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Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol
Caption: Navy SEALs used the Smith and Wesson 9MM pistol, known as the “hush puppy,” to engage targets with as little noise as possible. (On loan from Naval History and Heritage Command)


Stoner 63 machine gun
Caption: Navy SEALs favored the powerful Stoner 63 machine gun (5.56MM) for its high rate of fire, light weight, and versatility due to interchangeable modular parts. (On loan from Naval History and Heritage Command)


Published: Thu Apr 22 03:52:21 EDT 2021