The 1911-ish Ballester-Molina pistol was Argentina’s answer to John Moses Browning’s classic, famous creation.
Paul Mauser’s groundbreaking rifle would have implications around the globe, and the 1891 Argentine Mauser is a great example of the design.
Shooting Illustrated received an inside look into the firearm factory of Bersa, located just outside of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Check out our experience here.
Perhaps the most iconic rifle of the Cold War (after the AK-47), the FAL was manufactured in a number of West-leaning countries and saw extensive service.