Each day TFB publishes one or more photographs from our fascinating World of Firearms. Along with this comes a brief explanation.
February 29, this is probably TFB’s first leap day POTD.
The photo above and below is taken by Mr. Christopher Weilguni.
Below we see a soldier with an ABC gas mask shooting drills with the “Pistole 80“. We’re in Austria, so you guessed right it’s a Glock 17.
More shooting with the Pistole 80 (Photo by Mr. Thomas Lampersberger)
Photo: Thomas Lampersberger
From the Austrian Bundesheer.
Did you ever shoot with a gas mask? What did you think about it? How much more difficult was it to hit your target?