Machine Gun Memorabilia – Volume 3, Number 2

Canadian Boyle’s Yukon Motor Machine Gun Detachment cap and collar badges. The cap badge features crossed Vickers under the King’s crown and a prospecting pan…

IndoDefence 2010

6 November, 2011 – The Mount Merapi volcano was acting up about 450 kilometers from Jakarta, and many of us were stranded at diverse airports…

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Guns of the Spetsnaz: Specially Designed CQB Rifles

Pair of OMON (SWAT-type unit) operators prepare for entry exercise, armed with suppressed 9-A91 rifles. By the late 1980s, special operations elements of the Soviet…

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Elites of the Exercito Brasiliero

Brazilian soldier armed with M964 rifles and a Carl Gustav 84mm Recoilless Rifle. (U.S. DoD) The Brazilian government must rely on a number of crack…

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Bushmaster ACR Adaptive Combat Weapon System

The sample rifle was extremely accurate with Silver State Armory 69grain OTM ammunition. Groups hovered between 1” to 1.5” @ 100 yards. At the 2007…

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FIAT Revelli Modelo 1914

Right side view the Italian FIAT Revelli Model 1914 with top ejection port cover open. Italy was the first country in the world to officially…

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UKM-2000: The Polish Successor to the PKM

A machinegunner of the Polish 16th Air Assault Battalion preparing to open fire at the Wedrzyn Training Ground pop-up target range. Note the obvious outer…

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FN SCAR 47GL / MK 17

The 40mm grenade launcher has seemingly become ubiquitous in the catalog of modern rifle manufacturers.  It seems that no catalog is complete without a 40mm…

SOFEX 2010

The conflicts in the Middle East go on, as they have through the ages.  The shores of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan look out over…

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Infantry Weapons Conference Report

A U.S. Marine Corps Marine, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 1/6), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, International Security Assistance Force, NATO, looks…

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International Legal Affairs: Volume 3, Number 2

Recently, there has been a lot of press regarding the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA).  Readers active within the small arms industry will recall…

MGM Targets Recon

MGM Targets has announced that they are releasing their new ReCon Target. This is the only pneumatically driven, self contained auto-reset target on the market….

3D Scanning by Tilling Consulting

Tilling Corp. is a Tactical Systems and Weapons Design Firm that provides product design and development, 3D scanning and rapid prototyping, for the military, law…

FN Herstal’s deFNder Medium

The deFNder™ Medium is the latest addition to the FN family of remote weapon stations. It has been designed to fulfill the force protection mission…

SureFire’s 60/100rd Aluminum Magazines

SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high-end illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the release of its hi-capacity 60- and 100-round (STANAG 4179) aluminum…

Lucid Variable Magnifier

Lucid announces the world’s first variable (2x-5x) magnifier for red dot sights. Available soon from Lucid, to shooting enthusiasts, law enforcement personnel and other armed…

Wilson Combat’s Whisper Titanium Suppressor

For over a decade, Wilson Combat has been testing dozens of the competitor’s suppressors looking for the best match of noise attenuation, portability and hard-use…

US POD BOX Armorer’s Cart

US POD BOX, the original U.S. provider of mobile units to transport supplies and capabilities for multiple professional applications, announces more options to the PODBOX…

ISSC-Austria’s MK22

ISSC-Austria, exclusive importer and distributor of the M22 range pistol, proudly announces the introduction of the ISSC Modern Sporting Rifle: the MK22 in .22 LR….

New QD Mounts from Impact Weapons Components

Impact Weapons Components, LLC line of Mount-N Slot brand of direct attach mounts eliminate the need for 1913 Picatinny rail sections. The quick detach Mont-N-Slot…

Industry News: Volume 3, Number 2

Smith & Wesson Smith & Wesson announced that Jeffrey D. Buchanan has been named executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.  Buchanan, 55, has…