Iraqi SWAT Team

They have got the prerequisite Glocks, now they just need MP5s. Click to expand the photos. Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team members storm a bus during a demonstration drill held during a handover ceremony in Diwaniyah, 181 kms south of Baghdad, on July 16, [Read More…]

Guns at a wedding

DoubleTapper describes the latest wedding he attended … I sat at my assigned table with 9 other guys. Of the 10 of us, there were 3 Glocks, 1 Sig, and 2 S&W’s. It was a little weird until I realized that 3 of the guys were under 21, and 2 were still in [Read More…]

The Fedorov Avtomat battle rifle

The Fedorov Avtomat is possibly the first (see comments) an early firearm used in action that would classify as a true self-loading battle rifle. Photo by Semen Fedoseev It weights in at about 4.4kg compared to the 7.7-8.8kg of the BAR: much closer in weight to that of [Read More…]

FARC rebel training ‘rifles’

While reading the BBC a few days I came across a photo showing captured FARC firearms. Among them appears to be wooden training ‘AK-47s’ Captured firearms from Columbian raid into Ecuador. I added the red arrows. I would have thought with the proliferation [Read More…]