Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

FN EVOLYS

FN EVOLYS

The FN EVOLYS machine gun is the latest development of the famous Belgian company FN Herstal from Liege. Introduced in May of 2021, the FN EVOLYS machine ...

AKM

AKM

The Kalashnikov AKM assault rifle (Автомат Калашникова Модернизированный – Avtomat Kalashnikova Modernized) was adopted by the Soviet army in 1959. ...

AK-47 AK

AK-47 AK

The Avtomat Kalashnikov AK (автомат Калашникова), colloquially known in the West as the Kalashnikov AK-47, was one of the results of Soviet intermediate ...

Kalashnikov AKV-521

Kalashnikov AKV-521

The Kalashnikov AKV-521 was developed upon request of Russian MIL / LE users who extensively use LPVO optics together with Thermal/NV Clip-ons and Weapon ...

Sentry 12

Sentry 12

The Sentry 12 pump action shotgun is manufactured in USA by Iron Horse Firearms company, and distributed by the Blackwater Worldwide private military and ...

Korobov TKB-022PM

Korobov TKB-022PM

The Korobov TKB-022PM experimental assault rifle is a highly unusual and advanced weapon, built by Russian gun designer German Korobov circa 1964. This ...

Korobov TKB-022P

Korobov TKB-022P

The Korobov TKB-022P experimental assault rifle was designed circa 1962 by Soviet engineer German Korobov, who worked at the TSKIB SOO sporting and hunting ...

Astra 900

Astra 900

The Astra model 900 semi-automatic pistol was introduced in 1927 by the Spanish company Astra – Unceta y Cia. Designed to compete with the highly ...

VPO-185

VPO-185

The Molot VPO-185 carbine was first announced in 2019, and it sales in Russia commenced in early 2021. Developed by the Molot Oruzhie Ltd in the city of ...

A545 KORD-5,45 6P67

A545 KORD-5,45 6P67

The 5.45mm A545 / 6P67 assault rifle, as well as its 7.62mm variant, the A762 / 6P68 assault rifle, were born out of the requirements of the Russian army ...

Cei-Rigotti

Cei-Rigotti

The Cei-Rigotti rifle, while almost forgotten today, is nevertheless a historically important weapon, as one of the worlds’ first automatic rifles ever ...

KelTec P50

KelTec P50

The KelTec P50 pistol is one of the most unusual and strange pistols which were designed during recent times. While it actually can have several uses, such ...