Tag: misc

Merdeka 2017: Malaysia’s Small Arms Arsenal On Parade

Irfan Z. is a long time friend of TFB, and has contributed tips about various subjects, particularly within Southeast Asia. This is his first guest post entirely written by him, for TFB. Malaysia has just completed Independence Day 2017 celebrations and just like every [Read More…]

Azeri Silk Way Airlines: Small Arms Shipments through Diplomatic Carriers

A Bulgarian investigative journalist by the name of Dilyana Gaytandzhiev has published an article vigorously detailing the activities of the Azerbaijani state run airline Silk Way in providing arms shipments across the MENA region and Africa in the airlines diplomatic [Read More…]

Taiwan Introduces New 7.62mm XT107 Designated Marksman Rifle at TADTE 2017, Updates XT105 Rifle

Taiwan’s 205th Armory small arms design bureau has unveiled a 7.62x51mm NATO Designated Marksman’s rifle at the 2017 Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition as evidenced by the Sohu news agency. Designated the XT107, it is a 7.62x51mm NATO [Read More…]

TFB Interview with Jeff Selvig of Apex Gun Parts

We recently received an excellent opportunity to tour Apex Gun Parts, which you can read about on a recent TFB post here. During the tour we got a chance to sit down with Jeff Salvig and really ask him some in-depth questions about the surplus industry and how he got [Read More…]

1/6 Uber Squad Hits Local Range at Camp Lejeune with Updated M27s,Comms, HK M320s, and Suppressors

The 1/6 “Hard” Über Squad that Marine Infantry Gunner (WO5) Wade put into motion some months ago has taken on Golf Six, a live fire range in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 1/6 is trialing several new pieces of kit, most importantly M27 IARs as a standard [Read More…]