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The AR Handles Mud Better than the AK
InRangeTV put a Vietnam-era AR from Colt and an AK-47 from the same era through their patented mud test. The results may surprise you.
U.S. Army to Replace 5.56mm with 6.8mm
The M16/M4 and M249 SAW replacements will be developed concurrently with new ammo that they will share.
Gun History: Colt XM148 – The First Grenade Launcher Made for the M16
This 40mm launcher was made to be installed under the barrel of an M16, but problems caused it to be pulled from service and replaced.
The Colt AR You Never Heard Of
The Colt Advanced Combat Rifle included some good ideas that would be incorporated in later variants of the rifle it was meant to replace.
The USMC’s SMAW: A Rocket Launcher and a Rifle?
The Marines attached a semi-auto rifle to a rocket launcher tube and have been using it in the field since 1984, but the way it works may surprise you.
“The M4 Rifle is a Terribly Flawed Weapon”
It looks like the U.S. military might finally be moving away from the M4 platform as the go-to infantry rifle, … Continued
Photos: Miss America 1962 With an Original AR-15
In the early 1960s, it didn’t get much more advanced or high tech than the AR-15 rifle: a strange-looking amalgamation … Continued
Colt M16A1 Reissue: Coming to the Range
It’s built to the specs of the rifle that was issued to U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1969.
1. AR, as in AR-15, stands for: A Eugene ARnold Stoner B ArmaLite Rifle C Assault Rifle D none of … Continued
A History of U.S. Military Rifles
Youtube’s Hickok45 calls his Youtube page a drama-free shooting channel, which it certainly is. The man clearly loves shooting, which … Continued