Know Your Weapons and Ammo: The AK-74 and the 5.45×39

These guys know their stuff, a worthy 19 minute investment.

Know Your Weapons: Soviet WWII Machine Guns

The Soviets were latecomers to machine-gun development generally. Prior to World War I, the czarist army bought machine guns from other countries and manufactured some under license. For this reason, Russian machine-gun development and production had to start virtually from scratch after the Russian Revolution. A top priority was the development of a light machine […]

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