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SOFIC 2013–Closing Comments and Photo Gallery

This year’s SOFIC conference was an exciting event and every bit as good as prior years. The combined efforts of NDIA and USSOCOM account for that. There was, as always, a wealth of information transferred. If you are a small … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2013 Beretta ARX-160A1

Beretta’s ARX160A1 a contender in the US Army’s Carbine Competition will become the ARX100 when the commercial variant goes into full production later in the year. Beretta’s management expects the first units to hit the shelves this summer. The ARX100 … Continue reading

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What Companies Are Still In The Running In The Army’s Carbine Competition? – Reader Question

  As of March 2013 the following companies are still in the running: Colt Defense FNH USA Heckler & Koch Remington Adcor Defense Beretta

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Beretta May Move It’s Operations Out Of Maryland

It appears the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, introduced by Maryland’s Governor Martin O’Malley is the catalyst behind Beretta’s plan to leave Accokeek, MD and relocate its facilities elsewhere. The proposed legislation would ban the sale of modern semiautomatic rifles … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2013 – Media Day A Huge Success In Spite Blistering Weather.

SHOT Show’s Media Day is an opportunity for members of the media to put their hands on many of the new offerings and send a little lead down range. This year’s event was plagued by unseasonably low temperatures and a … Continue reading

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If You Thought Beretta’s M9 Was Headed For The Assisted Living Facility, Think Again!

The U.S. Army renewed its commitment to the  Beretta 9mm M9 by awarding Beretta a contract for up to 100,000 M9 pistols. An initial order for 4,600 pistols has already been released. All of the pistols will be manufactured in Beretta’s … Continue reading

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Beretta’s Latest Addition To The 90 Series Pistols – 92A1 & 96A1

There’s probably never been a more successful combat service pistol than the Beretta M9. Ergonomics, function, ease of operation, safety, capacity and reliability are unsurpassed; except for the venerable 1911 the M9 has been in service longer than any other … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – Beretta ARX160 and GRX160

Beretta ARX160 5.56 x 45 carbine and the GLX160A1 40mm grenade launcher.  Beretta’s ARX160 carbine is among several contenders in the U.S. Army’s competition (read ongoing saga) to replaced the venerable M4. There are many considerations an organization as large … Continue reading

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Beretta Nano – Preview

I’m really excited about this new offering from Beretta. The Nano is an ideal, 9mm, conceal carry pistol. It will be released in the 9 mm caliber first, followed by .40 S&W. Ladies, the Nano is a superb addition to … Continue reading

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Beretta ARX-160 At MILIPOL 2011

The Beretta ARX160 is an amazing weapon system, and Beretta has done an extraordinary job with what the company calls the MMI or man-machine-interface. Ben with Beretta does a great job of demonstrating the weapon so I’ll let him show you … Continue reading

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SAKO Launches Its New Sniper Platform The TRG M10

SAKO from Finland, and now part of the Beretta family, has introduced its new multi-caliber sniper rifle, the SAKO M10. The M10 adds to SAKO’s already distinguished sniper platforms the M22 and M42, launched in 1999. Both the M22 and M42 have tremendous … Continue reading

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Beretta Exhibits ARX160 at SOFIC 2011…

Courtesy Beretta USA – ARX 160 carbine. Beretta has been building firearms for quite sometime. The company enjoys an enviable position in the law enforcement, military and commercial markets offering a high quality and well diversified product portfolio. Currently, Beretta supplies … Continue reading

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The USAF Modular Handgun System (MHS) May Still Survive.

In my days in the Navy, the issue handgun was a M1911, .45 ACP. You could hear it rattling as it came out of the holster but it went bang every time you squeezed the trigger. In fact, virtually all … Continue reading

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