Texas Rangers at 200
This year, the Texas Ranger Division is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Although some historians date the beginning of the organization to 1835, the Rangers themselves trace their beginnings back to Stephen F. Austin’s colony and the organization of ranging companies to protect the early settlers.
The Nock Volley Gun
Our Founding Fathers most certainly could envision firearms that could shoot more than three rounds per minute.
150 Years Of The Colt Single Action Army
On the internet, there is a popular meme of Sean Bean as Ned Stark from “Game of Thrones” facing a fierce wind, clad in a wolf–skin cloak and saying, “Brace yourselves…” and then an endless number of witty closures follow, warning the reader that your news feed is about to be populated with dozens of mentions of anything from Marine Corps birthday notices to election-result conspiracies.
Fightin' Iron: The Safe Queen
There’s an interesting term in the gun-guy’s lexicon. It’s “safe queen,” meaning a firearm of such great value that it remains in the safe, unused, unhandled and absolutely unfired.
Is The Next Generation of Rifles Already Here?
Maybe, just maybe, the guns of the future are here right now.
Winchester Awarded $9 Million Tracer Ammo Contract
Winchester was recently awarded a $9 Million contract for tracer ammunition.
The Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon
The lore filtered down from American ground forces in Vietnam—and later from those in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts—was that the M16 and its related M4 platform worked well when they worked, but sometimes failed spectacularly under various combinations of dust, dirt and heat.
DoD Awards Winchester Ammunition $51 Million Contract
This is in addition to their original contract to manufacture 5.56 NATO, 7.62 NATO and .50 BMG cartridges.
Souvenir Self Defense
Can you use a classic, original-style 1911 in .45 ACP for self defense?
U.S. Army Awards FN with Contract for M240L Machine Guns and Receivers
The U.S. Army has awarded FN America with a contract for M240L machine guns and receivers.