Archive: December, 2010

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Australia adopts HK417 rifle

The Australian Defense Force has procured $1.6 million worth of HK417 rifles. Presumably they also discovered that in Afghan terrain you need a designated marksmen type rifle in at least 7.62x51mm NATO. [ Many thanks to JamesW for posting the link. ] Win the new [Read More…]

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Kiwi with SCAR

I love this blog and its readers! Just yesterday I blogged that I had heard that the New Zealand Army was evaluating the FN SCAR rifle. Today a reader emailed in a photo, dated December 2009, of a Kiwi solider using a SCAR during a training exercise. [ Many thanks to [Read More…]

The SIG50 : .50 BMG SIG Rifle

We don’t know much about it, other than it is called the SIG50, will have a 29″ barrel, 5 round box magazine and will cost $8,999. It will be unveiled at SHOT Show next month. UPDATE: Photo of the SIG50. [Hat Tip: John @ Sig Sauer Guns ] Win the new [Read More…]

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Glock model 26 GEN4

The Glock 26 with the Gen4 frame is now being shipped to gun shops. [Hat Tip: Eds Public Safety ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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NZ Army evaluating the FN SCAR

A credible source told me that the New Zealand Army has been evaluating the FN SCAR rifle as a possible replacement for the Steyr AUG. My source also told me that there has also been a lot of talk in the NZ Army about adopting 7.62mm rifles. The troops who have been [Read More…]

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Kel-tec RMR 30

The below photos, taken by the talented Oleg Volk, show the upcoming Kel-Tec RMR 30 … Finally, a MP7 we can all own Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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S&W M&P22 .22 Pistol

S&W will be launching a version of the M&P pistol chambered in .22 LR. It is single action, has a 4.1″ barrel, comes with either a 10 round or 12 round magazine and has an adjustable rear sight. The MSRP is $419 for both the version with a 10 round and 12 [Read More…]