Using lighter-than-typical bullets, the new HPR Black Ops ammunition promises to deliver superior accuracy and “unparalleled takedown force.” Initially, the Black Ops ammo will be offered in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Another load in .223 Rem is said to be available soon. According to HPR, the bullets used in the new ammo are […]
Tru-Spec is now offering MultiCam Tropic and MultiCam Arid patterns for their line of uniforms and other clothing. The Tropic pattern is designed for jungle and other locations with lush, green vegetation that is largely unaffected by colder temperatures. The Arid, as you might suspect, is better suited for desert environments. The standard MultiCam pattern […]
In current gun news… IWI US is now selling a state compliant version of the TAVOR in Massachusetts, Maryland and New Jersey. The new guns have an 18″ barrel, permanent 2″ muzzle break, an OAL of 30″ and a 10-round magazine. It has a full length Picatinny rail for adding optics and spring-loaded back up […]
Smith & Wesson announced a revision to the Bodyguard 38 revolver and Bodyguard 380 pistol. The new guns have eliminated the Insight Technology laser and have replaced them with integral units from Crimson Trace. The new guns will be branded with the M&P logo, and are now included as members of that line of handguns.
Here is some of today’s gun news… Purple Neos Davidson’s announced they are now shipping an exclusive purple and black Beretta U22 Neos pistol. The new guns use purple inserts in the grip and an anodized purple finish on the gun’s top rail. I understand that purple is not for everyone, but expanding the firearms […]
The new Micro Dynamic Rifle (MDR) from Desert Tech remains on track for delivery in 2015. The company showed the multi-caliber, ambidextrous rifle at the 2014 SHOT Show (watch our video on the gun here), and has continued to develop the rifle. Right now, it looks like there will be two versions: the standard MDR […]
News and information from around the firearms industry… Gilboa Snake – A civilian legal version of the double-barrel AR-15 called the Snake is in development now. This gun will have two triggers so that each action is independently controlled. This is (presumably) done to avoid any problems with the BATFE and the National Firearms Act. […]
I just received an announcement from Concern Kalashnikov about a number of upgrades to the IZ132 rifle being sold in the United States. The standard IZ132 rifle is based on the AK-47 pattern rifle and is chambered for the 7.62×39 cartridge. It is a semi-automatic rifle fed by detachable magazines. The new upgrade will use […]
SureFire announced the new X400 Ultra: a white light, green laser combo unit for firearms. The light mounts to a standard Picatinny or accessory rail and puts out a maximum of 500 lumens. A momentary/constant-on switch allows the shooter to control the light with one finger. Remote switches are also available from SureFire. The laser uses […]
Bulgarian arms manufacturer Arsenal showed the new AR-M5FTB assault rifle at the Eurosatory 2014 expo in Paris last week. The rifle is an AK-style rifle with a forged & milled receiver that is chambered for the 5.56 NATO cartridge. The AR-M5FTB uses an adjustable buttstock with rubber pad and the handguard has four rails for adding various […]
I recently had the chance to attend the inaugural Make Big Noise firearms demonstration at the G4S International Training facility in Shackleford, VA. The event was organized by Laura Burgess Marketing. Various writers from around the industry were invited to the facility and met with various manufacturer representatives. There were classroom demonstrations and range time.