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Smith & Wesson's Model 39 'Hush Puppy': A Sidearm for the SEALs

Early SEAL teams utilized this not-so-well-known Smith & Wesson Model 39 "Hush Puppy" variant when stealth was a top priority.

'Japanese Garand': The Story of the Type 4

The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Type 4 (Garand) semi-automatic rifle is one of the rarest military firearms. So how many were actually made, and what exactly is a Type 5?

The Remington-Lee Rifle: Ahead of Its Time

Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was a time when it was just an idea in the fertile mind of inventor James Paris Lee. The Remington-Lee was America’s first military bolt-action with a detachable box magazine.

"V" Is For Victory: The Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver

Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than 350,000 S&W Victory Model revolvers were produced, and they accompanied many U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators during pivotal battles of the Pacific Theater.

Review: Cimarron 1862 Pocket Navy Conversion

Reviewed and tested here is the Cimarron imported Uberti 1862 Pocket Navy replica converted to take modern .380 ACP cartridges.

Navy Arms Offers 1895 Chilean Mausers

A limited number of reconditioned Model 1895 Chilean Mausers have been brought into the U.S. by Navy Arms and are now for sale.

Navy Successfully Tests Drone-Killing Laser

The U.S. Navy performed the first-ever implementation of a high-energy, solid-state laser against a target in taking down an unmanned drone.

The Model 1895 Lee Navy: Background & Value

Considering the trends in U.S. military firearm technology during the 1890s, the country’s selection of a proprietary straight-pull rifle like the Model 1895 Lee Navy is extraordinary.

Review: Uberti 1851 Navy Conversion in .38 Spl.

Uberti USA’s “Outlaws & Lawmen” series creates the gun that "Wild Bill" Hickok might have packed, had he not been dealt the Dead Man’s Hand in Deadwood.

The Swedish K in Vietnam and Beyond

Developed after World War II, the m/45B or “Swedish K” submachine gun was used by Swedish troops in hotspots such as the Congo, but more significantly by U.S. Special Forces in the jungles of Vietnam.

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