New Cabot Insurrection Double-Stack 9mm Pistols

Cabot Guns have introduced their first double-stack 9mm pistol, the Insurrection. According to the company, what sets the Cabot Insurrection pistol apart isn’t just its remarkable build quality; it’s the innovative features that truly make it stand out. Well, let’s take a look at these features.

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Best Expensive 9mm Carbine: H&K MP5 vs. B&T APC-9

Two of the best pistol caliber carbines in the game: The LEGENDARY Heckler & Koch MP5 faces off today against the B&T APC-9. The H&K MP5 has been the gold standard for PCCs or SMGs for nearly 60 years, while the B&T APC-9 is newer, having been invented by the Swiss group Brugger & Thomet in 2011. While the B&T doesn’t have the long legacy enjoyed by the MP5, the APC-9 is the first SMG that has been adopted by the U.S. Army since World War II. Which one is the top dog in 2023?

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Ascalon Arms Last Round Backstrap for CZ P-10C Pistols

Ascalon Arms is a firearm accessories manufacturer from Brno, Czech Republic, founded by Jiří Šlechta, a former handgun designer at CZUB. The company is specialized in making aftermarket parts for CZ firearms. Their newest product called Last Round Backstrap is a rather interesting accessory for CZ P-10C pistols. It’s a backstrap that can store a 9x19mm round inside it!

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Aguila Ammunition – New 9mm Jacketed Hollow Point

Aguila Ammunition has six decades of tradition and offers a full line of rimfire, centerfire and shotshell ammo. They are now introducing a new 9x19mm, 124-grain Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP), a round they describe as very accurate and made for defense purposes. According to Aguila, the muzzle velocity is 1,150 fps, and the new round has been tested in a wide variety of handguns, from micro compacts to full-size.

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Austrian BUBIX BRO Subcompact Pistol

Bubix GmbH is an Austrian firearms manufacturer whose first product, a subcompact pistol called Bubix Bro, was launched at the end of the past year. While having a lot of features common for a modern pistol such as a short barrel recoil action with a tilting barrel lockup, the Bubix Bro also features some rather unusual design solutions like the grip safety on the front strap of the grip or the takedown button inside the trigger guard. Let’s take a closer look.

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[SHOT 2022] Barnaul Subsonic 9mm Ammunition

At the SHOT Show 2022 Industry Day at the Range, MKS Supply brought the recently released Barnaul subsonic 9x19mm ammunition and offered to test it in a suppressed full-auto 9mm AR … few things are more fun than that! Let’s see what specs this subsonic 9mm ammunition has.

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[SHOT 2022] The Modern Hi-Power, the EAA/Girsan MC P35 Match

We’ve all made fun of Turkish clones of guns. I’m certainly guilty of it. But today I’m eating a little humble pie, as EAA imports the Girsan MC P35 Match, a Hi-Power with all the modern features.

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[SHOT 2022] Walther Unveils PDP SD Pro

Today at Shot Show’s Industry Day at the Range, Walther showed off for the first time their brand new PDP SD Pro. Walther’s PDP handgun was released in February of 2021 as a successor to the highly-regarded PPQ. The PDP provided a factory optics cut slide, a more aggressive grip serration pattern, and an upgraded trigger when compared to the old PPQ models.

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FBI Contract for Winchester Ammunition (9×19 mm)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has awarded Winchester Ammunition a large contract for 9×19 mm ammunition in three out of four of their categories. The categories are Duty/Service (Micro),Training – Reduced Lead and Frangible, and below you can find which types of ammunition the agency chose.

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Italian Parliament Approves 9 Luger for Pistols – Is This the End of 9x21mm IMI?

On the 21st of December 2021, the Italian Parliament has finally penned the word “end” on a decades-long national oddity: the ban of the 9×19 mm Luger. This comes as part of a package of amendments aimed to align Italian laws to the European Union’s. A step in the right direction, for once.

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POTD: The 9mm CZ Vz. 68 (ZB 68) or Skorpion Evo 2 SMG

Many of you probably know about the original CZ Skorpion, the Vz. 61. It is a pretty compact and lightweight SMG, however, being chambered in .32 ACP, it’s a rather underpowered gun. Now, I bet not many of you know that there was actually a 9x19mm (9mm Luger) version of this subgun which never entered production though. This experimental bigger sibling of Vz. 61 was dubbed Vz. 68 (a.k.a. ZB 68, a.k.a Skorpion Evo 2) and it is what we are taking a look at in today’s Photo Of The Day.

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Russian Ammo Ban – Numbers and the Coming Years

There have been a lot of numbers thrown around with regards to the Russian ammo ban. Many of them are unsourced or unattributed, and as near as I can tell, wrong. So what are the actual numbers? What is the actual impact of this ban going to be?

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Import Ban – Russian Ammo And Guns Go the Way of the Dodo

Under new State Department sanctions, there will be no Russian ammo or firearms coming into the US beginning on September 7th of this year. The Department of State published a fact sheet today regarding new sanctions imposed on Russia. The relevant text of the sanctions includes:

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Ukrainian FORT-20 Striker-Fired Semi-Auto Pistol

The Arms and Security 2021 exhibition was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from June 15 to 18. Many Ukrainian small arms manufacturers released new products during the show most of which we have already covered. The Ukrainian FORT company (Science Industrial Association (SIA) “FORT” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine) introduced two new firearms during this exhibition – the FORT-230 submachine gun, which we talked about earlier, and the FORT-20 pistol, which we’ll take a look at in this article.

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Ukrainian FORT-230 9mm Submachine Gun

At the  Arms and Security 2021 exhibition held in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian small arms manufacturer FORT (Science Industrial Association (SIA) “FORT” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine) has introduced two new firearms – the FORT-230 submachine gun and the FORT-20 striker-fired pistol. In this article, we’ll take a look at the FORT-230 SMG.

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