Machine Gun Memorabilia – Volume 2, Number 3

Machine Gun Memorabilia – Volume 2, Number 3

Polish superior machine gun marksmanship sleeve badge. Brass image of five rounds on a machine gun belt. Sewn on sleeve, this was used in the…

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IDEF 2009

IDEF 2009

Agencija Alan presented the latest and reportedly final version of the Type VHS assault rifle. This rifle is 5.56x45mm in a bullpup configuration using gas…

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FIDAE 2010

FIDAE 2010

23mm gun turret on Chinese made ZFB05 APC. The Defence Aviation and Space Fair (FIDAE) is today one of the most important military events in…

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The Swiss MG11 Maxim Machine Gun

The Swiss MG11 Maxim Machine Gun

Overall right-hand view of the MG11. Hiram Maxim was born in the United States in 1840.  His genius lay in his ability to grasp the…

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LMT’s Monolithic Rail Platform

LMT’s Monolithic Rail Platform

At SHOT Show 2004, a new black rifle was introduced that was not just a copy of the standard design that most of the industry…

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Brugger & Thomet’s MP9 in 6.5×25 CBJ

Brugger & Thomet’s MP9 in 6.5×25 CBJ

The phone call from Carl Bertil Johansson in early summer 2009 came out of the blue.  The founder of the Swedish company CBJ Tech had…

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Ammunition Mecca in Middle America: A Visit to the Lake City Ammunition Plant

Ammunition Mecca in Middle America: A Visit to the Lake City Ammunition Plant

Freshly loaded .50 BMG rounds. Each color used to seal the primers represents a separate loading machine, allowing defective rounds to be tracked back to…

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Serbia’s Tactical Training Team

Serbia’s Tactical Training Team

Tactical attendee live firing the M55A3 triple barreled 20mm anti-aircraft machine gun in the ground anti-material roll. This weapon system is highly portable, and provides…

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Guns & Gear of the U.S. Navy’s Riverine Forces (Part One)

Guns & Gear of the U.S. Navy’s Riverine Forces (Part One)

Note: Part Two of this article is available here. The “Brown Water Navy” is back in force and elements of Captain Kruger’s command have been…

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Expomil 2009

Expomil 2009

The TR-85 M1 tank from Romania has a crew of four. It’s armed with a rifled 100mm cannon that has a maximum rate of fire…

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International Legal Affairs: Volume 2, Number 3

International Legal Affairs: Volume 2, Number 3

On Tuesday, January 19, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing the arrest of 22 individuals on allegations of violating the…

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The Ohio Ordnance Works M240 Select-Fire Trigger Group

The Ohio Ordnance Works M240 Select-Fire Trigger Group

Ohio Ordnance Works Inc. (OOW) in Chardon, Ohio, USA, has been working on machine guns for over three decades and transitioned into government contracting in…

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The SIG P522

The SIG P522

SIG recently released the SIG P522, a pistol version of the SIG 522 rifle.  Built around the full sized P556 pistol as a guide, the…

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The Nikon M-223 Line of Riflescopes

The Nikon M-223 Line of Riflescopes

Recognizing the popularity of AR rifles, Nikon developed a new line of riflescopes built to deliver extreme speed, accuracy and shooting confidence.  The M-223 line…

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Winchester’s lead-free .223 Remington bullet

Winchester’s lead-free .223 Remington bullet

Winchester Ammunition is taking varmint hunting to a new level, using fragmenting copper core technology to incorporate a lead-free .223 Remington bullet in the Ballistic…

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The Gunvault AR MagVault

The Gunvault AR MagVault

GunVault unveiled the AR MagVault, a revolutionary new way to keep an AR rifle secure. The unique design allows the lock to fit within the…

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Industry News: Volume 2, Number 3

Industry News: Volume 2, Number 3

New Requirements for Commodity Jurisdiction Requests The U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (State/DDTC) has posted a message on its website that…

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