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Review: SIG Sauer P320 XFIVE Legion

The thing that makes the new SIG P320 XFIVE Legion a great racegun also makes...

Pistol Mounted Red Dot Round-Up

There’s a number of quality red-dot sights on the market that feature slim profiles and...

How PCCs Can Fit In Your Defensive Plan

Pistol-caliber carbines are far from new and should be a definite consideration in your defensive...

6 Hard-Hitting Loads for Your Home-Defense AR-15

What are the best home-defense loads for the AR? Here are six rounds designed to...

The Sauer Model 38H: A Handgun Ahead of Its Time

Perhaps the sweetest Sauer of them all.

Glock DIY Build: Choosing the Right Custom Components

The criteria and components that go into building a Glock for personal protection are more...

New for 2020: KelTec P17 in .22 LR

Last year, KelTec introduced the CP33, but this year they unveiled the compact P17 pistol...

Snubnose Revolver Velocity: How Much Do You Lose?

Think short-barrel handguns lose too much velocity to be effective? Guess again.

Review: STI International Staccato-C

STI International expands its pistol line by shrinking it. Check out the compact Staccato-C in...

Range Review: Ruger Lite Rack LCP II .22 LR

One of the most-requested guns by consumers in the last decade, Ruger finally answered the...

Review: Arex Rex Delta

The Arex Rex Delta is an affordable, polymer-frame, striker-fired 9 mm with a few pleasant...

New for 2019: SCCY CPX Red Dot

Responding to the growing demand for red dot-equipped handguns, SCCY Firearms announced the launch of...

The Tactical Reload: A Critical Self-Defense Skill

The tactical reload isn't just a technique for competition shooting. Practicing your reloads and thinking...

John Browning's Firearm Designs: Still In Service Today

If you own a firearm, chances are you have John Moses Browning to thank for...

The Ultimate 2019 Tactical Holiday Gift Guide

Over the last year, Shooting Illustrated staffers have gotten ahold of some of this year's...

No Safe Spaces: Why We Need Personal-Defense Skills

It’s a sobering thought, but there really is no such thing as a “safe” space,...

Classics: Detonics Combat Master

The concept of a small, concealable, 1911-style handgun for personal defense isn't new. The Detonics...

Handgun Bullet Behavior: Why Velocity Matters

The competition for the best-balanced defensive ammo is a race to the middle.

I Carry Spotlight: Ruger LCP II

This week, we're dedicating a special Spotlight episode to the Ruger LCP II, one of...

New for 2019: Springfield Armory Hellcat

The latest micro-compact concealed-carry gun to hit the market, the Springfield Armory Hellcat brings increased...
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