Dead Air PBS-1 Wolverine AK Suppressor

January 13, 2018 Ian McCollum 22

The Soviet Union produced and issued (on a quite limited basis) a suppressor for the AK platform, designated the PBS-1. It had a rather distinctive shape, and used a combination of baffles and wipes. Unfortunately, […]

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B&T VP9 Silenced Pistol: A Modern Welrod

July 18, 2017 Ian McCollum 27

Armament Research Services (ARES) is a specialist technical intelligence consultancy, offering expertise and analysis to a range of government and non-government entities in the arms and munitions field. For detailed photos of the guns in […]


Welrod Mk IIA (Video)

December 27, 2016 Ian McCollum 59

The Welrod is a nearly completely silent bolt action pistol designed by SOE Section 9 for covert operation and assassination use during WW2. Chambered for the .32ACP cartridge (which is subsonic to begin with), the […]

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Russian Silent Ammunition

May 29, 2013 Ian McCollum 28

Pistols Firing Internally Silenced Ammunition Guns of the Spetsnaz Pt III By Maxim Popenker As discussed in previous articles on the subject, Soviet Spetsnaz troops played a key role in Soviet military doctrine, in both […]

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Machine pistol

Russian APB Silenced Machine Pistol

April 3, 2013 Ian McCollum 15

Soviet Spetsnaz Guns, Part II By Maxim Popenker As discussed in a previous article on the PB pistol, Soviet Spetsnaz troops played a key role in Soviet military doctrine, in both local operations (mostly in […]

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Russian 9mm PB Silenced Pistol

February 6, 2013 Ian McCollum 17

We’re pleased to have another guest article for you today, this time by Russian author Maxim Popenker (you may recognize him from his encyclopedic web site of firearms, He got his hands on a […]

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Submachine Guns

Chinese Type 64 suppressed SMG

March 14, 2011 Ian McCollum 0

Ever since 7.62×25 Tokarev ammo showed up dirt cheap on the market here in the US, people have been hankering for a light, handy carbine to shoot it. We’ve seen a few such guns show […]