New From Arsenal Firearms: Suppressors and Rifles

Perhaps gunning to be the next “complete systems provider,” Arsenal Firearms USA has expanded into rifles and suppressors to add to their existing ammunition and STRYK pistols offerings. Better yet, the suppressors and rifles appear to be as unique and as innovative as the pistols are. For the time being, more info on the suppressors can be found at […]

New From IWI US: Galil ACE in 7.62 NATO

TTAG gave away an IWI Galil ACE in 7.62×39 at this year’s Texas Gun Fest to one very lucky winner. It’s a truly great firearm, in essence a modernized AK-47 (read our review here). But for those who don’t feel like 7.62×39 has enough oomph, well, IWI US just announced that they’ve begun shipping the ACE […]

Hands On With The Dead Air Wolverine PBS-1 AK-47 Suppressor

That’s right, the brain child of Mike Pappas and Gary Hughes, a functional silencer for any AK-47 — but, but, that’s impossible! — is about to hit dealer shelves. Thanks to a heck of a slick mounting system and carefully-designed baffles and bore, Dead Air Armament will have the first silencer truly capable of working on […]

Putin: In Russia Everything is AK

“During a visit here,” indiatimes.com reports. “Putin watched as the [Olympic] torch was taken apart and put back together, prompting him to quip that the torch’s gas pipe resembles the barrel of the famous Soviet-designed weapon. ‘No matter what you try and make in Russia, it always turns out like a Kalashnikov,’ he joked. Putin’s remark […]

New from Kalashnikov: VS-121 Bullpup Rifle

  Despite arming tens of millions of revolutionaries, counter revolutionaries, tin pot dictators and drug thugs the world over, Izhmash hasn’t been doing all that well lately. As you’d expect in a post-Soviet Union world, where profit replaced politics. Or not. AK clones are kicking butt in the Land of the Free. Foreign gun salesmen […]

AK Muzzle Device Test Part 1: Recoil Reduction

The 7.62×39 cartridge is a fairly heavy hitter in the world of intermediate-caliber military rifles. Its .312 caliber slugs don’t shoot as fast or as flat as zippier 5.45 or 5.56mm rounds, but they’re almost 50% wider and almost twice as heavy. They hit hard and chew through barriers that their lesser brethren simply can’t. […]

AK-74 Bling, Russian Style

When it comes to the allure of weighing your gun down tricking your gun out with accessories, it seems even the Russians aren’t immune these days. After you watch Vladimir Putin solemnly examining a ‘state of the art’ airsoft gun, zoom to 0:4o to see what happens when the Автомат Калашникова meets the дешевле, чем […]

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