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Smart Shooter’s SMASH: Israeli Intelligent Sighting System

An Israeli startup company by the name of Smart Shooter has been in the process of developing an Israeli solution to what is very similarly seen in …

Self Defense

Evolution of the Combat Optic

Here’s the Skinny on Where U.S. Special Forces Are Headed With Their Choices for Carbine Glass

Special Forces

USMC Picks Leupold TS-30A2 Mark 4 MR/T Scope for M38 SDMR

The U.S. Marine Corps has officially picked Leupold’s TS-30A2 Mark 4 MR/T riflescope to ride atop its M27 IAR. The combination of the rifle and optic …

The team at Auto-Ordnance is showing off it's "Tactical Tommy," a 21st century .45 ACP carbine that feeds from Thompson magazines. Would you pick up one of these modernized Tommy guns?

Shooting With Your Magazine On The Ground

While attending the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, a 30-something shooting instructor approached me from a large federal organization. His question …

Self Defense

5 Tips for Better Long Range Accuracy with Your AR

Truth is, ARs violate some of the basic precepts of rifle accuracy, and if you’re not aware of the AR’s pitfalls, you’re going to end up with more …

What You Need To Know About The Barrel Break-In Process

Mystery and misconception surrounds the barrel break-in process. Is it necessary? How long-winded should this process be? What are the benefits? All …

AR Gas-System Lengths Explained

Eugene Stoner’s original patent for the AR-15’s gas system describes the manner in which gas produced by firing the projectile is used to cycle the …

What's Wrong With My Handgun Grip?

The first time someone pointed out that I had problems with my handgun grip was at Tom Givens’ Rangemaster Instructor Development course in 2013. It …

Watch: Basic long range and survival pack setup

Today we’ll be talking about the basics of long range/survival pack setup and the equipment that goes into them. Take a look as Loadout Room writer …

Mechanix launches new Specialty 0.5mm shooting gloves

The Specialty 0.5mm shooting gloves, pictured in coyote tan, grant tactical shooters smoother manipulation through its precise and ergonomic fit.</i> …

6 Affordable Precision Rifles — Bolt-Action Edition

Precision rifles can cost you an arm and a leg, but there are top-notch and highly accurate options that will still leave you with money for …

War

Pulsar releases new Locking QD mount for rifle optics

The Pulsar Locking QD mount is designed to easily mount Pulsar optics to AR-15s. <i>(Photo: Pulsar)</i><p>Expanding on its series of firearm accessories, Pulsar …

Gun Review: Howa HCR Chassis Rifle

When it comes to a precision chassis rifle, the Howa HCR hits the sweet spot on accuracy and affordability.<p>Does the Howa HCR go the distance?<p>The new …

Sea Level

3 Methods of Barrel Rifling: Pros vs. Cons

There are five barrel-rifling methods in general use: cut, button, broach, hammer forging and ECM (electrolytic cationic machining). All have their …

15 Hot New Shooting Products To Make Life Easier

<b>These 15 new shooting products are designed to help shooters get the most out of their firearms and save time and effort in the process.</b><p>What are some …

Self Defense

Gear Review: Vortex Torque Wrench Mounting Kit

Back in June when I was at C.a.R Firearms talking to Fred Hastings about how he uses a digital protractor at his workbench, I was introduced to …

What's the difference between AKs produced in different countries?

<b>What is the difference between production under license from production without a license?</b><p><i>The fact that a licensed production has all the</i> …

Guns

New Aimpoint M5 Comp in the Wild [DSEi 17]

Our good friend Lionel spotted the new Aimpoint M5Comp in the wild at DSEi 2017 in London. The CompM5 is powered by a single AAA with an advertised …

Batteries

Differences Between Aimpoint Micro Sights

UPDATED 9/14/17 For <b>COMP M5 AAA sight.</b><p>A question I get on an almost daily basis is "which Aimpoint micro do I get? And why that one?"<br>Hopefully this …

IWI announces Tavor 7 AR bullpup rifle in 7.62x51

Slathered with an M-LOK forend and a Picatinny rail for accessories and optics, the rifle comes in two barrel lengths (17 and 20-inches) and four …

M17 MHS Food - US Army's XM1153 Special Purpose 9mm Round Unveiled by Winchester at [AUSA 2017]

It is easy to forget, what with all the hubbub about SIG’s selection for M17, Glock’s protest, and SIG’s subsequent recall, that the M17 program was …

First Look: Aimpoint CompM5 Red-Dot Optic

The CompM5 red-dot optic is the latest model in Aimpoint's long line of dependable, battle-proven rifle optics.

NRA

Magpul Shipping UBR GEN2 AR-15 Stock

Right on the heels of the Mapul PMAG 30 AK74 MOE magazine announced earlier today Magpul Industries Corp let loose another Facebook post announcing …

Review: Devil Dog Concepts Hard Charger AR-15 Charging Handle

Want to add a side-charging handle to your AR-15? Check out the Devil Dog Concepts Hard Charger handle here.

NRA

TFB REVIEW: Strike Industries G4 SlideComp

I am not a pistol compensator kind of guy. Either I am shooting suppressed or I am carrying a stock pistol on my hip. And a “Roland Special” is a …

Time I

Suppressed SBR 5.56 Comprehensive Ammo Velocity Test

Where companies and agencies collect this data for a living, few of them will ever share it. Often, especially in the case of companies, the testing …

Ammunition

How to Handload Ammo with Better Concentricity

Some handloaders get too caught up in load recipes. They’ll pick one from a handloading manual, or get a recipe from their buddy, and then wonder why …

Dressing Up the Ruger MK IV Pistol with Tandemkross

Back in 2012, software developers Bryan Haaker and Jake Wyman made the jump into firearm components design and manufacturing when they founded …