Magazines

How is a Firearm Magazine is Designed and Tested?

This critical component of your semi-automatic firearm system is one of the most overlooked.

Review: Taurus GX4 Micro-9mm Handgun

Taurus has been on fire as of late, and the company’s latest offering is the GX4, a micro-9 mm, double-stack pistol.

German Police Department Converts to Blackhawk Holsters

Blackhawk’s German distributor, Helmut Hofmann, has been awarded a contract from the Niedersachsen Police Department in Germany for new duty holsters from Blackhawk’s T-Series Holster line.

Beretta Ships Last M9 to U.S. Military

The first week of September closed a chapter on small arms for the United States military, as Beretta USA shipped its last M9 to the U.S. Military. 

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

Winchester Ammunition Awarded FBI Sniper Contract

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has awarded Winchester Ammunition with a contract to provide .308 Win./7.62 NATO cartridges for its sniper teams.

The Smith & Wesson Military & Police Revolver

Smith & Wesson’s iconic revolver is one of the few things with stronger ties to law enforcement than the NRA.

Nightforce ATACR 4-20x50 F1 Scope Selected for USSOCOM Contract

The Nightforce Optics Mil-Spec ATACR 4-20x50 mm F1 has been selected as U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) Ranging Day Optic (MAS-D) Program.

Trijicon MGRS Selected for Army MMO Program

The U.S. Army’s Mounted Machinegun Optics (MMO) program—the branch’s effort to identify and procure improved sights for the platforms—has selected the Trijicon MGRS (Machine Gun Reflex sight).

Federal Ammunition Awarded 3-Year Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium Contract

Federal Ammunition has been awarded a three-year contract to partner with the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium to design, develop and demonstrate technological superiority in ammunition that will enhance U.S. warfighter effectiveness and survival.

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