A credible source told me that the New Zealand Army has been evaluating the FN SCAR rifle as a possible replacement for the Steyr AUG. My source also told me that there has also been a lot of talk in the NZ Army about adopting 7.62mm rifles. The troops who have been [Read More…]
So cool. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ] [Hat Tip: Whattayagonnado ]
The Noreen Bad News is a semi-automatic rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. It is patterned after the AR-15 rifle and uses some AR parts such as the pistol grip, stock and trigger. Noreen is marketing the rifle as the ultimate patrol rifle: semi-automatic (faster than [Read More…]
The below photos, taken by the talented Oleg Volk, show the upcoming Kel-Tec RMR 30 … Finally, a MP7 we can all own
Vinícius Cavalcante sent me the below photos of guns captured by the police in Rio de Janeiro during recent operations in the favelas of Vila Cruzeiro and the Complexo do Alemão. Everything from belt-fed machine guns to mortars to AKs, Thompsons and Garands are [Read More…]
The Universal Camouflage Pattern will be replaced with three different camo patterns. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]
The Contemporary Classic Centennial, 100th Anniversary Edition, is Wilson Combat’s answer to the question “What would John Moses Browning have done with the 1911 if he had modern CNC machines available?”. Just 100 are being made. From the press release [Read More…]
Steyr has announced that they have redesigned the Reset Action System (striker) of their SA-1 and MA-1 pistols. The modification results in a much smoother trigger take-up and a remarkably consistent and crisp break at approximately five pounds. The redesign [Read More…]
Gun Holsters & Gear have published two gun reviews. The first is by Jay G. (of the MArooned blog). He reviews the North American Arms Mini-22LR. I remember as a kid when I held a mini-revolver for the first time and wondering what it was useful for. I still [Read More…]
The BarrelXchange has been converting 7.62x39mm Romanian drum magazines to 5.45x39mm for use in AK-74 compatible rifles. 77-rounds of fun comes at a hefty price: $299+shipping. [ Many thanks to T.G. for emailing me the link. ]
The ISSC M22 pistol will soon be available in a tan (“Desert Camo”) or pink frame. Please don’t buy the pink frame MSRP starts at $300.
Bushmaster has developed a new bore cleaning system that does not require the use of patches. From the press release … The Bore Squeeg-E Cleaning System offers the best and most effective system to clean the chamber/bore of any firearm. It enables the user to [Read More…]
This has got to be the most confusing gun launch launch since I started blogging. A couple of readers emailed me about the launch of the XDm 3.8 Compact but I thought this was the XDm 3.8 launched last year. Why was I confused? Because Springfield’s marketing [Read More…]
Surefire beat Magpul to the market! David at Defense Review got an exclusive on the upcoming 60 and 100 round magazines from Surefire. The 100 rounder MAG5-100 looks far to big to be useful, but the 60 round MAG5-60 looks perfect for the M27 IAR.