handguns

Are Percussion Revolvers and Single-Shot Muzzleloaders Obsolete?

It’s known that firearms can serve for a long time after they’re no longer cutting edge. Flintlocks held on long into the percussion era. During the American Civil War, plenty of cavalry units, especially local militias, turned up with single-shot pistols despite Colt’s revolvers having been on the market for a while by then.

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. 

First Look: Mossberg MVP Patrol in .300 BLK

Now O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. is expanding their MVP Patrol bolt-action rifle series with a new rifle chambered in .300 AAC Blackout (.300 BLK).

Three Companies Expand Offerings During Ammo Shortage

A trio of companies have recently entered or expanded their offerings in the commercial ammunition market.

Are Scout-Style Riflescopes Still a Viable Option?

Between magnified riflescopes, electro-optics and plain ol’ iron sights, today’s rifle shooters can pretty much take care of everything from the muzzle to several thousand yards (or meters) away. Picking one setup for a narrow range of distances is no problem, but it gets trickier when you need to skin several cats at once.

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.

DRG Manufacturing Acquires Saltwater Arms

DRG Manufacturing, a U.S. leader in the firearm-component manufacturing industry, has acquired Saltwater Arms.

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.

First Look: MDT Magazines 10-Round .223 Rem. AIC Magazine

MDT has added a 10-round .223 Rem. metal AICS magazine to their lineup of heavy-duty metal magazines.

Combat Mindset for the Defensive Shooter

Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.

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