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'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 Beretta ARX 100: A Great Idea That Never Caught On

The Beretta ARX 100 fell victim to misfortunate market timing, unrealistic product pricing and unorthodox styling all of which played a role in how well it did in the US market. With a few improvements and product positioning, this rifle could do better.

Savage A17: A Solid Semi-Auto Shooter

Savage’s A17 accomplishes what few other manufacturers have been able to—a semi-automatic in .17 HMR.

The Vz. 52: From Suez to the Bay of Pigs

When the Czech military ordered up a new service rifle, it hardly could have imagined that the rifle's career in combat would be held to struggles among Third World forces. This is the story of the Vz.52.

Browning BAR: A Classic Semi-Auto Rifle That Still Sells

No, this isn't the BAR made for military use, but the modern BAR from Browning has seen service in hunting fields for more than half a century.

Review: Rock River Arms LAR-47 X-1

The Rock River Arms LAR-47 X-1 offers the best of both the AR-15 and the AK-47 platforms rolled into one, all while addressing the issues of such a blend.

The Remington Model 8: A Look Back

Who designed the first successful semi-automatic rifle capable of handling any North American big game? Of course, it was Remington with its Model 8.

NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger Mini Thirty Rifle

American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz explains why Ruger's Mini Thirty is a great all-around carbine for target shooting, hunting, predator control and personal defense.

SHOT Show 2020: FN America SCAR 20S in 6.5 Creedmoor

For 2020, FN America expanded its semi-automatic SCAR 20S gas-gun lineup with an all-new caliber offering in 6.5 Creedmoor.

First Look: Bravo Company Mfg Mk2 Upper Receiver

This new upper may cause competitors and many shooters to take a fresh look at the AR platform

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