Modern Small Arms

Modern Small Arms

Author: Chris McNab

Publisher:

Published: 2018-09-13

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781782742166

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Packed with information on everything from the AK-47 to the L115A3 Sniper Rifle, Modern Small Arms offers insight into the advances in weaponry over the past century. It includes 300 widely used pistols, rifles, submachine guns, and machine guns, arranged by type. Each entry features full-color art, a summary of the weapon's development and service history, and a specifications table with country of origin and full technical details.


The World's Great Small Arms

The World's Great Small Arms

Author: Craig Philip

Publisher: Grange Books

Published: 1993-01-01

Total Pages: 176

ISBN-13: 9781897884034

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Søgeord: Våbensystemer; Våbentyper; Small Arms; Handguns; Rifles; Machine Guns; Submachine Guns; Remington; M16; M14; Colt; Smith & Wesson; AK-47; AKM; Beretta; Sten Gun; Parker Hale; Bren Gun; Maxim Machine Gun; Vickers Machine Gun; Webley; G11; Mg42; Walther PP; FN FAL; Uzi.


Science and Engineering of Small Arms

Science and Engineering of Small Arms

Author: Prasanta Kumar Das

Publisher: CRC Press

Published: 2021-10-06

Total Pages: 246

ISBN-13: 100045505X

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This book initiates with the story of the evolution of firearms to enable the reader to appreciate the sequence of the development of firearms. It discusses different classes of small arms, their mechanics, internal and external ballistics. Further, it covers the design idea of barrels and actions, various operating principles and relevant discussion on ammunition and propellants. The principle of quality in the design of the small arms is also elaborated in the desired degree. The book brings out the relevance of modern manufacturing technologies like MIM and various surface treatments, and polymers for enhancement of product quality. To appreciate the sophistication of the architecture, the book presents the anatomical details of a few small arms of reputes. Provides complete understanding of overall small weapon systems Explores mechanics and physics of small arms Discusses proper design, quality control, and manufacturing process selections for a good weapon Covers common type of weapon failures and catastrophic failure Includes relevance of manufacturing processes The book is aimed at professionals and graduate students in Mechanical Design, Armament Design, Gun Design including personnel in the military, paramilitary, police, and all other armed forces and their maintenance crews.


Modern Small Arms

Modern Small Arms

Author: Ian V. Hogg

Publisher: Diane Books Publishing Company

Published: 1997-08-01

Total Pages: 160

ISBN-13: 9780788151125

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Hundreds of thousands of small arms are produced around the world every year & this book is a review of those currently available. Divided into 4 sections -- rifles, pistols, shotguns & machine guns -- it provides encyclopedic coverage of more than 150 firearms. Each entry describes the weapon, giving the major technical features & dimensions, & offers critical comment on its performance. Much of the energy of the small arms industry is directed towards developing new cartridges, rather than investing in costly gun-development programs. Hundreds of detailed illustrations, many in color. Impressive text!


Infantry Small Arms of the 21st Century

Infantry Small Arms of the 21st Century

Author: Leigh Neville

Publisher: Pen and Sword

Published: 2019-10-30

Total Pages: 473

ISBN-13: 1473896150

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The author of Guns of the Special Forces 2001-2015 presents a comprehensive overview of 21st century military guns used by small armies around the world. Soldiers in today's modern armies have access to ever more advanced infantry weapons; lighter, more compact and more accurate than anything seen in the last century. These include combat pistols, personal assault rifles, submachine guns, sniper rifles, shotguns, light machine guns and squad automatic weapons. Infantry Small Arms of the 21st Century features all these weapons and more, examining each in exhaustive detail. The author draws on the operational combat experience of the users in war zones such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Ukraine. As well as assessing and comparing the potency of different nations weapon systems, the book looks to the future demands of the infantry man.


Small Arms

Small Arms

Author: Chris McNab

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

Published: 2015-07-15

Total Pages: 326

ISBN-13: 1782742743

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The World’s Greatest Small Arms features 52 weapons from the late 19th century to the present day. Each weapon is illustrated with a colour profile artwork and photographs, along with a description of the weapon’s development and history, key features and a full specifications box.


Small Arms Visual Encyclopedia

Small Arms Visual Encyclopedia

Author: Martin J. Dougherty

Publisher: Enciclopedia Visual

Published: 2013-04

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781907446986

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From the very first handguns of the fifteenth century to modern machine guns and rifles, Small Arms Visual Encyclopedia is a highly illustrated volume that examines all the significant small arms of the world, featuring more than 1000 of the world's handguns, assault rifles, shotguns, machine guns, and other more esoteric weapons. All the famous weapons of each type are featured, such as the M-16, Colt .44 Magnum and MG42. Each featured small arm is illustrated with an excellent full-color artwork, showing the weapon in great detail with full specifications tables that list country of origin, weights, dimensions and calibre (with all weights and measures provided in both metric and imperial). With more than 800 outstanding color artworks, Small Arms Visual Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and accessible reference work that will appeal to anyone with an interest in small arms.


Small Arms for Urban Combat

Small Arms for Urban Combat

Author: Russell C. Tilstra

Publisher: McFarland

Published: 2014-01-10

Total Pages: 207

ISBN-13: 0786488751

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The urbanization of warfare has necessitated the kind of precision targeting that only small arms can deliver. Weapons not often seen on the battlefield can prove useful, even indispensible, in an urban setting. This expert reference guide examines in detail the most successful small arms in use and how changes in warfare have affected how those weapons are used and have transformed the small arms industry. Professional soldiers, law enforcement officers and students and researchers of small arms will gain a working knowledge of the most common and successful urban combat weapons (including some currently in development).


Small Arms 1914-present

Small Arms 1914-present

Author: Martin J. Dougherty

Publisher:

Published: 2013

Total Pages: 384

ISBN-13: 9781909160682

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Illustrated with outstanding colour profile artworks, this book is the definitive study of the small arms equipment of warring nations from World War I to the current conflict in Afghanistan. Organised by conflict and within each war by front, the book describes in depth the various models in service with each force. This is an excellent reference guide for modellers and any enthusiast with an interest in the military technology of the modern world.


Ammunition

Ammunition

Author: Ian V. Hogg

Publisher:

Published: 1998

Total Pages: 152

ISBN-13:

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Theses concise and informative guides provide an excellent source of references on modern contemporary weapons and military equipment. Each features technical line profiles, a wealth of photographs and informative text written by experts in the field.