Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

EMS-121, EM-12B

EMS-121, EM-12B

EMEI EMS-121 shotgun, which is also sold in USA as EM-12B shotgun or JT-12, is produced in China by Chongqing Jianshe Industries. This semiautomatic ...

Glock 46

Glock 46

Glock 46 pistol was first announced in German press in 2017, and in early 2019 it was formally adopted by police of German federal land Sachsen-Anhalt to ...

Plus Ultra

Plus Ultra

The Plus Ultra pistol was produced in Spain during late 1920s and early 1930s by gun making company Gabilondo Y Cia, better known by its trade mark ...

Udav

Udav

“Udav” pistol is a new development of the Central Scientific and Research Institute of Precision Machine building (TSNII TochMash), the leading Russian ...

Kurchevsky PTR “K”

Kurchevsky PTR “K”

Kurchevsky recoilless anti-tank rifle is one of the earliest weapons of this type ever adopted by a major military force. Officially adopted in 1932, it ...

FR F2

FR F2

FR F2 sniper rifle (FRF2, Fusil à Répétition modèle F2, Repeating rifle model F2) is a standard issue sniper rifle of French armed forces since 1985. It ...

FR F1

FR F1

FR F1 sniper rifle (Fusil à Répétition modèle F1, Repeating rifle model F1, also sometimes spelled as “FRF1”) was a standard issue sniper rifle of French ...

HK MSG90 MSG3

HK MSG90 MSG3

The HK MSG90 sniper rifle had been introduced by the German company Heckler-Koch in 1987 as a “militarized” export version of their HK PSG1 ...

HK PSG1

HK PSG1

The HK PSG1 sniper rifle (Prazisions-Schutzen-Gewehr, or “high-precision marksman’s rifle” in English) had been developed by the German ...

Manurhin Special Police, MR-88

Manurhin Special Police, MR-88

The Manurhin Special Police revolver appeared in around 1979 as a less expensive alternative to the excellent, but very costly Manurhin MR-73 revolver for ...

PR-15 RAGUN

PR-15 RAGUN

The PR-15 RAGUN pistol was developed from requirements, issued by Polish army based on their previous less-than-happy experiences with WIST-94 pistol. ...

MAG-95,  MAG-98

MAG-95, MAG-98

The MAG-95 pistol was designed and produced by famous Polish small arms manufacturer FABRYKA BRONI “ŁUCZNIK” – RADOM in an attempt to replace ...