on safari in Kenya and Uganda with his .44 Magnum Carbine
and an assortment of trophies ranging from leopards to waterbucks.
The FN 15 Patrol Carbine
can easily be configured to meet the needs of any agency directly from the FN production facility in Columbia, S.C.
Pistol caliber carbines
(PCC) are all the rage these days and many of their owners will criticize the M1 Carbine
round as "wimpy" so let's look at some data.
are also useful in close quarter combat and can be highly effective during operations like room interventions."
The only complaint I've heard about these carbines
from fans is they are difficult to disassemble for cleaning.
That's entirely understandable due to the carbines
The Police Carbines
were a good idea that had practical appeal extending back to frontiersmen and cowboys carrying a revolver and long gun both chambered in .44-40, although at that time ammunition manufacturers typically offered mild loads for the revolvers and stouter loads for the rifles and owners of the combo sometimes carried both types of ammo.
In 1846 the Navy tendered a second contract for an additional 1,000 carbines
, which were produced by Remington.
'As a result, the Army wasted about $14 million on a competition to identify a source to supply new carbines
it does not need.
In terms of sheer numbers, the army's plan would translate into buying more than a lakh weapons -- a mix of assault rifles, carbines
, light machine guns and sniper rifles.
Many complaints about the M1 carbine
's stopping power surfaced later, during the Korean War, where North Korean and Chinese troops wore heavily padded uniforms, and the carbines
, which heated when fired and then iced up in the snow, did not work well in very cold weather.