

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M14 rifle

The M14 rifle, officially the United States Rifle, 7.62 mm, M14, is an American automatic rifle that fires 7.62×51mm NATO (.308 in) ammunition.

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Magazine (firearms)

A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm.

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.280 British

The.280 British was an experimental rimless bottlenecked intermediate rifle cartridge.

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7.62×51mm NATO

The 7.62×51mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 7.62 NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge developed in the 1950s as a standard for small arms among NATO countries.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T48_rifle

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