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Browning year after year

Browning year after year

The history of the very first Browning pistol began back in 1895. It was then that he offered the Colt company a pistol invented by him with automatic equipment operating by removing powder gases from the barrel ...
Russian "survival rifle". TK502

Russian "survival rifle". TK502

The Izhevsk arms company "Tekhkrim" in the fall of 2021 presented its new product - the TK502 gun. Weapons attract a lot of attention, and this interest is understandable ...
Russian 12,7mm sniper rifles

Russian 12,7mm sniper rifles

Development of 12,7 mm rifles in Russia began later than in the United States. But, despite this, our gunsmiths managed to create a number of samples that are not inferior and often superior to foreign designs ...
The best special forces submachine guns

The best special forces submachine guns

Submachine guns, which became widespread during the Second World War, have not lost their importance today. This weapon is widely used by special forces around the world ...
"Lugerman". Story about Evgeny Golubtsov

"Lugerman". Story about Evgeny Golubtsov

There are people who are directly related to the Luger pistol today. For example - this is Evgeny Golubtsov, better known as "Lugerman", a man who is considered today one of the best gunsmiths ...
Manual complex for countering UAVs "Harpoon-3"

Manual complex for countering UAVs "Harpoon-3"

The Russian army has tested a new means of countering UAVs. During one of the recent exercises at the test site, they tested a promising hand-held complex "Harpoon-3" ....
Elegant "Mannlicher"

Elegant "Mannlicher"

The M1901 self-loading semi-automatic pistol "Mannlicher" was one of the earliest designs of a self-loading pistol and, moreover, this pistol was one of the simplest ever created ...
Luger pistols in Russia

Luger pistols in Russia

The Luger pistol was delivered to Russia twice: in 1902 and 1907. Officially, these pistols were not adopted by the Russian Imperial Army, but the officers were allowed to use them ...
Ebets Pistols: just one step behind Browning!

Ebets Pistols: just one step behind Browning!

The first meeting between C.J. Ebets and Browning took place in May 1891, and then they not only worked together, but also became friends. Well, it is obvious that communication with Browning prompted Ebets himself to experience ...
Luger pistols in the USA and Germany

Luger pistols in the USA and Germany

The Luger pistol at the beginning of the twentieth century became perhaps the most widespread pistol in Europe. His history in the USA was also very interesting ... ...
Pistol "Parabellum": by country and continent

Pistol "Parabellum": by country and continent

Although the main goal of DWM was originally to obtain a German military contract for the supply of Luger pistols, in reality this only happened after this pistol was ...
Modern American 12,7mm sniper rifles

Modern American 12,7mm sniper rifles

12,7 mm sniper rifles are mainly designed to combat unarmored and lightly armored vehicles. They can be very effective when shooting at planes and helicopters, ...
Luger's pistol - heir to Borchardt's pistol

Luger's pistol - heir to Borchardt's pistol

Georg Luger entered the world of weapons thanks to his joint work with Ferdinand von Mannlicher, and by the time of his transfer to Loewe's company in 1891, he had been developing rifle ...
Pistol "Mannlicher" 1894 and its variants

Pistol "Mannlicher" 1894 and its variants

It is incredibly difficult to create an effective firearm design. And very often it happens that what seems simple - and therefore reliable, does not work well. And vice versa! Exactly...
Where did bullpup begin

Where did bullpup begin

Sometimes the flight of human thought is so impetuous that it overtakes its time by whole decades, and that's exactly what happened with the bullpup system ...
They were the first: Laumann and Borchard's pistols

They were the first: Laumann and Borchard's pistols

It often happens that something new - a certain technical novelty - appears immediately in a fairly perfect form. But more often the path to perfection is very long and difficult! Such is, for example, and ...