This essential book has been especially compiled for weapon enthusiasts, gun owners, gun collectors and civil services. In this book you will find a description of the history of the firearm, a detailed description of the weapon terminology, detailed technical information about weapon technology and weapon systems of army rifles and sub-machine-guns. You will also given information about fireams manufacturers and makes, alphabetically classified information about modern army rifles of the twentieth century and the next generation of army weapons for the twenty-first century. This book provides a clear survey of ammunition for army rifles and an extensive index to help you quickly look up certain weapons. 6.5 x 9.5 , photos, hardcover, 319 pages.