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Umarex Releases The First Licensed Blank Firing Glock Pistol Replica

Umarex is the first company that was licensed by Glock to make replicas of their handguns. About three years ago, they released the first seven models of licensed Glock airsoft and BB guns and ever since they’ve been continuously adding replicas of other Glock pistol models. Recently, the company has expanded their line of licensed […] Read More … The post Umarex Releases The First Licensed Blank Firing Glock Pistol Replica appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Umarex, 9mm P.A.K, blank firing Glock, Glock 17 Gen5


NOW AVAILABLE: SIG Sauer MOD-X9 Pistol Suppressor

After a bit of a wait, the SIG Sauer MOD-X9 pistol suppressor is finally available for purchase. We first saw the MOD-X prototypes at SHOT 2019 and a year later were able to put them through their paces at SIG’s range day at SHOT 2020. As a refresher, the SIG Sauer MOD-X9 is a modular, […] Read More … The post NOW AVAILABLE: SIG Sauer MOD-X9 Pistol Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Sig, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Pistol, Suppressor, MOD-X9


Haley Strategic Partners and Toor Knives Introduce The Darter Fighting Knife

Looking for a new knife? Haley Strategic and Toor Knives have partnered in the development of a new fighting blade. The result is called The Darter and it’s available in three different colors – Coyote, Disruptive Grey or Ranger Green. The price for The Darter knife is $395.00 and it’s a limited series. Each Darter is […] Read More … The post Haley Strategic Partners and Toor Knives Introduce The Darter Fighting Knife appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Knives, Daily News, Blade, Haley Strategic Partners, Haley Strategic, Product Announcement, THE DARTER, Toor Knives


New Kimber Micro 9 Rapide (Black Ice) Pistol

Kimber has announced the addition of Rapide (Black Ice) flavor to their Special Edition line of Micro 9 pistols. The overall appearance of the new Micro 9 Rapide (Black Ice) and its external design elements (grips, slide cuts, colors, etc.) are similar to the Kimber 1911 Rapide (Black Ice) full-size pistol and are very well scaled down […] Read More … The post New Kimber Micro 9 Rapide (Black Ice) Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Kimber, Black Ice, 9mm, Pistols, 9x19mm, Semi-Auto, NEW Kimber Micro, Micro 9 Rapide, Rapide Black Ice Pistol, Rapide Black Ice


Exclusive Colors: Strike Industries M4 AR-15 Charging Handle

Charging handles – some don’t care about them and some love to style them, but we all need them. Strike Industries are now offering their SI M4 AR-15 charging Handle in new colors that are called REDLINE, BLUELINE and FDELINE. These will only be available through Optics Planet. They are made of 7075-T6 aluminum which […] Read More … The post Exclusive Colors: Strike Industries M4 AR-15 Charging Handle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Strike Industries, Other Gear & Gadgets, Charging Handle, Product Announcement, SI ARCH AR


New Partnership Between RUAG Ammotec and HS Produkt

RUAG Ammotec has announced the start of the partnership with the Croatian arms manufacturer HS Produkt. This is part of the planned expansion of the RUAG Ammotec portfolio, with a partnership agreement between the companies made earlier this year. HS Produkt employs around 1,500 people, which is much larger than I expected. They are probably most […] Read More … The post New Partnership Between RUAG Ammotec and HS Produkt appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Daily News, Vhs-2, RUAG Ammotec, HS Produkt, HS-9


Plastic Defence: New Documentary on 3D Printed Guns from Popular Front

Jake Hanrahan, a British journalist and filmmaker known for his project Popular Front, recently published a new 26-minute documentary called ‘Plastic Defence’ on ‘Illegal 3D Printed Guns in Europe’. The documentary see Hanrahan travel to an undisclosed location in Europe and interview JStark, a prominent individual involved in Europe’s 3D printed firearms community. JStark is affiliated with […] Read More … The post Plastic Defence: New Documentary on 3D Printed Guns from Popular Front appeared...
Tags: Europe, Guns, Daily News, Jake Hanrahan, Hanrahan, Popular Front, Other Gear & Gadgets, 3D Printed guns, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Deterrence Dispensed, FGC-9, Plastic Defence


