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The first of its kind in U.S. military service, the M60 General Purpose Machine Gun replaced at least three other guns. Nicknamed “The Pig,” it saw service on the ground, on the water and in the air. The conflict in Vietnam is considered by many to have been an infantryman’s …

You could break down the various opinions on self-defense handguns into three categories. On one extreme, there are those who believe a self-defense handgun should be compact, easily concealed, and comfortable to shoot. At the other end of the spectrum you have those who think power is the most important …

Kel-Tec introduced the .22 WMR. chambered PMR-30 in 2010 and it was an instant hit with enthusiasts. The futuristic-looking semi-auto pistol features a flush-fitting 30-round magazine, Hi-ViZ fiber-optic sights—fore and aft—and an accessory rail for mounting lights and lasers. It claimed third-place honors in semi-automatic handgun sales category last year …

Rossi is known for its unique rimfire rifles, break-action shotguns and straight-wall cartridge lever-action and revolver rifles, and now it is introducing a new .22 LR long gun, the Rio Bravo. The Rio Bravo has all the features of some of America’s most iconic rifles, but uses the inexpensive and …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- As a younger man with infinitely more free time, I was obsessed with whatever latest and great caliber/gun/optic came out. I would drool over pixelated videos of SHOT Show longing to attend and dreaming of a day when I could afford such marvels …

Nearly every major arms maker throughout the world wars, and beyond, were commissioned to modify existing platforms, or create new ones to fire the .22 Long Rifle cartridge as a training platform for cadets. With ammunition readily available and inexpensive, the skills gained from employing such rifle are invaluable. Enter …

On June 18, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte literally met his Waterloo. The Emperor of France was defeated for the final time, ending decades of war, on a hill outside of Brussels defended by an Allied force commanded by Gen. Arthur Wellesley, better known as Lord Wellington. In Wellington’s army, there were …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Bullpup rifles have been around since the early 20th century, but the first mainstream design didn’t arrive until the late 1970s with the Steyr AUG. Since then, the AUG and the French FAMAS have shaped the public perception of bullpups despite a much wider …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- F4 Defense was great to work with. I got a complete Small Frame AR10 build into my hands early in last year (2019) when things were at their craziest (SHOT Show and the trade show season). I planned a hunting and hard-working review. …

The FN FAL is one of the most revered battle rifles of the 20th century, often referred to as the “right arm of the free world,” due to its use by so many NATO countries. While it’s a popular rifle, there are many facts and myths that surround the gun, …