By: Stephen Bush. Firearms . Cannons. Cannons date back as early as the B.C years. Cannons weighed around 20,000 lbs. and required a lot of people to move and fire it. Cannons were very essential in the American Revolution when America fought for its freedom.
The musket is loaded from the muzzle.( Shown right.) Gunpowder and the lead ball are stuffed in.
To the left is a standard Gatling gun. It is operated using a crank that spins the barrels to shoot multiple rounds.
To the left is a Glock 17. The glock is a popular chain of semi-automatic handguns. (Semi automatic means the empty round is ejected after firing and a new one is put into the barrel)
This is a Colt revolver made by Samuel Colt.
To the left is the .50 caliber sniper rifle. It is the most powerful and effective sniper rifle today because it is semi-automatic. Below is the .50 BMG Nato round that measures 138mm.
This is a Winchester M1897- A pump action shotgun.
This is a double barrel shotgun.
This is an automatic shotgun- The AA12- The Auto Assault-12 (originally the Atchisson Assault Shotgun)
This is a modern SG 550 Rifle.
This is an old Springfield Rifle.
The M2HB heavy machine gun is a automatic firearm.
This is a RPG-7, The most common RPG. The Warhead is the rocket and the other part is the launcher.