Select-fire Rifles

The StG-44 in Africa

May 22, 2016 Ian McCollum 32

A while back, a video made the rounds of a cache of StG-44 rifles being found in (allegedly) Syria – I commented on it here, in fact. It was pretty much without any context, though. […]

Bolt Action Rifles

A Few Historical Weapons in Libya

March 22, 2016 Ian McCollum 40

Armament Research Services (ARES) has a database of Conflict Material (CONMAT), logging arms and munitions documented within the illicit sphere in conflict and post-conflict zones. I have been working on co-athoring a report with N.R. Jenzen-Jones covering Libyan […]

Gunsmithing

The Sketchy AKs of the Libyan Civil War

March 15, 2016 Ian McCollum 40

Armament Research Services (ARES) has a database of Conflict Material (CONMAT), logging arms and munitions documented within the illicit sphere in conflict and post-conflict zones. I have been working on co-athoring a report with N.R. Jenzen-Jones covering Libyan […]

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Thanks to all our readers!

June 26, 2012 Ian McCollum 17

I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who has become a part of the community we’re building here at Forgotten Weapons. We have some folks with access to great photos and documents who […]

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Artillery

Automatic cannon in the news

April 10, 2012 Ian McCollum 1

A couple piece of cannon news for you today, from fellow bloggers…   Nic at The Rogue Adventurer has an interesting post on a Romanian AA cannon found being used in Libya. While it looks […]