They are two of the most recognizable and widely used firearms in the world. Both have their own preferred fan base, and many of the world’s greatest military powers will have at least one of these rifle types in active service.
To the uninformed, however, it’s difficult to separate the two.
Fortunately, this infographic takes care of that for you. We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty to compare the basic functionality and cold hard facts of these two popular, and misunderstood firearms.