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How the NRA Helped Normalize Suppressor Use

Beneficial safety equipment to be sure, the sound suppressor is becoming much more widely accepted, thanks to NRA’s efforts.

The M1 Garand National Match Rifle

The United States was the only country to provide a semi-automatic rifle as standard issue to its military forces from the onset of the war. In excess of five million M1 Garands were produced between 1936 and 1945.

CZ celebrates 85th Anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka—better known as CZ to enthusiasts—is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its founding this year.

Trijicon MGRS Selected for Army MMO Program

The U.S. Army’s Mounted Machinegun Optics (MMO) program—the branch’s effort to identify and procure improved sights for the platforms—has selected the Trijicon MGRS (Machine Gun Reflex sight).

The Physics of Machine-Gun Fire

There’s a science to the employ of full-automatic weaponry in wartime.

Review: Tippmann Armory Gatling Gun 9 mm

You don’t have to be a soldier boy to appreciate a finely crafted firearm that is pure fun on the range, even if you’ll need to quintuple your ammo supply to fully appreciate it.

Review: StrikeHold Gun Cleaner, Lubricant, and Protectant

Keeping your firearm in fine working order means using gun cleaners and lubricants that are designed to perform in the harshest conditions. Bob Boyd reviews StrikeHold, one of the best options on the market.

Classics: The MG42 Belt-fed Machinegun

One of the Third Reich’s most fearsome battlefield implements has descendants that can be found in today’s military arms.

Fightin' Iron: How the H-34 Helicopter Changed the Face of Combat

Perhaps the single greatest tool in the Marine Corps has a blade—a rotor blade.

The SVD Dragunov Rifle

If you think the concept of a designated-marksman rifle is new, guess again. Martin K.A. Morgan takes a look at the SVD Dragunov.

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