RUAG Copper-Matrix SX: Safe Short Distance Steel Shooting

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RUAG, which sells civilian ammunition under the brand name “RWS,” has a new and interesting ammunition they were showing off at NDIA. Their ammunition uses a solid copper bullet designed…

Gun Review: MilKor M32 MGL Shoulder-Fired Grenade Launcher

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When you absolutely positively have to blow something up, accept no substitutes. Opt for a shoulder-fired grenade launcher. South Africa’s MilKor produces a fine example of the breed: the M32 semi-automatic…

HK 416 in .300 AAC Blackout

I don’t have enough information or pictures for a full review of this gun, but I get the feeling that I will not too long from now. The person holding the camera for me is Kevin, founder of Advanced Armament Corp., who invited me down to their Atlanta, GA. shop to take a look around, fire some of their stuff, and report back to all of you. The HK 416 in .300 AAC Blackout was a fun to shoot and surprisingly quiet, completely controllable even on fully automatic fire. I wasn’t a huge fan of .300 AAC Blackout before, but I may be a new convert.

I don’t have enough information or pictures for a full review of this gun, but I get the feeling that I will not too long from now. The person holding…

FNH USA has been working on an experimental “personal defense weapon” version of the SCAR, and was showing it off at the NDIA symposium this week. With a little help from David Crane at Defense Review (who also doubled as cameraman for this video) I was able to fire off a couple shots. What did I think? Well, it’s uncomfortable to hold, pretty hard to control, and felt like there were some gasses escaping the back of the receiver and hitting my cheek. But for close quarters combat it seems pretty useful. David has a really good write up of the gun on his website.

Scoop Video! FNH SCAR PDW In Action

FNH USA has been working on an experimental “personal defense weapon” version of the SCAR, and was showing it off at the NDIA symposium this week. With a little help…

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NDIA: Giggle Switches EVERYWHERE

It’s all over. The conference closing ceremonies were held this morning. Two hours later we were on the range blowing shit up. The final cease fire was called around 4:30…

NDIA: Report on the XM-25

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Major Chris Connoly just presented a report here at NDIA on the effectiveness of the XM-25 Individual Semi-Automatic Airburst System in combat in Afghanistan. Major Connoly was in charge of…

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NDIA: Hands On with the 50 BMG Bullpup

You remember that REDICULOUS 50 BMG bullpup that we saw a few days ago? Well, I just fondled it here at NDIA. And I have to say it feels exactly…

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TTAG at the NDIA Small Arms Symposium

The National Defense Industrial Association is holding their annual symposium on small arms systems this week in Indianapolis, Indiana. I’m flying out tomorrow morning to cover it. There’s going to…

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