rifle was issued to the Russian Army in 1949.
Terrorists either took them from Russian soldiers during battle, or bought
them from Russia or another country. They were very popular because they
were reliable weapons. The AK-47 was remade to be lighter and renamed the
AKM rifle. Over 50 million of these rifles or a copy of the rifle have been
made all over the world.
||This Russian missile is a lot like the American "Red Eye" missile. It is shot from a portable shoulder tube and can be set up and taken apart very quickly. This helps keep the army on the move and away from enemy fire. It is limited though to firing upon helicopters and other low flying small aircraft.The disadvantage of using this weapon is that by the time the soldier is ready to fire it, he has been sighted, shot, and killed.|
granade is shot using rockets and was first issued
to the troops of the Russian, Chinese, and North Korean armies.The terrorists
get them either by taking them away from their enemy troops during battle
or buy them in illegal markets. It can hit a target
that is still at 500 yards, but if the target is moving then it works best
if the target is 300 yards or closer. These grenades can pierce
through up to 12 inches of armor. It is one of
the terrorists favorite weapons.
||This weapon is manufactured in the United States of America. Each missile weighs 35 pounds. During the Afghanistan war against Russia the United States supplied the Taliban and other forces with these missles. The Taliban at one time had up to 100 of these missiles stored. The missles can be fired from a standing or riding position. This makes them easy to use and to get away from enemies quickly. When the missile is fired it can move at mach II which is twice the speed of sound. Each missile can shoot 11,500 feet high and has a range of 5 miles. Enemy forces are careful to fly higher than the missiles can be shot.|
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