U.S. Department of Education: 100 Glocks, 52 Shotguns

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The Washington Post received the clarification that TTAG sought re: the number and type of Department of Education's arsenal of firearms. And here it is: "The Office of the Inspector General has 100 special...

South African National Defence Force Sticks to Its Guns

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Businessday.com reports that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has awarded an R30.5 million ($4,130,983) contract to state-owned Denel Land Systems to maintain the force's existing stock of R4 and R5 service rifles....

Blind Biathlon

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"Your ears only hear a tone. So the tone is stronger to your left or your right. You don't know that until you wave the rifle around to find it." I, for one,...

University of Florida Students Protest Campus Police Shooting

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3QtHPcf7u4 Gainesville.com reports that University of Florida (UF) students held a protest over the March 2 shooting of Kofi Adu-Brempong by university police. Campus cops shot the delusional doctoral student in the face with...

BB Guns In The News: Death and Disorder

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMKs6poPgq8 WLKY reports that an 11-year-old Louisville boy was shot and killed when a 16-year-old relative fired a Daisy PowerLine 880 at his chest at close range. According to this and other accounts, the boys...

Cops Seize Video of BB Gun Attack on San Francisco Gays

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ktvu.com reports that police have arrested three cousins in connection with a BB gun attack on a gay man. Mohammad Habibzada, Shafiq Hashemi and Sayed Bassam were charged with the February 26 assault on...

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Dayton Officer James Hardin

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Pity the poor policeman. No really. Not only do they have to respond to a huge variety of potentially dangerous situations, they have do so "by the book." The tome in question is thicker...

Real Reason for Marines’ Underpowered Rounds Revealed

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According to The Marine Times, the head of Joint Forces Command was trying to get his troops a better rifle with more powerful bullets well before the Corps deployed in Afghanistan. Pre-theater, General James...

New Armalite M-15A4 SPR. Great Gun, Less Filling?

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Specs Model: A4 Rifle with black furniture Caliber: ...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the U.S. Border Patrol’s Firearms. Well, Almost

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I love gung-ho articles about law enforcement weaponry---especially pieces that read like a lecture from Sergeant Joe Friday. ("Maybe you think you're not hurting anyone by smoking marijuana, but you never saw a kid...

Army Considering New Rifles and Bullets for Afghanistan. Still.

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TTAG writer Brad Kozak and I were shooting the breeze (Brad 1, Breeze 0) when we got to talking about the war in Afghanistan. "It looks like we won the war and lost the...

TWHN BS: Yeah, What ABOUT My Vertical Speedscrew? Edition

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For those of you just joining us, TWHN BS stands for "Truer Words Have Never Been Spoken." Or, in this case, "A Truer Question Has Never Been Asked." You know; by anyone we know....