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FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued...

World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo

Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and...

Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against...

WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping

What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern...

The Vz. 52: From Suez to the Bay of Pigs

When the Czech military ordered up a new service rifle, it hardly could have imagined...

Review: Savage Arms Model 110 Elite Precision

In its Model 110 Elite Precision, Savage Arms provides a tack-driving, affordable platform loaded with...

Optic Choices: First or Second Focal Plane?

When it comes to mounting a low-power variable optic on your carbine, are first-focal-plane or...

Review: Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint

Springfield Armory has branched out with a new bolt-action hunting rifle combining leading-edge materials with...

At The Range: Type 99 Arisaka

Watch this "At The Range" video segment above to see American Rifleman Field Editor Martin...

M1 Garand Rebuilds: History & Markings

Collectors today often look down their noses at “rebuilt” M1 Garands, but hundreds of thousands...

Preview: Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint

Springfield Armory took its first step into the bolt-action rifle market this year with the...

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles...

Sniping in Vietnam: An Inside Look at USMC Snipers in 1967

Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer...

The Military Model 70: A Forgotten Sniper Rifle

Although the “Rifleman’s Rifle” is unquestionably one of the greatest hunting rifles of all time,...

'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

The Lithgow SMLE Sniper Rifle In Korea: Pvt. Ian Robertson at Hill 614

Ian Robertson, a sniper with 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, relayed a story of the...

D-Day's Forgotten Guns: 12 Firearms Used in June 1944

We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in...

'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created...

The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a...

Defining the 'American Rifleman:' Three Traditions of Riflery

Long-held forms of American riflery—precision, classic and defensive—reveal the specialized tools and skills that form...
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