The term Bullpup was first used to describe embellished target pistols, so I’m not sure how, nor when, it first came to describe this particular design for rifles.
The frantic arms-race between France and Germany was to continue well into the Twentieth Century.
The Winchester rifles were synonymous with winning the West, but to point out which of those rifles that actually achieved that has been open for debate.
In this series photographer, Alfred T. Palmer and others take us on a photo tour of a 1940 factory producing M1 Garands under the direct supervision of John C. Garand.
Perhaps LBJ and McNamara thought the military would abandon the M-16 quickly after the Vietnam War. The M-16 was never meant to be America’s battle rifle; it was just a favor to a friend.
SMGs have since fallen out of favor with the world’s armies. An argument can still be made for their use, but most militaries no longer have any interest…
This Model 1874 Sharps arrived in the collection in 1975 and really had no history attached to it other than being an old gun from a donor in Montana.
Discover a remarkable wheel-lock dated at around 1580 to 1590 that fires sixteen rounds without reloading –and can fire them all with a single pull of the trigger!
The NRA’s National Firearms Museum is full of eminent collections and is honored to showcase a Colt revolver, on loan, that once belonged to W.F. Cody.
How an Air Force general helped bring the AR-15 rifle to the U.S. military, which would go on to inspire the M16 rifle and change the face of military arms forever.
The Hawken Rifle made its mark in the West, but the gun’s story — and the men that made these guns — actually began in the East.
The Italian-made Uberti 1873 Cattleman El Patrón CMS Revolver in .45 Colt is a gun that is true to the spirit of Americana and Spaghetti Westerns…
Uberti has a winner here and any fan of the movie or western pop culture would do themselves right by owning a replica of the most-recognized Sharps rifle.
800 lots span 200-year timeline with exceptional shotguns, rifles, revolvers, Japanese swords, Civil War, WWII/Nazi rarities, American Indian relics
Ashley Hlebinsky, Cody Firearms Museum Curator at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, has just joined the ranks of Wyoming’s “40-Under-40″.
The Astra 400 Service Pistol was the Spanish military’s official issue during their civil war in the mid 1930s, & was used from the early 1920s to about 1950…
David schools us on this tongue twister, the CZ 75 B Handgun aka Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod in this review, which debuted, unsurprisingly, in 1975…
From the point of view of those who would rule them, these brave Patriots committed treason.
Alien Gear Holsters’ Sam Hoober lays out the differences, positives and negatives of the Series 70 vs Series 80 1911 pistol designs.
An AmmoLand News reader sent us this image and is asking for help identifying the people, place and time. Is that John Moses Browning?
The appearance of the AK Rifle on the world stage was spurred not by the ambition of some government, but by the drive of one soldier to help his Motherland.
Precision Rifle Shooters take long shots in the Texas wind at the Bushnell Brawl. Plus, the Deane, Adams and Deane is one of History’s Guns. Tune in to Shooting USA on Outdoor Channel.
Glock vs 1911, will the best everyday carry handgun please stand up.
Smith & Wesson Corp. announces expanded relationship with S&W Historical Foundation, an organization founded to preserve, organize and digitize original Smith & Wesson factory records.
Get schooled. If anyone asks you what does AR mean, AR is for Armalite Rifle , the first AR-15 rifle. I repeat, AR is NOT for Assault Rifle!