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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


B&T USA Announces APC308

Back in March 2018, Eric broke the news that B&T were finally set to offer a 7.62x51mm APC, the APC308. The rifle was unveiled at the 2018 Enforce TAC show but no details on when it might arrive in the US were given. It now appears that B&T USA are preparing to bring the APC308 […] Read More … The post B&T USA Announces APC308 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Press Releases, Eric, Rifles, B&T, Semi-Auto, B&T USA, B&T APC308


Henry Introduce New Rifles – including ‘Long Ranger’ in 6.5 Creedmoor

Henry Repeating Arms have announced some new additions to their range, including a new ‘Long Ranger’ hunting rifle and a new .22, the American Eagle. The latest Long Ranger will be chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor and joins the series that already includes .223 Rem/5.56 NATO, .243 Win, .308 chamberings. The Long Ranger weighs 7 lbs and […] Read More … The post Henry Introduce New Rifles – including ‘Long Ranger’ in 6.5 Creedmoor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Press Releases, Henry, Creedmoor, Rifles, Henry Repeating Arms, 6.5 Creedmoor, Henry Long Ranger, Henry American Eagle


ZORE Ship 10,000 X Core Pistol Locks in First 10 Months

The Israeli company ZORE have celebrated the shipping of 10,00 of their X Core pistol locks 10 months after they launched their rotary combination lock system. The X Core was initially launched back in February 2018 with a 9x19mm version of the locking device. The system has a bullet-shaped chamber piece which goes into the […] Read More … The post ZORE Ship 10,000 X Core Pistol Locks in First 10 Months appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Other Gear & Gadgets, Gun Lock, Zore, ZORE X Core, Pistol Lock, X Core


Dickinson Arms Introduces Plantation SXR Side-By-Side

Dickinson Arms have introduced an elegant new side by side shotgun which combines the classic side by side layout with features from more modern sporting shotgun incorporating a rib sight and a semi-pistol grip stock. The Plantation SXR, built in Turkey, uses fine Turkish walnut and has a fine case hardened finish. The Plantation SXR […] Read More … The post Dickinson Arms Introduces Plantation SXR Side-By-Side appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Turkey, Press Releases, Shotgun, Shotguns, Dickinson, Dickinson Arms, Plantation SXR, Side By Side Shotgun


ZEV Technologies Introduces First Pistol – the O.Z-9

ZEV Technologies, best known for their aftermarket Glock parts, has introduced their first pistol, the O.Z-9. The new pistol, reputedly 12 years in the making, boasts a modular system composed of slide, frame and an internal steel receiver. Here’s ZEV’s press release announcing the launch of the new pistol in full: ZEV spent 12 years perfecting […] Read More … The post ZEV Technologies Introduces First Pistol – the O.Z-9 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Zev, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Zev Technologies, O.Z-9, OZ9


New FN 509 Midsize & Tactical Black from FN

FN America have announced the launch of a new model in their 509 family, a mid sized carry pistol. FN have also confirmed that the FN Tactical will also be available in a matte black finish in 2019. The new mid size, chambered in 9x19mm, has a four inch slide and a frame with a […] Read More … The post New FN 509 Midsize & Tactical Black from FN appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, FN, Pistols, FN America, FN 509, FN 509 Midsize, FN 509 Tactical Black


Philadelphia SWAT Adopts SIG SAUER M400 Pro Rifles

The Philadelphia Police Department have adopted SIG Sauer’s M400 Pro rifles for their SWAT teams. These new M400s will replace Philadelphia SWAT’s Bushmaster AR-15s and SIG Sauer SIG556s. Philadelphia PD have not confirmed how many or in what configuration the rifles will be. The M400 comes with a 16 inch barrel as standard and is available […] Read More … The post Philadelphia SWAT Adopts SIG SAUER M400 Pro Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Philadelphia, Ar, Philadelphia Police Department, Sig Sauer, Ar-15, Sauer, Sig m400, MIL/LE, Philadelphia PD, Philadelphia SWAT


National Rifle League Announces its 2019 Competition Season

The National Rifle League recently wrapped up another successful season of competition and they already have their cross-hairs set on 2019. In the new year, they are looking to expand into new territories and states for matches as well as add more opportunities for shooters on the calendar. Their Press Release can be read below: […] Read More … The post National Rifle League Announces its 2019 Competition Season appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Rifles, Long Range, Bolt Action, National Rifle League


US Department of Defense Awards Hornady with Contract to Supply 300 PRC Ammo

Hornady has announced through a Press Release on their website on December 11th that they have been awarded an ammunition contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to supply an undisclosed amount of their 300 PRC ammo for the long-range sniper program. In conjunction with Hornady’s ammunition, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing was also awarded a contract […] Read More … The post US Department of Defense Awards Hornady with Contract to Supply 300 PRC Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Us Department Of Defense, U S Department of Defense, Barrett, PRC, Hornady, Ammunition, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, 300 PRC, MIL/LE


DRD TACTICAL Paratus 7.62 NATO Weapon System Awarded DMR Contract

DRD Tactical has been awarded a DMR Contract from one of the United States’ foreign allies for their Paratus 7.62 NATO Weapon System. There are not a lot of finite details surrounding the announcement out of privacy concerns for the contract itself. The Press Release put out on December 14th can be read below: December […] Read More … The post DRD TACTICAL Paratus 7.62 NATO Weapon System Awarded DMR Contract appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, United States, Nato, Press Releases, DRD, DMR, Rifles, DRD Tactical, 7.62 NATO, MIL/LE, DMR Contract, Paratus, The Press Release


Brownells Goes Big, Introduces Ammo Barrels

Just in time for the festive season Brownells have introduced two barrels of Christmas cheer. The barrels contain 12,500 rounds (that’s nearly 420 30 round mags worth) of either 5.56×45 or 7.62×51 ammunition. Ideal for that hard to buy for shooter who has all the latest rifle accessories. The bright yellow barrels are filled with […] Read More … The post Brownells Goes Big, Introduces Ammo Barrels appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Brownells, Ammunition, AmmoAmmo barrels


US DHS Awards Federal Premium $75 Million .223 Rem Ammo Contract

Federal Premium has been acquiring a lot of ammunition contracts throughout 2018 of notable size and prominence. The most recent contract being one for a staggering $75 Million with the United States Department of Homeland Security (US DHS). The Press Release from Federal Premium ammunition can be read below detailing it further: ANOKA, Minnesota – Federal […] Read More … The post US DHS Awards Federal Premium $75 Million .223 Rem Ammo Contract appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Dhs, Ice, Press Releases, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Anoka Minnesota, Rifles, Ammunition, Federal Premium, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 223 Rem


Laugo Arms To Launch the ALIEN Pistol in 2019

Laugo Arms, the Czech company best known for developing the Scorpion Evo 3 and selling the design to CZ, have announced that they will be introducing their new ALIEN 9x19mm pistol in the Spring of 2019. Laugo Arms have been teasing the ALIEN for a while now; check out Nick’s write up about the pistol from October here. […] Read More … The post Laugo Arms To Launch the ALIEN Pistol in 2019 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, NICK, Pistols, Pistol, Race Gun, Scorpion Evo, Laugo Arms, Competition Gun, Laugo Arms ALIEN


New RMS-W Red Dot Sight from Shield Sights

Shield Sights have introduced a new ruggedised version of their Shield RMS pistol reflex sight. The UK company have announced a version of their RMS pistol sight which can be submered for up to 30 minutes and continue to work. With a aluminium body and a sealed casing the Shield RMS-W has a battery life of […] Read More … The post New RMS-W Red Dot Sight from Shield Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: UK, Guns, Press Releases, Optics, Réflex, Shield Sights, Red Dot, Reflex/Red Dot, Pistol RMR, Shield RMS-W


Remington Introduces the RM380 Executive

Remington have introduced an ‘Executive’ version of their popular RM380 series pocket pistol. The all metal RM380 Executive has a stainless steel barrel and slide with a black anodised aluminium frame and laminated Makassar ebony grips. The RM380 has a 6 + 1 magazine capacity and as the name would suggest chambered 380 ACP. The Executive […] Read More … The post Remington Introduces the RM380 Executive appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Makassar, Remington, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Remington RM380, RM380 Executive


DSArms to Offer Israeli FAL Parts Kit

DSArms has announced the availability of a new FAL parts kit based on surplused Israeli Defence Force FALs. The kits include a magazine and everything but the rifle’s upper receiver and barrel. Luckily, DSArms will also be offering correctly marked new receivers soon to create the most authentic Israeli FAL build. These are not yet […] Read More … The post DSArms to Offer Israeli FAL Parts Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, IDF, FAL, Rifles, Fn Fal, Surplus, Parts Kit, Semi-Auto


Philippines Orders 50,000 .45 ACP Pistols

The Philippine Department of National Defense has announced that they have signed a contract to manufacture 50,000 ‘.45 caliber high-capacity pistols’ with ARMSCOR for the use by the Philippine armed forces (AFP). Part of a push by the Philippine government to increase their indigenous production and self-reliance. The announcement did not detail which pistol will […] Read More … The post Philippines Orders 50,000 .45 ACP Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Philippines, Press Releases, Armscor, Pistols, Pistol, Rock Island Armory, Semi-Auto, Philippine Department of National Defense, MIL/LE, Phlippine Army, ACP Pistols


LAST CALL: American Suppressor Association Raffle!

Our friends at the American Suppressor Association are entering the last hours of their $15K raffle and membership drive. Join the ASA to support the legal and responsible use of silencers as well as helping to spread the joys of quieter shooting among American gun owners. Active members are automatically entered in tomorrow’s raffle, but […] Read More … The post LAST CALL: American Suppressor Association Raffle! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Asa, Daily News, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, American Suppressor Association


NEW: SIG Sauer Introduces Upgraded MPX PCC

SIG Sauer has just introduced an improved version of their popular MPX pistol caliber carbine. The new MPX PCC brings together a number of features worked up to offer a robust new carbine ideal for competitive shooting. The rifle has a Timney single-stage trigger, a free float ergonomic M-LOK handguard with a slim profile, 12 […] Read More … The post NEW: SIG Sauer Introduces Upgraded MPX PCC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, PCC, Sig Sauer, Timney, Lena Miculek, SIG MPx, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Pistol Calibre Carbine, SIG MPX PCC, SOG Sauer


Greensboro PD chooses GLOCK as their Official Duty Weapon

Glock is a favorite among concealed carry holders, recreational enthusiasts, and league shooters alike. The group of Glock faithful also includes a significant amount of men and women in blue. In fact, the list continues to grow almost everyday with the Greensboro PD now included. Glock just recently announced that another significant police department from […] Read More … The post Greensboro PD chooses GLOCK as their Official Duty Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, North Carolina, Glock, Greensboro, Pistols, MIL/LE, Greensboro PD


Brownells Adds Ed Brown 1911 to Retro Line

Riding the success with their Retro Rifles line, Brownells has partnered with Ed Brown to add their first handgun in the lineup: the BRN-1911, a .45 ACP semi-automatic pistol. Hand crafted by legendary 1911 maker Ed Brown exclusively for Brownells, the BRN-1911 is a two-tone handgun intended to replicate the look, feel, and performance of custom […] Read More … The post Brownells Adds Ed Brown 1911 to Retro Line appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, ACP, Brownells, Ed Brown, 1911, Product Announcement, Brownells Retro


Henry Introduces New Models & Calibers in Time for Holidays

Henry Repeating Arms is introducing nine new models that include engraved finishes for the Long Ranger rifle series and additional caliber options for the Single Shot rifle series. These new releases come less than a year after introducing over a dozen models at the beginning of 2018 as a result of customer feedback and suggestions. […] Read More … The post Henry Introduces New Models & Calibers in Time for Holidays appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Shotguns, Henry, Rifles, Product Announcement, Henry Introduces New Models amp


