Lockheed has received funding to develop the Dynamic Image Gunsight Optic (DInGO) scope. From the press release … Lockheed Martin won a $3.9 million contract last week for the Dynamic Image Gunsight Optic (DInGO) program to develop an optical scope attachment for [Read More…]
English Russia has posted a collection of portraits of Russia special forces veterans. [ Many thanks to Dave for emailing me the link. ]
The 6P62 is a beast of a gun. It is a magazine fed machine gun that chambers the Russian 12.7x108mm cartridge, a round that is slightly more powerful than a .50 BMG. Its short barrel reduces the velocity of the 12.7mm ammunition to 2099 fps (down from the 2800 fps of a [Read More…]
ATI’s Art Director posted a set of photos showing how the GSG 1911 pistol breaks down. It is well worth a look if you are interested in the gun. [ Many thanks to John for emailing me the link. ]
Last year I wrote about the poor state of the Indian firearm industry. A government monopoly on manufacture, restrictions on imports and reluctance to issue firearm licenses has resulted in a declining industry. What I did not know is that while the state factories are [Read More…]
The mainstream media got wind of these engraved Ruger LCP pistol that are selling in Texas and honor Gov. Rick Perry’s shooting of a coyote during an early morning jog. I have not seen any evidence to suggest that Ruger is manufacturing the pistol. I think some [Read More…]
From Popular Science … It consists of a wireless video camera mounted to the rail of an M4 or .308 SOCOM carbine, a small computer worn on a military vest, and a thumbnail-size color head-up display affixed to a pair of protective glasses. In effect, SmartSight [Read More…]
I am still pretty excited by the new budget Savage Edge rifle. Chris (Simple Musings From A Guy With Guns) took this photo at the NRA Show … More NRA Show pics from Chris here.
Springfield has finally published the specs of the new XD(m) .45. Its frame is slightly bigger than the 9mm and .40 S&W XD(m) but slightly smaller than the XD .45. Springfield has said that it is the smallest frame polymer .45 on the market.
An observant reader noticed that the new S&W website no longer lists the S&W Model 910 pistol. It is also not listed in the latest catalog. [ Many thanks to Vak for emailing me the info. ]
PEO Solider has published a document [PDF link] called “Weapons Painting 101″. If you are planning on stray painting your rifle, especially an AR-15, then it is worth reading. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]
This nifty infographic-style gun safety poster was designed by David Seah. A link to the fullsize PDF is here. [Hat Tip: The Real Edwin]
The Freedom Group has started the process of going public. The SEC filing has their address is listed as 870 Remington Drive P.O. Box 1776 Somebody has a good sense of humor [Hat Tip: SayUncle]
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Recently two European firms, Hera Arms in Germany and Astra Arms in Switzerland, have entered the AR-15 market. I have been told that US Department of State export regulations have made it increasingly hard to import firearms from the US. Even Canadians have problems [Read More…]