Matthew Moss

Matthew Moss is a British historian specializing in small arms development and military history. He has written for a variety of publications in both the US and UK he also runs www.historicalfirearms.info, a blog that explores the history, development and use of firearms.

Recent articles from Matthew Moss

Army Pfc. Ryein Weber assigned to Apache Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, qualifies with the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon on Grezelka range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
Gear & Tech
This FN Series Offers Collectors A Chance To Own Some Iconic Military Firearms
FN's "Military Collector" series gives civilians a chance to own four military rifles, but they come at a hefty price.
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The History Of The CIA’s Silent Pistol Of Choice
This suppressed pistol was issued to intelligence operatives as far back as World War II.
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The Military Keeps Picking Sig Sauer When It Needs It Most
While the M9’s replacement may be new, Sig pistols have seen action with the military for the past 30 years.
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The Army’s New Sig Pistol Is A Huge Step Up
The process may not be complete, however, as Sig Sauer’s competitors may still file a protest with the Government Accountability Office.
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Kel-Tec Just Unveiled Its New Compact Rifle
Check out Kel-Tec’s unconventional bullpup that’s now in pre production.
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Say Hello To This New Pistol With A Built-In Suppressor
Suppressor manufacturer SilencerCo is finally ready to launch the Maxim 9.
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This New Gun Manufacturer Just Unveiled Its First Pistol, And It’s Sexy As Hell
Hudson Mfg just released its first pistol, which combines the best of the Colt 1911 with modern striker-fired designs.