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IWI Tavor “The Hammer”

I wouldn’t hesitate at all in saying the Tavor is one of the most anticipated guns to come down the pike in a good while. We have had a pretty good wait before they finally arrived on the market but as I write this distributors are beginning to get them in quantity. [Read More…]

KRISS Multi-Caliber K-10

The newest version of the KRISS everyone is familiar with is getting a makeover. This carbine has a new buttstock, foregrip and barrel shroud. There are also changes to the operating controls. Rather than the old method of releasing the bolt it’s been moved from the [Read More…]

An Idea From A Reader

Annika, a reader of TFB, emailed me an idea for an AR-15 upper receiver and asked me if I could post it on the blog to see what y’all thought of it … I’ve got a pretty straightforward idea that I’m hoping for some feedback on. If you felt like [Read More…]

Kalashnikov AK-12 Unveiled

Izhmash has officially unveiled the first working prototype of the AK-12 Assault Rifle. According to Max Popenker there will be two models, a Light model (5.45x39mm, 5.56x45mm and 7.62x39mm) that accepts all magazines that work with existing AK rifles, as well as a new [Read More…]

Gun Review: KRISS Vector

The KRISS Vector is one of the most interesting and innovative weapons I’ve used in a very long time. I have been very impressed with the design, ergonomics as well as the lack of noticeable recoil. This is an impressive design to say the least. This weapon system has [Read More…]

Hands-On with the Beretta ARX-160

While touring the Beretta factory in northern Italy, I was able to handle a Beretta ARX-160, their newest 5.56mm carbine, and a weapon that could be considered comparable to the FNH SCAR-L. I was impressed with a number of its features, including a toolless quick-change [Read More…]

RMR-30 Prototype!!!

These photos are of a prototype RMR-30, a carbine version of the Kel-Tec PMR-30. How cool is this? It is being designed by Tobias Obermeit, whom I interviewed on the blog recently. The dimensions look similar to the H&K MP7 (assuming equivalent barrel length). I [Read More…]

Rock River Arms PDS Carbine

I recently blogged about RAA’s PDS pistol. This is the carbine version of the pistol. The Piston Driven System Carbine utilizes a propriety bolt carrier that actuated by a piston. The return spring is located above the barrel, much like the Para Ordnance TTR [Read More…]

Rock River Arms PDS Pistol

The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]

FN confirms SCAR 17S for 2010

The semi-automatic FN SCAR 17S, which chambers 7.62x51mm NATO, was supposed to be on sale this year, but FN-USA have announced that it won’t go on sale until 2010 … Released for 2010 is the highly anticipated SCAR 17S now available for civilian purchase. [Read More…]

Remington ACR

The specifications of the Remington ACR (Adaptive Combat Rifle) have finally been published. Bushmaster and Magpul are both still very much involved in the development of the rifle although I can see very little that has changed since the original Magpul Masada was [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…]