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U.S. Army Special Ops to Use iPhones in Tactical Assault Kits

The U.S. Army Special Operations Command is planning to switch from Android smartphones to iPhones for its Tactical Assault Kits in an effort to improve communications reliability.

Marksmanship Fundamentals Remain Key in Army Basic Training

Amid today’s modern warfare technology and evolving battlefield tactics, instruction in rudimentary rifle marksmanship has not gone out of style as a major portion of U.S. Army basic training.

NICS Background Checks Continue 2016 Surge

The FBI reports the number of background checks performed through NICS in June totaled 2,131,485, compared to 1,529,057 for the same month in 2015, an increase of nearly 40 percent.

Army Summer Protocol: O​K to Roll Up Sleeves, Camo Out

It’s summertime. And that means it’s time to roll up your sleeves… even if you’re wearing a long-sleeved camouflage U.S. Army uniform.

New Firearms Laws Take Effect July 1

A number of laws and provisions take effect July 1 that will impact gun owners in several states.

Colorado CCW Applications Soaring

While data indicates that gun sales in Colorado has remained steady over the past two years, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation reports that applications for concealed carry permits nearly doubled for the fist five months of 2016, compared to the same period last year.

NH Governor Signs Bill Approving Suppressors for Hunting

NH Governor Maggie Hassan has signed a bill permitting NH hunters to use sound suppressors.

Department of Defense Progressing With Handgun Selection

Multiple sources reported this week that the Department of Defense will soon chose three finalists in what has become a controversial and excruciatingly slow process to select the next official handgun for issue to the U.S. Army and Air Force.

Pro-Gun Measure Awaits Action by Missouri Governor

Missouri is in line to become the 11th state to approve permitless carry as part of pro-gun measures passed in the final day of the Show Me State’s legislative session and sent to the desk of Gov. Jay Nixon.

Ohio AG Announces NICS Exemption for CHL Holders

Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced Ohioans holding a valid concealed handgun license must no longer submit to background checks to purchase firearms from dealers with a Federal Firearms License.

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