Category: News

Small arms shipped to Somalia

It has been revealed that the US recently shipped 40 tons of small arms and ammunition worth $10 million to supply the Somali government. Reuters reports: The U.S. government has provided about 40 tons of weapons and ammunition to Somalia’s embattled government in [Read More…]

Is gun demand slowing?

CNBC (via. SaysUncle) reports that it may be, although this analysis does not appeal to be based on hard sales data. Shares of the nation’s major firearms makers fell Monday on analyst concerns that the postelection surge in hand gun sales may be coming to an end. [Read More…]

S&W 22A Pistol Recall

Smith and Wesson have announced a recall of the S&W 22A Pistol. Smith & Wesson has identified a condition that may exist in certain model 22-A pistols. Based on our ongoing product review, we have determined that the slides of certain pistols manufactured from [Read More…]

GunListings: A craigslist for guns

GunListings.org is a craigslist style website to trade guns, ammo and other shooting gear. Zach Terhark, a 20 year old college student from Iowa and owner of GunListings, says: Last year I was browsing craigslist.org and I thought I would search for a shotgun because I [Read More…]

Air guns are also up, crossbows too

Yesterday a highly placed source in the air gun industry (who wishes to remain anonymous) told me that air guns sales are also riding the gun buying frenzy wave. Crossbow sales have also noticeably increased. There is a lot to be said about air guns at a time when [Read More…]

SCAR being deployed

The Army Times (via. Murdoc) report that the 75th Rangers are receiving new FN SCAR rifles: About 600 members of the 75th Ranger Regiment will soon take the Special Operations Combat Assault Rifle into battle. The 600 SCARs are the first of 1,800 that U.S. Special [Read More…]

Ruger Rumor Roundup

In a few hours Ruger will redefine a platform (their words, not mine). Some possible contenders are: * Polymer 1911 * Regular 1911 * Mini-14 in .308 (ie. a M1A / M14) * SR-9 pistol in .45 or the long awaited SR-10 (.40 S&W). * Scaled up Ruger LCR polymer revolver in [Read More…]

Sniper World Cup ’09

The Sniper World Cup is an sniper competition for police and military snipers held annually in Budapest, Hungary. The name is somewhat of a misnomer as the competition seems to be primarily made up of European teams, but it is open to all countries. This year Russia won [Read More…]

Kel-Tec RFB now shipping

After being delayed a few time the Kel-Tec RFB .308 Bullpup is now shipping. Kel-Tec: We are happy to confirm that the RFB is in production and shipping to distributors (yes, it’s true!). We are currently shipping small batches, however full-scale production will [Read More…]