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Heckler & Koch supplies more HK416 Assault Rifles to the Norwegian Armed Force

Did you know that the The Norwegian Armed Forces were the first customer to adopt the HK416 in the year of 2007? Norway now has an added appetite for firearms from Heckler & Koch, a hunger they share with many other European countries. The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency has awarded Heckler & Koch with a […] Read More … The post Heckler & Koch supplies more HK416 Assault Rifles to the Norwegian Armed Force appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Press Releases, Norway, Armed Forces, Daily News, Koch, Heckler & Koch, Aimpoint, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Armed Force, Hk416, Hk416n, AR Patterned, Aimpoint Comp4, MIL/LE


Passenger with Pistol Slips Through TSA Checks at Atlanta Airport

It has emerged that on 3 January at Atlanta’s Hartsfield–Jackson International Airport, a passenger with a firearm was able to board an aircraft despite having passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints. Atlanta is the world’s busiest airport with 104 million passengers passing through it annually. Two TSA officers have been fired following the incident which saw a […] Read More … The post Passenger with Pistol Slips Through TSA Checks at Atlanta Airport appeared first on...
Tags: Guns, Atlanta, Tsa, Airport Security, Transportation Security Administration, Travelling, Daily News, Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, Jackson International Airport


MDT Releases Second Generation LSS Chassis

Modular Driven Technologies (Canada) are makers of Chassis Systems and Accessories for Bolt Action Rifles. The company was founded in 2009. Manufacturing takes place in Chilliwack BC, Canada. All their US sales and distribution is operated by their US entity company located in Sumas Washington, USA. MDT’s LSS chassis (Light Sniper System) is well known […] Read More … The post MDT Releases Second Generation LSS Chassis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Canada, Daily News, LSS, M-LOK, Product Announcement, Modular Driven Technologies, AICS, Chassis Systems, Long Range Design, SHOT Show 2019, MDT Chassis, ORYX Chassis, JET-01, MDT LSS


“Hear the Truth About Suppressors” presented by the NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is a tremendous steward and champion of the shooting sports. Their work occurs through innumerable events throughout the US in educating people about firearms, but they also do smaller works as well. Some of those are simple infographics that can catch fire on social media and sometimes be even […] Read More … The post “Hear the Truth About Suppressors” presented by the NSSF appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Daily News, National Shooting Sports Foundation, NSSF, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Silencers


JUST RELEASED: 2019 Remington And AAC Product Catalogs

It’s that time of year again, boys and girls – SHOT Show, new releases, hopes, dreams and more will start to flood your inbox. Today we will give you a preview of the 2019 Remington and Advanced Armament product catalogs. While there are some notable highlights, this year’s layout doesn’t appear to contain any earth-shattering […] Read More … The post JUST RELEASED: 2019 Remington And AAC Product Catalogs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, Shotguns, Daily News, Pistols, Rifles, Product Announcement, AAC Product Catalogs


Rock Island Armory Introduce New Shotgun – the VR80

Rock Island Armory have introduced their new semi-automatic shotgun – the VR80. Developed by Rock Island Armory’s Philippine parent company Armscor, the new AR-style 12 gauge, magazine fed shotgun will hit shelves in 2019. Rock Island Armory are called the VR80 ‘a lean, mean customizable machine.’ Heralded as a customizable platform for shooters the VR80 has […] Read More … The post Rock Island Armory Introduce New Shotgun – the VR80 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Daily News, RIA, Armscor, Rock Island Armory, Semi-Auto, Semi Auto Shotgun, RIA Imports, RIA Imports VR80


Oryx chassis – MDT launches a new low-cost chassis and brand

“A complete bolt action rifle chassis system for under 400 bucks. Includes chassis, buttstock and grip.” That’s a great way of describing the new chassis and new brand of Modular Driven Technologies – MDT. As MDT is a Canadian company, let’s be a bit more specific on the price, that is 399 US Dollars not […] Read More … The post Oryx chassis – MDT launches a new low-cost chassis and brand appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Canada, Daily News, Oryx, MDT, Toric, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, Modular Driven Technologies, Chassis System, TRACT Optics, MDT Chassis, ORYX Chassis, Modular Driven Technologies MDT As MDT


