US PALM will be launching a new AK pistol grip. Solider Systems has the skinny.
Day At The Range reviews the Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special (TRS) 1911. The accuracy and shooting performance far exceeded my expectations. I am not a fantastic bullseye shooter, but years of USMC combat hadgun firing courses has made me very comfortable with my combat [Read More…]
Making a Glocks look beautiful since 1887 … John is selling his Mk. IV stubby.
Kevin has written an extensive three part review on the Rock River Arms Coyote Carbine. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
This is a game changer. The Russian state-owned Molot plant that used to produce RPK light machine guns will now produce a range of Beretta pistols and sporting guns. Aviation Week reports … Russia continues to gradually open its defense market for foreign [Read More…]
A while back the government awarded Colt a contract to manufacture the FN designed M240B machine. FN was none to happy about this! They filed a protest which has just been overruled by the US Government Accountability office. From the ruling … As a final matter, [Read More…]
Lots of fun can be had with miniature cannons. The powder he is using looks suspiciously like matchstick head scrapings. [ Many thanks to cameron for emailing me the link. ]
Danger Room reporters got the opportunity to test the Army’s new airburst grenade launcher. This screen grab from a high-speed camera shows the round detonating just inside a window target. Brig. Gen. Peter Fuller, the head of PEO Soldier, told reporters that the [Read More…]
A Winchester Ammunition rep disclosed to Joe @ ArmsTalk the top five pistol cartridges that they produce … 9mm- Winchester also has a military contract .40 S&W- Number one LEO round .38 Special- I found this surprising .45ACP .380ACP- our topic finally shows [Read More…]
This is what the recently published Army Modernization Strategy 2010 report says about the M4 competition … “Additionally, the Army will enhance SaaS lethality capabilities through several individual weapon initiatives. In an effort to provide our Soldiers [Read More…]
The F.LLI Pietta’s MK-85 is a .22 LR pistol that is a scaled down semi-automatic clone of the British Sterling submachine gun. Its single stack magazine holds 15 rounds. The barrel is 7″ long. It weighs 3 lbs. Apparently the F.A.P. (Fabbrica d’Armi [Read More…]
… so don’t be worried if I do not get back to you in the near future.
Just 1776 of these 9mm pistols will be produced. The stainless slide has a Nitron finish with nickel accents. Top Gun have the pistol listed for $1050. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]
Remington will be selling a limited range of accessories alongside their new 1911 R1 pistol. These include two aftermarket grips, seven and eight round magazines (the R1 is supplied with 7 round mags) and a 1911 maintenance multi-tool.
Jonathan (whose iPad application I just blogged about) was taken to the Chicago police range and given the opportunity to shoot one of Al Capone’s Thompson submachine guns. What came out of that case was an amazing piece of American history – Al Capone’s original [Read More…]