Category: Rifles

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SCAR compared to AR-15 photos

These photos, posted on AR-15.com by m1ajunkie, compare AR-15 parts to the equivalent SCAR parts. They are very interesting photos. Bolt Carriers Bolt Faces SCAR carrier disassembled. Many more photos here. Many thanks to Jay for emailing me the link.

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The T26 “Tanker” M1 Garand

The T26, otherwise known as the “Tanker” Garand, was an experiential 18″ barreled carbine version of the M1 Garand. It was designed late in WWII for use in the Pacific jungles. Tom emailed me photos of his new T26-style M1. Tanker (top) fitted with [Read More…]

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Beretta ARX / GLX 160

The Beretta ARX 160 is the new assault rifle being adopted the the Italians. I first mentioned it on in blog post last October and now thanks to REMOV I have the specs and some detailed photos (copyright Armi e Tiro/Beretta). According to REMOV the R&D cost 4 [Read More…]

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Kel-Tec RFB now shipping

After being delayed a few time the Kel-Tec RFB .308 Bullpup is now shipping. Kel-Tec: We are happy to confirm that the RFB is in production and shipping to distributors (yes, it’s true!). We are currently shipping small batches, however full-scale production will [Read More…]

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Pirate weaponary

Last Friday the Portuguese frigate Corte Real (not be be confused with the ex-USS McCoy Reynolds, which had the same name when it was in Portuguese service) was called to the aid of an oil tanker being attacked by Somali pirates. After foiling the attack, which probably [Read More…]

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Iraqi Special Forces M4

This is the first photo I have seen showing an Iraqi solider with a M4 Carbine with all the goodies that go with it. A Soldier from Al Anbar’s 9th Battalion, Iraqi Special Operations Forces, storms an entryway during close-quarter combat training on April 4 in Al [Read More…]

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ATI GSG Kalashnikov .22 AK-47

The American Tactical Imports / German Sport Guns Kalashnikov has finally arrived. The Kalashnikov, endorsed by General Kalashnikov himself, is a AK-47 patterned rifle chambered in .22 Long Rifle. An American model holding a German made copy of the iconic Soviet rifle [Read More…]

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New Glock 17 RTF2

Next month the 9mm Glock 17 will be available with the RTF2 (Rough Textured Frame version #2) frame. The RTF2 frame is often called the “4th Generation” frame. Glock 17 RTF2 Earlier this year at SHOT Show Glock introduced the RTF2 variant of the Glock 22. [Read More…]

Thoughts on the SEAL Snipers

DOD Buzz has some thoughts on the weapon platform used by the SEAL Snipers who took out the pirates: And let’s not get carried away with the sea state, says DT contributor Joe Buff. A multi-thousand ton destroyer is a pretty stable platform in any but the most [Read More…]