Heckler & Koch G3 Family of Rifles
Veteran SOF sniper Steve Adelmann takes a look at civilian variants of the Heckler & Koch G3 family of rifles, including the CETME, HK91 and PTR-91. He picks a winner from this legendary class of rifles.
Accuracy International AE MKII
Accuracy International's distinctive-looking bolt guns are known to tactical shooters around the world as accurate and extremely well-made precision rifles, but AI once had the less-flattering reputation of being slow or altogether absent in the customer-service department.
Aftermarket AR Magazines
Options abound for those looking to improve the performance of their ARs by adding an aftermarket magazine. Learn what to look for in the all-important mag for 5.56 NATO and .308 Win. AR platforms.
Understanding the terminal performance characteristics of different bullets helps you select the best one for the job at hand.
Springfield SOCOM 16
Springfield Armory sought out to further improve upon the idea within its own well-established M1A product, and the SOCOM 16 was born. The most obvious change came with the shortened 16-inch barrel, giving the SOCOM a decidedly tactical look and feel.
This new rifle, the FNAR, is a semi-automatic 7.62x51 mm precision rifle designed to offer great performance at a higher rate of fire than a comparable bolt-action rifle. The FNAR's designation, which stands for "FN Automatic Rifle," may at first seem to be a bit of a misnomer as it is a semi-automatic rifle, but it makes sense once you understand the basis of the design.
DPMS Hunter ARs
DPMS is one black-rifle manufacturer that has embraced the AR's new role, building variations of the platform with features specifically intended for hunting. DPMS turned to its LR-308 rifle, inspired by the AR-10 and chambered in .308 Win., to provide the basis for its new Panther Hunter series.
Savage Model 10 FCM Scout
A look through the Savage catalog reveals no less than 80-some bolt-action, centerfire rifle variations, along with more than 20 “package” guns that come with a pre-mounted scope. That kind of variety is on par with the lineup of any firearms manufacturer in the industry, and it’s better than many. To top it off, Savage […]