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Known as the "Shindand boneyard," scraps of Soviet aircraft from the 1980s litter the landscape at Shindand Air Base, an Afghan military base in the westernmost province of Herat. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

Known as the "Shindand boneyard," scraps of Soviet aircraft from the 1980s litter the landscape at Shindand Air Base, an Afghan military base in the westernmost province of Herat. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

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A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.