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It is time to explain The Aglockalypse. This is the handgun that killed handgun design in the West. Nobody has had any new ideas worth mentioning on the mechanical design of service handguns since this design came out. Almost every major arms manufacturer in the West makes what is materially a Glock clone; albeit with a few small embellishments and their own logo stamped on the side. What Makes a Glock a Glock? Almost every mechanical contrivance in small arms design was invented about one hundred years ago by some Austro-Hungarian noble you've never heard of or by John Moses B
I recently had an opportunity to take a look at a PS90. These are the extended-barrel, semi-auto only version of the FN P90. Aside from the lengthened barrel, barrel shroud, and modifications to the fire control group, they are identical to P90s. The P90 was the correct idea at the correct time for FN Herstal. Prior to its introduction, they had been focused on the BRG-15, a 15.5mm very heavy machine gun: This potent weapon fired a monstrous 15mm, later 15.5mm round that edged out the 14.5x114mm round for raw power. The idea, as I understand it, was that Conventional Forces Eu