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What should be a modern sniper (part of 1)

What should be a modern sniper (part of 1)

Colonel Jeff Cooper, idol and ideological mentor of Western combat shooters, called the rifle "the queen of small arms." Indeed, a rifle, especially equipped with an optical ...
What should be a modern sniper (part of 2)

What should be a modern sniper (part of 2)

As mentioned above, in addition to the characteristics of the "cartridge-weapon" complex, the magnitude of the dispersion of bullets is significantly influenced by shooting errors, among which the most significant ...
PM

PM

The history of the creation of the PM pistol began long before its official "birth". It was necessary to find a fundamentally new solution in the development of a new type of pistol, which would become ...
At the forefront

At the forefront

German version of Personal Defense Weapon Heckler "> Heckler & Koch is reluctant to talk to the press, as its main clients are the Bundeswehr and the armed forces of NATO countries. Do not ...
H&K G36

H&K G36

For half a century of the history of the Bundeswehr, its soldiers have already received the fourth “soldier's bride”. Prior to this, the German recruits' friends were the G98, FAL and G3 rifles. In 1995, the armament ...
7,62-mm curved (curved) machine gun

7,62-mm curved (curved) machine gun

The work on the creation of a prototype curved machine gun with a curvature of the barrel 90 degrees was carried out by designers N. F. Makarov, who completed all the projects of the curvilinear node, and K. T. Kurenkov, ...
From AK-47 to AKM

From AK-47 to AKM

The adoption of the AK-47, despite a number of shortcomings, was undoubtedly a great achievement of the national weapon science. The machine gun fell in love with the troops for the simplicity of the device, reliability and ...
Automatic or assault rifle?

Automatic or assault rifle?

Continuing to reveal the history of the creation of AKM, it is impossible not to make a small digression and tell about another brainchild of Mikhail Timofeevich - a carbine (on the current foreign classification ...
Barrett REC7

Barrett REC7

Automatic rifle Model REC7 latest development Barrett Firearms Company. This small American company has gained worldwide fame thanks to its large-caliber sniper ...
The army will have a new "Kalashnikov"

The army will have a new "Kalashnikov"

Recently, there have been many negative reviews about domestic small arms, equipment and personal protective equipment. Some even think that Kalash is outdated and we are behind ...
F2000 model

F2000 model

Taking a blank sheet of paper, FN specialists have created a weapon that claims to be the "rifle of the future." Model F2000 (army version) and its civilian counterpart FS2000 are ready ...
How Paul Mauser created his famous rifle

How Paul Mauser created his famous rifle

It all began in the second half of the XIX century. In 1865, Paul Mauser resigned from active military service in the Ludwigsburg arsenal, where he succeeded not only in ...
Kalashnikov assault rifle 200-series

Kalashnikov assault rifle 200-series

It is known that the much anticipated new version of the Kalashnikov 200-series will be tested in the 2011 year. The basis for the 200 series is taken AK-74M. This news was reported by the director of the Izhmash plant Vladimir ...
Self-loading rifles

Self-loading rifles

Attempts to create a weapon that would not require a separate time and effort to load, always been. In the Soviet army for a long time in service was SVT-40 - self-loading rifle system ...
Metal Storm creates an iron curtain of bullets

Metal Storm creates an iron curtain of bullets

The system of grenade launchers and machine guns Metal Storm is a rifled barrel with an electronic fire control circuit that has no moving parts. Charging ignition - electropulse. Depending ...
MAGPULL MASADA / Bushmaster ACR

MAGPULL MASADA / Bushmaster ACR

In November 2009 of the company Colt Defense expires with a contract with the US DoD (US Department of Defense) for the supply of M4 carbines to the army and the USMC (Marine Corps). To this date, many ...
Volumetric explosion

Volumetric explosion

Appeared in the 1960-ies of the volume explosion of ammunition and in this century will remain one of the most destructive non-nuclear ammunition. The principle is quite simple: initiating charge undermines capacity with ...
The secret of the Kalashnikov rifle is revealed

The secret of the Kalashnikov rifle is revealed

The legendary Russian designer created the famous AK-47, working at the same factory as Hitler’s famous gunsmith, Great Designer Mikhail Kalashnikov admitted that immediately after the war in Izhevsk ...
Ivan Okhlobystin: On the right of the Colt

Ivan Okhlobystin: On the right of the Colt

"God created people, and Colonel Colt equated them with rights." At one time, I was full of all sorts of shooting glands, and therefore it is impossible to catch me in a romantic attachment to arms ....
Accuracy International AX

Accuracy International AX

In service with the army and the USMC dozens of models of sniper rifles are made up. These are semi-automatic rifles of the M14 and M110 series under the .308Win and the M16 modifications under the .223Rem, as well as various ...
"Smoker": Grenade Launcher and Magnetosphere

"Smoker": Grenade Launcher and Magnetosphere

A hand-held grenade launcher with an electronic sighting system will make it possible for half a kilometer to hit targets with charges that explode a meter from it. This weapon should be especially effective in the fight against ...
Т10 from Slovakia

Т10 from Slovakia

The traumatic pistol Т10 was developed by Slovak gunsmiths especially for the Russian market. It is a new generation of weapons for self-defense. It is light, well balanced and ...