Larry Vickers got his hands on a rather rare firearm. The Vektor CR-21. It is a bullpup kit for the South African Military to convert their Galils. According to Larry Vickers, there are only two of these in the USA and he mentions that there is a rumor that less than [Read More…]
The Australian Army’s program to produce a successor to the F88 “Austeyr” is on the verge of bearing fruit. Army.gov.au reports that the F90, formerly designated “EF88” is now being issued for trials, in preparation for final modifications [Read More…]
In my previous two TFB articles on the latest development of the Chinese QBZ-95 family of bullpup rifles, I mentioned that there’s a flat-top model in the work as part of the QBZ 95-1 Plus. Recently, the information on that flat-top model was reveled on the Emei [Read More…]
Several times in the last year TFB has reported on serious accidents involving bullpups mainly the Kel-Tec KSG. Now some may say it’s the gun and a bad design. I have to take issue with this. The first time I handled a KSG the thought of a possible hand injury [Read More…]
Maxim Popenker, Russian small arms expert and author (and TFB contributor), has begun a three-part series of articles on the origins of the bullpup concept, one which many now believe represents the future of individual small arms: Traditionally, a firearm in the [Read More…]
I am an unabashed bullpup rifle afficianado. While I shoot an AR/ARAK in competition, I am constant pulled back to bullpups as a solution to many problems, especially home defense. Hank Strange gets his strange on shooting the two side-by-side. I have had the liberty [Read More…]
The Chinese QBZ-95 bullpup has been in service for two decades and due to its sheer production, over 1.65 million so far, it will be the most prolific bullpup ever built. I did a detailed write-up on the QBZ-95 for Guns & Ammo SIP in 2006. Since then, that [Read More…]
Medium.com has posted up a fascinating story into the history of what ultimately became the Bushmaster Pistol Bullpup. As part of their War is Boring series, they stumble upon and cover something that isn’t boring. In 1969, engineers at Colt offered the [Read More…]
IWI US demoed a select fire version of their X95 Micro-Tavor at the Kentucky Bullpup Convention in September. I had the opportunity to put a few rounds down range and put together my first impressions...
The Kel-Tec RDB and M43 recently made their first public appearance at the Bullpup 2014 Convention in Kentucky. I spent the better part of an afternoon shooting both rifles from bench rest and offhand at targets ranging from 7 yards out to 300. As a long-time Tavor [Read More…]
Looking to add an extended KeyMod handguard to your IWI Tavor bullpup rifle? Midwest Industries has two new options for Tavor owners, their new Extended and XL KeyMod handguards add 2.2 inches and 3.25 inches of length to your Tavor. Both models include a KeyMod [Read More…]
3D printing has been growing in popularity recently with 3D printed firearms and accessories making headlines over the past year or two. Well here’s an awesome new design that’s been released recently by WarFairy over on Reddit. Dubbed the Hanuman AR-15 [Read More…]
As an ACR shooter/owner, I have been following the development of the Polish MSBS rifle system with keen interest. It would seem that the platform is getting closer to full deployment (slotted for starting formal force-wide adoption later this year). Equipped.PL was [Read More…]
Big Daddy Hoffman got a chance to test fire a SKS bullpup from Shernic Gunworks. The kit is rather impressive. Just from the picture, you can see how compact the SKS is compared to a standard collapsed AR-15.
As a long time Tavor shooter, nothing makes me happier than seeing new aftermarket parts and accessories being released now that the IWI US plant is up and running. Small and interesting parts have been trickling out since last year’s Shot Show. Replacement [Read More…]
Masterpiece Arms is displaying this offensively colored bullpup with no plaques or press releases partnered with the mock-up. Working with Charles St George they are working on a gun that is visually similar to his earlier design, the Bushmaster M17S, but chambered in [Read More…]