Top 10 Most Dangerous Guns in the World

Guns are quite popular as weapons, and are used both by the military and the civilians. I decided to compile a list of the ten most dangerous guns in the world. The list is compiled on the basis of their accuracy and specifications. This data has been gathered from the web and can be considered as a source of information.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Guns in the World

1. FN-2000 Assault Rifle

Originally designed in Belgium by F.N. Herstal, the gun was launched at a defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi. This modern-day gas-operated weapon is completely automatic and has a bullpup layout. It weighs 3.6 kilograms and has a NATO box magazine containing a 30-round cartridge with 5.56*45 mm of ammunition. The rifle has 4 variants – F2000 tactical, FS2000, F2000 S, and F2000 Tactical TR.


2. Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle

This selective-fire, gas-operated rifle was developed by Mikhail Kalashnikov in the USSR. The designing of this weapon began in the last year of World War 1945. It is very compact and is quite reliable in terms of accuracy. It weighs around 5.21 kilograms with a 7.62*39mm M43/M67 cartridge. It can fire at a staggering rate of 600 rounds per minute.


3. Heckler Koch HK MG4 MG 43 Machine Gun

The gun was designed by a German company – Heckler & Koch – and went public in September of 2001. It was previously known as the MG43. Different variants of this weapon weigh between 7.70 kg to 8.55 kg. It uses a 5.56*45 mm NATO cartridge and produces 885 rounds per minute. This belt-fed machine gun can cause a real mayhem.


4. Thompson M1921 Submachine Gun

This compact sub-machine gun has a capacity to fire 600 to 1200 rounds per minute – in semiautomatic and fully automatic modes. It has a .45 ACP cartridge that produces 1500+ r.p.m. and has a range of 50 meters. The weapon has more than ten variants.


5. MG3 Machine Gun

The design of this weapon comes from universal machine gun used in World War II – the MG 42. It has a 7.62*51 mm NATO cartridge and weighs at 10.5 kg. This recoil-operated gun fires 1,000 to 1,300 rounds per minute. It is, generally, mounted on a Feldafette or a field tripod, which makes it easy to engage indirect enemies.


6. Accuracy International AS50 Sniper Rifle

It was manufactured by Accuracy International – a British firearms producer. This semi-automatic rifle and has an effective range of 1500 m. It holds a .50 BMG cartridge that produces 5 rounds every 1.6 seconds. Lightweight structure of this gun makes it easily transportable.


7. DSR-Precision DSR 50 Sniper Rifle

The weapon was developed by DSR-Precision GmbH. It weighs 10.3 kg and holds a cartridge of .50 BMG. This bolt-action rifle has a monopod, an adjustable cheek rest, and a front magazine holder.


8. XM307 ACSW Advanced Heavy Machine Gun

This weapon has an accuracy to eliminate a human being as far as 2,187 yards. It requires 2 people to handle this action-bolt gas-operated weapon. It was scrapped in 2007 for some odd reasons.


9. UZI Sub-Machine Gun

The UZI gun was used in several wars – from Suez Crisis to Yom Kippur War to Rhodesian Bush War. It weighs 3.5 kilograms and has a firing rate of 600 rounds per minute. It’s a compact weapon, but has a limited range of 200 m. The gun came up with several Military, Civilian, and Caliber variants.

10. Heckler & Koch HK416 Assault Rifle

This Germany-made weapon holds a NATO cartridge of 5.56*45 mm and delivers 850 rounds per minute. The gas-piston system gives it a good combat efficiency and makes it a reliable and safe-to-handle weapon.


Guns today are quite popular in terms of a weapon used by both military and civilians. I decided to compile a list of the ten most dangerous guns in the world. The list of these dangerous guns are compiled on the basis of their accuracy and their specifications.  The data here can be considered as a source of information which has been gathered via the web.

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3 Responses to “Top 10 Most Dangerous Guns in the World”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thank you :) for visiting Simplytop10 :)

  2. CF N says:

    As configured, only #7 can be legally owned by civilians, in the US.

  3. Devlian says:

    None of these weapons are anymore dangerous than the next. The only thing that will make any weapon more dangerous than any other is the person holding it.

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