2021 New Optics Guide

2021 New Optics Guide

Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

First Look: High Speed Gear Core Plate Carrier

High Speed Gear (HSGI) is coming out with a brand-new low-profile Core Plate Carrier for use with small, medium, large, and x-large body armor plates.

First Look: Holosun Optics AEMS Reflex Sight

Holosun, long known for its carbine-ready red-dot sights and pistol-slide-mounted handgun optics, has a new reflex sight for 2021.

First Look: Adams Arms AA19 9 mm Handgun

Adams Arms is a pioneer of the piston-driven AR platform. Now they are coming out with the new AA19, a performance-driven compact 9 mm Luger handgun that combines their years of experience with handgun barrel and slide innovations with their  mission of elevating firearm reliability and performance.

2021 New Optics Guide: Red-Dot Sights

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace, including red dots. 

Trijicon Celebrates 40 Years by Giving Away $50K in Gear

Trijicon, global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, is holding a “40Fest” celebration.

First Look: Bushnell Performance Eyewear Collection

Bushnell is teaming up with Mirage Occhiali, one of the leading sunglass design and manufacturing houses in Italy, in order to produce their new Performance Eyewear Collection.

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.

First Look: Cyclops eFLEX 400 Headlamp

Cyclops is introducing a new multi-light headlamp that is designed for the grab-and-go adventurist. 

Review: Ruger Max-9 Pistol

In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.

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