Armalite


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Armalite

(ˈɑːməlaɪt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) trademark a lightweight high-velocity rifle of various calibres, capable of automatic and semiautomatic operation
[C20: from Armalite Division, Fairchild Engine and Airplane Company, manufacturers]
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Tiongson said the armed cache consisted of two M-16 Armalite and two M-14 assault rifles, as well as eight empty magazines for M-14.
Wilson Asueta, police director of Albay police, told INQUIRER.net that the suspected guerrillas used assault rifles similar to those being used by government soldiers, M-16 Armalite, and also an M-203 grenade launcher during the attack on a small police station at the village of Taysan around 8 p.m.
Armalite had, through the efforts of Eugene Stoner, designed a contender for the role.
He turned over one M16 Armalite rifle and one M653 Baby Armalite rifle, one hand-held radio, and ammunition.
While Sales and the police officers presented an Armalite and bullet shells as their exhibits during the trial, the court said it was not proven that those were recovered at the crime scene.
During clearing and mapping up operations, operating troops seized in the encounter site one M16 Armalite rifle, one AK47 rifle, four units of detonator switch, five magazines of AK47 rifle, two magazines of M16 Armalite rifle full loaded with live ammunitions, one magazine of M16 also full loaded with live bullets, one stethoscope, one blood pressure monitor, one bandolier, one box of assorted medicines, six bottles of Efficacent oil, one vial of valium, one vial of tramadol, one vial of anespin, two vials of anticholinergic, two wallets, two sedula, assorted IDs, assorted notebooks, subversive documents and Palawan receipt, Lamosao said.
Later, the sharper and more rapid fire of an Armalite AR-15 seemed audible.
Author Joseph Putnam Evans did a bang-up job deciphering the curious, twisting story of Eugene Stoner's AR-10 rifle and the ArmaLite company's very convoluted path in bringing the AR-10 into being.
Recently an Armalite AR-10 Tactical with an 18-inch barrel showed up at my door for testing.
For Q4 2015, Armalite has partnered with sister company Nexus Ammo to introduce the "Get Some Ammo" sales promotion to boost sales of Armalite products in your store.
Unlike AR-15s, which all share uniform specifications and parts interchangeability (as well as universally compatible furniture and accessory options), the .308 ARs currently available from major manufacturers do not offer uniformity of parts dimensions, and these makers do not specifically label their guns as AR-10s, regardless of what shooters in general may call them (except for ArmaLite, which owns the rights to the AR-10 name).