The Objective Weapon Elevation Kit was one of the ten “Army Greatest Inventions of 2009″. Objective Weapon Elevation Kit: In January of 2008, ARDEC received an urgent request from the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in Afghanistan for a way to safely engage [Read More…]
Kel-Tec has apologized for the delay in shipping the PMR-30. I wish more gun companies would admit mistakes and apologize when they fail to ship a gun. There has been a lot of discussion on just what the heck the hold up is on the PMR-30. We have made a few statements [Read More…]
Delta Company Arms’s Custom AR-15 rifles are now available chambered in .300 BLK. Price depends on customer specifications. The company is also offering complete, headspaced barrels with extension for around $250USD.
I really like the engraving and grips. The blue trigger, not so much. Read about this unique gun at NRA Blog. UPDATE: More info about this pistol here.
Army.mil reports … Col. Douglas Tamilio, program manager for Soldier Weapons, said the Army will do a request for proposal in the next three or four months to complete the Army’s acquisition objective for M4 rifles. That RFP will include more than 14,000 [Read More…]
Gear Scout reports that the British Army have purchased 1 million Magpul EMAGs. The EMAG (Export Magazine) is slightly different from the PMAG in order to better accommodate a wider variety of firearms which take STANAG magazines. Gear Scout also mention that the EMAG [Read More…]
PEO Solider is giving powered rail systems a serious look. Gear Scout reports … “It hooks into the 1913 rail system. And what that allows you to do is put a system on [the weapon] and do away with the battery pack. And what you can do is on the buttstock of the [Read More…]
When I was in Australia some years ago I was surprised by the number of revolvers I saw. SMH.com.au reports that the Victoria police, the last to carry revolvers, have upgraded from .38 Special S&W Model 10 to the semi-automatic S&W M&P pistol in .40 S&W [Read More…]
Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, has presented the Iranian president with an FN FAL which he claims was captured in 2006. The IDF don’t agree. Double tapper reports.
Daniel Gallington, of the Potomac Institute, has published an article in the Cypress Times on the ownership of the controversial Korean M1 Garands and M1 Carbines that Korea is trying to sell back to US collectors. From the article … So, I started looking around [Read More…]
The Bushmaster ACR has been recalled because it can go full-auto under some circumstances. If you own one, make sure you send it in to be fixed. Not only is it a safety hazard but a legal one. The BATFE are not fond of firearms firing more than one shot when the trigger [Read More…]
Also new for 2011 from Hornady is a line of Superformance match ammunition. It will be available in .223 Rem, 5.56mm NATO and two loads in .308 Win. It is interesting to see a specific 5.56mm load. I presume they have optimized that for semi-automatic rifles. It is [Read More…]
Hornady has expanded their Superformance line to include .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .22-250 Rem and .243 Rem. They specifically state that the rounds work fine in semi-automatics. Speed Kills! Varmint hunters can now reap the benefits of Hornady® Superformance™ propellant [Read More…]
Repeated verbatim from AAC Blog … The 300 BLK barrels for the Rem 700/Model-7 are available. They are 16″, 1:8 twist, Nitride finish, threaded 5/8-24 and come as pictured with thread protector. Retail is $400. Medium Contour is P/N 101273 Light Contour is P/N [Read More…]
This prototype holster from GripUs is interesting. The idea behind it is that an iPhone / PDA / Blackberry sized leather case attached to a belt is common and would not attract attention. Of course a thief may think it is an expensive gadget and an expert pick pocketer [Read More…]
Emiliano Zapata is a Mexican national hero. He was a general in the Mexican revolution until being ambushed and killed by an opposing general who had claimed that he wished to surrender. Paul, a reader of the blog, emailed me photos of a revolver in his collection that [Read More…]