Automatic firearm

An automatic firearm is a firearm capable of automatically cycling the shooting process, without needing any more manual operation from the user than simply actuating a trigger. The action of an automatic firearm is capable of harvesting the excess energy released from a previous discharge to feed a new ammunition round into the chamber, and then ignite the propellant and discharge the projectile by delivering a hammer/striker impact on the primer.


An automatic firearm is a firearm capable of automatically cycling the shooting process, without needing any more manual operation from the user than simply actuating a trigger. The action of an automatic firearm is capable of harvesting the excess energy released from a previous discharge to feed a new ammunition round into the chamber, and then ignite the propellant and discharge the projectile by delivering a hammer/striker impact on the primer.
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