Samson Manufacturing has released an AR-15 low profile gas block which is extremely lightweight weighing only .63 oz. The company targets this product to people who are building lightweight AR-15 rifles. To many people, weight reduction wherever it is possible (even in very small amounts) is important for their ultra lightweight build. At the same time, […]
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While being in Moscow and attending Arms & Hunting 2017 and Interpolitex 2017 exhibitions, TFB was invited by the Sureshot Armament Group to visit their factory and try some of their products in the range. In this article, we’ll tell about our trip to SAG premises starting with the factory tour followed by the range […]
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At the 2017 Association of the United States Army annual meeting, Korean optics maker DI Optical was showing off many of their familiar products, but also had on display an interesting looking rifle attachment from a company called Jammer Korea. The attachment, named the “DRONE SNIPER”, is a familiar multi-frequency radio jammer, but in a […]
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At the 2017 Association of the United States Army annual meeting, gunmaker FB Radom was present at the Polish pavilion, displaying their MSBS modular assault rifle, recently named “Grot” (arrowhead) by the Polish government. The new rifle has been selected by the Polish government to replace their legacy AK fleet, many of which are the upgraded 5.56mm […]
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Although the Russian Kalashnikov assault rifle is the one that is most famous, it is arguably the Chinese Type 56 AK that made the bigger impression on the world in the 1960s and 70s. This rifle was initially developed with Russian technical assistance just before the Sino-Soviet split beginning in 1956, but subsequent development took […]
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Ever wanted your own field gun but never had the garage space to keep one? Well look no further, a small group of British gunsmiths have developed a working scale replica of the World War Two-era British Ordnance QF 17-pounder! The 1/6th scale replica of the iconic anti-tank weapon from World War Two fires the .50 BMG round. The […]
DefenceWeb recently released a video overview of the new Steyr / Rheinmetall RS-556 assault rifle. The rifle, a sort of hybrid between an AR-15 and a Steyr AUG, was submitted to the Bundeswehr’s System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr trials, competing against both Heckler & Koch’s HK416 and the new HK433 assault rifles. The RS-556, mechanically, is substantially different […]
Utah-based SilencerCo recently announced a dealer direct purchase promotion, allowing individual FFL/SOTs to buy a package of silencers at reduced rates. Labeled the ‘2017 Dealer Kit’, interested dealers can buy five silencers at reduced rates and receive two additional silencers “free”. I have omitted the discount figures in the graphic below in case they are somehow […]
Rounding out our coverage of Machinegunapalooza 2017 – by which I mean the numerous machine guns of the 2017 Association of the United States Army annual meeting – we have the IWI Negev (5.56mm) and Negev NG-7 light machine guns. These Israeli belt feds are, among production weapons, some of the best-designed machine guns in […]
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Dfndr Armor has been making armor under their parent company for the military. Their composite armor is lightweight and they offer various protection levels. The armor below is for use in a backpack and it only weighs 3.2lbs. This one is rated for .308 win, just not AP rounds. The armor is a polyethylene based […]
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Working under contract from the Army’s Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDECOM), AimLock, a subsidiary of Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, developed an actively stabilized weapons chassis for AR-15 rifles. AimLock has been in the news before for their stabilized rifle platform, which was shown off in a presentation at the 2016 National Defense Industry Association conference […]
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I have been intrigued by billet aluminum AR grips for a while but haven’t gotten around to getting one for myself. I saw them on some slick 3Gun race guns and they do look cool. Especially when anodized to match a race gun. So when the opportunity arose to review Naroh Arms’ billet grips I […]
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