Swiss love guns. 2018 - 2016

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Porte Valentino. Outdoor shooting range. Tiro delle castagne (chestnut shooting) organized by the Società Tiratori del Lucomagno. A group of young men and a woman clean their  weapons, each a  Fass 90. The people are all members of a swiss riflemen's association. The SG 550 is an assault rifle manufactured by Swiss Arms AG (formerly Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft) of Neuhausen, Switzerland. "SG" is an abbreviation for Sturmgewehr, or "assault rifle". The rifle is based on the earlier 5.56mm SG 540 and is also known as the Fass 90 or Stgw 90. An assault rifle is a selective-fire rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. A shooting range or firing range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for firearms practice. Ponto Valentino is a village and is part of  the municipality Acquarossa in the canton of Ticino. 4.11.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef