Belgium’s FN Five-Seven Semi-Automatic Pistol

Production on Belgium’s semi-automatic pistol – the FN Five-Seven – began in 1998 after five years of design work.  The pistol is manufactured in...

Belgium’s FN FAL Battle Rifle

The first prototype for Belgium’s FN FAL battle rifle was completed in 1947.  After testing, the British Army requested additional prototypes incorporating a bullpup...

Austria’s Steyr AUG – Assault Rifle

Austria’s Steyr AUG assault rifle is probably the most incongruously designed weapons in history.  Production on the Steyr began in 1978 and has continued...

Top Ten Military Pistols

When assembling a list of top ten military pistols throughout history, a number of combinations could be compiled based on design, cartridge, performance, reliability...

AK-47 Assault Rifle

One of the most well-known, highly recognized assault rifles of current day is the AK-47.  This infamous rifle was developed by the Soviet Union’s...

Austria’s Semi-Automatic Glock Pistol

Austria’s Semi-automatic Glock is a series of pistols designed and produced in Austria.  Though the founder Gaston Glock was inexperienced in both the designing...

John Moses Browning

John Moses Browning was born in Ogden, Utah on January 23, 1855.  He is one of the most prominent firearm designers in US history. ...

Today’s Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the World

This list of Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the world is subjective at best.  Unless you looked at specific aspects and judged based...

The Modern M1911A1

The roots to the modern M1911 A1 can be traced all the way back to the original World War II 1911 pistol, which has...