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Colt SWORD: Bringing Guns, Android Phones and Drones Together

The Colt SWORD (Sniper Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices) Technology Demonstrator connects a variety of COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) and MOTS (Military Off-The-Shelf) components together into a deployable package. The system is hard to describe in a single [Read More…]

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Colt’s Phantom Factory In Florida

Those of you with great memories will recall that Colt announced in 2011 that they were opening a factory in Florida. Richard Johnson has been investigating what became of this factory … According to news reports, Colt’s Manufacturing has yet to take possession [Read More…]

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Colt M16A2 Commando KABOOM

TFB’s resident South American gun expert Ronaldo Olive sent us these photos of a Colt M16A2 Commando (Model RO735B) owned by the  Polícia Militar do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (the Rio de Janeiro State Military Police). The upper receiver has been blown apart, the [Read More…]

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Colt Competition AR’s

Colt has released a new caliber of AR in their precision Competition Rifle name. The photos here are of the .308 caliber model that was at Media Day on Monday. The trigger was crisp and short, as we’d expect from a competition rifle trigger. On all models the [Read More…]