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POTD: Sako TRG 42 A1 .338 LM + Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power

Photo Of The Day: It’s the SAKO factory in Riihimäki that produces the bolt-action Sako TRG 42 A1 rifle. Here we can see it equipped with goodies like a Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power scope with DTII turrets, in a mount from Spuhr. The bipod is from Fortmeier. This version is chambered in […] Read More … The post POTD: Sako TRG 42 A1 .338 LM + Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sako, Photo of the Day, Spuhr, Schmidt Bender, Riihimaki, 338 Lapua Mag, TRG 42, Sako TRG22A1, Schmidt & Bender 5-45 PMII, Fortmeier, SAKOT, LM Schmidt Bender


POTD: Sniper Observation Team & Remington M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle

In Today’s Photo, you can see Sgt. 1st Class Jose Quinones (on the left), from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, assists Spc. Joshua Toma, (right) HHC, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2IBCT, during a sniper observation team lane for a fire support coordination exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area […] Read More … The post POTD: Sniper Observation Team & Remington M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Hawaii, Jose Quinones, ESR, Photo of the Day, Pohakuloa Training Area, 300 Winchester Magnum, M2010, Leupold Mark 4, Remington M2010, Spc Joshua Toma, HHC 1st Battalion 21st Infantry Regiment


Caffè Meletti in Ascoli Piceno

Postcard from Caffè Meletti, an historic bar in Le Marche.The post Caffè Meletti in Ascoli Piceno appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Cafe, Le Marche, Ascoli Piceno, Photo of the Day, Italogram, Spring Photo Challenge, Caffè Meletti


POTD: Scharfschützengewehr G22A2 with Steiner M5Xi 5-25×56

Nothing to do? Every day you can turn to TFB’s selection of photos and perhaps learn something new. Today we look at Germany’s updated Sniper Rifle, which is called G22A2. It’s an Accuracy International AWM-F in .300 Winchester Magnum. The riflescope has been improved, they are now using the Steiner M5Xi 5-25×56 MTC LT LPF […] Read More … The post POTD: Scharfschützengewehr G22A2 with Steiner M5Xi 5-25×56 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, TFB, Steiner, Photo of the Day, 300 Win Mag, Fiftyshadesoffde, Accuracy International, Steiner M5Xi, G22A2, TReMoR3, AI AWM-F, Scharfschützengewehr G22


POTD: Heckler & Koch G95K with HK269 Grenade Launcher

Photo Of The Day – This is a rare sight captured by Jan-Phillipp Weisswange. You’re looking at the G95K (which is an HK416 A7 “Short” 14.4″ barrel) with an HK269 Grenade Launcher. This is, so far, the only picture I’ve seen of the two systems combined. As a bonus, it has the green/brown colour scheme, the […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch G95K with HK269 Grenade Launcher appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Koch, Photo of the Day, HK269, HK416 A7, G95K, Jan Phillipp Weisswange You


POTD: AEK-919K Kashtan Submachine Gun

About a week ago, our Photo Of The Day article was about the DP-64 double-barreled grenade launcher made by Russian Degtyarev Plant. Today we have some nice pictures of another firearm designed by this company – the AEK-919K Kashtan submachine gun. The AEK-919K Kashtan is a blowback-operated select-fire submachine gun chambered in 9x18mm Makarov. The gun fires […] Read More … The post POTD: AEK-919K Kashtan Submachine Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Potd, SMG, AEK, Photo of the Day, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, AEK-919K, Degtyarev Plant, Kashtan


POTD: U.S. Marines in Japan with M32 Multiple Grenade Launcher and M38 DMR

Photo Of The Day and above we’re looking at a 40 mm “potato” being fired out of an M32 Multiple Grenade Launcher. The photos are taken at the Yausubetsu Training Area in Hokkaido, Japan, during exercise Northern Viper. The soldiers are from U.S. Marines 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment. Below you can catch a glimpse of […] Read More … The post POTD: U.S. Marines in Japan with M32 Multiple Grenade Launcher and M38 DMR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Japan, Guns, Hokkaido Japan, DMR, Photo of the Day, M27, Knight's Armament Company, Leupold Mark 4, M38 DMR, M32 Grenade Launcher, M224, QDSS, Yausubetsu Training Area


