Machine Gun Memorabilia – Volume 3, Number 1

British Machine Gun Corps ‘trench art’ lighter. Copper and brass in the shape of a book with the collar insignia of the M.G.C. crossed Vickers…

Do We Need a New Service Rifle Cartridge?

U.S. Marine Cpl. Ian. E. Peterson, with 1st Marine Logistics Group’s personal security detail (PSD), fires his M4 assault rifles to align their advanced combat…

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The Next NATO Rifle and Machine Gun Cartridge?

Peruvian naval infantrymen with F2000 assault rifles conduct a beach assault rehearsal with U.S. Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 24 and 3rd…

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Is There a Problem with the Lethality of the 5.56 NATO Caliber?

French soldiers watch U.S. Marines prepare to fire FAMAS F1 rifles at a target during a joint operation exercise with U.S. Sailors and French soldiers…

Daewoo K11 Advanced Combat Rifle: The Future Has Arrived

Daewoo Precision, maker of the USAS12 combat shotgun, K1 and K2 battle rifles, and the K3 LMG, has manufactured well designed and robust weapon systems. …

Partner 2009

The fourth bi-annual Partner Serbia show was held over the course of four sunny days in Belgrade, Serbia in June 2009. The show has grown…

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MSPO 2010

Newer model of the AR adapter features a beveled mouth for easier loading. The XVIII International Defense Industry Exhibition MSPO 2010, in Kielce, Poland, September…

U.S. Colt Vickers Model of 1915

Right side of the U.S. Colt Vickers Model of 1915 on the Mark IV tripod shown with the condensing hose and tin lined water box…

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Modern Day Marine 2010

The United States Marine Corps put their best foot forward once again for the 30th annual Modern Day Marine (MDM) show at Quantico, Virginia. This…

Guns of the Spetsnaz: Specially-Designed Silenced Long Guns

OMON (Russian Police Spetsnaz) operator with OTs-14 rifle in GL configuration. As discussed in previous articles on the subject, Soviet Army Spetsnaz troops and specialized…

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The Caracal Pistol: A New Animal for the Firearms Professional

When Small Arms Defense Journal was contacted to see if we were interested in testing the initial batch of Caracal pistols imported into the United…

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Glauberyt: The Last of the Polish Submachine Guns

Test model of the wz.1973 SMG – the Zielonka Glauberyt. In the early 1970s, most submachine guns still in use with the armies of the…

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Knight’s Armament M110: The New Breed of Sniper Rifle

Over the last 15 or so years, the sniper rifle in both concept and rifle has changed.  It was not until the Vietnam War where…

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International Legal Affairs: Volume 3, Number 1

The arms trade is a multi-billion dollar global international market, with arms being traded by both small and large entities.  Unfortunately, like any trade, the…

5.11 Tactical’s Multicam Clothing

Multicam, the new standard in real-world concealment, is now available from 5.11 Tactical. The 5.11 Multicam Rapid Assault Shirt and 5.11 Tactical Multicam TDU Pant…

Revision’s Sawfly Eyewear System

Revision, leading developer of protective eyewear for military and law enforcement forces worldwide, introduces the completely redesigned Sawfly Military Eyewear System. The new Sawfly Eyewear…

LaserLyte SML

LaserLyte has just announced the expansion of its Side Mount Laser (SML) line to now offer a unit that fits nearly all Smith & Wesson…

Sinclair Tactical Bipod

Adverse conditions in the field place a premium on equipment capable of performing at a high level while withstanding the hard knocks of prolonged daily…

Extreme Shock’s Trauma Readiness Pack

Extreme Shock Ammunition introduces the new TRP, or Trauma Readiness Pack. The TRP is an emergency care pack that offers far more than the traditional…

Laser Ammo’s SureStrike Laser Training System

Laser Ammo, Ltd., manufacturer of the patent pending SureStrike dry fire system, provides the world’s safest and most cost-effective laser marksmanship tools that improve skill…

SIG Sauer P290

SIG Sauer, the leading manufacturer of military, law enforcement, government agency and commercial firearms, introduces the new SIG Sauer P290 sub-compact 9mm pistol. The latest…

Cyclops Nexus HID

Cyclops, an innovator in personal and field lighting solutions, introduces the Nexus HID (high intensity discharge bulb). The Nexus HID is a rechargeable, eye-blistering 3,200…

The Armatac Industries SAW-MAG

The new SAW-MAG from Armatac Industries offers for the first time a reliable and efficient 150-round magazine for the .223/5.56mm rifle. Designed to fit NATO…

Industry News: Volume 3, Number 1

U.S. Export Control Reform On December 9, President Obama announced that, as part of the Administration’s effort to reform the export control system, the Departments…