What was needed was a carbine or a short-barreled rifle that would fire an intermediate-weight cartridge and was capable of full automatic fire.
He joined in with automatic fire from his carbine and threw grenades at the enemy, whose attacks were accompanied by bugles, whistles, flares and supporting mortar bursts.
Some people think fighting with a sniper rifle is somehow entirely different than fighting with a carbine , handgun or a shotgun.
If the family is in the safe room and the intruders are kicking down that door, the carbine , rifle or shotgun comes into its own.
The pistol-caliber carbine , with its light recoil and mild report, offers an intimidating appearance when seen by a burglar at gunpoint.
By simply changing the barrel or adding a bipod the AUG can change from a conventional rifle to an assault rifle, carbine , or light machine gun.
These included a shortened carbine , a sniper rifle, a belt-fed light machine gun, and a heavy-barreled squad automatic weapon.
One of the most distinctive, interesting and fairly common models of the Carcano is the Cavalry carbine .
A large part of Beretta's advertising campaign has been the ability to convert the Neos from a pistol to a light carbine without any tools, however, so far there has been no word on availability or price of this upgrade.
The introduction of the percussion lock in the early 19th century did little for the design of the military pistol and it was being replaced by the carbine by mid-century, pistols being reserved solely for issue to senior NCOs.