Trench

I Have This Old Gun: Winchester Model 12 'Trench' Gun

Approximately 80,000 Model 12 trench guns were manufactured between 1941 and 1944, and later production featured a Parkerized metal finish. Careful inspection will reveal four rows of holes in the handguard for barrel heat venting, changed from six during 1917.

Federal Ammunition Awarded $114 Million U.S. Army Contract

On August 18, United States Army Contracting Command awarded Federal Ammunition with a five-year contract to produce the AA40 5.56 NATO frangible ammunition (MK311 MOD 3) used by U.S. military branches during training.

CMP Opens Round Three Of M1911 Pistol Sales

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is accepting applications from those interested in taking ownership of one of the retired U.S. Military 1911 pistols it is currently offering for sale. Requests must be postmarked on or before Sept. 30.

Vortex Selected To Produce Army NGSW Fire Control Optic

Vortex Optics has been selected by the U.S. Army to produce its XM157 low-powered variable optic as the Next Generation Squad Weapons-Fire Control system.

Remington’s 6.8x43 mm SPC: History & Performance

Developed at the request of U.S. Special Forces, the new M468 6.8x43 mm Special Purpose Cartridge and Barrett’s Special Purpose Carbine address many of the perceived shortcomings of the 5.56x45 mm cartridge.

Rifleman Q&A: Custom M1903 Carbine?

From the archives of American Rifleman, after spotting an unusual gun in a World War II-era photograph one NRA member writes the editors with questions about the U.S. military's use of cut-down M1903 Springfield rifles.

Proof Research Awarded Contract for Future Weapon Systems Development

Proof Research was awarded a contract in the development of advanced medium-caliber barrels made of composite materials for the U.S. military.

Beretta 92FS: Still a Popular Pistol Option

Even though the U.S. military is retiring its fleet of M9s, the commercial market is still full of Beretta 92s being bought and sold.

Winchester Takes Control of Lake City Ammunition Plant

Winchester is now in charge of managing and operating the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, which is the largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military.

The Military Model 70: A Forgotten Sniper Rifle

Although the “Rifleman’s Rifle” is unquestionably one of the greatest hunting rifles of all time, the Winchester Model 70's service in the U.S. military has been meager, and even then, its success was limited.

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