Ruger 10/22

Is The Ruger 10/22 the Ultimate Youth Rifle?

Most of us likely received our first experience with firearms at the hands of an older mentor who, more than likely, started us out with a .22 LR of some sort.

NRA Museums Releases New 'Illustrated History of Firearms'

NRA Museums, in partnership with Gun Digest Media, has released a new edition of “The Illustrated History of Firearms.” The full-color, hardcover, 320-page work features more than 1,700 photos compiled by NRA Museums curators Jim Supica, Doug Wicklund and Philip Schreier.

How the AR-15 Changed the Firearms World

From military service as a selective-fire variant to a proven hunting arm to the ideal home-defense rifle, the AR is perhaps the most important firearm of the last 6 decades.

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.

Classics: The Winchester Model 42 Shotgun

Winchester’s Model 42 brought the .410-bore to the repeating-shotgun world.

The Best of the Blowbacks: Mauser HSc and the Heckler & Koch Model 4

In the April 2022 issue of Shooting Illustrated, this column looked at my all-time favorite carry gun, the Colt Model M or 1903/1908. This month we look at my favorite European semi-automatic, the Mauser HSc and its cousin, the Heckler & Koch Model 4.

The History of the Glock G17

A revolution in firearm design that begat a revolution in self-defense.

Colt New Frontier Model Revolver Made for John F. Kennedy

A Colt intended for President Kennedy extols the storied ties between the White House and the NRA.

The Real-Life Exploits of Medal of Honor Recipient Joe Foss

Joe Foss’ real-life exploits were so incredible, they might read like fiction.

9/11 20 Years Later: A Special Smith & Wesson

There are still heroes in this world. We mourn the loss of one some 20 years later on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

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