Long, long ago, I watched as a 5th Special Forces Group sergeant boarded a Chinook helicopter in southern Afghanistan. As he walked through the rotor wash and turbine exhaust to the ramp of the helicopter, a young Afghan man emerged from a household alcove with an AK47 and began firing. He didn’t get many shots […]
Back in the day, I ran economic development for Texas. Convincing firearms manufacturers to move or expand in The Lone Star State was one of the favorite parts of my job. I didn’t think H&K would ever be one of my targets. But then, lo’ and behold, there I was, sitting in the Governor’s office with the CEO of […]
German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch recently let it be known that they would no longer sell their firearms in some of the worlds more questionable corners. As the UK’s Guardian reported . . . The company has pledged no longer to sell arms into warzones or to countries that violate corruption and democracy standards, […]
Fresno PD says stockless 10/22 is a short barrel rifle . . . Southwest Patrol Officers Arrest Armed Suspect During Patrol Check On Monday, September 11, 2017, Southwest Officers Yessie Hernandez and Gilberto Quezada were conducting crime suppression patrol in the area of White and Warren Avenues. They saw a Recreational Vehicle illegally parked in […]
As we mentioned on the Book of Faces yesterday quoting a post from GearScout, HK’s announced their new VP9 striker fired pistol. Fifteen rounds. Four-inch barrel. Fully ambidextrous. Takes P30 mags and, according to the promo video, “a good trigger” out of the box. MSRP is $719. Press release after the jump . . .
[HTML1] H&K pistols have long been blessed with almost-supernatural reliability and cursed with long, gritty and heavy triggers. For this reason (and something having to do with taxable income), I haven’t spent much time shooting H&K’s pistols. With the introduction of their new P-30, I wanted to check out the veracity of David Jensen’s review. […]
Unlike most of the mainstream media goldfish, the montrealgazette.com has a long memory. Or excellent archives. Or a writer who can Google. The paper notes that the Ottowa RCMP’s decision to deploy Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine guns—I mean, machine carbines—comes some 24 years after the force put the weapon in storage. Here’s why: “The […]