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TAC SHIELD Universal Long Gun Cleaning Kits

Universal Rifle Cleaning Kit and a Universal Shotgun Cleaning Kit: Both feature the most commonly needed hardware components necessary to maintain these long guns, including premium brass cleaning rods and a pull-through cable. These components in particular help protect the … Continue reading

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Bergara B14 Rifle Wins UK’s Shooting Industry Awards’ Best Rifle for 2016

The Bergara B14 bolt-action rifle, distributed exclusively in the UK by RUAG AMMOTECH UK, and introduced in 2015, has received rave reviews from writers, retailers and sportsmen Lawrenceville, Ga. (August 2016) – The Bergara B14 Hunter bolt-action rifle recently won … Continue reading

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McMillan Group Launches Grayboe Stocks

Phoenix, AZ– June 22, 2016 – Ryan McMillan and the McMillan Group, worldwide leader in firearms industry innovation, announces the launch of Grayboe Stocks in association with the McMillan Group of companies. Utilizing new materials and processes, Grayboe continues the … Continue reading

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MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE WITH SPRINGFIELD ARMORY SOCOM 16 CQB

  Just when you thought the M1A has seen its day, this old warhorse proves it’s not ready for the farm just yet. Of any military weapon system, the M14 / M1A has a glorious history. When SOF needed a … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes At Masterpiece Arms

  MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufactures the MPA BA Rifles, Chassis Systems, Defender Pistols and Carbines, Suppressors and MPAR Rifles. Creating a Masterpiece outlines the process of creating MPA’s famous bolt action rifles from concept through manufacturing and assembly. It concludes … Continue reading

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GAP Grind 2015 Long-Range Tactical Shooting Event

This year’s GAP Grind match took place 16-18 October at the K&M Shooting Complex in Finger, Tennessee. Competitors from law enforcement, military and civilian communities participated in what is a fast-paced demanding competition. Cory West, of Texas, took top honors … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Launches Its New Website Featuring Black Friday/Cyber Monday Specials

To launch the new website, Steyr is offering limited-time specials on its famed Scout rifles for $1,499 and pistols for $499. Special deals on Steyr accessories and apparel will also be announced on the website on Black Friday and Cyber … Continue reading

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Building A Credible Sniper System

We regularly see questions asking for recommendations on things like; what’s the best scope to get, the best reticle, best bipod, best rifle or best ammo. We try to steer our readers to view their equipment as a system and … Continue reading

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Bergara Completes Custom Build Rifle for Cobb County S.W.A.T.

Duluth, Ga. (September 2015) – Bergara USA, a division of BPI Outdoors, announced today that it has completed its custom build tactical rifle for the Cobb County Police Department S.W.A.T. unit. Cobb is an Atlanta metro county that includes a … Continue reading

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Bergara Premier Tactical Rifle Now Shipping to Distributors and Dealers

The High Precision Bergara barrel built into a custom chassis and stock for serious professionals and top choice for several S.W.A.T. teams is now available. The Bergara Premier Series offers customers many of the same features and performance characteristics already … Continue reading

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What Is Lock Time?

Precision rifle shooters are notorious for some great discussion centered around weather, pressure, powder choices and calibers. They are staples in precision shooting circles, so for this Friday’s shoot-the-shit topic, we’ve selected one of the more obscure areas of discussion, … Continue reading

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BURRIS XTR-II 2-10 x 42 FFP G2B RETICLE SNEAK PREVIEW

When Burris upgraded their XTR line of optics they held nothing back. The new XTR II optics from Burris feature 34mm tubes, zero lock, first focal plane reticles, side focus and illumination. A good magnified optic became a world class … Continue reading

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Burris Upgrades Popular XTR II Riflescope Line

XTR II™ line of tactical riflescopes gets two new reticles for 2015, improved turret knobs and higher magnification models. The new Burris SCR™ (Special Competition Reticle), available in MIL and MOA versions, increases precision for long-range competition without adding clutter … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers On The M3 Carl Gustav 84mm Recoilless Rifle

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Ashbury International New SABER SX Short Action Receiver

Ashbury Precision Ordnance Manufacturing announced the first of a new family of Octagonal Bolt Action Receivers for Cartridges from .223 Rem to .375CT. The SX  bolt action receivers are purpose built to maximize surface contact with Ashbury’s newest interlocking SABER®-FORSST® … Continue reading

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New Zealand Defence Forces Would Like A New Rifle By 2016

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has received approval from New Zealand’s government to move ahead with a competitive tender process to purchase a COTS rifle to replace the Steyr AUGs currently in use. A total of 8,800 rifles will be purchased … Continue reading

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Do You Know What A Cuban Mambi Is?

