When Argentina began adopting metallic cartridge firearms for its military, it duplicated some of the world's best designs, including the iconic Grease Gun.
First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S. military for more than 50 years.
After the liberation of Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale by G.I.s in 1944, demand for pistols—and then deer rifles—helped the gunmaker recover from the cataclysm of World War II.
Pocket pistols are the most in-demand category of firearm today. It’s been a long road from the pocket Brownings at the dawn of the 20th century to the Glock 43 and Ruger LCP II of today, and it is a journey that has been heavily influenced by laws both for and against the self-loading pocket pistol.