Gunpundit's Shelby Murdoc takes a look at the guns the Taliban and al Qaeda are using in Afghanistan from AKs to Enfields and beyond.
The qualities that make the M14 so desired on the battlefield, still, are alive and well in several semi-automatic versions for civilian shooters.
The qualities that make the M14 battle rifle so desired for the military still are alive and well in the semi-automatic M1A versions for civilian shooters.
Here is a pretty surprising statistic for you: In terms of service longevity, the M16 rifle and its many variants are the hands-down winners with 41 consecutive years. (DOD image)
What's the big deal if your grandfather earned five Bronze Stars—not the two the family knew about? Such stories are poingnant reasons to dust off those boxes in the attic this Memorial Day Weekend.
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)
Robert Sadowski takes an in-depth look at the M1A from Springfield, which has its roots deep in U.S. Military history.