Ukrainian FORT Launches New Handgun Ammunition Manufacturing Line

The Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs has published a news release telling about the visit of Arsen Avakov, head of the ministry, to FORT company where a new handgun ammunition line was launched. According to Mr. Avakov, this new production line will allow to completely fulfill the demand of the Ukrainian Border Guard, National Guard, Police, and […] Read More … The post Ukrainian FORT Launches New Handgun Ammunition Manufacturing Line appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Ukraine, Daily News, Fort, Arsen Avakov, Avakov, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ammunition, 9x19mm, 5.45x39mm, 9x18mm, 14.5x114mm, Border Guard National Guard Police


PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns

Building on last year’s successful launch of two MP5 clones, South Carolina based firearms manufacturer PTR is announcing two new models in their production line up. The 9KT is an MP5K clone with a custom handguard, top rail and an end cap capable of accepting slings, pistol stabilizing braces and stocks (mind the NFA, boys and […] Read More … The post PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, South Carolina, Daily News, NFA, PTR, Pistols, Rifles, Semi-Auto


Knight’s Armament Awarded $16.5 Million Contract for M110s

The US Army’s Contracting Command has awarded Knight’s Armament Company a contract for more 7.62x51mm M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems (SASS). Over 10 years on since it was first adopted and nearly five years since the Army began its programme to replace it with a lighter, more compact rifle the Army has placed further orders for […] Read More … The post Knight’s Armament Awarded $16.5 Million Contract for M110s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Army, US Army, Daily News, Knight, Knights Armament, KAC, Rifles, Knight s Armament Company, Sniper Rifle, M110, AR Patterned, Contracting Command, M110A1 CSASS


Fire at Hi-Point’s Ohio Factory

Just after Christmas Hi-Point, the well known budget firearms manufacturer, suffered a fire at their factory in Mansfield, Ohio. The budget pistol and pistol calibre carbine makers have not made any comment on the fire but local news report that it caused thousands of dollars of damage. The Mansfield News Journal, reported that a fire […] Read More … The post Fire at Hi-Point’s Ohio Factory appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Fire, Daily News, Mansfield Ohio, Mansfield News Journal, Hi-Point, Ohio Factory, Hi Point Carbine


Trick Shot: An Arrow in Flight versus a Škoda Station Wagon

To my knowledge you can’t buy Škoda cars in the USA. Not yet anyway. However, with over 1,2 million cars delivered last year Globally they are a strong brand within the Volkswagen group. Enough about cars and onto the subject we’re all interested in – trick shots! Hint: The Škoda logotype has an arrow in […] Read More … The post Trick Shot: An Arrow in Flight versus a Škoda Station Wagon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Volkswagen, Guinness Book Of Records, Daily News, Skoda, Bow Hunting, Trick Shooting, Trick shot, Dangerous tricks


VIP BLACK Pistol from Nighthawk Custom – with Gold Bead front sight

Nighthawk Custom’s slogan is “One Gun, One Gunsmith,” which they claim is the direct result of how they build their guns. The company was founded in 2004 by a group of four individuals with a passion for the 1911 platform. They have now expanded into approximately 65 full-time employees, and their selection and assortment of […] Read More … The post VIP BLACK Pistol from Nighthawk Custom – with Gold Bead front sight appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Product Announcement, Golden Gun


Lone Wolf Introduces a Hybrid Timberwolf LARGE Glock Frame

Lone Wolf Distributors has announced the availability of a new version of their recently introduced Timberwolf Large (10mm/.45 ACP) frame. This new product is called TWL-S. It combines a G29/G30 size grip with a G20/21 size dust cover. In other words, by using this frame you can build a 10mm Auto or .45 ACP Glock parts compatible […] Read More … The post Lone Wolf Introduces a Hybrid Timberwolf LARGE Glock Frame appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Hybrid, Daily News, ACP, Lone Wolf, Timberwolf, Pistols, Semi-Auto, TWL-S, ACP Glock


US Army Wants New Innovative Artillery Muzzle Brakes

Another set of US Department of Defense solicitations has been published on the website of a US government program called SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research). This program includes a huge variety of different projects initiated by all branches of US Armed Forces. In this article, we’ll discuss a US Army solicitation for designing an innovative […] Read More … The post US Army Wants New Innovative Artillery Muzzle Brakes appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, US, US Army, Us Department Of Defense, Daily News, SBIR, Muzzle Brake, Artillery, SBIR Small Business Innovation Research, US Armed Forces In


