Forging Arms for the Nation
For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation’s first armory by preserving and interpreting the world's largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes.
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Did You Know?
John Garand, an engineer at Springfield Armory, designed the M1 rifle. The M1 was issued to US soldiers during World War II and the Korean War. More...