Brownells Introduce Retro Range ‘Custom’ 1911

Brownells is continuing to expand its Retro series with the addition of a 1911 pistol recalling the style of classic 1980s custom 1911s. Teaming up with Ed Brown, Brownells is adding its first pistol to their Retro range. The two-tone BRN-1911 is being produced by Ed Brown. Brownells note that the pistol ties into their […] Read More … The post Brownells Introduce Retro Range ‘Custom’ 1911 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Ed Brown, 1911, Pistols, Brownell's, BRN-1911, Brownells Introduce Retro Range ` Custom, Ed Brown Brownells


Franklin Armory CA7 – CA DOJ Approved AR-15 Pistol

Franklin Armory is well known for pushing the envelope and creating some outside the box products that skirt the law to some degree. Take their Reformation. It looks like a short barreled rifle but since it does not have spiral rifling, it is not a rifle. Their most successful product so far has to be […] Read More … The post Franklin Armory CA7 – CA DOJ Approved AR-15 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Daily News, Pistols, AR Pistol, Franklin Armory, CA7


Norwegian Police Adopt SIG SAUER P320 X-Series

Back in November we reported that the Norwegian police service was looking for a new service pistol. SIG SAUER have now announced that they have won the tender and will provide Norwegian officers with the P320 X-Series. The SIG will replace Norway current service pistol the Heckler & Koch P30. When it was published the […] Read More … The post Norwegian Police Adopt SIG SAUER P320 X-Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Europe, Guns, Law Enforcement, Press Releases, Norway, Heckler Koch, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Norwegian Police, SIG P320


Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping

Crimson Trace has announced that their Lightguard LTG-770 weapon light designed to be fitted to the  M&P Shield, from Crimson Trace’s parent company Smith & Wesson, has begun shipping. The light weight 110 lumen white light with fit both first and second generation M&Ps. Here’s Crimson Trace’s announcement: Crimson Trace® today announced that it has begun […] Read More … The post Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Smith, Smith Wesson, Flashlights, Crimson Trace, Weapon Light, Crimson Trace Lightguard, Smith & Wesson M&P, Lightguard LTG-770, Wesson M amp ;P Now Shipping


Kimber Introduces Striker-Fired Pistol – Kimber EVO SP

Kimber have announced the launch of a brand new line of striker-fired subcompact carry pistols. Perhaps best known for their revolvers and 1911s, Kimber’s new EVO SP is part of a major expansion of the company’s product line. You can check out Adam’s coverage of Kimber’s other new products here. The news emerged via a […] Read More … The post Kimber Introduces Striker-Fired Pistol – Kimber EVO SP appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, CCW, Press Releases, Kimber, Adam, Pistols, Carry Pistol, KIMBER EVO SP


FN Introduces SCAR 20S Precision Rifle

FN America has announced the introduction of the SCAR 20S, the civilian version of the MK20 SSR currently in service with US SOCOM. The launch follows the news last month that FN America would offer a limited run of 200 S20 packages, Richard covered that news here. Here’s FN’s press release announcing the launch of the 20S […] Read More … The post FN Introduces SCAR 20S Precision Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Press Releases, Richard, FN, SOCOM, Rifles, Guns & Gear, FN America, FN SCAR, Semi-Auto, Precision Rifles, FN Mk20, FN SCAR 20S


USMC Awards Contract for New Gen 3 Soft Armor

Armor Express has been selected by the US Marine Corps to provide more than 65,000 Plate Carrier Generation III Soft Armor Inserts. Armor Express will work with KDH Defense Systems to manufacture the soft armour inserts and will also provide the USMC with data reports. Here’s Armor Express’ full statement on the contract award: Central Lake Armor […] Read More … The post USMC Awards Contract for New Gen 3 Soft Armor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Armor, Usmc, Armour, US Marine Corps, Ballistic Plates, KDH Defense Systems, Armor Express, Soft Armor, USMC Awards Contract for New Gen



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