The first gun presented to Wikus van der Merwe (by the MNU scientists) at the underground shooting range at MNU headquarters, the Assault rifle makes short work of the porcine kadaver strung up for target practice.
This is known about the science behind the Assault Rifle, according to Designer Greg Broadmore:
"The tubes down the side each discharge an explosive burst of gas one after the other down the length of the barrel behind the projectile - a linear accelerator gun, like a rail gun but without the magnets. Of course it would fire these all rapidly to get a high rate of fire."
An EXACT replica of the guns used in Neill Blomkamp's District 9, designed by Dr Grordbort's designer Greg Broadmore and modelled on the actual props created by the artists and craftspeople at Weta Workshop.
This gun comes battle worn, alien gunk oozing out of its couplings and all the scratches and markings you'd expect from tough action in District 9 and by handling by Nigerian gun runners.
It's made mainly from glass fibre, with some details made from other materials, like plastic tubing etc where necessary. It comes with a wall mounting bracket for display.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless your genetic makeup is part prawn, you cannot power up or fire this gun.
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I'm blown away...
I can't stop looking at my D9 Assault Rifle!! In some... Read more.
I can't stop looking at my D9 Assault Rifle!! In some ways it's even better than the Arc Generator. It has sharp details and a great paint job. It's not as weathered as the AG but that doesn't bother me. And it weighs a ton. This is a very solid prop replica and I am very pleased. Weta did an excellent job with this gun and I hope they continue with more. Do not hesitate to get yours. You won't be disappointed. Hide.
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LOVE at 1st Assault
Wow l feel in love with it at 1st sight. I have... Read more.
Wow l feel in love with it at 1st sight. I have it in my hands and its heavy. Only wished they made a stand for it and not a wall mount. Would look good on my desk Hide.
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come home from work, got in and saw a huge box sitting... Read more.
come home from work, got in and saw a huge box sitting behind the couch! opened it all up and i was just in shock on how awesome this rifle is!! detail is just perfect!! its going to go up above my king kong dino busts! thanks WETA! your amazing!!! and the shipping is fast too!! from local UK warehouse!! :) Hide.
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