FN MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun Prototype in 6.5CM Unveiled

FN Herstal has announced a prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is […]

Arizona DPS Releases Safety Bulletin Regarding FNS 9 Pistol Discharges

The Arizona Department of Public Service issues the FN’s FNS striker-fired pistols to its officers. The Arizona Mirror got its hands on an internal safety bulletin video regarding situations which could result in accidental discharges. The video shows two conditions under which the FN’s FNS pistols may fire when not intended. With ominous music playing in the […]

John Moses Browning and Fabrique Nationale d’Herstal – The Greatest Partnership In Firearms History

  [ED: We first published Joe’s excellent article on the partnership between John Moses Browning and FN back in 2015. It’s well worth running again for those who may have missed it.] Mention the name “John Moses Browning” to knowledgeable American gun owners and their usual reaction is profound respect and great appreciation. This is […]

CMMG’s New Mk57 Pistols and SBRs in FN 5.7x28mm

Press release: CMMG has announced the release of a new line of AR pistols and short-barreled rifles (SBR’s) chambered in FN 5.7x28mm.  Available in 5-inch barreled BANSHEE and 8-inch barreled PSB configurations, each model in the new Mk57 GUARD line is fed from FN 5.7 pistol magazines and uses CMMG’s patent-pending Radial Delayed Blowback operating […]

TTAG Daily Digest: Mass Shootings in “Gun-Free” Nations, Tactical Tacos and DC Carry Permits

Narrative alert! . . . Mass shootings in gun-free nations The global history of mass shootings demonstrates that the vast majority of these crimes are perpetrated in places where citizen firearms ownership is close to nil. While people can argue about cause and effect, the facts are indisputable. This might seem surprising to people who […]

Gun Review: FN 509 Striker-Fired 9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol – Updated 2018

Gun Review: FN 509 9mm Pistol The 509 was born out of FN’s multi-million dollar bid for the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System contract. FN is coy about the MHS testing protocols and the results generated by the new gun. But the Belgian gunmaker claims their striker-fired pistol exceeded DOD, NATO and their own even-more-rigorous requirements for drop, dust, temperature and […]