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HECKLER & KOCH G3 - a 7.62 X 51 mm NATO battle rifle developed in the 1950s by the German armament manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) in collaboration with the Spanish state-owned design and development agency CETME. The Heckler & Koch G3A4 (top) and G3A3.

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FN-FAL

FN FAL - Fusil Automatic Leger (Light Automatic Rifle) or FAL is a semi-automatic, selective fire battle rifle produced by the Belgian armaments manufacturer Fabrique Nationale de Herstal (FN). During the Cold War it was adopted by many North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries, with the notable exception of the United States. It is one of the most widely used rifles in history, having been used by more than 90 countries. The FAL was predominantly chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO round, and because of its prevalence and widespread use among the armed forces of many NATO countries during the Cold War it was nicknamed 'The right arm of the Free World.'

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Holocaust denial video that suggested Jews were not exterminated by gas chambers at the Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp mysteriously received flattering praise in letters from the offices of one U.S. representative, a Maine state representative and a high-ranking policy adviser to the president of Hungary who now works for NATO. (AP Photo)

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President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, points as he stands alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron, centre, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen during a flypast at the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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alliance: U.S. President Barack Obama and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, where they and other world leaders discussed Russian aggression. (Associated Press)

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Both President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron (right) have stepped up their rhetoric on the Islamic State group this week, and are hoping to rally international support for defeating the terrorist organization while attending the NATO summit. (Associated Press)

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President Obama spoke in Estonia about the need for NATO to defend its member states, many of whom are wary of Russian incursions similar to what has occurred in the Ukrainian theater. (Associated Press)

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NATO Alliance Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces were set ablaze by Taliban militants outside the Afghan capital Kabul, July 5, 2014. (Image: Chicago Tribune video screen shot)

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200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces were set ablaze by Taliban militants outside the Afghan capital Kabul, July 5, 2014. (Image: Chicago Tribune video screen shot)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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New satellite images reveal that Russian tanks have crossed the border into the eastern part of Ukraine, NATO announced Sunday. (NATO)

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New satellite images reveal that Russian tanks have crossed the border into the eastern part of Ukraine, NATO announced Sunday. (ACO - NATO)