New Aluminum Chassis System for Remington 700 from Rival Arms

Rival Arms have introduced a new chassis system for Remington 700. The R-700 Precision Chassis System is CNC-machined from aluminum billet and available in three finishes black, satin gray and FDE. The R-700 weighs in at 25 oz and is designed to accept AR-15 grips and buffer tube style buttstocks. It has M-LOK attachment points at 3 and […] Read More … The post New Aluminum Chassis System for Remington 700 from Rival Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, CNC, Rifles, Remington 700, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, Rifle Chassis, Firearms Customization, Rival Arms, Precision rifle chassis, R-700


New TriggerTechs for AR-9, MPX & FX9 Pistol Caliber Carbines

We all have our favorites and TriggerTech has become mine for precision AR10/15 Rifles. It’s now time for owners of SIG Sauer MPXs, AR-9s and Freedom Ordinance FX-9s to rejoice as the Canadian company has launched three new triggers for these platforms. Below you can see the SIG MPX Trigger, with a curved trigger bow. […] Read More … The post New TriggerTechs for AR-9, MPX & FX9 Pistol Caliber Carbines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Canada, Daily News, Mpx, Triggertech, AR9, Product Announcement, Ar-9, Freedom Ordinance FX, AR Patterned, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, FX9, SIG MPX PCC, Freedom Ordinance FX-9


Aimpoint Releases Vickers Tactical Limited-Edition T-2 Red Dot

When it comes to red dot sights for fighting rifles, Aimpoint optics typically sit on the top tier. And when it comes to Aimpoint’s red dot models, the T-2 sits atop their Micro series‘ tiers. The T-2 enjoys the highest specs and most robust set of features of this small form factor product line and […] Read More … The post Aimpoint Releases Vickers Tactical Limited-Edition T-2 Red Dot appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Optics, Daily News, Larry Vickers, Aimpoint, Red Dot, Vickers Tactical, Aimpoint Micro, Product Announcement, Scalarworks, Reflex/Red Dot, T-2, Vickers Tactical Limited Edition T


IWA OutdoorClassics 2021 Exhibition Cancelled

People that enjoy travelling, visiting exhibitions and shooting competitions (I’m one of them) are having a hard time. Not to mention airlines, hotels, taxis and everyone who caters for all the travellers. Just imagine the mountain of sausages and the lake of beer that gets served during one of the large exhibitions in Germany. As […] Read More … The post IWA OutdoorClassics 2021 Exhibition Cancelled appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Germany, Daily News, IWA, NürnbergMesse, IWA OutdoorClassics, HUBANA 2021, IWA 2021, IWA 2022


Ruger Completes Acquisition of Marlin Assets; Lever Actions In 2021

New Hampshire based firearms manufacturer and industry powerhouse has just announced that the acquisition of Marlin assets from the Remington bankruptcy sale is complete. The deal closed on November 23 and the $28.3 million purchase price was paid in full. Ruger is said to be moving Marlin rifle production in house and expects to see […] Read More … The post Ruger Completes Acquisition of Marlin Assets; Lever Actions In 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Bankruptcy, New Hampshire, Daily News, Ruger, Marlin, Rifles, Lever Action, Ruger Completes Acquisition of Marlin Assets


Magwell for Strike 80 Compact Pistol Frame Kit

With the increasing popularity of 80% pistol frames, it’s no surprise that an aftermarket specific to these frames has risen to meet the needs of shooters and builders. One of the options on the market is the Strike Industries Strike 80 Compact Pistol Frame. If you run a Strike 80 Compact, you know that there […] Read More … The post Magwell for Strike 80 Compact Pistol Frame Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Strike Industries, Shooting Accessories, Product Announcement, Magwell, Firearms Customization, Strike 80


