Browning Auto-5

Browning Auto 5The Browning Auto-5 is a recoil-operated autoloading shotgun. Being the first successful autoloading shotgun designed, production of this firearm continued until 1998. The name of the Browning Auto-5 designates its capacity to hold five shells, four in the magazine and one in the chamber. (more…)

July 12, 2009 at 1:54 am Leave a comment

Steyr Scout

Steyr Elite

The Steyr Scout is a modern, scoped bolt action rifle chambered for 7.62 NATO (.308 Winchester) rounds and is intended to fill the role of a versatile, all round rifle. Apart from the barrel and action, it is made of materials consistent of polymer and is accurate to 300-400 metres. (more…)

June 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm 2 comments

M14 Rifle

M1A RifleThe M14 rifle was formally known as the United States Rifle, is an American selective fire automatic rifle using 7.62x51mm NATO rounds. Superceded in the late 1960’s by the M16, it remains in limited front line service, and is still a ceremonial weapon. The M14 also provides the basis for M21 and M25 rifles. It was the last so-called “battle rifle” which used full-power rifle ammunition issued to U.S. troops. (more…)

June 29, 2009 at 1:23 pm Leave a comment

Ruger Mini-14

Ruger Mini-14

The Ruger Mini-14 is a small, lightweight semi-auto carbine. The Mini-14 can fire both .223 Remington cartridge and the similar 5.56x45mm military round. Since 2005, All Mini’s are marketed and named “Ranch Rifle”. (more…)

June 29, 2009 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Scout Rifle

RugerM77MarkIIThe scout rifle is a class of all-purpose rifles touted by Jeff Cooper in the early 1980’s.

A scout rifle is a bolt action carbine, usually with .308 rounds, less than a metre in length, and less than 3 kilograms in weight. (more…)

June 29, 2009 at 8:43 am Leave a comment

Raven Arms MP-25

Raven Arms MP-25

The MP-25 is a blowback operated, single action “pocket” handgun. Using .25 rounds, this semi-automatic pistol was developed by George Jennings in the late 60’s.


June 14, 2009 at 9:41 am 1 comment

Walther P38

Walther P38

The Walther P38 is a 9mm semi-automatic pistol was developed for the service in the Wehrmacht at the start of WWII. It was intended to replace the Luger 108 in 1942.

The Walther P38 has a double action trigger, which is curious for it is the first pistol to have such a feature and have a locked-breech. (more…)

June 10, 2009 at 11:47 am 1 comment

M249 Light Machine Gun

M249 SAWThe M249 LMG was originally known as the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) and is commonly referred to as the SAW in entertainment such as video games. Manufactured in the United States, the M249 is used throughout the U.S. Armed Forces. It was introduced in 1984 to address the demand of automatic fire weapons in small units. It was chosen out of a range of other candidates, but was eventually chosen for its effectiveness, heavy volume of fire and accuracy approaching that of a rifle.


June 5, 2009 at 1:14 pm Leave a comment

Beretta M 1951

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The Beretta M 1951 is a semi-automatic 9mm pistol, requisitioned for strictly military use in the Italian Army. (more…)

June 1, 2009 at 3:26 pm Leave a comment

Steyr AUG

Steyr AUG

The Steyr AUG is an Austrian 5.56mm Assault rifle, adopted by the Austrian forces in 1977, and Argentinian and Australian forces in 1985.

The AUG was designed to be a versatile and reliable rifle, utilizing different barrel lengths for different roles, which included a compact 350mm barrel and a 621mm light machine gun barrel.


May 25, 2009 at 3:08 pm 2 comments

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