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This gun is as old as the history of gun itself. It’s no more in use except in some undeveloped forces in some back warded (in violence) nations.
It’s a semi-automatic rifle of its time. Some millions (6.25) of this rifle was produced and used from 1928-1970s. It was 5.3 kg heavy and 43.5 inch long. It cost $85 during the Second World War. The muzzle velocity was stunning, 853m/s, and it shoots 40-50 rounds/min.
The United States originated John Garand in 1888 and he originated M1 Garand in 1928. John Garand is a Canadian-American firearm designer. The War Department of the U.S. selected Garand’s design in 1917 and the United States Bureau of Standards took the responsibility do standardize it. It was not ready to use in the First World War, but from the Second World War onward it massacred in numerous of wars. The rifle is now no more in the battle field, it’s in museums.
It has its application still now, not in any battle field, but in the museums. The present generation can look through it the past war arms and feel amused that how their ancestors managed with such a simple rifle. The past is always interesting in some way and any object from the past adds a lot of fun to the interest.
Under Title VIII of the Division C (DoD Appropriations Act), as part of the Continuing Resolution (CRomnibus), Congress made it very clear that none of the funds were to be used to dispose of older-style and much beloved military rifles and handguns. Also included is a mention of small arms ammunition. While this text has […]
Marine Corps has several Drill Platoons specifically dedicated to exhibiting their expertise through ingenious drill movements. These are called exhibition drills. United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon is one such platoon among others. But it is perhaps the most popular among them. Their precision, performance, grace without even a single bit of misplacement justly […]
This Documentary provides the features of M14 rifle along with its history. M14 rifle is officially known as the United States Rifle, 7.62 mm, M14. It is a selective fire enabled automatic American rifle that fires 7.62×51mm NATO (.308 Winchester) ammunition. M14 rifle was introduced in 1957 intending to be a replacement of M1 Grand, […]
Below is a listing of all the M14 Stock and M14 Hand Guard NSNs (National Stock Numbers). Table 5: M14 Stock and Hand Guard Items Description Part Number FSN or NSN Comments butt stock sling swivel 6008889 1005-600-8889 1005-00-600-8889 original drawing dated August 1937 lower butt screw 6008881 5305-600-8881 5305-00-600-8881 slot drive, 0.216 ” diameter x […]