Meet the members forum policies and rules

Matching faces with the names of the IAA Members and others who post on this website


  1. Photos must be individual photos, not group photos. Post only your own photo, or that of someone who has specifically requested and authorized you to post their photo.

  2. Maximum photo size is 800 pixels wide. Photo posting procedure is same as for other parts of the IAA forum.

  3. Limit of one photo per person. You may replace the current photo with a different one in the future.

  4. Photo must be primarily of the person posting. Background may include ammo items, landmarks, pets, etc. Collection photos should be posted on the

I find that if I did send you a photo, in the company of Mikhail T. Kalashnikov (!), I did not send any reference about myself…

Shame on me!

So,please just note that I have been in the cartridge “business” since 1965…, mostly for small calibre military rounds , up to 30-37 mm.
A member of the old ICCA (beginning of the 70-es), then later IAA, ECCC (1967), then ECRA(in charge of the French language Group), and some other clubs like RSACC, Czech and Slovak Ctg Clubs, a.s.o.
A reserve officer in the French Navy (submarines), author of several books and articles on the weapons and ammo subjects in specialised press, and a MD in “civilian” life… with a strong link to forensic and legal medicine.
Well, I think that this will be enough for the Police questioning!!!

You may use all this as you like!

All the best.