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A look at the famous inventor Hiram Maxim and the early years of the Maxim Gun in Imperial Russia!The Maxim Gun in Russia: The Early Years

The Maxim Gun in Russia: The Early Years

A look at the famous inventor Hiram Maxim and the early years of the Maxim Gun in Imperial

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

Before the M16 existed, the Colt AR-15 Model 601 was in combat in Vietnam!Colt's AR-15 Model 601 Automatic Rifle

Colt's AR-15 Model 601 Automatic Rifle

Before the M16 existed, the Colt AR-15 Model 601 was in combat in Vietnam!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

A look at an early experimental Colt heavy barrel light machine gun design which foreshadowed things to come!Early SAW: Colt's AR-15 Heavy Assault Rifle M1

Early SAW: Colt's AR-15 Heavy Assault Rifle M1

A look at an early experimental Colt heavy barrel light machine gun design which foreshadowed

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

The origins of Sweden's 7.62x51mm AK4 Battle Rifle reach back to the dark days of World War II!The Swedish AK4 – A Battle Rifle by Any Other Name?

The Swedish AK4 – A Battle Rifle by Any Other Name?

The origins of Sweden's 7.62x51mm AK4 Battle Rifle reach back to the dark days of World War II!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

Looking for a cool surplus pistol? Consider the Cold War era West German Walther 9mm P1!Walther P1 9mm Surplus Pistol Review

Walther P1 9mm Surplus Pistol Review

Looking for a cool surplus pistol? Consider the Cold War era West German Walther 9mm P1!

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

With his armored car out of ammunition, South African Lieutenant van Vuuren fought on with his Star BM pistol from his turret hatch and won the day!A Star BM Pistol Saves the Day at Bridge 14

A Star BM Pistol Saves the Day at Bridge 14

With his armored car out of ammunition, South African Lieutenant van Vuuren fought on with his

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

The .458 SOCOM adds some serious punch to an AR-15, but is it the best of all the AR big-bore cartridges?.458 SOCOM – The Best Big-Bore AR-15 Cartridge?

.458 SOCOM – The Best Big-Bore AR-15 Cartridge?

The .458 SOCOM adds some serious punch to an AR-15, but is it the best of all the AR big-bore

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

We take an old pump-action Winchester M1897 take-down shotgun and build it into a handy short-barrel riot gun perfect for home protection, hunting or the range!Winchester M1897 Riot Gun Build

Winchester M1897 Riot Gun Build

We take an old pump-action Winchester M1897 take-down shotgun and build it into a handy

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

The 5.56mm Mk12 Mod 0/1 series turned the M16 into a compact sniper rifle which was wielded with dramatic results by US Special Operations!Best of the AR-15s? Mk12 Mod 0 SPR

Best of the AR-15s? Mk12 Mod 0 SPR

The 5.56mm Mk12 Mod 0/1 series turned the M16 into a compact sniper rifle which was wielded

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

A timely innovation lost to history, now available from Sarco, Inc!Russia's 37mm Spade Mortar

Russia's 37mm Spade Mortar

A timely innovation lost to history, now available from Sarco, Inc!

Firearms News Staff

The Chaco War of 1932–1935 between Bolivia and Paraguay was fought on the interior of the continent. Writer Vincent D. DeNiro examines the history of the conflict, and the firearms the two armies used.Guns of the Chaco War

Guns of the Chaco War

The Chaco War of 1932–1935 between Bolivia and Paraguay was fought on the interior of

Vincent D. DeNiro

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