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Army Picks SIG Tango6

The U.S. Army has requested 6,069 SIG Sauer Tango6 1-6X 24 mm riflescopes for use with Squad Designated Marksman Rifles (SDMR). The optic is the …

Hard Charger: Left Side-Charging Your AR Made Easy

Hard Charger by Devil Dog Concepts makes converting your mil-spec, forged AR upper into a side-charger easy! The intuitive system mounts on the …

Scope Calibration: Watch the Sniper's Hide Video

Scope calibration is an important step to truing your ballistic software. If you have not calibrated and tested your scope for accuracy, you cannot …

White Oak Armament’s Lens Reducer

White Oak Armament introduces is Lens Reducer, designed in response to requests from service rifle shooters. One of the obstacles to overcome when …

Whiskey

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 …

Evolution of the Combat Optic

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

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 …

U.S. Marines

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 …

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 …

Extreme Sports

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 …

Self Defense

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 …

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 …

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 …

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> …

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 …

IWI announces Tavor 7 AR bullpup rifle in 7.62×51

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.

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

Think you need a custom upper receiver and bolt-carrier group to have an AR-15 with a side-mounted charging handle? Devil Dog Concepts has an easier …