Tag: 7.62x39mm

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Beretta ARX160 in 7.62x39mm

While other manufactures call their new assault rifle designs milti-caliber, but don’t produce them in anything other than 5.56mm, Beretta is shipping a 7.62x39mm version of their Beretta ARX160. It is one sexy rifle (I really like the Beretta style). This rifle [Read More…]

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SIG 556R 7.62x39mm

The last time I wrote about the SIG 556R, the specs for the rifle had not been published. The 30 round 7.62x39mm magazines cost $28 each. The SigSauer.com website only shows a model with the red dot sight. A iron sight kit (Rotary Diopter Rear & Hooded Front Sight [Read More…]

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SIG550 / SIG556 in 7.62×39 photos

These photos, showing the upcoming 7.62x39mm version of the SIG556, is purportedly straight from SIG Sauer. They are using the SIG550 (aka. Classic) forend and sidefolding stock. Troubleshooter, a reader of the blog, emailed me to say that lower receiver is similar in [Read More…]

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Ruger Mini Thirty Tactical

Ruger has updated the Mini-30 blued model and given it a Mini-14/SR-556 flash suppressor. Ruger has not stated it, but presumably the threading is 1/2-28. I expect that the stainless steel models will be similarly updated to feature a flash suppressor. This model has a [Read More…]

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Beretta ARX / GLX 160

The Beretta ARX 160 is the new assault rifle being adopted the the Italians. I first mentioned it on in blog post last October and now thanks to REMOV I have the specs and some detailed photos (copyright Armi e Tiro/Beretta). According to REMOV the R&D cost 4 [Read More…]

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Mythical HK32 seen in the wild

As the western world moved away from full power battle rifles such as the H&K G3, FN FAL and M14, Heckler & Koch developed the HK32 and HK33 chambered in 7.62x39mm and 5.56x45mm respectively. Both were based on the G3 design and roller-delayed blowback operating [Read More…]

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PTR 32 KF (7.62x39mm G3)

PTR 32 KF is a H&K G3 / 91 clone chambered in 7.62x39mm. It is manufactured by PTR 91 Inc. The standard carbine model features: * Tactical Handguard * H&K Pre Ban Flash Hider * H&K Navy Type Polymer Trigger Group * 16″ barrel. * 10 round magazine. The [Read More…]

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XCR 6.5mm and 7.62x39mm shipping soon

Alex Robinson sent me an email saying that the Robinson Arms XCR 6.5mm (I assume it is the 6.5mm Grendel) caliber conversion kit will be shipping in the second week of February and the 7.62x39mm kit near the end of February. Robinson Armament XCR Robinson arms recently [Read More…]

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SIG 556 SWAT

Defense Review have written an article about the new SIG 556 SWAT Rifle/Carbine/Subcarbine SIG 556 rifles/carbines at SHOT Show 2006 (photos accompanying this article), and found them interesting. We’ve always been fans of the SIG 550-series weapons, particularly [Read More…]

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Indian militants guns and ammo

A photo of arms and ammunition recently captured from militants in Kashmir. The condition of the firearms is just awful. I suppose that the fact they keep functioning is a testament to the design of the weapons. Ammunition and bodies of suspected militants lie on ground [Read More…]