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Who Invented the Automatic Rifle

Automatic Rifle

The automatic rifle was designed by Mexican military officer Manuel Mondragon. Mondragon started his work on the rifle in the year 1882 and patented it in 1887.The rifle was a gas-operated device and featured a piston and cylinder arrangement which was very unusual at that time. The rifle was initially named ‘The Mondragon’ after its inventor and later became popular as M-1908. Manuel Mondragon found it difficult to interest a manufacturer for his design in […]