Category: Rifles

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Remington MSR Photo

I first wrote about the Remington MSR back in June. This photo, taken at Milipol 2009 expo in Paris, is the first “in the wild” photo I have seen of it. Many thanks to Aurélien for emailing me the photo.

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Colt AR-15 KABOOM

Parallel got the fright of his life when participating in a Magpul Dynamics “Dynamic Carbine” course. The drill was firing from the urban prone, weapon side position. We loaded and made ready and I waited for the threat command. When the threat command came [Read More…]

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New FNAR with 16″ barrel

The FN’s FNAR rifle will be available next year in a 16″ barreled model. I love the clean lines on the rifle. Anyone who has read the blog for even a short period of time will know my love of short barreled rifles Introduced last year, the FNAR is a military [Read More…]

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AR-7 styled after the AR-15

The AR-7 was designed by Eugene Stoner for the US Airforce in 1958, a couple of years after he designed the AR-10 (which went on to evolve into the AR-15). This Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle, I am sure, would have put a smile on Stoner’s face. “bronco” [Read More…]

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FN’s Black Box for Guns

This nifty gadget, made by FN Herstal, can be installed anywhere on a gun where it can be squeezed in, such as the pistol grip in the above photo. It can record shot count, firing sequences and more. Read more about it at SayUncle.

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Browning BAR bullpup conversion

Waffen Greger, a German company, makes bullpup conversions of the Browning BAR (the hunting rifle, not the military BAR). Once converted the overall length of the rifle is just 31.5″, about 12″ shorter than a standard BAR1. Aside from the length, a [Read More…]

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A British M16

Simon, aka. Simon_the_Brit, was an Armorer in the British Army. He sent me photos of the M16 he was issued with during the British Army jungle training in Malaysia, which he participated in sometime between 1984 and 1986. I was surprised to learn that at the time, just [Read More…]

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FN confirms SCAR 17S for 2010

The semi-automatic FN SCAR 17S, which chambers 7.62x51mm NATO, was supposed to be on sale this year, but FN-USA have announced that it won’t go on sale until 2010 … Released for 2010 is the highly anticipated SCAR 17S now available for civilian purchase. [Read More…]

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SCAR 16S is now a black rifle

A matte black finished model of the 5.56mm FN SCAR will be on sale to consumers next year. I think it looks great (… and yes, I know getting excited about a gun being black is pretty sad). Earlier this year FN gave dealers the chance to pre-order a limited edition [Read More…]

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