So, a little bird told me recently that we may see a new striker-fired Ruger LCP in the coming weeks. Presumably, the company will follow the naming convention it used with the LC9 pistol by adding an "s" at the end of the LCP to indicate the new firing mechanism. … Read more about Rumor Alert: Striker Fired Ruger LCP Coming?
The Remington Arms Company announced a new 1911-style pistol chambered in 10mm. The new R1 10mm Hunter Long Slide is a single action handgun designed for accuracy and power. … Read more about Remington’s New Long Slide 10mm Pistol
Earlier today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded a contract to Glock for new 9mm duty pistols. The new contract has a potential value of $85 million over 10 years. The FBI amplified a conversation regarding the relative effectiveness of different handgun cartridges when its training … Read more about BREAKING: Glock Awarded New FBI Contract
Smith & Wesson made a long awaited for announcement regarding the M&P Shield line at the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings: the guns are now available in .45 ACP. The new M&P45 Shield pistols are similar to the originals, but they differ in ways beyond just caliber. Both the looks and size of … Read more about New S&W Shield in .45 ACP
What happens when you mix an experienced gun designer, successful firearms distributor, a gun sales expert and noted self-defense instructor? In this case, a new company and pistol. Say hello to the Avidity Arms PD10. Avidity Arms is a new company born to deliver a handgun designed for the … Read more about Avidity Arms PD10
Made in Slovenia, the Arex Rex Zero 1 Standard (1S) pistol will make its American debut at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The new pistol is the first of three different sizes and four different calibers the company is making that may make their way to these shores. The Rex Zero 1 Standard is a … Read more about Arex Rex Zero 1S Pistol
Eagle Imports will begin the importation of the Grand Power CP380 in 2016. The guns are new to the United States market and expand the Grand Power footprint in this country. The guns are a double-action/single-action hammer-fired design with a steel frame and polymer grip. According to a Grand … Read more about Grand Power CP380 Pistols
After several years of only 9mm and .45 ACP, Springfield Armory finally introduced .40 S&W to the XD-S line of pistols. The new gun comes in the 3.3" version, though I would expect a 4.0" version to also be introduced later. Like the original models, the new XD-S is a single stack pistol … Read more about Springfield Armory XD-S in .40 S&W
Days ahead of the 2016 SHOT Show, Smith & Wesson announced the return of an affordably-priced, dedicated .22 LR handgun to its line-up: the SW22 Victory. The new gun represents the first sub-$1k .22 LR platform pistol from the company since the Model 22A was discontinued. As regular shooters … Read more about Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory Pistol
As rumored, Ruger announced its new line of handguns called the American Pistol. The new handguns are an impressive addition to the Ruger catalog, and I expect the guns will be extremely hot sellers. I also expect the guns will be a contender for the upcoming US military trials. In general terms, … Read more about Ruger American Pistol
Just ahead of the new year, CZ-USA released a sneak peek at the new Bruin being manufactured under the Dan Wesson brand. The new pistol is a 1911-style gun in a long slide configuration that will be available in a variety of finishes and two powerful cartridges. Sporting a 6.3" match-grade barrel, … Read more about Dan Wesson Bruin – Long Slide 10mm, .45 ACP
Smith & Wesson will introduce a pair of new Bodyguard 380 pistols without thumb safeties at the SHOT Show next month according to two sources. One of the guns will have a Crimson Trace laser, while the second will not have any laser. Ever since they were introduced, many in the Smith & … Read more about New Bodyguard 380 Pistols Without Thumb Safety
Interested in a new PPQ Match gun from Walther? It looks like the company will introduce one at the 2016 SHOT Show in January. Details on a new 9mm pistols called the Walther PPQ Q5 Match have begun to leak out. Not much is known about the new guns, but I've pieced together details from several … Read more about Walther PPQ Q5 Match Pistol
If you've ever wanted a blow-back AK-ish pistol chambered in 9mm that took Beretta 92 magazines, Chiappa has the gun for you! Expected to be shown at the 2016 SHOT Show, the new AK-9 from Chiappa Firearms is a semi-automatic pistol that has the look of an AK-style pistol but is not likely to share … Read more about Chiappa AK-9 Pistol: Your Thoughts?