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Steyr MPi 69

This submachine gun resembles the UZI in some respects but is a totally different and rather simpler design. It is currently in use by a number of armies and police forces throughout Europe and the rest of the world. The...

Here is Why Some Gun Owners Hate Glock

Glock handguns may have “light” triggers, but historically they are no lighter than other commonly owned handguns. Ultimately, the handgun operator is the only one that can make his or her handgun fire, and it falls to the Glock...

Steyr-Mannlicher SSG-69

I have previously commented upon the recent rise in the use of bolt-action rifles for military sniping, replacing the earlier semi-automatics. One of the first to make this move was the Austrian Army, and the Steyr SSG-69 was the...

Steyr TMP (Tactical Machine Pistol)

The Steyr Tactical Machine Pistol or abbreviated Steyr TMP belongs in the emerging group of “Personal Defense Weapons” – short, stockless, and closer to being an enlarged pistol than a down-sized submachine gun. Indeed, a variant model which does...

Steyr AUG 9 Para

The Steyr AUG rifle was the first “modular” design: the barrel, receiver, firing mechanism can all be changed to configure the weapon into whatever sort of rifle is wanted. By an extension of this principle, Steyr pioneered a trend...

Einsatzkommando Cobra – EKO Cobra

The Einsatzkommando Cobra (EKO Cobra) is an elite special unit of Austrian police. They were formerly known as GEK (Gendarmerieeinsatzkommando) and they were formed in 1978, primarily as a response to the attack on Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Their...
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