Firearm Recoil and Traumatic Brain Injury

I admit, I’m not a big fan of shooting firearms with heavy recoil anymore. It’s not that I dislike those types of guns, in fact I own multiple shotguns, surplus rifles, hunting rifles and other guns that make a big thump. I still shoot them regularly, but I just can’t take the abuse to my […] Read More … The post Firearm Recoil and Traumatic Brain Injury appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotgun, Daily News, Recoil, Skeet Shooting


Dropping In For 2019: CZ-USA Bren 2 Ms in 7.62×39 And 5.56×45

CZ-USA has kept American shooters on their toes the past few years. From sexy carry and competition pistols to Scorpion pistol caliber carbine variants, the lauded gunmaker is pushing out functional and affordable firearms. And just a week into 2019, it appears that this year will be no different. CZ-USA has sneakily announced the pending […] Read More … The post Dropping In For 2019: CZ-USA Bren 2 Ms in 7.62×39 And 5.56×45 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Rifles, Product Announcement, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, CZ USA BREN


FAB Defense SKS Chassis System Now Available

We first saw the prototypes of this FAB Defense SKS chassis during the Arms & Hunting 2017 arms exhibition held in Moscow, Russia. These were 3D printed prototypes and back then it was unclear when they will become an actual product. Apparently, this chassis has just hit the market. The FAB Defense SKS Chassis System […] Read More … The post FAB Defense SKS Chassis System Now Available appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, UAS, Daily News, Moscow Russia, SKS, Rifles, Fab defense, GL-CORE, SKS chassis


L3 Technologies Awarded $26 Million Special Operations Command Contract for EOTECH Optics

L3 Technologies, parent company of EOTECH, has confirmed they have been awarded a $26.3 million contract to supplied the latest version of their EOTECH holographic weapon sight and G33 magnifier to USSOCOM. The five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract will see an unspecified number of optics and magnifiers manufactured at EOTECH’s plant in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The […] Read More … The post L3 Technologies Awarded $26 Million Special Operations Command Contract for EOTECH Optic...
Tags: Guns, US Army, Optics, Daily News, Ann Arbor Michigan, SOCOM, USSOCOM, Eotech, Holographic Sight, Reflex/Red Dot, MIL/LE, Eotech G33 magnifier, Eotech Holographic Sight, L3 Technologies


Trailblazer Firearms LifeCard .22 WMR

Trailblazer Firearms has introduced the .22 WMR version of their LifeCard folding single barrel single shot derringer. The first version of LifeCard pistol was introduced a little over a year ago and so far it was available in .22 LR only. This is a really compact and discreet little handgun. As the manufacturer states, it […] Read More … The post Trailblazer Firearms LifeCard .22 WMR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, LR, Derringer, Pistols, Single Shot, 22 WMR, Trailblazer Firearms, LifeCard


MPX COPPERHEAD: New Sig MPX Ultra-Compact

Well, well, well. It looks like the Sig Rattler just got a baby brother. Just announced today is the Sig MPX Copperhead Ultra–Compact 9mm Personal Defense Weapon (PDW). Sporting a 3.5” barrel and a collapsing pistol stabilizing brace, the total overal length is an impressive 14.5”. The MPX Copperhead has fully ambidextrous controls and of […] Read More … The post MPX COPPERHEAD: New Sig MPX Ultra-Compact appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, MPX Copperhead


Rifle Dynamics Introduces The NATO AK

After a small run of custom AKs chambered in .223/5.56, Rifle Dynamics has added this rifle to their main product line due to the high demand. This new product is called RRD556 NATO AK. According to the announcement posted on the company’s social media pages, this project was possible thanks to the efforts of the K-Var […] Read More … The post Rifle Dynamics Introduces The NATO AK appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Nato, Daily News, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Jim Fuller, Rifle Dynamics, 223 Remington, 5.56x45mm NATO, NATO AK


Hollywood Weapons: Season 3

A new season of Hollywood Weapons: Fact or Fiction? is upon us. Season 3 airs tomorrow on Outdoor Channel. For those of you who haven’t heard of Hollywood Weapons, check out my other article to catch up. Right now Hollywood Weapons is available for streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Netflix has both the first […] Read More … The post Hollywood Weapons: Season 3 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Netflix, Daily News, Amazon Prime Netflix, Hollywood Weapons


