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Earliest firearms: bullets are thicker

Earliest firearms: bullets are thicker

Multiple charge! This is perhaps the main trend in the development of hand-held firearms. Multiple charges and rate of fire. But mankind followed this path for a very long time. And the path was not straight, but ...
Galan: the man and the revolver

Galan: the man and the revolver

Despite the final dominance of Smith and Wesson, there were other enthusiasts at the same time with their interesting developments ...
Better than Smith & Wesson: Mervyn & Hubert's revolver

Better than Smith & Wesson: Mervyn & Hubert's revolver

There were revolvers very similar to each other in appearance, but very different in design. For example, the Mervyn and Hubert revolvers could easily be confused from a distance with the Smith and Wesson revolvers, ...
Kofer: man, revolver, rifle

Kofer: man, revolver, rifle

Even in the United States, little is known about this man. This is because he did little really, but, despite this, made a significant contribution to the development of small arms ...
And Gillet, and Terry, and Carle ...

And Gillet, and Terry, and Carle ...

The development of small arms in the Russian Empire went its own way. New rifles with a progressive loading system were required. Of course, not all passed the tests, like the one discussed earlier ...
The use of captured German machine guns in the USSR

The use of captured German machine guns in the USSR

German single machine guns MG 34 and MG 42 are considered one of the best used in World War II. In the post-war period, they were used in local conflicts, and in a number of countries they stand on ...
Training pistol "Marker"

Training pistol "Marker"

In Russia they are working on the creation of a new training pistol "Marker". A marker pistol for training and increasing the level of fire training is being developed at TsNIITOCHMASH ...
Revolvers from Texas: real and not so

Revolvers from Texas: real and not so

Some people work for the war. War works for other people. Our today's story is dedicated to both those and others ... ...
Copy & Buy: In Search of Weapons for the Army of the South

Copy & Buy: In Search of Weapons for the Army of the South

When enemies attacked you, or you yourself began to fight with your enemies, you have no time to think about the rules of decency. You take on the first weapon that comes to your hand. And does not matter,...
The history of the most famous Colt revolver

The history of the most famous Colt revolver

Colt revolvers have gone down in history forever. The weapon, unique for the middle of the XNUMXth century, continues to live today, largely thanks to numerous westerns ...
Use of captured German pistols in the USSR

Use of captured German pistols in the USSR

During the Great Patriotic War, German pistols were a welcome trophy and were actively used in the Red Army. In the post-war period, they were used by NKVD / MGB officers and diplomatic couriers ...