Alex Bullpup bolt action rifles

Also on display at MSPO 2008 were the Alex bullpup bolt action rifles. They look awesome. As far as I know they come in three models. The Alex762 (7.62x51mm), Alex -338 (8.6x70mm / .338 Magnum Lapua) and the Alex Sports Tactical (7.62x51mm). Photos by Remigiusz Wilk [Read More…]

MAG 08 pistol

The other new Polish pistol at MSPO 2008 is the 9mm MAG 08. It is a redesign of the MAG 98 which itself was a redesign of the MAG 95. It looks nice, but I do remember reading complaints about the previous generation MAG pistols somewhere. The original (from the [Read More…]

Walther P99 RAD

The P99 RAD was unveiled at MSPO 2008. As far as I can tell it is a standard P99 with a Picatinny rails and a different, but still interchangeable, grip. The “RAD” part of the name refers to the hometown of the Lucznik Arms Factory, Radom. Interestingly [Read More…]

MSPO 2008 Poland

MSPO 2008 International Defence Industry Exhibition was held in Kielce, Poland and ended about an hour ago. I will shortly be posting some of the cool firearms that were displayed, or at least the cool firearms I could find. Not being able to read polish makes it hard [Read More…]

Major News: Taurus Acquires Rossi

Rossi has been purchased by Taurus. They are both Brazilian firms so this makes sense. It looks like it is not just the US firearm industry that is consolidating. Forjas Taurus S.A. announces its acquisition of the manufacturing and distribution rights of all Rossi [Read More…]

ActionAirgun

I received an email from a company called ActionAirgun. They are running a game which starts later this month. What do you do when you love shooting, but live in a climate where you can only shoot outdoors (comfortably) a couple months of the year? You start a new [Read More…]

Bullpup Saiga Shotgun

CenterFire Systems sell a Bullpup stock kit for AKs: The AK-47 Bullpup Stock has an overall length of 27″ and weighs 7 lbs. when installed on a rifle Chibajoe at saiga-12.com installed it on his 20 gauge Saiga Shotgun. Click to expand. Very cool.  

Steyr AUG A4 (ADI Austeyr F88 A4)

Matt recently comment on this post about the Australian AUG A4 (ADI Austeyr F88 A4): To clear up “125″ issues and confusion the A3 varient is to be upgraded to allow the firing of GLA and underslung shot gun attachment with the trigger finger. There is much [Read More…]

Police ban all firearms in Diyala, Iraq

Interesting development. That was the last place in the world where I expected firearms to be banned. From Stars and Stripes: DIYALA PROVINCE, Iraq — The police chief of this restive province has ordered a ban on all firearms, including AK-47 rifles to which every [Read More…]

Para Ordnance TTR AR-15

Snowflakes in Hell (who, long overdue, is now on my blogroll) has photos of the Para Ordnance TTR AR-15. The Tactical Target Rifle features a unique recoil system above the barrel, which significantly reduces recoil and allows for a folding stock. The new Para Tactical [Read More…]