The FN-49

Book Review: 'The FN-49–Last Elegant Old-World Military Rifle'

Loaded with new information, and nearly double the size of his previous work, Author Wayne Johnson is back with more hardbound facts surrounding the FN-49 self-loading rifle.

Game Changer? The Johnson Auto-Carbine

The hard-hitting .30-’06 Sprg. Johnson Auto-Carbine could have been one of the most important infantry arms of World War II. Never heard of it? There’s a reason for that.

The Krag Is Still Relevant

The Krag, and its .30-40 Krag cartridge, enjoyed a much longer hunting life because a large number of surplus Krag rifles and carbines were sold to civilians.

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents from the National Archives explain the why, how many were made, and how the “Air Service ’03” was obsolete before it was even made.

Barrett Firearms New DoD Contracts Include MRADs in 300 PRC

Barrett Firearms Mfg. has announced it has been awarded several new military contracts.

The AR-10 Story

Fewer than 10,000 original AR-10s were produced, and its true legacy is its spawning of its smaller caliber successor.

1918 Mauser Tankgewehr: Restoring a World War I Tank Killer

Faced with waves of advancing Allied tanks, the Germans developed the massive 13.2 mm Tankgewehr. This one survived the war, but not a fire. Here’s the story of how a restorer put it back together for future generations.

A Look Back at the ArmaLite AR-18/180

There is a small, but dedicated, cult market for the AR-18 rifle, which appears to be fueled by the lack of availability.

A Look Back at the M14 Rifle

As World War II was winding down, armorers and inventors took a look at what was being used by U.S. servicemen and how to improve those tools.

A Look Back at the SKS-45 Rifle

The SKS-45 rifle will never win any beauty contests, nor will it be the basis for a fine sporting rifle. But it represents a seminal moment in firearms design whereby function leads form.

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