The rating of weapons was American experts, who published on the pages of the National Interest.
According to experts, the rating included rifles, which contributed to the changes of major historical events during the world wars. AK-74M is recognized as one of the most dangerous machines in the world, with the result that he entered into the five of leaders.
Along with a Kalashnikov, the experts considered worthy of the attention of such weapons as automatic carbine, US M4 rifle from UK SA80A2 machine from France – FAMAS and its counterpart from Germany – HK416.
In addition, the article emphasized the fact that all of these weapons have been improved in the course of their use, stretching for decades.