The US Machine Gun Armory have developed a set of kits to convert the MK46 / M249 SAW into a range of 7.62mm calibers including the 7.62x39mm, 7.62x40mm Wilson Tactical, .300 AAC BLK and 7.62x51mm. All that is required is swapping out the top-cover, barrel and a few [Read More…]
Category: NFA / Suppressors / Class III
Those lucky Czechs will soon be able to purchase a semi-automatic version of the CZ Scorpion EVO III submachine gun CZK 30,000 (~$1,700 USD). CZ emailed me saying … The small submachine gun produced by Česká Zbrojovka Uherský Brod, the successor to the [Read More…]
AAC has been awarded a contact to supply SOCOM suppressors for the Mk13 sniper system, Mk46 machine gun and M240 machine gun. Lawrenceville, GA – Advanced Armament, Corp (“AAC”), a member of the Freedom Group of Companies, is pleased to announce that the Naval [Read More…]
At the Milipol expo last week, an Austrian company Ressenig brought along a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 V8 outfitted with a gun turret and Austrian MG74 machine gun. The MG74 is the Austrian Armed Forces’ modernized version of the German MG42 and is chambered in [Read More…]
Strike Industries emailed me photos of a futuristic .45 ACP submachine gun that Sam, their engineer, printed out on their rapid prototyping machine. Its a very nifty design. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Jason sent me another photo of the Leupold CQBSS M2 Browning Mount. Some of those who commented on my previous post about it were, as I was before, skeptical of the utility of a sniper scope on a heavy machine gun. The armchair Commandant in me thinks that the [Read More…]
I was very skeptical when I first heard that Leupold was selected to supply the USMC with their Mark 8 1.1-8x24mm CQBSS scope for use on .50 BMG M2 and 40mm Mk19. machine guns. The CQBSS is an impressive scope but was designed for sniper or DM rifles, not heavy machine [Read More…]
Army.mil reports … It all began during an intense 2 1/2-hour firefight with the enemy earlier this year in Afghanistan. As members of the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa National Guard, sat around later [Read More…]
Franklin Armory is producing a weird AR-15 they call the XO-26. It is essentially a Short Barreled Rifle with a vertical foregrip and no stock. What is especially interesting is that the BATFE don’t consider it a SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) or a AOW (All Other [Read More…]
A BBC News team came across an abandoned Toyota Landcruiser in the Libyian city of Sirte which was outfitted with a remote controlled and fully retractable machine gun turret. The machine gun appears to be a HK21 (or one of its variants) and is fitted with two cameras. [Read More…]
SOCOM has purchased $23.3 million worth of suppressors and accessories from Surefire. I am sure they are partying hard at Surefire HQ! From the press release … Fountain Valley, CA—SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high-end illumination tools and tactical products, [Read More…]
Security Scholar reports that the Australian Federal Police tactical response teams are evaluating the KRISS Vector SMG. It came to my attention whilst talking to a KRISS representative in Las Vegas that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) had – and presumably were [Read More…]
If all you do today is watch this video, it will be day well spent, trust me! The video was shot by Insight Visual Media Productions to test a new high speed camera … We recently had a new IDT Y5 HDiablo sent to us as a demo. This is the first of 3 high […] [Read More…]
James made this high speed video (120 fps) of people shooting machine guns at the 2011 IFC & NRA Second Amendment Rally at Big Springs Range near Searsboro, IA. Very cool Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The NRA Publications team took National Review journalist Jim Geraghty shooting for the first time. The lucky Geraghty got to shoot a fully automatic Uzi on his very first trip to a gun range! Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.