Photo report: joint Police/Armed Forces operations in Rio

As a result of the alarming crime rates recently recorded in Rio de Janeiro and the extreme violence of the local crime war — 97 police officers killed on and off duty so far (mid August) this year – it has frequently happened that the Brazilian Armed Forces are [Read More…]

Brazil’s PASAMs: Updated Mauser Schnellfeur Full Auto Pistols / Submachine Guns

A pretty well known icon in the firearms world is the 7.63x25mm German Mauser C96 (Construktion 1896) pistol which began to appear worldwide in the late 19th Century, and reached extreme popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, the last production examples coming out of the [Read More…]