POTD: Mauritanian Armed Forces conduct Dynamic Shooting Drills
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by Eric B
5d ago
Photo Of The Day: The Mauritanian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The Mauritanian Armed Forces are composed of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and National Gendarmerie, and they are responsible for defending Mauritania’s borders and protecting its people. Here we see them conducting Dynamic Shooting Drills, in a pretty […] Read More … The post POTD: Mauritanian Armed Forces conduct Dynamic Shooting Drills appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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POTD: Winter Warfare Training during Arctic Forge 2023
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by Eric B
6d ago
“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” That’s probably the most common mistake, but we can’t really complain about the image above? Valmets and Aimpoints in the Winter Warfare Training during Arctic Forge 2023, in our Photo Of The Day. Above you see Spc. Grey, a U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 2nd […] Read More … The post POTD: Winter Warfare Training during Arctic Forge 2023 appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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POTD: U.S. Soldier with Finnish RK62M1 Rifle
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by Eric B
2w ago
Photo Of The Day: Finnish Lapland, some 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, and we’re visiting the Sodankylä Garrison, in the middle of winter 2023. Above you see a U.S. Army cavalry scout assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment, Virginia Army National Guard. He’s aiming at a target with a Finnish […] Read More … The post POTD: U.S. Soldier with Finnish RK62M1 Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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Chinese AKs – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 3 – Type 56-2 – Quantity Over Quality
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by Vladimir Onokoy
1M ago
In Part 1 of this article, I wrote about the early days of AK production in China, Part 2 was dedicated to the “golden years” of Type 56 history when it was exported to the US and produced in multiple countries. But the world changes. The fall of communism in Eastern Europe transformed the international […] Read More … The post Chinese AKs – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 3 – Type 56-2 – Quantity Over Quality appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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Rifle Dynamics: “Let us Deal with the NFA” Pistol to Rifle Services
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by Luke C.
1M ago
With the mad rush on the pistol brace ruling by the ATF, both firearms owners and producers alike are attempting to find ways to salvage their legally possessed firearms without the need to register them under the NFA. Rifle Dynamics is now offering pistol-to-rifle conversions with an additional 20% off select rifle parts as part […] Read More … The post Rifle Dynamics: “Let us Deal with the NFA” Pistol to Rifle Services appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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Chinese AKs – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 2 – How Type 56 Took Over the World
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by Vladimir Onokoy
1M ago
In Part 1 of this article, I talked about early Chinese AKs and the humble beginnings of Kalashnikov rifle manufacturing in China. By 1956, China was building new factories and improving old ones with the help of Soviet engineers, and it seemed like nothing can break apart two great comrades – the Soviet Communist party […] Read More … The post Chinese AKs – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 2 – How Type 56 Took Over the World appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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Chinese AK – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 1 – The Soviet Assistance
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by Vladimir Onokoy
1M ago
It is hard to find a place on Earth where people wouldn’t know what Kalashnikov is. Some know it through movies, some through video games, but a good portion of the world’s population have some firsthand experience with this rifle, since a Soviet, East European or Chinese AK can be found almost anywhere. Used by both […] Read More … The post Chinese AK – The Most Controversial Kalashnikov Variant. Part 1 – The Soviet Assistance appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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First Batch of Made In India AK-203 Rifles For Indian Army Ready
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by Guest Post
1M ago
The India-Russia joint venture to produce AK-203 assault rifles for the Indian Armed Forces has produced the first batch of rifles for the Indian Army. This was announced by Rosoboronexport on January 17. The Indian Army has a requirement for about 671,000 rifles. Indian Firearms @ TFB: Indian Astr Defence INDRA Modular Assault Rifle Caracal Doubles Down […] Read More … The post First Batch of Made In India AK-203 Rifles For Indian Army Ready appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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AK Magazine Adapter For Ruger American Ranch Rifles
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by Doug E
1M ago
The Ruger American Rifle series has become a popular, affordable line of rifles that include the Ruger American Ranch Rifle, one of which comes chambered for 7.62x39mm. For the American Ranch, Ruger opted to incorporate their own magazine design from the Ruger Mini-30, also chambered for 7.62×39. However, the 7.62×39 cartridge is most synonymous with […] Read More … The post AK Magazine Adapter For Ruger American Ranch Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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[SHOT 2023] .308 Galil Builds From Ikon Weapons
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by Daniel Y
1M ago
Ikon Weapons produces 5.56 Galil variants including the Mirco and ARM. At SHOT Show 2023, they also displayed their new .308 versions. These included wood and polymer furniture models and even one with a California-complaint grip fin. [SHOT 2023] .308 Galil Builds From Ikon Weapons One major hang-up in producing large-frame Galils is access to […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2023] .308 Galil Builds From Ikon Weapons appeared first on The Firearm Blog ..read more
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