Testing Home Defense Ammo for Carbines

Testing Home Defense Ammo for Carbines

What is “just enough” or “too much” penetration in home-defense-carbine ammunition?

How Does a Short-Barrel Affect .45 ACP Ballistics?

How much does barrel length matter? For the .45 ACP, it turns out that there’s not much difference across barrel lengths when using loads designed for use in commonly sized handguns.

I Carry: Nighthawk Custom Agent 2 Pistol in a Milt Sparks Axiom Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a high-end kit with a Nighthawk Custom Agent 2 pistol carried in a Milt Sparks Axium outside-the-waistband holster, along with a Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch.

Kestrel Ballistics Parent Company Acquires Magnetospeed

Nielsen-Kellerman—parent company of Kestrel Ballistics—has acquired the assets of MagnetoSpeed, a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality, durable shooting accessories for the competition, hunting, recreational and military markets.

2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts $140 and Up

Looking for the perfect gift for the firearm enthusiast in your life? We’ve got you covered.

First Look: Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter

Designed as an entry-level ballistics weather meter for long-range shooters and hunters, the Kestrel 2700 is all-new for 2019.

First Look: Kestrel Weather Meter With Hornady 4DOF Ballistics

Hornady and Kestrel teamed up to produce a complete ballistics-calculation package for the long-range shooter, incorporating elements from Hornady's advanced 4DOF ballistics calculator.

Ballistics-Gel Testing: What It Does and Doesn't Tell You

Though it has become an industry standard for testing terminal performance of ammunition, ballistic gelatin doesn’t tell you all you need to know.

Barrel Twist Rates: Can They Impact Bullet Expansion?

Do barrel twist rates do more than just make a bullet accurate? The experience of two Remington engineers shows that they can do much more than that.

Understanding the Basics of Ballistics

You can practice at the range every day to become a better shooter, but there's only so far you can go unless you understand bullet ballistics.

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