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Once nearly forgotten, the AR-10 has risen to become a military and civilian favorite.
Early FBI sniper rifles were surprisingly basic. Today’s FBI HRT (Hostage Rescue Team) models are the tip of the spear in long-range shooting accuracy and features.
Developed in 1970, the AK-74 in 5.45X39mm was the Soviet’s answer to the U.S. Army’s M16 in 5.56mm NATO.
Contrary to public opinion, the Thompson submachine gun was not only used by Prohibition-era gangsters. In fact, the “Tommy Gun” was a favorite among early FBI agents as well.
The AK-12 has improved ergonomics and modularity over the AKM, AK-74 and AK-74M.
Colt’s classic 1911 still remains America’s favorite handgun, and there are a host of different models that draw in premiums on the collector’s market.
Browning was one of the most prolific firearms designers in history, producing a number of great guns in his career. Here are nine of his “best.”
Beretta’s most famous firearm may well be its Model 92 pistol, first offered in 1975 in 9mm. Now, the impressive new Beretta M9A3 model is a serious contender as a modern survival gun.
John M. Browning is perhaps most widely known for his sporting arms and handguns, but the firearms design genius churned out his fair share of wicked machine guns.
The Spanish-American War was among our country's briefest conflicts, yet it marked the introduction of a number of important advancements when it comes to firearms designs.
Here are five classic European bolt-action rifles that are definitely worth owning and will more than get you on target.
What is ballistic coefficient and why does it matter?
The development of the semi-auto pistol has been marked with some icons that stir the imagination of any true firearms nut. Here are six of these absolute classics.
ROBAR Guns helps to revive and revitalize a standard surplus Browning Hi-Power, and the result is a beautiful, functional pistol.
Shooting an AK, or any gun for that matter, is only fun if you hit your targets. And to hit intended targets, one must know how to properly aim the gun.
Filling a certain role, and doing it well, military weapons can have long lifespans. How long can be astonishing, as these service rifles prove.

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