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Has a Desert Eagle ever been used in combat?

Has a Desert Eagle ever been used in combat?

The Desert Eagle was never officially picked up by any major military or police force and is primarily the realm of gun enthusiasts and hunters looking for a show-stopping sidearm. In case of a rifle malfunction the Desert Eagle’s hitting power could spell the difference between a successful hunt or serious injury.

Who makes the Desert Eagle?

Magnum Research, Inc
Magnum Research, Inc, maker of the world-famous Desert Eagle pistol and leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is pleased to announce that as of 2019, all Desert Eagle pistols are now being produced in the United States. Work began in 2008 to start moving manufacturing back into the United States.

Is the Deagle legal?

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Concealed carry laws vary from state to state. Most allow you to carry any handgun, but a couple give carry permits based on specific guns. If you live in one of those states, and a Glock 26 (or any other pistol) is listed on your permit, you can’t carry the Desert Eagle.

Why is the Desert Eagle so unpopular in the military?

One reason is due to the fact that the Desert Eagle fires a round that is too large for being useful in combat, with smaller rounds like the 9mm being good enough for most operators. And then there’s the gun Itself. The Desert Eagle is a massive pistol, being way larger than a normally sized pistol.

How did the Desert Eagle pistol become so popular?

The Desert Eagle has been featured in more than 600 films, television shows and video games, making it well known in popular culture. The commercial success of the pistol is due in part to its use in films, according to Magnum Research chairman and CEO John Risdall.

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How does the Desert Eagle work?

Desert Eagle is a gas operated, locked breech weapon that uses stationary (but removable) barrel. Locking is achieved using the separate rotating bolt with four radial lugs that enter the breech of the barrel for engagement with respective cuts.

Is the Desert Eagle the standard issue sidearm of the Israeli army?

One idiot was spouting some crap about the Desert Eagle .50AE being the standard issue sidearm of the Israeli Army. I corrected him and explained why the Desert Eagle was not a practical standard issue sidearm, and that IIRC the IDF carried various 9mm pistols (BHP, Jericho, possibly GLOCKs, etc).