Category: Rifles

New .308 Lapua Palma

Accurate Shooter reports that Lapua will soon introduce a .308 Winchester case that uses small primers instead of large rifle primers. Adam Braverman of Nammo-Lapua just confirmed that Lapua, at the behest of the U.S. Palma team, has been quietly developing a NEW [Read More…]

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Update on the IAR competition

A couple of days ago I blogged about H&K winning the USMC’s IAR competition. There has been much confusion regarding the IAR competition since then. Dan Lamothe, who broke the news, updated his The Marine Times article and added that it now appears that the [Read More…]

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Review of SCAR 16s

Jeff and Boge Quinn of GunBlast have reviewed the SCAR 16s and liked what they saw … With the MK 16, FN Herstal has set out to build the world’s best 5.56mm fighting rifle, and the SCAR 16s is as close to that rifle as most of us can get, legally. It is a [Read More…]

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Tactical Shooting Rests

Dominique snapped these pics of Lone Starfield Products tactical shooting rests which were on display at the Tactical Evolution Expo and Conference‏. I know I do not need on, but I really want one. Many thanks to Dominique for the photos.

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SCAR-H seen in Afghanistan

This photo, which is purported to be real, shows a Ranger using the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H ( MK 17 Mod 0 ). The semi-automatic civilian model is called the FN SCAR 17S and will be on sale early next year. Thanks to jdun1911 and SaysUncle for the link. Hat Tip: AR-15.com