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Video—I Have This Old Gun: Russian PPSh 43 Submachine Gun

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Russian PPSh 43 Submachine Gun

The lesser-known cousin of the famous PPSh 41, the stamped-steel, 7.62x25 mm-chambered PPSh 43 submachine...
First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater...
A Look Back at the Mosin-Nagant 91/30

A Look Back at the Mosin-Nagant 91/30

One of the hardest working rifles in history, the Mosin-Nagant is like a lot of...
Shades of “Thunderbolt & Lightfoot”: The 20 mm Brinks Heist.

Shades of “Thunderbolt & Lightfoot”: The 20 mm Brinks Heist.

Truth is often stranger than fiction. In this case, some strange truth was adapted into...
The Makarov: Hotspot Staple

The Makarov: Hotspot Staple

This Cold war classic—the “Mak”—can be found in nearly every corner of the world. But...
A Look Back at the SKS-45 Rifle

A Look Back at the SKS-45 Rifle

The SKS-45 rifle will never win any beauty contests, nor will it be the basis...
The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came...
The Keefe Report: Heckler & Koch's MP5K—Operational Briefcase

The Keefe Report: Heckler & Koch's MP5K—Operational Briefcase

One of the most interesting takes on personal and VIP protection was the Heckler &...
Affordable Concealed Carry: The Hungarian FEG PA-63 Pistol

Affordable Concealed Carry: The Hungarian FEG PA-63 Pistol

This compact handgun is immediately recognizable to most gun enthusiasts, even though often mistaken for...
Chinese Tokarev Pistols–Military And Commercial Models

Chinese Tokarev Pistols–Military And Commercial Models

Although China did not design the Tokarev, it manufactured the gun during a longer span...
Polish P-83 Wanad Pistol

Polish P-83 Wanad Pistol

This Polish 9x18 mm gives gun collectors a chance to own a piece of rare...
Three Hundred Words: The World's Most Prolific Rifle

Three Hundred Words: The World's Most Prolific Rifle

By October of 1941, Operation Barbarossa was in full swing. From Latvia to Crimea, the...
Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...
Farewell to Mikhail Kalashnikov

Farewell to Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mark Keefe remarks on the news of Mikhail Kalashnikov's death.
“Where Will We Bury Them All?” Finnish Arms Of The Winter War

“Where Will We Bury Them All?” Finnish Arms Of The Winter War

Invaded by the expansionist Soviet Union in 1939, the Finns, a small nation of practiced...
Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...
MC-3: The First Upside Down Gun

MC-3: The First Upside Down Gun

Even after being banned from international competition in 1956, production of the revolutionary MC-3 continued...
Century Arms Centurion 39 Sporter Rifle

Century Arms Centurion 39 Sporter Rifle

Here’s a U.S. made, semi-auto version of the most successful 20th-century military arm-the AK-47.