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The Classics: France's MAS-36 Bolt-Action Rifle

France’s mid-20th-century battle rifle was designed, as many were at the time, around a specific cartridge for a specific purpose.

French Army Selects Blackhawk T-Series L3D Holsters

The French Armament General Directorate has contracted Blackhawk—a leader in the law enforcement and military equipment realm for over 20 years—to provide its T-Series L3D holsters for use with the Glock G17 Gen5 pistols recently selected for issue to that country’s army.

Glock Awarded Pistol Contract for French Army

The French Armament General Directorate recently announced a three-year contract for Glock G17Gen5s to re-equip the entire French Army.

Classic Guns: French FAMAS Bullpup Rifle

Long before the SA80, the F2000 or the Tavor, the French FAMAS brought the compactness of a bullpup to a major world power’s military.

French Defense Ministry Orders Hornady Rapid Rack

Hornady will supply 90,000 of its Rapid Rack chamber load-assist devices to the French military, enabling them to load their rifles quickly while keeping a round out of the chamber.

French National Police Choose Speer Gold Dot

To avoid concerns with overpenetration, the French National Police announced a contract to supply officers with Speer Gold Dot ammunition.

Classics: The French FAMAS Battle Rifle

Long before the SA80, the F2000 or the Tavor, the FAMAS brought the compactness of a bullpup to a major world power’s military.

The Legion

It is amazing how often history plays its little ironic tricks on us. A defeat is when someone gets his ass beat, which is never a good thing when you’re supplying the derrière in question.

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