Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

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 ...

Laugo Alien

Laugo Alien

Laugo Alien semiautomatic pistol was first presented in 2019 with great fanfare. Its production started in the Czech Republic in 2020, and its first North ...

Konstantinov SA-006

Konstantinov SA-006

The Konstantinov SA-006 experimental assault rifle is historically important because it served as a major rival for the new Kalashnikov A3 (later AK-74) ...

Tishina 6G16

Tishina 6G16

The Tishina grenade launcher was developed by TSNIITOCHMASH on request of the GRU (General Intelligence Department of the General Staff, Soviet Army). It ...

Kalashnikov TR9 Paradox

Kalashnikov TR9 Paradox

Kalashnikov TR9 Paradox carbine (‘smoothbore’ gun) is one of those cases when severity or lack of logic in firearm laws is circumvented by ...

Haenel MK 556

Haenel MK 556

Haenel MK 556 assault rifle was developed by German company C.G.Haenel from Suhl for military and law enforcement use. In 2018 it was entered into ...

AK-19

AK-19

Kalashnikov AK-19 assault rifle is the most recent version of the Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle family, which was adopted by Russian army in 2018 and is ...

RPL-20

RPL-20

The Kalashnikov RPL-20 Light Machine Gun was first presented to the general public during the Army-2020 expo in late August of 2020. It must be noted that ...

Kord-5.45

Kord-5.45

The Kord-5.45 Light Machine Gun has a somewhat obscure history and an equally obscure present. Its development can be traced to 2011, when the Russian MVD ...