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| Assault Rifle
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| Sterling Armaments
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| 5.56x45mm NATO
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''The AR-18 seen here with scope and bayonet''.
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The AR-18 is a [[5.56mm]] assault rifle made by the now defunct Sterling Armaments.
 
 
The AR-18 made by [[Armalite]] Inc. is a [[5.56mm]] assault rifle originally designed as an improvement to the AR-15 (also developed by Armalite).
 
  
 
The AR-18, and its semi-auto only counterpart, the AR-180 were also manufactured in the [[UK]] by [[Sterling Armaments]]. Terorists in [[Northern Ireland]] obtained a number of these from the USA, (often via NORAID,) and from France.  
 
The AR-18, and its semi-auto only counterpart, the AR-180 were also manufactured in the [[UK]] by [[Sterling Armaments]]. Terorists in [[Northern Ireland]] obtained a number of these from the USA, (often via NORAID,) and from France.  
  
 
The AR-18 didn't have much success in sales as a military rifle, but the actions of the [[SA80]] and the Singaporean SAR-80 are based on the AR-18 design.
 
The AR-18 didn't have much success in sales as a military rifle, but the actions of the [[SA80]] and the Singaporean SAR-80 are based on the AR-18 design.
 
 
More on the AR-18 here: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AR-18]
 
 
More on ArmaLite here: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armalite]
 
 
More on the SAR-80 here: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAR-80]
 
  
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Weapons]]

Revision as of 02:39, 21 March 2011

ar180-assault-rifle-sn%5Bekm%5D786x350%5Bekm%5D.-427--4570-p.jpg
AR-18
Function Assault Rifle
Manufacturer Sterling Armaments
Entered service n/a
Cartridge 5.56x45mm NATO
Rate of Fire 700-800rpm

The AR-18 is a 5.56mm assault rifle made by the now defunct Sterling Armaments.

The AR-18, and its semi-auto only counterpart, the AR-180 were also manufactured in the UK by Sterling Armaments. Terorists in Northern Ireland obtained a number of these from the USA, (often via NORAID,) and from France.

The AR-18 didn't have much success in sales as a military rifle, but the actions of the SA80 and the Singaporean SAR-80 are based on the AR-18 design.