The history of the rifle is complex, many types evolved in the 15th and 16th centuries as improvements to the musket. One famous early rifle, called the Baker rifle, was designed by Ezekial Baker in 1800.
Rifles were created as an improvement in the accuracy of smooth bore muskets.
In the early 18th century, Benjamin Robins, ...
From the Kentucky rifle to the most modern sporting arm, accuracy has always
been the hallmark of the American rifle. Accuracy should too be the hallmark of ...
Feb 11, 2011 ... The muzzleloading rifle is the oldest firearm on earth. It has been around since
the start of the 17th century, yet the past 25 years have ...
Jul 7, 2011 ... Rifle History. Around the beginning of this millennium, the Chinese invented a
mixture of chemicals loosely known as "gunpowder." Gunpowder ...
Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with
.... company introduced the first automatic rifle that would become widely used.
The Aegis Academy Staff explains the history of the rifle from its beginning
through present day.
Dec 20, 2012 ... This week, I asked Rose to look back at the rifle's history, explore its evolution
from civilian to military use, and consider its future. Since he ...
Mar 12, 2013 ... Spencer Repeating Rifle (Photo Credit: North Carolina Museum of History). While
most guns in use until the mid-1800s were muzzle-loading ...
Oct 7, 2015 ... A quick summary of American military rifles, from the American Revolution to