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 ...
Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with
.... company introduced the first automatic rifle that would become widely used.
RIFLE. The history of the rifle is a combination of technology, ideology, and the
changing nature of war and military tactics. The first rifle barrels appeared during
Oct 7, 2015 ... A quick summary of American military rifles, from the American Revolution to
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 ...
The Caliber .54, Model 1841 Rifle was the first rifle made in the percussion
ignition system at a national armory. Until the Mexican War it was only provided
The Aegis Academy Staff explains the history of the rifle from its beginning
through present day.
TIME LIFE History of the Rifle starts out with a bang, beginning with the discovery
of the explosive combination of charcoal, potassium nitrate and sulfur.
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 ...