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NRA Gun of the Week: Colt Combat Unit CCO 9 mm Pistol

Watch as American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach shoots and talks about a 9 mm 1911 from...

Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

This is not just a 1911 story. It is a treasure story, just as much...

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Colt Wiley Clapp Lightweight Commander 9 mm Pistol

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach looks at a special edition Colt 1911 Lightweight Commander chambered for...

Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—.22-Cal. Commander

Wiley Clapp shares another on his "wish list" of handguns he hopes gun makers will...

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—2010s

The "By the Decade" series concludes with the handgun—or handguns—Wiley Clapp considers his favorite.

Packin' With Pride: Patriotic Pistols

Designed for more than Independence Day commemorations, these patriotic-themed pistols let firearm enthusiasts express their...

Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

The final example of U.S. military M1911s, the Marine Corps M45A1 was carried on special...

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...

The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

A reader questions Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe about his seemingly sarcastic commentary on outdoor television regarding...

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...

Legacy of Freedom: Col. North Colt Commander .45 1911 Pistol

NRA President Lt. Col. Oliver North has lent his signature for use on a Limited...

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—The 1970s

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 was Wiley Clapp choice revolver for much of the...

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.

America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

Maxim took inspiration from a childhood memory of being knocked over by recoil to later...

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...

Video—ARTV: Colt Today

ARTV's Mark Keefe gets an inside view of Colt's latest products, manufacturing process and business...

The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But...

World War I Pistols: Trench Sweepers

Elite Belgian and French “trench sweepers” used Browning-designed FN and Colt pistols in the perilous...
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