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Gearing Up for SHOT Show 2018

Military.com’s crew will be among the 65,000 attendees expected at SHOT Show 2018, being held from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26 in Las Vegas. This year’s Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, better known as SHOT Show, will have from more than 1,700 companies that…

Israel Weapon Industries Just Entered the Tactical Shotgun Market

IWI US Inc. recently unveiled a new semi-automatic shotgun design just in time for SHOT Show 2018. Based in Middletown, Pennsylvania, the U.S. subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries Ltd. is known for its bullpup-style Tavor rifle family and other Israeli-style weapons. The new Tavor TS12…

Army Chief Talks Plan for the Service’s Next Battle Rifle

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Wednesday offered a few more details about his plan to equip combat units with a new rifle capable of delivering up to 10 times the lethality of the service’s current infantry weapon. Milley first mentioned his vision…

Christensen Arms Adds New, Potent Calibers to its Precision Rifle

Christensen Arms just announced it is now offering more calibers in its Modern Precision Rifle. Beginning this month, the MPR will be available in .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Norma Magnum, and .338 Lapua Magnum in the long-action version and the 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge in…

Midland Arms Unveils Folding Shotgun Line for Backpacks

Midland Arms is now offering a new line of single-shot, folding shotguns designed to fit in a backpack for camping, hunting and survival situations. “The Midland Backpack line of single-shot firearms has been designed and built for young, active shooters who want a gun they…

CentCom Reviewing Video of Shotgun Discharge on Afghan Civilian Truck

U.S. Central Command is investigating a video that appears to show a U.S. service member firing a shotgun at a civilian Afghan truck from a combat vehicle. The brief video clip is reportedly part of a three minute, nine second video of U.S. troops serving…

Halo Optics Unveils Newest Long-Range Laser Rangefinder

Halo Optics recently announced the latest addition to its family of long-range laser rangefinders — the XLR1500. “Reaching farther than any Halo rangefinder before, the new XLR1500 gives rifle hunters and long-range target shooters impressive accuracy at up to 1,500 yards,” according to a recent…

Federal Unveils Pistol Ammo Built to Meet New FBI Standards

Federal Premium recently unveiled its newest type of Hydra-Shok pistol ammunition that’s designed for deep penetration. Federal is scheduled to launch the new Hydra-Shok Deep at the 2018 SHOT Show, held Jan. 23-26 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to a…

Mission First Tactical’s Attempt to Build a Better AR Grip

Mission First Tactical LLC recently unveiled its new ENGAGE pistol grip for AR15-style rifles and carbines. “Current handgun pistol grips were carefully considered and reviewed to create a modern, full-sized AR pistol grip that offers positive support and control for one-handed operations,” such as changing…

M27s and ‘Head-to-Toe’ Gear Overhaul on the Way for Marine Grunts

After more than a year of speculation, the word comes straight from the commandant of the Marine Corps: Grunts, including those outside the squad, are getting the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle — and a whole lot of other goodies to boot. Military.com first reported in…

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