POTD: Mandalorian Heckler & Koch SP5

Photo Of The Day – This is Heckler & Koch’s SP5 at SHOT Show made by Blown Deadline. This isn’t H&K’s first attempt at this, already in 2016, they did a Ballistic Mandalorian Armor. If you like the Mandalorian theme you should definitely check these firearms out as well: The Mandalorian Fett Blaster and The […] Read More … The post POTD: Mandalorian Heckler & Koch SP5 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Heckler Koch, Photo of the Day, Mp5, Cerakote, Blowndeadline Custom, Blown Deadline, Mandalorian, SP5


POTD: Russian Airborne Forces with PKM and VSS Vintorez

Photo Of The Day – TFB is now on our 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms every day. Today we take a look at Russian Recon and Special Operation units (Russian Airborne Forces) as they prepare themselves for the Polar Star competition. Above you can see the PKM, a general-purpose […] Read More … The post POTD: Russian Airborne Forces with PKM and VSS Vintorez appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, PKM, Photo of the Day, Dragunov, Vss Vintorez, Dragunov SVD, Tula Arms Plant, Russian Airborne Forces, Special Operation


POTD: Mossberg 590A1 12 Gauge Shotgun

Photo Of The Day – The shotgun is probably the most violent firearm of them all. But depending on the ammunition it can also be non-lethal, which is the theme in these pictures. Above we see a U.S. Marine as he fires a Mossberg 590A1 12-gauge shotgun during a non-lethal weapons training exercise, in January 2020. […] Read More … The post POTD: Mossberg 590A1 12 Gauge Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotgun, Shotguns, US Marines, Mossberg, Photo of the Day, M203, Non-Lethal


POTD: Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Photo Of The Day – Today we look at the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards with NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, in Bemowo Piskie, Poland. The British soldier above is manning an L21A1 12.7mm heavy machine gun mounted on a Jackal armored wheeled vehicle. You might have already guessed it, but that is an M2 Browning […] Read More … The post POTD: Royal Scots Dragoon Guards appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Poland, Photo of the Day, Elcan, Bullpup, Sa80, L85A2, M2 Browning, SUSAT, L21A1, Bemowo Piskie Poland


POTD: Russian Engineering Troops in Moscow

No, this isn’t the Apocalypse. This is TFB’s Photo Of The Day where we visit the Russian Engineering Troops in Moscow. The soldier to the right (above) carries a PKM machine gun in 7.62×54 mm. In these pictures, they are busy celebrating that they are 319 years old. Apart from releasing gas, blowing things and […] Read More … The post POTD: Russian Engineering Troops in Moscow appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Moscow, TFB, PKM, Photo of the Day


POTD: Chiappa M1886 Ridge Runner Takedown

Photo Of The Day – We take a look at a 12″ Chiappa M1886 Ridge Runner Takedown in .45/70 Government. Caption from Schrombo: “I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.“ – Ellen Ripley That‘s the quote that comes to my mind every single […] Read More … The post POTD: Chiappa M1886 Ridge Runner Takedown appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Chiappa, Ellen Ripley, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Take Down Rifle, 45-70 Government, Schrombo, M1886


POTD: Russian DP-64 Over & Under Bullpup Grenade Launcher

Russian Degtyarev Plant‘s website has been recently updated with beautiful pictures of some of the rare and unique firearms made by this company. In today’s Photo Of The Day, we’ll take a look at their DP-64 Grenade Launcher. DP-64 is designed to be used for protecting ships, surfaced submarines, docks and other coastal constructions from enemy […] Read More … The post POTD: Russian DP-64 Over & Under Bullpup Grenade Launcher appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Potd, Photo of the Day, Grenade Launcher, 45mm, DP-64, Nepryadva, Bullpup Grenade Launcher


