AAC brought along a FN Mk46 (lightweight version of the M249) chambered in .300 Blackout to their Silencer Shoot and to NDIA. It cycles fine with subsonic loads.
Category: NFA / Suppressors / Class III
Ryan emailed in this photo of a fascinating pistol. It appears to be a homemade open bolt1 machine gun revolver. [ Many thanks to Ryan for emailing me the link. ] Open bolt refers to the fact that the bolt has a fixed firing pin and slams into the primer to fire the [Read More…]
Mark took this photo at the Albany Rifle and Pistol Club Machine Gun Shoot last month.
As I mentioned previously, the KRISS booth was pretty impressive. They had lots of Sphinx pistols on display, as well as Defiance suppressors and pistol sights. Last but not least, they also had the KRISS Vector .45 caliber submachine gun. Before I continue, let me say [Read More…]
Gun archaeologists Max Popenker and Anthony Williams uncovered a previously unknown prototype machine gun that dates back to WWII. Max blogged the below photos, but is tight lipped about the details. The gun will be featured in their upcoming book Sub-Machine Gun. This [Read More…]
Degtyaryov’s infantry machine gun, aka. DP / DP-27 / DPM (modernized), with its large pan magazine, is one of the most distinctive weapons of WWII. The pan magazine proved not to be the best idea and after the war the Soviets developed the RP-46, an ingenious [Read More…]
Christophe Guignard, CEO of Defiance (and VP of KRISS and Sphinx) explains the features of their pistol and submachine gun suppressors. Innovative is an overused term in this industry, but these products definitely have innovations that set them apart from practically [Read More…]
If The Firearm Blog had designed the Knight XV from Conquest Vehicles, we would have added a roof mounted, remote controlled FN MAG1 A Browning M2 + ammunition would be to heavy and a FN Minimi does not have the stopping power & range. ↩
Surely this must be a joke! UPDATE: Readers have pointed out that the gun is John Moses Browning’s M1895 Colt-Browning machine gun aka. Potato Digger. [Hat Tip: Max Popenker]
Tomorrows (Wednesday) episode of Mythbusters takes a look at movie sound effect myths. They will be investigating if movies silencers sound like the real thing. (Spoiler Alert: They don’t!) [Hat Tip: Snowflakes in Hell]
The Marines have decided to adopt the Leupold Mark 8 1.1-8x24mm CQBSS for use with their .50 BMG M2 and 40mm Mk19. machine guns. Military.com reports … The urgent need statement was submitted in April 2010, and endorsed by operating forces with 3rd Marine Division [Read More…]
This MAC-10 lookalike was captured by the Polish Police … It looks homemade to me. [Hat Tip: MP.net]
Paolo spotted the FABARM Martial Ultra Short 14″ SBS (short barreled shotgun) at the EXA 2011 gun expo in Italy. The pump-action shotgun fits five 3″ 12 gauge rounds into its magazine that is just slightly shorter than the 14″ barrel. The heat shield [Read More…]
This photo shows Mexican Marines (According to MP.net) using a M2 mounted on a RAM truck. Presumably they are on an anti-narco mission. Up until 2009, Chrysler was mostly owned by Cerberus Capital Management, the same company that owns The Freedom Group which owns [Read More…]
Someone at ACC accidentally fired four rounds from a M4 into their blank firing adapter, in order to test … It is good to know that they are able to contain real bullets in the event of an accident. UPDATE: It was no accident. My apologies to AAC for incorrectly [Read More…]
It is nice to report some good news for FN Herstal after their run of bad luck. The FN MINIMI won the competition to select a new light machine gun for the Norwegian Armed Forces. Norway will be purchasing 1,900 MINIMI guns. From the press release … Belgium-based [Read More…]
John Deere’s Armored A tractors were armed with two M1919 machine guns. Nifty.
From NRA Blog … The HK MP5 was developed in Germany during the 1960s. The model used in the movie, the MP5A3, has an effective range of approximately 600 feet with a muzzle velocity of 1,300 feet per second. Weighing just over six pounds, this particular firearm [Read More…]
The Beretta Mx4 Storm is a new submachine gun version of the Beretta Cx4 Storm semi-automatic carbine. The Mx4 has been designed for the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs who should be receiving their first shipment in the next 12 months. The gun is chambered in 9x19mm [Read More…]