Top 10 Battle Rifles


Last night on the Military Channel they showcased their list of Top 10 battle rifles. It was a pretty cool episode. Here's the channel's list, with country of origin and chamberings


  1. AK-47, Soviet Union, 7.62x39
  2. M16, U.S., 5.56x45
  3. Lee Enfield SMLE, United Kingdom, 7.7x56

  4. M1 Garand, U.S., .30-06
  5. FN FAL, Belgium, 7.62x51/.308
  6. Mauser K98k, Germany, 7.92x57
  7. Steyr AUG, Austria, 5.56x45
  8. 1903 Springfield, U.S., .30-06
  9. Sturmgewehr 44, Germany, 7.92x33
  10. M14, U.S., 7.62x51/.308

What do you think? Do you agree with Military Channel's ranking?

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