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Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small arms from different sources to arm their soldiers. Here we explore some of these Communist-used firearms.

FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued steel and walnut the old-school way. Today, they are favorites among shooters and collectors alike.

'Tanker Garands': The Real Story

Most “Tanker Garands” were made for commercial sale, but a few are genuine. This is their story.

Review: IWI Tavor 7 Bullpup

In this review we take a look at the IWI Tavor 7 semi-automatic bullpup rifle chambered in 7.62 mm NATO.

Rifleman Q&A: Clips, Chargers & Magazines

What is the difference between a clip, a stripper clip and a magazine? These terms seem to often be used to describe the same thing.

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development.

Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam's SOG Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an astonishing array of firearms while operating behind enemy lines.

The T3 Carbine: First NVG-Equipped Fighting Rifle

Built as a response to Japanese night-infiltration tactics in the Pacific, the T3 carbine fitted with the infrared “Sniperscope, M2” may have looked like a Buck Rogers ray gun, but it saved American lives in the closing days of World War II.

The Keefe Report: Colt’s Mfg. and Foolishness

Colt's Mfg. had to make a very difficult business decision regarding its semi-automatic long guns, and that has been sensationalized to the point that Colt had to respond. Is Colt anti-AR-15? No.

A Look Back at the Heckler & Koch MP5

Some call it the Cadillac of submachine guns; others christen it the Rolls Royce of buzz guns. Whatever you call it, there is no doubt the Heckler & Koch MP5 is one of the most highly engineered and sophisticated bullet hoses ever designed.

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