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

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...
Tested: FN’s 509 Tactical Pistol

Tested: FN’s 509 Tactical Pistol

Inspired by the U.S. Army’s XM17 pistol trials, the FN 509 Tactical brings well-thought-out features...
Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

The final example of U.S. military M1911s, the Marine Corps M45A1 was carried on special...
Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...
Behind Enemy Lines With The CAR-15 Rifle

Behind Enemy Lines With The CAR-15 Rifle

During the Vietnam War, Special Forces soldiers of the Studies and Observation Group fought a...
Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...
Cold Front: American Troops in Russia 1918-1919

Cold Front: American Troops in Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed...
The Hotchkiss Model Of 1914 Heavy Machine Gun

The Hotchkiss Model Of 1914 Heavy Machine Gun

A century ago, the American Expeditionary Force entered heavy combat in France, and the Doughboys’...
Video—Dallas NRA Show: Colt Combat Unit 1911 Pistol

Video—Dallas NRA Show: Colt Combat Unit 1911 Pistol

Colt has just updated its first pistol in its Combat Unit series known as the...
Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the...
Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

It is hard not to appreciate the ballistic science that went into making the Springfield...
U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S....
Colt Partners with VZ Grips

Colt Partners with VZ Grips

Colt, original manufacturer of the worlds most prolific pistol platform—the 1911, has announced it's partnership...
The Keefe Report:  Hey, Chicken Little, Colt Isn't Falling

The Keefe Report: Hey, Chicken Little, Colt Isn't Falling

It probably should've happened a while ago. News started leaking out last week that there...
Colt Introduces Combat Unit Carbine

Colt Introduces Combat Unit Carbine

Colt has produced its first mid-length gas system carbine, which offers many of the features...
John Browning's Automatic Rifle

John Browning's Automatic Rifle

From the trenches of France to “Frozen Chosin,” the BAR proved its worth on countless...
The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

It has just been announced that Glock 19s will replace Colt M45A1 .45 ACPs in...
Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Two new M1911s—the Competition Pistol and the revamped Lightweight Commander—prove that Colt is back on...
Theodore Roosevelt’s Winchester Rifles

Theodore Roosevelt’s Winchester Rifles

When it came to gun knowledge or shooting skill, no chief executive, now or then,...
Firepower in the Pacific: The “Stinger” Machine Gun

Firepower in the Pacific: The “Stinger” Machine Gun

The improvised Browning belt-fed, .30-’06 “Stinger” in the hands of U.S. Marines played a part...
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