Category: News

Trijicon bible verse controversy

Trijicon are under fire after it was discovered that Trijicon scopes supplied to the US Army contain a references to bible verses inscribed on them. ABC News reports … One of the citations on the gun sights, 2COR4:6, is an apparent reference to Second Corinthians [Read More…]

M4 costs $800 – $1000

The NY Times has posted interesting article about the M4 Carbine. For bulk purchasers, a new M-4 costs about $800 per rifle, though the price is often higher when after-market rail systems, used for mounting optics and lights, are included. For rifles used by the [Read More…]

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Congressmen quiz SecDef on M4

Earlier this month Congressmen Ike Skelton and Solomon Ortiz sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense and the Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs. In the letter they ask what is being done about the M4 since the Battle of Wanat report. They subtly point out that some Special [Read More…]

North Korea arms traffickers arrested

A plane transporting North Korean manufactured weapons and explosives has been captured by Thai law enforcement. The UN banned Nork weapon exports after their missile tests earlier this year. The Times Online reports … The weapons laden aircraft seized in Bangkok [Read More…]

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More on the SWAT / Lego gun incident

I am late in blogging it but in case you missed it … Last week Jeremy Bell, a Toronto resident, was arrested by SWAT officers when someone in the neighboring apartment saw him handling a gun built out of Lego bricks. I found his twitter page where he tweeted the [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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Evolution of the M4 Carbine

PEO Soldier, the Army acquisition agency, have published a timeline showing the 62 ECP (Engineering Change Proposals) that have been applied to the M4 Carbine over the past 18 years1. The original specifications called for 600 Mean Rounds Between Stoppage. The current [Read More…]

Terrorists prefer the M4

Guy Sagi, Editor of the NRA’s Shooting Illustrated, reported on his blog that the FBI have arrested five men who attempted to purchase 10,000 M4 Carbines as well as Stringer missiles. Terrorists, like children who play computer games, must also think it is [Read More…]