The Small Arms Survey is a global center with a mandate to “generate evidence-based, impartial, and policy-relevant knowledge on all aspects of small arms and armed violence“. Over ten years ago, in 2006, the Small Arms Survey launched a set of Small Arms ID [Read More…]
Argentine Defence Ministry Secretary of Science, Technology, and Production Hector Lostri announced that a domestic firearms’ manufacturing company called Fabricaciones Militares will start licensed manufacturing of Beretta ARX 200 rifles and Px4 Storm pistols. [Read More…]
Got a chance to shoot some FNH classics while testing out some new steel targets coming out soon. The FN BAR Model D was caliber converted to shoot .308 using FAL mags. This particular FN BAR was imported from Colombia. The FN BAR Model D was very [Read More…]
BBC Two did a short documentary on BOPE. The special force police group in Rio de Janeiro. Lots of FN FALs in this video.
As the problems in Libya spread throughout the country because of the sectarian violence, this mystery light machine gun has made headway in a recent Reuters article. Judging from the stock, pistol grip, trigger guard, gas tube, and compensator, it appears to be a Bren [Read More…]
Chuck at GunLab recently posted on a cutaway L1A1 British FAL; since I have been studying the FAL recently, I was naturally drawn to the post. Unfortunately, Chuck’s coverage is somewhat spartan, and the images fairly low resolution, so I went hunting for more. I [Read More…]
Gregor emailed us this photo saying “This is how the Austrian Army uses the FN FAL (STG58): to hold helmets!”. The photo was taken during the Austrian National Day, which falls on October 26. The StG58 was the Austrian Bundesheer version of the FN FAL. [Read More…]