Bergmann’s Extraordinary Pistols

Bergmann’s Extraordinary Pistols

Although Bergmann’s products never received the notoriety of the Luger, the Broomhandle or the Colt M1911, he nevertheless set many milestones in firearm development—including making the first pistol to achieve genuine commercial success. How’s that for extraordinary?

Savage A17: The Semi-Automatic .17 HMR Rifle

Introduced in 2015, the Savage A17 rifle line was one of the first semi-automatics to be chambered for the tiny but hot .17 HMR cartridge. 

Heckler & Koch P7: H&K's 'Squeeze-Cocking' Pistol

First designed in 1976, Heckler & Koch's P7 gas-delayed blowback pistol stand out from most all other handguns with its unique squeeze-cocking mechanism.

Volkssturmgewehr: The German VG1-5 'People's Storm Rifle'

While many are familiar with more widely known examples of late World War II German small arms like the MP44 and Gewehr 43, few know of the simplistic "People's Storm Rifle" designed and built specifically for use by the conscripted Volkssturm, the VG1-5 Volkssturmgewehr.

Rifleman Review: Walther CCP M2

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of Rifleman Review from 2019 to learn more about the Walther CCP M2 pistol, with its improvements over the original Walther CCP.

NRA Gun of the Week: Heckler & Koch SP5

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview American Rifleman staff take to the range a semi-automatic 9 mm from Heckler & Koch, the SP5.

One Rifle, One Handgun, One Cartridge: The Modern PCC

Having a long gun that accepts the same cartridge as your handgun has made good sense for 150 years, but some of today’s modern pistol-caliber carbines take the idea a step further by sharing the same magazine.

2021 American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Awards

For the 19th consecutive year, the editors have named their top picks for the best in innovation the firearm industry has to offer.

Review: Benelli 828U

Although best known for its semi-automatic waterfowl and military shotguns, Benelli has stepped into the upland and sport shooting scenes with a newly conceived over-under that proves the Italian maker still has a few tricks up its sleeve.

Review: CMMG Mk9 RDB 9 mm Pistol

CMMG introduced a new version of its pistol-caliber Mk9 AR-15 style pistol integrated with its patented Radial Delayed Blowback operating system chambered in 9 mm.

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