Of the four manufactures contracted by the U.S. Government to produce the M1 rifle, International Harvester was the least obvious of the choices.
In this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we near the end of our picks for the top 10 machine guns of all time with the Browning M1917 and M1919 family. We also take a look at the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Combat Optic Ready handgun and examine the Vietnam era XM177E2 CAR-15.
No, this isn't the BAR made for military use, but the modern BAR from Browning has seen service in hunting fields for more than half a century.
Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles and optical sights.