New Products: V7N3

New Products: V7N3

Steiner Introduces “Intelligent” Combat Sight (ICS) Steiner Introduces “Intelligent” Combat Sight (ICS) Steiner’s new “Intelligent” Combat Sight (ICS) integrates a laser rangefinder and a ballistic…

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PWS “Modern Musket” Direct Impingement AR

PWS “Modern Musket” Direct Impingement AR

ABOVE: The direct impingement Modern Musket harkens back to our early nation’s history. It is no secret that the Eugene Stoner’s AR platform is the…

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US Ordnance M2A2 .50 caliber machine gun with the Aimpoint MPS3 Optic

US Ordnance M2A2 .50 caliber machine gun with the Aimpoint MPS3 Optic

Aimpoint has had a lot of success in the individual weapon categories, with their military and civilian programs. After years of being asked to address…

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Radon MSBS-5.56: Poland’s New Battle Rifle

Radon MSBS-5.56: Poland’s New Battle Rifle

ABOVE: Norbert Piechota of FB Radom demonstrates the MSBS-5.56B rifle. Note the steadiness of the weapon in full-auto firing: two cases are already flying, the…

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ORSIS T-5000: New Name in Precision Rifles

ORSIS T-5000: New Name in Precision Rifles

ABOVE: T-5000 with night vision adapter. Until recently, Russian small arms were famous mostly for their ruggedness, durability and reliability, even under the harshest of…

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FAL-Based Submachine Guns from IMBEL’s Fábrica de Itajubá

FAL-Based Submachine Guns from IMBEL’s Fábrica de Itajubá

ABOVE: Author firing an MD1A1 at Fábrica de Itajubá; the weapon offering a moderate cyclic rate of fire in the region of 550 rounds per…

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Interview with Jeff Hoffman, President of Black Hills Ammunition

Interview with Jeff Hoffman, President of Black Hills Ammunition

ABOVE: Jeff Hoffman adjusting his scope on a Lewis Machine & Tool LM8MWS 7.62x51mm rifle as he engages targets out to 850 yards. Notice the…

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SIG P320

SIG P320

ABOVE: The P320 in full business attire. The extra-long Picatinny spec rail allows for a multitude of add-ons. sIG Sauer means quality and performance. Their…

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Argentina’s Indigenous Rifle Attempts

Argentina’s Indigenous Rifle Attempts

ABOVE: This particular example of a scoped Argentine rifle shown in a publicity photo has the cocking handle on the left side and, barely discernible,…

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Portable Anti-Tank Weapons in Mexico & the Northern Central American Triangle

Portable Anti-Tank Weapons in Mexico & the Northern Central American Triangle

ABOVE: Mexican soldier atop of a Humvee with a RL-83 Blindicide. This is an obsolete AT weapon, but still applicable to the potential threats faced…

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Zastava M93 Black Arrow (Crna Strela)

Zastava M93 Black Arrow (Crna Strela)

ABOVE: The scope mount had to be canted to the left and the carrying handle to the right to locate the handle at the rifle’s…

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Grenade Launchers and their Ammunition: International Developments

Grenade Launchers and their Ammunition: International Developments

ABOVE: From left to right: 20x30B K-11; 20x42B PAW 20; 25x40B XM25; 25x59B LW25; 30x29B VOG-17; 35mm CL DFS10. The VOG-17 is genuine; the others…

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The Future of the Military Assault Rifle

The Future of the Military Assault Rifle

ABOVE: ISAF Troops returning fire in Afghanistan. Insurgent forces partially overran COP Kahler in Afghanistan in July 2008 in part due to the failure of…

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Live Firing the HK121/MG5: The German Army’s New Universalmaschinengewehr

Live Firing the HK121/MG5: The German Army’s New Universalmaschinengewehr

ABOVE: A useful comparison of similarities between the 7.62 NATO caliber HK121/MG5 in front, with its predecessor, the 5.56mm MG4 in the background. The 22…

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OIP: Less Really Is More

OIP: Less Really Is More

Our fighting soldiers – the recon units and scouts and expeditionary fighting forces that carry all of their equipment on their backs in and out…

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AAD 2014

AAD 2014

ABOVE: South Africa’s famous SS77 machine gun from Vektor has a venerable history, replacing the FN MAG as the General Purpose Machine Gun in South…

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Combined Systems expands non-lethal capabilities with more options from VENOM

Combined Systems expands non-lethal capabilities with more options from VENOM

Combined Systems is excited to announce the expansion of its VENOM Non-Lethal Tube Launched Munitions System product line. In 2014 CSI made the push for…

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Eurosatory 2014

Eurosatory 2014

ABOVE: Steyr STM 556 assault rifle. (Steyr) Eurosatory 2014, the Defence and Security Exhibition was held in Paris Nord Villepinte (near Charles de Gaulle airport)…

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New Review: Volume 7, Number 1

New Review: Volume 7, Number 1

American Built Arms Introduces Aluminum Forearm T*Rail American Built Arms Introduces Aluminum Forearm T*Rail American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms), a veteran-owned manufacturer of firearms…

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Industry News: Volume 7, Number 1

Industry News: Volume 7, Number 1

Iran looking to upgrade weapon systems Faced with the arms embargo enforced by the West, China may be Iran’s last hope in upgrading its obsolete…

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International Legal Affairs: Volume 7, Number 1

International Legal Affairs: Volume 7, Number 1

International Shipping: Why Does Everything Cost So Much? A recent call from a prospective client came in, and went something like this. “I’m in Canada,…

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Machine Gun Memorabilia: Volume 7, Number 1

Machine Gun Memorabilia: Volume 7, Number 1

ABOVE: British Machine Gun Corps shoulder patches as adopted for the 101st Machine Gun Company. This rare and unique patch features the image of a…

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