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FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued steel and walnut the old-school way. Today, they are favorites among shooters and collectors alike.

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development.

The FN FAL: 5 Facts You Might Not Know

There's a lot to learn about the FN FAL, one of the best battle rifles of the 20th century. Here are a few facts you may not have heard before.

Video: I Have This Old Gun: L1A1 SLR (British FAL)

The less recognizably named cousin of the FN FAL, the L1A1 SLR (or British FAL) equipped her majesty's troops from 1954 until its replacement by the Royal Ordinance L85 bullpup.

Five Lesser-Known Facts About the FN FAL

Soon after its introduction, Fabrique Nationale (FN) offered an abbreviation for the English speaking world: L.A.R (Light Automatic Rifle). However, this abbreviation never caught on, and instead we commonly pronounce the model by its French language abbreviation F-A-L.

Don’t Miss “The Guns of the Falklands War”

More than three decades ago, a brief but brutal war swept across the South Atlantic that pitted the armed forces of Argentina against Great Britain.

Getting Pushed Around by the FN FAL

You can't talk about FN without including the FAL, and the ARTV crew had a chance to fire an early full-automatic and semi-automatic version. Watch it here.

Rock River Arms LAR-8 Standard Operator

The LAR-8 incorporates a number of ergonomic improvements on the AR-10, and accepts FN-FAL-pattern magazines.

FN-FAL Rifle

FN-FAL Rifle

DS Arms SA58 Para Tactical Carbine

DS Arms has improved on a Cold War era rifle.

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