Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

The museum of weapons in Tula is one of the oldest museums, founded in 1724. Its new building was opened in 2012. This is a 6-storey building that looks like a Russian warrior’s helmet:

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

An epee. The first epees appeared in Spain in the second half of the 15th century.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A saber, they appeared in the 7th century.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Cavalry pistols.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Bayonets for rifles.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

The Nagant revolver is the revolver designed by Belgian brothers, Emil and Leon Nagant.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A broadsword is a piercing-slashing cold arm.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A helmet.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A slasher is a particularly large combat  knife.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A sports pistol.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Crossbow-shnepper “Storm”

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

A universal machine gun 56-P-427 designed by Silin

Weaponry Museum of Tula

An antitank missile system “Kornet-E”:

Weaponry Museum of Tula

12.7 mm sniper rifle OSV-96.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Browning heavy machine gun. Rifle 91 \ 98 \ 25:

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Weaponry Museum of Tula

Aviation machine guns.

Weaponry Museum of Tula

An Aviation grenade launcher.

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    • Actually it IS/Was considered to be a “heavy machine gun” the term is based on the projected use rather than on the caliber. This is a sustained fire weapon as it is equipped with a water jacket to allow prolonged firing.

      Perhaps a better term for it would be “support machine gun”.

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