Tag Archives: 40 S&W

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Awards Federal Premium Ammunition a .40 Caliber HST Ammunition Contract

ANOKA, Minnesota – March 2, 2018 – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently awarded Federal Premium a major ammunition contract. Starting delivery in 2018, the contract provides for up to 180 million rounds of .40 caliber Tactical HST duty … Continue reading

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At the top of my list is Glock’s 19X, which is visually attractive and comes with all of the right bells and whistles to make it an exceptional offering from Glock. The company has improved the grip texture, added a … Continue reading

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Beretta APX Now Available in .40 S&W

Beretta USA is now shipping the APX chambered in .40 Cal. Beretta’s first polymer striker fired pistol was designed from the ground up for the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun Competition. The initial offering was a high capacity 9mm pistol with … Continue reading

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If you like the Alfa Romeo Giulia, you’ll love Beretta’s new striker fired 9mm (or .40SW) offering, the Apex. The first thing that can be said about the Apex is riempire con anima italiana! I didn’t have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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New for 2016 are Flat Dark Earth (FDE) models in 9mm and .40 S&W VPs with special colorants added to the frame during the molding process creating the tan/brown color scheme increasing used by military and security units. The frame’s … Continue reading

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My first stop at the range was the KRISS exhibit. KRISS has been a year over year favorite since having the opportunity to test drive the prototype at Blackwater in Moyock, NC. The company has been refining their SMG since … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Columbus Day Sale

Bradenton, Fla. (October 2015) –Liberty Ammunition, the global leader in high performance, lead-free ammunition for military, law enforcement and civilian markets, is celebrating Columbus Day with 15 percent off all online ammunition purchases from Oct. 9 – 12, 2015 at … Continue reading

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IWI Jericho Pistol Now Shipping to the U.S. Market

Harrisburg, Pa. (July 2015) – IWI US, Inc., announced that the highly anticipated Jericho brand of pistols for the U.S. market is now shipping to distributors. Retailers can expect the steel framed Jericho 941, designed specifically for the U.S. market, … Continue reading

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SIG is unquestionably the juggernaut of the industry. SIG’s growth in both size and depth and breath of product is astonishing. So where to begin is my challenge. How many readers knew that SIG is now in the air gun … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Walther

I was invited to Walther’s Press Conference were I received an comprehensive overview of Walther’s new PPQ M2 5” 9mm pistol. I’ll start with the sights, which Walther describe as rapid acquisition. The sighting system is a three dot system … Continue reading

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Double Tap Defense Announces New Caliber Pistols

Double Tap Defense announced the addition of new calibers for the patented DoubleTap™ Tactical Pocket Pistol. The new calibers include the .410/.45 Colt and the .40 S&W all of which will debut at the 2013 NASGW Expo & 40th Annual … Continue reading

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Adam Painchaud Takes Me Through SIG’s MPX-C At SHOT SHOW 2013.

SIG’s MPX-C is an innovative carbine that operates from a closed bolt for accuracy and safety. The operating system is a short stroke gas operated piston making the MPX line highly reliable. The “C” designation stands for carbine. The MPX … Continue reading

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