Tag: rifle

DOD’s Plan to Arming Syrian and Iraqi Forces Outlined in FY 2019 Budget Proposal

The Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Defense Budget Proposal has been submitted to Congress and will take some time before we find out if it is approved or denied. But within it there is a specific budget document titled “Counter-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria [Read More…]

Las Vegas Antique Gun Show: A Hidden and Accessible Gem

Often completely overshadowed by the larger SHOT Show, the Antique Gun Show is strategically held during the weekend after SHOT Show (although this year it was held the weekend before). Although possibly not the best antique show in the United States, it certainly [Read More…]

Sig Sauer Launches the New P365 and More

The Sig Sauer P365 was one of the most talked about semi auto pistols to SHOT Show this year. TFB sat down with Sig’s media team and got the low-down on the newest member of the Sig Sauer family. The Elephant in the Room The very first thing I noticed about the [Read More…]

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Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDMR) Requested in FY2019 Budget Justification

The US Army wants to give its soldiers more punch and reach: In the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Estimate Justification Book for the United States Army, the service outlined its strategy for procuring M110A1 Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS) rifles from Heckler [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Dark Storm Industries 50 State Compliant Rifle and Bear Flag Defense Loader

Dark Storm is continuing down the path of making AR15s available for those in the less fortunate states such as California and New York. To fuel this endeavor the company is working with the California company Bear Flag Defense in introducing the companies polymer [Read More…]

Bad Company Tactical Drops Handgun Emphasis, Moving to Grenade Launchers, Rifles, Tools

We previously covered Bad Company Tactical on TFB in SHOT shows past and looked closely at the companies R2S quick detachment system. Initially Bad Company Tactical was focusing their efforts on handgun holster systems, attaching their R2S to the Picatinny rail of a [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] IWI USA’s 40mm UBGL/Standalone Grenade Launcher

The IWI 40x46mm Low-Velocity UBGL/Standalone Grenade Launcher has been around for a few years but this is the first time we were able to actually get our hands on the launcher at TFB. Available for LE/Military customers worldwide, the launcher is designed to lock onto [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Ritter & Stark Modular Tactical Rifle, Short Action SLX, Crux Ordnance Tripod Stabilizer

TFB TV actually took a trip to the Austrian located factory of Ritter & Stark last year. We were able to look at the internal factory work being done on the rifles before they get shipped over to the United States. At SHOT 2018 we were also able to take a look at [Read More…]

[Shot 2018] Caracal USA


In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit Caracal USA. Caracal brings the enhanced F 9mm pistol with standard sights or the quick sight system, allowing for faster follow up shots. Boasting 18+1 capacity the enhanced F could also be purchased with night [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Battle Arms Development’s Paratrooper & Tanker .300 BLK SBRs, Prototype Charging Handle

Battle Arms Development introduced two SBRs chambered in .300 BLK with 7.5-inch barrels as apart of a new historically themed product release. The difference between these two SBRs is the fact that on the Tanker, the buffer tube is a separate piece from the lower [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] New from Lyman, Brass Catchers, Snap Caps, and Reloading Presses

Lyman has released a number of new products this year, but we’ll only be able to get to a few of them that really stand out. First off is the company’s new reloading line, branded in bright orange. In order of weight, they are the Brass Smith Ideal C-Frame [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Robinson Armaments Tailhook Brace Equipped Pistol and M-Lok Addition

Robinson Armaments has added a new Tailhook Brace to a new line of pistol XCR versions of their full-length XCR rifle configurations, in addition to adding M-Lok to their entire line, along with the previous Keymod rails they had mounted on them previously. The pistol [Read More…]