Night Fire

A soldier fires an M17 pistol while taking part in a handgun night-fire range near the Iraqi-Syrian border, June 21, 2018. The soldier, assigned to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, is supporting Operation Roundup. Army photo by Spc. Anthony Zendejas IV VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Night…

Pistol Perspective

An airman fires an M9 pistol at a small arms range near Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho, May 5, 2018, during annual qualifications. The airman is assigned to the 124th Security Forces Squadron. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur VISIT THE SOURCE…

Army Responds to DoD Report Criticizing New Sidearm Reliability

The pistol the U.S. Army chose to become its new Modular Handgun System failed reliability requirements during testing while firing the Defense Department’s most common type of 9mm ammunition, according to a new Pentagon report. The Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation…

Gun Makers Gamble in Vegas on Commercial Versions of Army MHS

LAS VEGAS — The pistol companies that competed in the Army Modular Handgun System competition are hoping to cash in at SHOT Show 2018 by marketing their commercial versions of MHS. Sig Sauer won the $580 million MHS contract in January 2017, beating Beretta, FN…

Springfield Armory Hopes Women Will Notice Its New Concealable Pistol

Springfield Armory’s new 911 pocket pistol would be a nice choice for women looking for a small, controllable carry gun. Springfield showed off the new .380 pistol Monday at SHOT Show 2018 Range Day. The sleek 911 measures 5.5 inches long and just under 4…

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Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Migel Contreraz loads M9 service pistol clips during a small arms weapons qualification shoot aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 12, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Granito VISIT THE SOURCE…

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…