automatic weapon

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Noun1.automatic weapon - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is releasedautomatic weapon - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released
autoloader, self-loader - a firearm that reloads itself
automatic pistol, automatic - a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
machine gun - a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
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According to the latest report by Market Research Future (MRFR), the global Automatic weapon system market is slated to reach a substantial valuation at a significant CAGR over the review period (2018-2023).
KARACHI -- The Darakshan police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a man and a woman in Defence Housing Authority and recovered an automatic weapon and a hand grenade from their luxury vehicle.
According to police sources, two sub-clans took position and used automatic weapon against each other.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Security forces captured a man who had an automatic weapon and a bomb on himself in front of ystanbul Dolmabahce Palace on Thursday.
In the late 1980s there was a failed attempt to make a PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) based on a fully automatic 1911 in .45 ACP called the AWS (Automatic Weapon Systems) 1911 Machine Pistol.
The M27 IAR replaces the heavier M249 SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon), which has been used by the Marines since the mid-1980s in the automatic rifle role.
An automatic weapon with a silencer and ammunition were also seized during the raids.
Summary: Amsterdam, Jumada Al-Awwal 5, 1432, April 9, 2011, SPA -- A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon at a shopping mall outside Amsterdam on Saturday, leaving at least six people dead and wounding 11 others, Dutch officials said.
Avon and Somerset Police detained suspects aged over 70 for offences including loan sharking, possessing an automatic weapon and conspiracy to murder.
Slick said armor Soldiers with the 30th had to learn about a brand new weapon, the squad automatic weapon.
Sources say the automatic weapon "may have" ended up being used in the feud if it got into the hands of one of the factions.
So far, the government has officially said only that the incident occurred when an automatic weapon ''suddenly exploded.''

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