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Afghan Heavy Weapons

November 30, 2012 Ian McCollum 8

A reader named Robert sent us a few photos of captured weapons in Afghanistan – and we always enjoy seeing this sort of thing. First up, a Chinese Type 77 .50-cal machine gun. This uses […]

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Oerlikon 20mm manual

March 30, 2011 Ian McCollum 15

The Oerlikon 20mm anti-aircraft cannon was widely used by naval and air forces during World War II, by countries on both sides.  It is a fairly well-recognized weapons, with a characteristic offset 60-round drum magazine. […]