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The M2 Carbine

Designed in the closing days of World War II, the M1 Garand’s little brother had a full-automatic option.

Classic Guns: The M1903 Springfield Rifle

Designed in 1900, revised in 1901 and 1902, and formally drafted into service in 1903, the ’03 Springfield—or more officially, United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903—marked a turning point in the way the Army viewed the infantry rifle.

U.S. Rifles of WWI: The M1903 and M1917

America’s bolt-action infantry rifles came from two main camps, but both the M1903 Springfield and the M1917 Enfield were sturdy, stout options to fight the Kaiser’s forces.

M1 Garand vs. AR-15: Which is America's Rifle?

When it comes to awarding the title of "America's Rifle," there really are only two serious contenders: the M1 Garand and the AR-15. Which wins? We covered the issue thoroughly here.

The History of the 1903 Springfield Rifle

Designed in 1900, revised in 1901 and 1902, and formally drafted into service in 1903, the ’03 Springfield—or more officially, United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903—marked a turning point in the way the Army viewed the infantry rifle.

Ohio Ordnance Works HCAR

Thanks to Ohio Ordnance Works, the venerable BAR is ready for a second century of service.

The Ultimate M1A

Long shots across the desert sand have breathed new life into the battle rifle, and civilians can build their own, modern version. (Photo by Gary Paul Johnston)

.30-06 Turns 100

Though it's more than 100 years old, the .30-06 Sprg. remains one of the most popular rounds in the United States.

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