Albaniansks

Rifleman Q&A: An Albanian SKS?

The Albanian SKS is a rather rare variant of the SKS rifle. Very little is known about its background, as compared to other versions. Read on.

I Have This Old Gun: Russian SKS-45 Carbine

Watch this segment of American Rifleman TV's "I Have This Old Gun" to learn more about the history and significance of the Russian SKS-45 carbine from the Cold War era.

ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Market Garden WW2; Springfield Armory Hellcat; Simonov SKS Carbine

This week on on American Rifleman TV, we continue with Operation Market Garden focusing on the exploits and troubles of the 82nd Airborne. On "Rifleman Review" Joe Kurtenbach goes over the concealable Springfield Armory Hellcat. "I Have This Old Gun" takes a look at the Cold War classic, the Simonov SKS semi-automatic carbine.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Rock River Arms; Remington 870 DM Shotgun; Russian SKS Carbine

Tune in as American Rifleman TV gets an inside look at Rock River Arms. "Rifleman Review" looks at the Remington 870 DM Shotgun; "I Have This Old Gun" is the Russian SKS Carbine.

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.

Guns of the Tet Offensive

Advanced American firepower, coupled with traditional G.I. ingenuity and courage held the line during the Tet Offensive, and turned back the largest communist attack of that long and bitter war.

SKS Modifications: Nods To Practicality

Although Sergei Simonov’s SKS had a relatively short service history, the tough, stripper-clip-fed infantry arm is deserving of consideration by anyone seeking a reliable semi-automatic rifle chambered in the 7.62x39 mm cartridge.

Exploded View: SKS Carbine

The SKS is somewhat unusual in that, despite being widely encountered in the United States today, it had a relatively short and uneventful service life in Russia where it originated.

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