Standard Manufacturing S333 VOLLEYFIRE Double Barrel Revolver

Standard Manufacturing has released a rather weird revolver called S333 Volleyfire. This gun has two barrels with side by side orientation and can simultaneously fire two .22 WMR cartridges with each trigger pull which means it can empty its eight-round cylinder in a matter of four trigger pulls. This revolver is most likely the evolution […] Read More … The post Standard Manufacturing S333 VOLLEYFIRE Double Barrel Revolver appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Revolver, Daily News, 22 WMR, Standard Manufacturing, Double Barrel, S333, VolleyFire


SkyWall100 Anti-Drone System Was Demonstrated to US Marine Corps

British OpenWorks Engineering has published a news article reporting that their SkyWall100 drone capture system has been demonstrated to the Commandant of the US Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Base Quantico for the Non-Lethal Technology Exercise NNTEX-18C. According to the company, many military officials and observers from multiple NATO countries were also present at this […] Read More … The post SkyWall100 Anti-Drone System Was Demonstrated to US Marine Corps appeared first on The Firearm B...
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Nato, Anti-drone, Daily News, US Marine Corps, OpenWorks Engineering, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Net Capture, SkyWall100


Coat Hanger Machine Gun DIAS (Drop In Auto Sear)

Some of you may or may not know of the infamous “shoe string machine gun”. A piece of string can be tied to the charging handle of an MI1 or similar firearm, then wrapped around the trigger guard and looped onto the trigger. With the correct length and tension, the travel of the bolt will […] Read More … The post Coat Hanger Machine Gun DIAS (Drop In Auto Sear) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Dias, Machine Guns, Full Auto, Drop In Auto Sear, Coat Hanger Machine Gun DIAS


SAAB Signs $55 Million Carl-Gustaf M4 Launcher Contract with Undisclosed Customer

Saab has published a news release announcing that they have signed a contract of delivering Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon systems to an undisclosed customer. The total sum of the contract is 429,000,000 Swedish Kronas which is roughly equal to $55 million. The delivery of the order will start in 2019 and last until 2024. The company’s press […] Read More … The post SAAB Signs $55 Million Carl-Gustaf M4 Launcher Contract with Undisclosed Customer appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Saab, M4, Daily News, Carl Gustaf, Recoilless Rifle


Everything Wrong to Make It Look So Good

“Everything Wrong to Make It Look So Good” – according to Drew Boquet, the creator of this gun, that’s the motto of this build. It was made to replicate a Khyber pass rifle. At first glance, it seems to be just another AK project made with a hodgepodge of different parts, however, the more you look […] Read More … The post Everything Wrong to Make It Look So Good appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Cheese Grater, Daily News, Dong, Tabuk, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Khyber Pass, AK Type 1, Drew Boquet


MatchPoint USA EdgeMatch Inverted Glock Sights

Apparently, these iron sights are not a new product and looks like they’ve been around for at least a couple of years. Nevertheless, we haven’t yet talked about them here on TFB and I bet many of you haven’t heard about EdgeMatch inverted iron sights made by MatchPoint USA. So, let’s take a quick look […] Read More … The post MatchPoint USA EdgeMatch Inverted Glock Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Daily News, Buckhorn, Other Gear & Gadgets, Inverted, EdgeMatch, Glock Sights, Matchpoint


Saiga-9 YAROVIT – Competition PCC by Kalashnikov Concern’s Custom Shop

Just like the Svarog rifle that we talked about a couple of weeks ago, Saiga-9 Yarovit PCC is also named after a Slavic deity. This 9mm carbine is built by Kalashnikov Concern‘s custom shop called LOT (ЛОТ (Лаборатория Оружейного Тюнинга) – an abbreviation that stands for “firearms tuning laboratory). Let’s see what divine features Yarovit has. […] Read More … The post Saiga-9 YAROVIT – Competition PCC by Kalashnikov Concern’s Custom Shop appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Lot, Custom Shop, Saiga, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Kalashnikov Concern, Saiga-9, competition PCC, Yarovit, Kalashnikov Concern 's Custom Shop, Yarovit PCC



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