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Army Issues Tips for Operating Weapons in Extreme Cold

The U.S. Army recently put out a reminder to soldiers on how to make sure their weapons continue to function when temperatures dip below freezing. “Cold temperatures can greatly affect the maintenance, functioning and employment of infantry weapons,” according to a Jan. 2 Army press…

Springfield Armory Unveils New Pocket Pistol

Springfield Armory recently unveiled its newest compact pistol designed for concealed carry. “Springfield Armory’s 911 .380 is the perfect pistol for your everyday carry,” according to a recent press release. “Many pocket guns can be hard to handle and unpleasant to shoot, discouraging practice at…

Army Explains New Dual-Arming Policy for Modular Handgun System

U.S. Army weapons officials today explained the service’s recent decision to dual-arm more soldiers in combat units with the service’s new Modular Handgun System in addition to the M4 carbine. Earlier this week, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky…

US Army to Field New Sidearm Down to Team Leader Level

U.S. Army weapons officials have begun fielding the new Modular Handgun System under a plan to issue the service’s new sidearm all the way down to the team-leader level. Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky began receiving the new…

Glock Unveils New Pistol Inspired by Army MHS Program

GLOCK, Inc. recently unveiled its new Glock 19X, a new pistol that combines the full-size frame of the Glock 17 with the compact slide of the Glock 19. The “Crossover” pistol design emerged out of Glock’s effort to win the Army’s recent Modular Handgun System…

The Top 10 Kit Up Posts of 2017

1. Beretta Unveils the New Tikka Tactical Bolt Gun By Matthew Cox: “Beretta unveiled the new Tikka T3X TAC A1 tactical bolt-action rifle at SHOT Show 2017. ‘It’s the game-changer,’ said Philip Jones, rifle product manager at Beretta USA. ‘As far as precision rifles go,…

Ruger Releases Pistol Caliber ‘PC Carbine’

Don’t let the name fool you: This is not a rifle for your personal computer. Gun-maker Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. on Thursday announced the release of a new product called the pistol caliber PC Carbine chambered in 9mm Luger. The carbine is designed for…

Inspired by Military, Converse Unveils Tactical Footwear

Converse appears to be rediscovering its military past. The Massachusetts-based company and Nike subsidiary — which made footwear for the military during World War II — has rolled out a new line of “Urban Utility” sneakers designed with durability in mind. The new footwear features…

This Pistol Accessory Could Be Your Next Shooting Coach

Shooting coaches beware: This smartphone-compatible pistol accessory is gunning for your job. Rolera LLC, a closely held company based in Oswego, Illinois, has released the MantisX, a device designed to attach to the rail of any pistol to track a shooter’s movements and sync the…

US Approves Sniper Rifles, Scopes, Ammo for Ukraine

The Trump administration has approved the sale by private companies of sniper rifles, scopes and ammunition to Ukraine but held off on a larger weapons package backed by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to counter Russia. At the Pentagon on Thursday, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan…

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