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History of the firearm - Wikipedia


The firearm was invented in China during the 13th century CE, after the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century CE. These inventions were later ...

Gun Timeline | History Detectives | PBS


Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with the first recorded use of a firearm and ending in 1892 with the introduction of ...

The History and Evolution of Guns as Told Through Pictures ...


Mar 12, 2013 ... This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use of firearms in our country and the debate over gun control. This is an ...

Important Dates in Gun History - ArmsCollectors.com


ArmsCollectors.com Collectable Firearms Forums Modern, antique and collectable firearms, ... (Based on A History of Firearms by Major H.B.C. Pollard)

Firearms History, Technology & Development


In our last few posts, we saw how people would determine the quality of black powder by measuring the physical properties of the powder, such as color, size, ...



History of Firearms. For millenia man has been fascinated with the idea of launching a projectile at animals--or men of opposing points of view--and has ...

Firearms - The History Of Guns Rifles And ... - Inventors - About.com


Since the introduction of the flintlock musket in the 17th century, military small arms have gone through a series of significant changes over the years.

Who invented the first gun? | HowStuffWorks


Who invented the first gun is explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Find out who invented the first gun.

Firearm History Request | Smith & Wesson


Firearm History Request. Smith & Wesson is excited to announce a new partnership with the Smith & Wesson Historical Foundation (S&WHF). The S&WHF will ...

The 11 Most Important Guns in History - Popular Mechanics


Nov 26, 2012 ... Firearms have evolved constantly ever since their start around 800 years ago. From primitive hand cannons to automatic weapons, here are the ...

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A Brief History of Firearms - NRA Museums:


The National Firearms Museum, at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, details and examines the nearly 700-year history of firearms with a special ...

Gun History - American Firearms Institute


Important Dates in Gun History starting from the Han Dynasty thru current day developments Compiled and Researched by the American Firearms Institute.

Early Firearms History - How Early Firearms Evolved


May 29, 2011 ... A brief overview of the evolution of early firearms including a look at how early firearms technology changed guns, battle tactics and the world.