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Indian PDWs: JVPC/MSMC Carbine

In the mid-2000s, India began looking for a carbine to replace their 9mm L2A3 Sterling submachine guns which they inherited from the United Kingdom. Two weapons were developed, one by the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), and another by the Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), a subdivision of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). […]

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Indian PDWs: AMOGH/MINSAS Carbine, the INSAS That Never Grew Up

In the mid-2000s, India began looking for a carbine to replace their 9mm L2A3 Sterling submachine guns which they inherited from the United Kingdom. Two weapons were developed, one by the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), and another by the Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), a subdivision of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). […]

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BREAKING: Top Executives Leave Remington; Furlough Days Scheduled

Top executivesIn another possible sign of a continued softening firearms market, three top executives from Remington have left the company to pursue other opportunities. The three VPs represent some of the hardest hit subsections of the firearms industry – Firearms/Accessories, Ammunition and Sales divisions. In addition, Remington is announcing the future use of employee furlough days. Although the affected […]

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Hornady .357 Sig 135gr Critical Duty Gel Test Review

We shoot Hornady .357 Sig 135gr Critical Duty ammunition from a Glock 22 with a Storm Lake 4.25″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Buy it at Ventura Munitions. Guns in this video: Glock 22 w/ Storm Lake .357 Sig barrel Thanks to our sponsors:  Ventura Munitions – Retailer of […]

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Fiocchi Ammunition up for sale?

According to LeccoNotice.com the historical Italian company Fiocchi Munizion S.p.A. might be up for sale. Fiocchi Ammunition employees 670 people and reached about 150 million Euros in revenues in 2016, a rise from 135 millions in 2015. The positive net finance position was 5 millions, from 3 millions in 2015. The buyers are likely to be […]

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Unboxing the ZVS P20 and P21 Pistols

My first contact with ZVS was with their Shotgun ammunition, as the winner of the first IPSC World Championship in Hungary 2012 was sponsored by them. I used another brand and let’s say there was room for some improvement between how my Molot Vepr shotgun and my ammunition behaved together, so I looked in envy […]

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Discreet Ballistics .300 AAC Blackout 188gr Subsonic Load

Discreet Ballistics has introduced new subsonic .300 AAC Blackout loads for hunting and defensive use. The cartridges are loaded with 188 gr expanding machined copper projectiles called Selous. The bullets are specifically designed to expand at subsonic velocities (750 fps and higher). They also load these cartridges differently depending on the barrel length of the […]

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Hornady Expands their Offerings in the Precision Hunter Line of Ammunition

Precision HunterWhile reloading and hand-tailoring ammunition will give you the most accuracy for a specific rifle you own not everyone has the time, means or knowledge to do that. So Hornady, with their Precision Hunter line of ammo, have looked to fill that void of highly accurate ammo already boxed on the shelf for consumers. Jason […]

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40mm Gel Rounds from Defense Technology

40mm blunt impact gelMilitary and law enforcement organizations have an ongoing need for improved less lethal munitions to subdue violent people. The 37mm and 40mm launchers are one area that has seen improvement and innovation in recent years – both with the design of the launchers and with the munitions available. Defense Technology, a brand under the Safariland Group umbrella, […]

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M17 MHS Food – US Army’s XM1153 Special Purpose 9mm Round Unveiled by Winchester at [AUSA 2017]

It is easy to forget, what with all the hubbub about SIG’s selection for M17, Glock’s protest, and SIG’s subsequent recall, that the M17 program was intended to procure a “total system package”, not just a handgun. This meant, besides the handgun, ammunition, magazines, spares, accessories, holsters, and eventually optics and suppressors as well. While […]

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