The Early days of Automatic Pistols

In the final years of the Great Depression, just before the start of World War II, only two U. S. manufacturers produced what were then known as «automatic» pistols. Foreign autoloaders were made, but relatively few were used in America. The revolver, designed and brought into common use in America, remained the most popular type of handgun.

During World War II, the American public understood the value of proficiency and knowledge related to firearms. After that devastating war was over, there was a great interest in firearms of all types, but in particular in semi-automatic pistols. Servicemen during the war

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The Colt Model 1903

The approach to what we now call a «carry gun» was much different a generation ago. In those halcyon days, most folks tucked a neat little break-action revolver in their waistband or dropped a slim semi-auto in their pocket and went about their business. No one thought this was a menace to civil society. Such practices didn’t evoke mass hysteria in the media, nor were they considered dangerous by anyone, except crooks.

The choice of defensive calibers was also much different then. It was determined not only by the petite size of the typical handgun, but also because high-powered antibiotics

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Gun Digest & THE EARLY DAYS of Automatic Pistols

In the final years of the Great Depression, just before the start of World War II, only two U. S. manufacturers produced what were then known as «automatic» pistols. Foreign autoloaders were made, but relatively few were used in America. The revolver, designed and brought into common use in America, remained the most popular type of handgun.

During World War II, the American public understood the value of proficiency and knowledge related to firearms. After that devastating war was over, there was a great interest in firearms of all types, but in particular in semi-automatic pistols. Servicemen during the war

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Overview assault rifle Colt AR-15 / M16

Since that time the company Colt (Colt) acquired the rights to create the M16 at the end of the 50s, M16 and AR-15 have been associated in the minds of most people, as well as the Colt .45 Colt and 1911. Platform much changed since that time as the first rifles were produced by Colt and was sent to Vietnam.   Operating experience M16A1 rifles South American troops in Vietnam begins to bring the first fruits of sad. A huge number of failures in military rifles criteria leads to a significant loss in a human in the midst of

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U.S. Marines get new guns

U.S. Marines ordered the company Colt batch of 12 thousand new pistols M45 MEU (SOC) CQBP (Close Quarter Battle Pistol) to conduct close combat. As described in the press release, available at: Defense-Aerospace, contract is for 5 years and cost the customer in 22.5 million dollars. The first batch of 4036 new pistols with spare parts will be delivered during 2012. Disk imaging on Marine Corps Times, a new gun is designated Colt Rail Gun and is a development known Colt M1911, standing in service with the U.S. military in 1911. Since 1985, armed U.S. Marines stood special version

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Firm orders for the AN-63 aircraft reached 2ms

Upgraded AN-2 (Antonov An-2ms) — aircraft, which is already included in the Guinness Book of Records as the main aviadolgozhitel planet — will once again produce the Moscow Aviation Repair Plant in Balashikha. 42 years later, after the corncob has been discontinued, the second wave of demand for it has come from private pilots, airlines and regional structures of the MOE. Aircraft manufacturers have already secured orders for several years to come.

"This plane should take in air transport is about the place that takes lorry transport in ground" — inspired members of the mock-up committee

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Firm orders for the AN-63 aircraft reached 2ms

Upgraded AN-2 (Antonov An-2ms) — aircraft, which is already included in the Guinness Book of Records as the main aviadolgozhitel planet — will once again produce the Moscow Aviation Repair Plant in Balashikha. 42 years later, after the corncob has been discontinued, the second wave of demand for it has come from private pilots, airlines and regional structures of the MOE. Aircraft manufacturers have already secured orders for several years to come.

 

"This plane should take in air transport is about the place that takes lorry transport in ground" — inspired members of

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U.S. Marines move to the new guns

Marine infantry U.S. ordered from the company Colt a batch of 12 thousand new pistols M45 MEU (SOC) CQBP (Close Quarter Battle Pistol) for the conduct of close combat. According to a company press release, available on the website of Defense-Aerospace, the contract is for 5 years and cost the customer in 22.5 million dollars. The first batch of 4036 new pistols with spare parts will be delivered during 2012.

According disk imaging Marine Corps Times, the new gun is designated Colt Rail Gun and is a development known Colt M1911, standing on the arms of the U.S. military

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Machine gun M1895/1914 Colt

John M. Browning in 1889, has developed the design of a machine gun. For the base, he took a circuit with air cooling of the barrel and the removal of powder gases. With all of this Browning decided not to use the vent path and made a rocking piston. In the end, a light machine gun came comparable. In 1890, Browning sold the rights to create a machine-gun company "Colt", which in 1895 released gun, given the name "Colt» M1895. The South American Defense Ministry data guns purchased in small amounts. In addition, they were sold to England (first the

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