Marine Corps May Replace FN’s M4 with H&K’s M27 IAR

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Right now the U.S. Marine Corps uses the M4 rifle as their standard infantry rifle, a 16-inch updated version of the M16 manufactured under contract by FN Manufacturing. The rifle…

Air Force Working to Protect B-52s With Lasers

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How do you keep a bomber platform that’s well over a half century old current and effective? With frickin’ laser beams, of course. From nationalinterest.org: Air Force scientists are working…

Army Chooses SIG SAUER’s Modular Handgun System

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Goodbye Beretta, hello SIG SAUER. As Army Times reports, the US Army has chosen SIG SAUER’s version of the modular handgun system as the winner in a years-long competition. The…

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FN Adds M249S Para Edition to Catalog for 2017

Last year FN came out with a semi-automatic version of their world famous Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) dubbed the M249S. We reviewed that firearm about six months ago and one…

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Magpul Mags Save the Day for Army/Marines Common Rifle Round (M855A1). Somewhat . . .

Army Round Triggers Problems in Marine M27 Auto Rifle the punny headline at military.com announces. “Preliminary results of an Army test to see how the service’s M855A1 5.56mm round performs in…

Turkish Military Ditching H&K G3 and AK-47 for Home Grown MPT-76

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Last July, a faction within the Turkish military attempted a coup d’etat against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. After it failed, Erdoğan wasted no time tightening his grip on political power, launching mass arrests of soldiers, judges…

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Gun Tweet of the Day: Blaze Writer Turned Sniper Puts Journalists in Harm’s Way

“A correspondent for The Blaze visiting Iraq posted a photo of himself firing a sniper rifle at Islamic State extremists,” miamiherald.com reports. “He tweeted that he fired six shots at…

Homebrewed .50 Cal Captured From ISIS in Iraq

Jake Hamby has posted photographs of a small shop-manufactured .50 caliber single shot, scoped rifle. The rifle was captured from ISIS forces in Iraq. Many on the Internets are disparaging…

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Kimber Gun Rights Bulletin: How President Trump Can Eliminate Federal Gun-Free Zones

President elect Donald Trump has promised to do away with so-called “gun free zones.” Because of multitudinous, overlapping, Federal, state, and local statutes, ordinances and regulations, President Trump will not…

Marines Considering Silencing All Small Arms

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The Marine Corps is considering suppressing all small arms. Military organizations have historically been slow to adopt new technologies. They’ve were slow to adopt optical sights, which were overwhelmingly adopted…

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Kimber Gun Rights Bulletin: DoD Contingency for a President Trump: Directive 5210.56

Donald Trump promised to eliminate gun free zones in the military and at recruitment centers on day one of his presidency. On November 18th, the Department of Defense released DoD Directive 5201.56. Deputy…

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The Blast Gauge System From BlackBox Biometrics

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked about the relative concussion levels of the 160-some-odd muzzle devices I’ve tested for recoil and flash. Unfortunately, I’ve had no…