|Iranian engineers manufacture advanced assault rifle||
TEHRAN – Iranian engineers have designed and manufactured an advanced noiseless assault rifle, which can be used in surprise attacks, the Fars News Agency reported on Sunday.
The lightweight, 8 mm, and magazine fed rifle has an electromagnetically operated projecting system, which does not need explosive powder for shooting bullets.
The rifle uses 8-mm steel bullets. Its rate of fire is 30 rounds per minute and its velocity is 330 meters per second.
According to the report, the rifle can be used by bodyguards and guards who are posted in oil refineries and other vulnerable facilities.
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