Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

Philippines Gets A New SDMR

Thanks to Azril B. for sharing this new rifle development in the Philippines. This is what newest firearms development from our neighbour Philippines.    On 28 February 2017, Philippines’s Government Arsenal (GA) , The Philippine government agency [Read More…]

TFB Visits the 44:th IWA OutdoorClassics (Germany)

IWA Outdoor Classics is a gigantic trade exhibition in Nürnberg, Germany. The first IWA started in 1973 and has kept on growing. This year there are over 1 500 exhibitors and a record of 49 000 people visited the show (trade visitors only). In comparison the SHOT Show [Read More…]

The Silencing Continues: US SOCOM Restarts Suppressor Upper Receiver Group Upgrade Program for M4A1

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has revised its solicitation for the Suppressor Upper Receiver Ground (SURG) program (via FBO.gov). The SURG program is intended to provide an upper receiver for the M4A1 Carbine which would be designed for continuous [Read More…]

BREAKING: Black Hills Sole-Sourced for Contract for FBI Hostage Rescue Team .300 Blackout Subsonic Ammunition

Good news for everyone’s favorite Dakotan ammunition company, Black Hills has just won the contract to provide subsonic .300 Blackout ammunition for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Hostage Rescue Team, according to a listing at FedBizOpps. The [Read More…]

PSA Video From Franklin Armory–How NOT To Make A Pull And Release Trigger


This past Friday I received an email from my friend, Jay Jacobson, president of Franklin Armory. As you may know, Franklin Armory makes a very well thought out binary trigger that was accepted and approved by the BATF without reservation. I’ll let Jay explain why they decided to make this [Read More…]

Modern Personal Defense Weapon Calibers 011: The 6x35mm KAC/TSWG, Revisited

When I started the Modern Intermediate Calibers series, I did not expect it to grow as large as it has. The initial plan was for 7 major calibers, which grew into well over 20, and the spinoff Modern Personal Defense Weapon Calibers, which itself will have at least 20 [Read More…]

BREAKING: Colt Lays Off Custom Shop Director, Other Employees, Company Rumored Gutted

What is happening at Colt? That’s the question on many people’s minds as news of layoffs in the company began to trickle out starting on Tuesday. Rumors of massive layoffs at Colt began with a post at Pistol-Forum by member “misanthropist”, who [Read More…]

POTD: Leg Gun

Reminiscent of Robert Rodriguez’ Planet Terror, this guy had a prosthesis made to look like an AR15. If you look closely at the AR15 styled prosthesis, it does not look like it is a real gun. 🔫😂💯 📷@tdprater via @codykaiju A post shared by ENDO [Read More…]

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Deconstructing “Assault Rifle”: The Quest for Universality in Modern Infantry Warfare

Quick: What’s the definition of “assault rifle”? I’ll give you a moment to think about it. Now, a good definition for “assault rifle” in my opinion comes from Anthony G. Williams, a British author, ammunition collector, and military [Read More…]