POTD: Spanish Lepanto Battalion

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. Today we have a mixed menu of Accuracy International, Heckler & Koch G36 and M107 / Barrett M82. Pretty cool multi-cam on this HK G36, except they forgot […] Read More … The post POTD: Spanish Lepanto Battalion appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Spain, TFB, Photo of the Day, G36, Accuracy International AWSM, Barrett M107, Lepanto Battalion, Accuracy International Heckler Koch G36


POTD: Combat Marksmanship Range in Japan

Sunshine and rain combined in today’s Photo Of The Day from Japan, where we get an excellent side-view of an M4 Carbine with an ACOG sight and grenade launcher. Above and below: We see U.S. Marines with the 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, assigned to the 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, under the Unit […] Read More … The post POTD: Combat Marksmanship Range in Japan appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Japan, Guns, Acog, Trijicon Acog, Photo of the Day, M203


POTD: Smith & Wesson Model 3913NL in 9×19

Photo Of The Day – It’s time to take a closer look at a Smith & Wesson, in this case, the Model 3913NL which is very close to the LadySmith version. All the pictures and words connected below originally by Schrombo, check out his Instagram. I found another little gem at an online auction platform […] Read More … The post POTD: Smith & Wesson Model 3913NL in 9×19 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Instagram, Guns, CCW, Smith, Smith & Wesson, Photo of the Day, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Ladysmith, Schrombo, 3913NL


POTD: Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign II

Photo Of The Day – Another day in life together with some of America’s Special Forces. All of these images were used in a Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign, and I presume they worked well. Below we have U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment in what I think are MD Helicopters MH-6 Little Birds. They […] Read More … The post POTD: Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign II appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, Rangers, Photo of the Day, U S Army Rangers, MH-6


POTD: Concamo – Heckler & Koch HK416A7 and HK433 (Version 5) with ELCAN and EOTech

As usual with images from Concamo you have to count more than once to find all the people in the picture, and even then you can’t be sure. These Photos Of The Day are no exception, but I think most of our readers will be busy looking at the firearms from Heckler & Koch and […] Read More … The post POTD: Concamo – Heckler & Koch HK416A7 and HK433 (Version 5) with ELCAN and EOTech appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Koch, Heckler Koch, Eotech, Photo of the Day, Elcan, HK433, UF Pro, IEA Mil-Optics, G95K, Concamo, Heckler & Koch HK433, HK417A7


POTD: Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign I

Photo Of The Day – A day in life together with some of America’s Special Forces. All of these images have been used in the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign. Above we look at a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Gunship with U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment. One of them is fast-roping onto a building […] Read More … The post POTD: Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Campaign I appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, Black Hawk Down, Photo of the Day, U S Army Rangers, M110 SASS, M134 Minigun, Colt M4, Minigun Monday


POTD: .50 Caliber Machine Gun Simulator

Photo Of The Day – A lot of people have their own TV game racing simulators at home, so why can’t I have a .50 Caliber machine gun simulator? I mean, I want one really badly now that I’ve seen they exist. If I can’t have the 50 Cal, I could settle for the M249 Squad […] Read More … The post POTD: .50 Caliber Machine Gun Simulator appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Photo of the Day, 50 Bmg, M249 SAW, Shooting Simulator


POTD: Carl Gustaf Recoilless Rifle (Undisclosed Location)

Welcome to TFB’s own Photo Of The Day. As the name says, this series is updated daily and dedicated to rare and unique pictures from the World of Firearms. We usually will tell you where the picture was taken, but today we can’t, The location is “undisclosed”, but it looks like a place with a […] Read More … The post POTD: Carl Gustaf Recoilless Rifle (Undisclosed Location) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Carl Gustaf, Photo of the Day, M3 MAAWS


POTD: A-10 Warthogs, B-1, B-2, B-52 Bombers and More

Photo Of The Day – Today we take a look at various airplanes. And yes, there are some firearms in here but less than usual. The big “boomerang” above is a B2 bomber. The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit has a crew of 2, a length of 69 ft (21.0 m) and a wingspan of 172 ft 0 in (52.4 m). It is […] Read More … The post POTD: A-10 Warthogs, B-1, B-2, B-52 Bombers and More appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, F-22, Northrop Grumman, Photo of the Day, Warthog, B52, B-1 Bomber, B-1B Lancer


