By Jean Huon The term “machine pistol” appeared for the first time in July 1918, with a new weapon presented...Read more
By Robert G. Segel Richard “Dick” Wray (1930-2012) was one of the earliest, most well known and respected classic machine...Read more
By Stephen C. Small, Ph.D. Between the years 1870 and 1892, a tremendous technological change took place in the nature...Read more
By Frank Iannamico During World War II the British designed and manufactured the 9mm Lanchester machine carbine and magazine that...Read more
By Will Dabbs, MD Caseless firearms represent the golden ring for gun designers. The advantages are obvious. Ammunition weighs but...Read more
By Frank Iannamico A Brief History of the Thompson The Thompson submachine gun was conceived during World War I as...Read more
By Tom Davis, Jr. True or False: All Model of 1928 style Thompson submachine guns manufactured by Savage Arms during...Read more
By R.K. Campbell When discussing any other handgun we take the pistol on its own merits. But when the discussion...Read more
By George E. Kontis, PE Try to name a firearm that doesn’t use at least one spring? I can’t think...Read more
By R.K. Campbell When the FBI contracted with FN Herstal for their patrol rifle, there was a lot of attention...Read more
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