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Foreign Weapons 101

Learning about the guns our troops are encountering in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sporterizing the Mosin-Nagant M44

Can an old surplus military rifle be transformed into a useful sporting gun with good ammo and aftermarket parts?

Exploded View: Mosin-Nagant Model 1891 Family Of Rifles

Designed by Russian Colonel Sergei Mosin, the Model 1891 rifle’s designation reflects the year of its adoption. And while it employed a magazine system patented by Belgian designer Leon Nagant, in Russia it was simply known as the Model 1891 Mosin.

9 More Field-Tested Trunk Guns

Trunk guns are rugged, reliable firearms that are stored safely away in cars or boats for casual shooting, hunting, and emergency survival situations.

Infantry Rifles of The Great War: Enfields, Berthiers, Mannlichers and Mosin-Nagants

Watch this feature segment on the "Guns of August" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

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 to sniping rifles. The result was the scope-sighted, bolt-action Mosin-Nagant, used with deadly effect against the Nazis on the Eastern Front.

Product Preview: Mosin-Nagant Timney Trigger

Timney Triggers’ Featherweight Deluxe is made in the U.S.A. and provides an adjustable upgrade to Russian-designed, military-surplus Mosin-Nagant rifles.

Cold Front: American Troops In Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed with American-made Model 1891 Mosin-Nagants, the soldiers of the 339th Regiment faced the bitter cold and a bitter enemy.

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 Russian firearms: somewhat crude in design, but very well made—and very dependable.

Men and Guns of the 1900 China Relief Expedition

Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking, such as the Krag-Jorgensen. But other guns were used during the “Boxer Rebellion” that were a little more unusual, including Gatlings, M1895 Colt machine guns and the short-lived Lee Navy straight pull rifle in .236.

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