AR Five Seven: 5.7x28mm AR Upper

This is very interesting. A one piece 5.7x28mm modular upper that attaches to a AR-15 lower receiver and uses 50 round FN P90 magazines. TrueWPN at AR-15.com took these photos. Click to expand. Well this thing is interesting. Its a AR-15- PS90 cross bread. The one piece [Read More…]

Sako TRG spotted in South Ossetia

The photo below shows a couple of South Ossetia militia. The guy on the right is carrying a Sako TRG. It is unlikely Finland would allow arms exports to South Ossetia. It was probably bought on the civilian market and then exported. I cannot imagine that South Ossetia [Read More…]

Blackwater’s new AR-15: BW15

Blackwater announced that they will soon be selling AR-15s. Customers will choose what features they want and the Blackwater Armory will build it. Blackwater BW-15 The public seemed poised to receive Blackwater’s new BW15 rifle after handling two samples that featured [Read More…]

.22LR Tracers

Brasscasing spotted .22LR tracers being sold at Cabela’s ($109.99 for 250). I had no idea these were made. I found a video of .22 Tracers being fired at flammable gas filled balloons: Looks like fun. If I had some where to shoot tracers and they came in smaller [Read More…]

Stoeger X Series air rifles

Benelli USA is now importing the Stoeger X Series air rifles. The rifles come in a variety of models, finishes and scope options. They are all .177 in caliber and have a break barrel action. X5: Scoped, hardwood, 16.5″ barrel. The “Made in China” is [Read More…]

GSG-5P: .22 MP5 patterned pistol

American Tactical Imports are importing the GSG-5P, a pistol version of the .22 MP5 patterned GSG-5. Click to expand. The specs are the same as the carbine/rifle version apart from weighing 400 grams less. As far as I can see it is a GSG-5 with a butt plate instead of a [Read More…]

Key Fob Gun

GunPundit reports on a key fob flare gun converted to .25 caliber firearm in the UK that was used in a shooting. I want one of these 🙂

Variable velocity firearms

New Scientist has reported on a company that is developing a “Variable Velocity Weapon System” that works by mixing a liquid or gaseous fuel with air in a combustion chamber behind the bullet. This determines the explosive capability of the propellant and [Read More…]

S&W “Heller” Model 442

S&W have partnered with the Second Amendment Foundation to produce a S&W “Heller” Model 442 revolver The Smith & Wesson Model 442 will be laser engraved with an insignia to commemorate the ruling by the Supreme Court. On the right side plate of [Read More…]

One year old

The blog had its first birthday yesterday! The stats: * 593 posts * 982 tags * 1,178 comments * Most comments in a post: 176 (Ruger SR9) * Oddest comment (which came through yesterday): Please send for me the following Russian type ammunitions current price:- 1. 122 mm [Read More…]

Iraqi SWAT Team

They have got the prerequisite Glocks, now they just need MP5s. Click to expand the photos. Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team members storm a bus during a demonstration drill held during a handover ceremony in Diwaniyah, 181 kms south of Baghdad, on July 16, [Read More…]

Guns at a wedding

DoubleTapper describes the latest wedding he attended … I sat at my assigned table with 9 other guys. Of the 10 of us, there were 3 Glocks, 1 Sig, and 2 S&W’s. It was a little weird until I realized that 3 of the guys were under 21, and 2 were still in [Read More…]