An AA quad Maxim emplacement in Moscow, circa 1942.
The Swedish military started using the Browning machine gun design shortly after World War I, and chose it initially because its closed-bolt design made it simple to synchronize with an aircraft propeller. About 170 commercial […]
The Kynoch company is best known for its ammunition – to this day the brand remains a mainstay of large African hunting rounds like the Nitro Express series of cartridges. George Kynoch started the company […]
After regaining its independence in 1918, Poland had a variety of weapons available to its armed forces, including the Hotchkiss M1914 machine gun. The Hotchkiss fed from 30-round feed strips, and was gas operated and […]
We’re getting a fairly thorough collection of Russian weapon manuals collected in the Vault, and here’s another one that’s a bit less common. The NSV was the .50 caliber heavy machine gun chosen by the […]