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Review: Wilson Combat WCP320

Bill Wilson started Wilson Combat nearly 40 years ago, primarily doing custom work on M1911 handguns for competition shooters.

Rifleman Q&A: Two Serial Numbers On An M1 Carbine?

Some former G.I.-issue M1 carbines have been seen with two serial numbers instead of the traditional one stamped at the rear of the receiver. Why?

Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Ammo Contract

Winchester will act as a second-source provider for U.S. military small-arms ammo under the $37 million contract.

Rifleman Q&A: How Do Army 'M' Numbers Work?

M1 Garand, M1911, M14 rifle...where does the military come up with all these numbers and how do they work?

The Keefe Report: The Future of Colt

Colt is just more than a gun factory. It's the essence of Americana. Now, CZ Group is helping to build them up.

Wiley X Moves from Cali to Texas

A leading manufacturer of shooting glasses, Wiley X, is just one of many companies fleeing California.

The Krag-Jorgensen: America's First Bolt-Action Service Rifle

The U.S. Krag-Jorgensen was America’s first bolt-action repeater chambered for a smokeless-powder cartridge. In the hands of American troops around the globe, the Krag played a small, but key, role in the rise of the “American Century.”

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

The 'Trench Gun' in World War I

During World War I American “Doughboys” went “over the top” with a fearsome, distinctly American arm—the trench shotgun.

The Guns of Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury

In Oct. 1983, the U.S. military conducted an invasion of the communist-overrun island of Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury. Here we take a look at this history and firearms used by both sides.

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