Tag: syria

MP40 sub-machine gun in Syria

Green lemon posted a few interesting pictures on Twitter. It seems we’re looking at an MP40 sub-machine gun in Syria. The markings on the machine gun suggest it was made in the late Styer production, 1942. One benefit with this gun (versus an Stg 44 which are also [Read More…]

Russian Army to Replace PKM Machine Guns With PKP “Pecheneg” Automatic Rifles

The Russian Army will be upgrading its automatic infantry support weapons soon. The legacy 7.65x54mmR PKM belt-fed general purpose machine gun will be supplanted in the dismounted role by the PKP “Pecheneg” automatic rifle designed at the end of the 20th [Read More…]

Coalition SOF in the Wild, Syrian edition

In a recent broadcast by a channel called France 24, French reporters in Syria unexpectedly came across a coalition special operations unit, coordinating air strikes and working with Kurdish YPG units in the fight against Daesh in Shaddadi (northern Syria). Somewhat [Read More…]

Homemade 23MM Sniper Rifle in Syria

There’s been a lot of interesting firearms being spotted in Syria during the recent conflict over there. From vintage WWII weapons, Bubba’d Mosin Nagants to a remote controlled Sturmgewehr 44. Here’s another interesting rifle, a homemade 23mm [Read More…]