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Galil ACE: IWI Brings the AK Into the Modern Era

While there are more than 100 million firearms around the world based on the AK-47 design, the Galil ACE may just be the best yet.

I Have This Old Gun: Valmet Model 76

Many consider them to be the Cadillacs of Kalashnikovs. The Valmet line of AK-type rifles are not only the first civilian AKs imported into this country, they also set the bar high in terms of quality and features.

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial arms showcases how American ingenuity influenced firearm development around the world.

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and the latest crop of guns chambered for it proves that the 10 is more than just a survivor.

Field Notes: 10 mm Auto

These field notes by Field Editor Jeremiah Knupp contain the specifications of five 10 mm firearms as well as accuracy and velocity data.

Full Power/Full Auto: The Thompson Goes Metric And the MP5 Goes American

When the FBI adopted the 10 mm Auto in 1989 they naturally sought a shoulder-fired arm that would chamber the same cartridge.

Making the American Rifle at Colonial Williamsburg

The gunsmithing program at Virginia’s first capital works not only to preserve the form of the American longrifle, but also the tools, techniques and working conditions under which it was originally made.

I Have This Old Gun: Remington Model 81 Woodsmaster

“Modern Sporting Rifles” have caused semi-automatics to gain wider acceptance within hunting circles, but self-loading hunting rifles have been around for more than a century.

The Case for the 20"-Barreled AR-15 Rifle

Although the semi-automatic M4-style carbine has dominated the AR market for many years, there is growing interest in ARs more akin to the original design. Why? The rifle-length AR may be your best bet when it comes to ballistics, reliability and durability.

VLTOR A5: The Cure for the Common Fixed Stock

As the ability to swap out parts quickly and easily has endeared the AR-15 to the civilian world, the flexibility of the M16 platform has led to its adoption around the world.

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