  The Mambi is a gas operated semiautomatic anti-material rifle, or AMR, chambered in the Russian 14.5 x 114 mm round. Its principal application is against thin-skinned vehicles, boats, etc. However, it has also been used as an anti-helicopter shoulder … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Media Day At The Range Favorites

Two of my Media Day favorites had to be the Savage Arms 110BA (300 Win Mag & 338 Lapua; the 10BA chambered in.308), part of the company’s Law Enforcement series, and KRISS’s Sphinx SDP Subcompact 9mm. Savage shooters already know … Continue reading

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MasterPiece Arms Announces The MPA 308BA Bolt Action Rifle

MasterPiece Arms is best know for its semiautomatic rifles, pistols and suppressors. The company has just announced its first precision bolt action rifle, the MPA 308BA. The design is unique in that it is built around the Remington 700 bolt … Continue reading

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Let Me Turn You On To Liberty Ammo

Total ammunition performance is the sum of bullet geometry, composition, velocity and accuracy. We look to external ballistics and we look to terminal ballistics. For defensive purposes we want to limit penetration for safety, have a high degree of fragmentation … Continue reading

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Accuracy International Discontinues Production Of The AE

Accuracy International has announced that it will discontinue production of its AE model rifle. The AE has been around since 2001 and has been extremely popular with the law enforcement community around the world. The last product run is in … Continue reading

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John Noveske 1976 – 2013

The passing of John Noveske was a great loss to an industry that is uniquely American. It was also a great tragedy for humanity. John’s legacy is being carried on by his wonderful wife and life long partner. Noveske products … Continue reading

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A Funduscopic Examination Of The Precision Guided Firearm (PGF)

All branches of the military are looking to improve a sniper’s performance through the implementation of technology. In addition to field craft like land navigation, concealment and movement a sniper team, which generally consists of a sniper and a spotter, … Continue reading

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Armalite’s Redesigned AR-30 the AR-30A1

Armalite, has done a superb job of recreating an already top performer, its well established, AR-30. The new version, designated AR-30A1, offers a number of features absent in its predecessor: Muzzle brake threads on the end of the barrels employ … Continue reading

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Silincerco’s 5.56 SAKER Is In Production and Will Begin Shipping in 2013.

First announced at SHOT 2012, the SAKER rifle suppressor features three exciting new developments.The MAAD, Multiple Accessory Attachment Device, is an interchangeable centerfire rifle mounting strategy that allows you to interchange the Saker’s mount so that you can attach the … Continue reading

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The Exo-A1 Concept Rifle

By: Sal Palma Much of what I enjoy about the defense industry is the enormous pool of talent and creativity. A large part of that industry is comprised of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs like John Copper from South Africa. … Continue reading

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Interesting Sighting In Gaza!

The individual depicted in this picture is affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad al-Quds Brigades operating in Gaza. The weapon he’s holding is a FN2000 assault rifle with its corresponding grenade launcher. It is a highly advance selective fire assault rifle and represents … Continue reading

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Spain’s SOF

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IWI Announces 5.45mm Conversion Kit For X95 Rifle

Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI) has just announced its 5.45 mm conversion kit for the X95 rifle. This comes as good news to many of the Eastern European countries still awash in 5.45 ammunition from the Soviet Era. The addition of … Continue reading

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Braddick Defense Systems Joins Forces With Truvelo Manufacturers To Market Sniper Systems

By: Sal Palma Truvelo Manufacturer’s and Braddick Defense Systems Sniper Division will join forces to market sniper systems to the defense industry. Truvelo of Midrand, South Africa, is known world wide as a manufacturer of accurate barrels. The company designs … Continue reading

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Introduction To The Rifle Squad.

This is an interesting overview that includes organization, ranks involved and weapon systems. It’s a fun simulation and instructional if you’ve never operated in a basic squad formation. Enjoy!

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Daniel Defense Revamps Law Enforcement Packages

Beginning July 2, 2012, Daniel Defense will equip its four LE Packages with gear widely approved by police departments and other law enforcement agencies.  Each of the four configurations will include a Daniel Defense DDM4 rifle, sling, magazines and protective rifle … Continue reading

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USSOCOM Renews Its Commitment To SAAB

SAAB, of Sweden, announced today that USSOCOM has placed an order totaling $25.8 million for Carl-Gustav 84mm recoilless rifle system and ammunition. The Carl-Gustav is a man-portable system filling anti-armor, anti-structure and anti-personnel roles. SAAB has made continuous improvements to the … Continue reading

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FNH Ballista Update

I’ve had a couple of questions regarding availability of FNH Ballista in a 7.62×51 caliber, so I did some checking with the folks at FN. At this juncture it appears that FN has no plans to make the Ballista available … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me There’s Something Wrong with My M4 Carbine…

Like the quests of El Ingenioso Hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha (Don Quixote), the U.S. Army’s Col. Doug Tamilio, PM for Soldier Weapons, moves forward in a quest for the carbine of the future. Much to Col. Tamilio’s credit, he is committed … Continue reading

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