Rifles are strong, accurate firearms often used by the Soldier. Rifles fire higher caliber rounds - higher than most Shields account for - as such, all Rifles classify as Shield Breakers. Their fire causes Shield Generators to overload more quickly than other attacks.
Standard weapons from Security to Militia. Single- & Burst-Fire are common.
Fancier Firearms usually employed by private armies or Special Forces. The power of Assault Rifles with the firing rate of Sub-Machine Guns.
Inconvenient & unwieldy to tote around, but One-Shot-One-Kill can be easier than an extended gun battle.