Tag: aug

Gone by 2020: G36 Replacement Schedule Released by German Bundeswehr – New Rifle to Be Chosen by 2019

The timeline for the replacement of the troubled G36 rifle with a new yet-to-be-selected weapon has been announced by the Bundeswehr. The German System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr (SSB)program was announced on February 3rd, 2016, with the solicitation itself being released [Read More…]

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

TFBTV: The Amazing AUG Bullpup


The Steyr AUG is one of, if not the world’s most successful bullpup, albeit even today the AUG certainly looks quite strange to the uninitiated. While the bullpup configuration was by no means a new idea, it certainly went mainstream in the West with the AUG. But how does this Austrian [Read More…]