Tag: 7.62x39mm

LEAKED: Pakistan Army Requirements for Tender of 75,000 New 7.62x39mm Rifles

Thanks to a recent leak exclusively to The Firearm Blog, we have now become aware of a new tender for rifles issued by the Pakistani government. According to the tender document, the Pakistani Army is looking for 75,000 “modern 7.62x39mm caliber weapons”, [Read More…]

Ruger Mini Thirty Tactical Stainless

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]