Socom M1, by Springfield Armory. You can hunt almost anything (with the right shot, anything) in North America and all U.S. States. As well as defend yourself. 7.62x51 or as commonly referred to as .308! Deer, caribou, Moose, Bear, person. Name it! Out to over 500 yards (if you can shoot) with a short (18" or less) barrel!!! My number 1 choice of a primary firearm. Hands down!!!