Ronnie Barrett

Barrett: 40 Years Of .50-Caliber Authority

When it comes to big guns, American exceptionalism and divine intervention, nothing beats the story of how Ronnie Barrett and company became the world’s foremost supplier of long-range, military-grade small arms.

The Boys Anti-Tank Rifle In U.S. Service

The Boys rifle saw service with U.S. Marine Raiders during the Makin Island Raid of Aug. 17 and 18, 1942. “Carlson’s Raiders” used their Boys rifles to dispatch two Japanese float planes. It was likely an unenviable task to lug the massive bolt-action through the jungle.

Barrett Firearms Celebrates 40th Anniversary

From its first shoulder-fired .50 BMG-chambered rifle to switch-barrel Precision Sniper rifle systems, Barrett Firearms continues to make history, this year with its 40th year of business.

Thinking In Three Dimensions: The Genius of John Moses Browning

His firearms have figured significantly in history for more than a century, but John Moses Browning had a method of inventing that is only now being fully understood—and may come as quite a surprise.

Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Ammo Contract

Winchester will act as a second-source provider for U.S. military small-arms ammo under the $37 million contract.

New for 2020: Remington R2Mi .50 BMG Rifle

Remington has announced it will offer a .50 BMG-chambered bolt-action rifle from its Custom Center.

Inside Look: SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun

As part of the package put together for a U.S. Military contract, SIG Sauer took the next step in machine-gun evolution with its MG 338. We got a closer look here.

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester touted the company as having been “On Guard for America Since 1866.” This was never more true than when it produced arms and ammunition to help defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: M2 Browning Machine Gun .50 BMG

Watch as American Rifleman TV staff offer look at the history of the M2 Browning Machine Gun.

The .50-cal. Browning Machine Gun—The Gun That Won The War

With its origins in the Great War, the .50-cal. Browning machine gun—on land, on the sea and in the air—was a decisive arm for America’s victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. And, remarkably, it’s still in service today.

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