Galil

IWI Galil: Israel's Legendary Fighting Rifle

Factory-fresh Galils in their original configuration are no longer available but, thankfully, the company currently offers three semi-auto models of its Galil Ace chambered in 7.62 NATO. Each are based on the same time-tested long-stroke-piston, rotating bolt gas-operated system of operation.

The AK-74: From Soviet Small Arm To Resistance Symbol

Watch this video and read this story by American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan regarding the function and history of the AK-74 select-fire rifle, chambered in 5.45x39 mm.

Review: Zastava USA M91

By the 1990s, Zastava Arms—formerly the Yugoslavian national arsenal and now located in the country of Serbia—began designing an updated version of the M76. While it uses a long-stroke design, the new rifle, called the M91, differs by using a stamped-steel receiver and firing the 7.62x54 mm R cartridge.

Century Arms WASR-10: An Imported Romanian AK

Made by the Romanian Cugir Arms Factory and imported by Century Arms, the WASR-10 is a semi-automatic variation of the Kalashnikov design that's popular with today's shooters.

The FÉG AMD-65: A Hungarian AK In Afghanistan

Originally developed as a Hungarian adaptation of the Kalashnikov in the 1960s, the FÉG AMD-65 lived on past the Cold War, and, up until recently, was used in large numbers by the Afghanistan National Security Forces.

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.

The Guns of Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury

In Oct. 1983, the U.S. military conducted an invasion of the communist-overrun island of Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury. Here we take a look at this history and firearms used by both sides.

Zastava ZPAP M70: An Authentic AK for the U.S. Market

In the ZPAP M70 from Zastava Arms, AK-47 fans have an authentic, high-quality rifle that stays true to the Kalashnikov pattern while adding a few nice features.

At The Range: Valmet M-62/S

Watch this American Rifleman "At The Range" video segment above to learn about the Valmet family of Kalashnikov-based rifles chambered in 7.62x39 mm.

Barnaul Ammunition: Budget-Friendly Rounds From Russia

Barnaul allows American shooters to cut costs with this affordably priced steel-case ammunition. How does it shoot? Here's what we found.

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