POTD: Firing the Massive Mark-38 25mm “Machine Gun”

We’re in the NAVY now and they have their own terminology. Therefore this Mark-38 25 mm is a “machine gun“. Please do not blame the messenger on this, instead, we hope you can enjoy another one of TFB’s Photo Of The Day. Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard stands by to fire the Mark-38 25 […] Read More … The post POTD: Firing the Massive Mark-38 25mm “Machine Gun” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Navy, Mark, Shane Howard, Photo of the Day, M242 Bushmaster, 25 Mm, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M242_Bushmaster, Mark 38, Mk-60


POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender

Photo Of The Day – we are now on our 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms every day. Today we have the pleasure to join Norwegian Soldiers from the “Jegerkompani”,  during practice before their Night watch. This is in the Finnmark area in Northern Norway. It’s the first time […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Norway, Koch, SCHMIDT, Bender, Finnmark, Northern Norway, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, HK417, HK M320, Hk416n, M72, AG-HK416, Jegerkompani


POTD: “Move to contact” with Special Forces Group

Photo Of The Day – We’re off to Germany and the Grafenwoehr Training Area. You’re looking at U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) as they execute a live fire exercise. Please note that some of the photos have been altered for privacy concerns by blurring or pixelating out identifying information. Engaging […] Read More … The post POTD: “Move to contact” with Special Forces Group appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Special Forces Group, Photo of the Day, 10th Special Forces Group Airborne, Grafenwoehr Training Area


POTD: Blowing Up Good Old 50 Cals

I feel terrible when I see these pictures, it’s almost like a funeral but I guess it had to be done. What we’re looking at today is an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Marine conducting four controlled detonations to dispose of a large quantity of 50-caliber rounds. This happened in Kuwait. The Marine is assigned to something […] Read More … The post POTD: Blowing Up Good Old 50 Cals appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Marine, Kuwait, EOD, Photo of the Day, 50BMG


POTD: Full Auto H&K – Norwegian Task Unit (NORTU 5) in Iraq

Photo Of The Day – Even though the Heckler & Koch Machine Gun is on full auto on this great picture, it’s the bayonet on the soldier’s back that you notice first. The soldiers in the pictures are from the Norwegian Task Unit, NORTU 5, and taken during Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq. The bayonet is […] Read More … The post POTD: Full Auto H&K – Norwegian Task Unit (NORTU 5) in Iraq appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Iraq, Norway, Photo of the Day, Bayonet, HK121, Heckler & Koch MG5, Colt Canada C8, Diemaco C8SFW, KCB-77, Heckler Koch Machine Gun


POTD: Sturmgewehr 77 and Pistole 80

Each day TFB publishes one or more photographs from our fascinating World of Firearms. Along with this comes a brief explanation. February 29, this is probably TFB’s first leap day POTD. Above you can see the Sturmgewehr 77 (or Stg 77 for short) and a soldier that is doing two shots in quick succession. You may […] Read More … The post POTD: Sturmgewehr 77 and Pistole 80 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Pistole, Photo of the Day, Sturmgewehr, Glock 17, STG77, Austrian Bundesheer, Pistole 80


POTD: Polish UKM-2000 (PKM) in 7.62×51 NATO on Full-Auto

POTD – Photo Of The Day and we’re looking at a Polish Soldier with a PK Machine Gun on full-auto. Introduced in 1961 the PKM is a 7.62×54mmR General-Purpose Machine Gun. However, since this is a Polish version, their PK/PKSs were modified to feed the standard NATO ammo belts and re-chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridges. […] Read More … The post POTD: Polish UKM-2000 (PKM) in 7.62×51 NATO on Full-Auto appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Poland, PKM, Photo of the Day, 7.62 NATO, UKM 2000, FB Beryl, PKM modernization, PK Machine Gun