Norinco is now producing clones of the H&K MP5A4 submachine gun. I cannot even recollect reading that China had purchased a license from H&K and I presume these are unlicensed clone. These guns are being exported to the Philippines and being sold for the [Read More…]
Archive: October, 2010
Photos have surfaced depicting Mexican Marines armed with the Colt IAR. This makes sense. Mexico uses the Colt Automatic Rifle (the automatic rifle that has been marketed by Colt for many years) and they seem to be fond of high-capacity drum magazines like the Beta [Read More…]
Soldier Systems has posted many photos of the Colt CM901 on display at AUSA.
This promotional video from FNH-USA shows the FN HAMR in action (at 1:41). [ Many thanks to Iroquois for posting the link. ]
Short Barrel + Rails + Drum Magazine + Red Dot = I Want. UPDATE: Another photo of the gun taken by Szoeroes in 2007. It was made by a Mr. Szep (Bathory Epszol Kft.). As of 2009 the company is defunct. [Hat Tip: Max Popenker]
Sig Sauer has unveiled their newest pistol: the Sig P290. It is significant (excuse the pun) because it is a whole new platform. The first P290 that will be available is chambered in 9mm Luger/Parabellum but I fully expect to see it chambered in other cartridges late [Read More…]
Brownells are now selling magazine lip GO/NO-GO gauges for the AR-15. It looks to be based on the Army’s newly introduced gauge. At $59.99 the price does seem a little steep. [ Many thanks to John for emailing me the link. ]
In their latest episode, the Mythbusters replicate a mechanical autoloading crossbow built by the Ancient Greeks. The Chinese also developed a repeating crossbow that were used in war as late as the First Sino-Japanese War (1894 – 1895). Not quite as cool as a [Read More…]
The German Army, like the rest of NATO is seems, is looking for a Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR). Once selected it will be given the designation G27. REMOV wrote on MP.net that the HK417 will not be the G27 as was rumored … The HK417 will not be the G27, because [Read More…]
Solider Systems published this PEO Solider PowerPoint slide showing the phases of the M4A1 Carbine upgrade. First the barrel, trigger and fire controls will be upgraded, followed by the rail system, bolt and bolt carrier. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. [Read More…]
Last month I wrote a highly critical post about Anschutz’s partnership with Armatix. The Managing Director of Anschutz, Jochen Anschutz, responded to my post by posting a comment. He said … armatix/ANSCHÜTZ Hunting Control System Obviously there are a lot [Read More…]
Guns America sent all their customers the below email. I thought it would be worth reproducing on the blog for any readers who are having problems with GPal/GunPal.
The latest prototypes of the future polish service weapon, the MSBS-5,56 (Modulowy System Broni Strzeleckiej kalibru 5,56 mm), are looking very nifty. The MSBS-5,56 family is being developed by Radom’s Fabryka Broni Lucznik and the Military University of [Read More…]