New SAR 2000 9mm Pistol from SAR USA

Alabama-based SAR USA have introduced their double action/single action all-steel SAR 2000. A hammer-fired 9mm pistol with a 17 round magazine and a 4.5in barrel. SAR USA also recently introduced their SAR 9X Platinum, you can read about that here. Here’s SAR USA’s announcement in full: Auburn, AL — SAR USA by Sarsilmaz, one of […] Read More … The post New SAR 2000 9mm Pistol from SAR USA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Alabama, Daily News, Sarsilmaz, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, SAR USA, SAR 2000, Auburn AL SAR USA


ZULU6 Image Stabilized Binoculars from SIG Sauer

Binoculars – a great tool for a lot of things where the activity includes any kind of shooting. Regardless if you’re hiking, hunting or spotting hits for yourself or a friend, they’re a great tool to get a closer look at the target and what’s going on there. One of the main issues is stability, […] Read More … The post ZULU6 Image Stabilized Binoculars from SIG Sauer appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Binoculars, Sig Sauer, Product Announcement, ZULU6


U.S. Air Force Buys The B&T APC9K Sub Compact Weapon

Last year B&T won the new Sub Compact Weapon contract in competition with five other companies, with an initial order for 350 APC9K semi-automatic carbines. The United States Air Force is the next service to add the B&T APC9K to its list of firearms. They have ordered 65 pieces of 9×19 mm carbines with magazines and associated spare […] Read More … The post U.S. Air Force Buys The B&T APC9K Sub Compact Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Air Force, Daily News, U S Air Force, United States Air Force, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Pdw, B&T, Sub Compact Weapon, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, SCW Program, APC9 PRO, SCW Programme, APC9K


SIG Cross Recall: Potential Safety Concern For All Cross Rifles

SIG Sauer has just announced a safety recall for all Cross bolt action rifles. The SIG Cross recall is related to a delayed discharge observed in a single rifle and confirmed after it was returned to SIG for further evaluation. SIG advises owners to stop using their rifles, immediately unload them and contact customer service […] Read More … The post SIG Cross Recall: Potential Safety Concern For All Cross Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Cross, Rifles, Safety Recall, Bolt Action, Sig Cross


Swiss Precision meets American Freedom: Collaboration of B&T and Microtech Knives

Some consider the B&T APC9 to be the “Swiss watch” of pistol caliber carbines. As you may remember, the U.S. Army selected the B&T APC9 K as their New Sub Compact Weapon last year, with an initial order of 350 firearms. B&T USA have now made a limited run to commemorate the contract, which includes […] Read More … The post Swiss Precision meets American Freedom: Collaboration of B&T and Microtech Knives appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Knives, Daily News, U S Army, B&T, Product Announcement, Microtech Knives, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Aimpoint Acro, Gun Collecting, APC-9K


Ohio Bill Allowing the Arming of Teachers Passes State Senate

A recent bill put forward by the Ohio Senate has recently passed with a 21 to 10 vote. Senate Bill 317 would allow school personnel like teachers to be armed while inside school if it is authorized by the local school board. Ohio Bill Allowing the Arming of Teachers Passes State Senate Ohio state law […] Read More … The post Ohio Bill Allowing the Arming of Teachers Passes State Senate appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Law, Senate, Ohio, Bill, Daily News, Ohio Senate, Armed Teachers, Firearms Laws, Arming of Teachers Passes State Senate Ohio


New Thermal Scanners from Pulsar – Helion 2 XQ50F

Looking for a thermal scanner or didn’t know that you needed one? There are many models on the market and if the Pulsar XM30S and Axion XQ38s feel too small and the Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Thermal Binoculars too big, there’s soon a remedy in the form of an updated version of the Pulsar Helion 2 […] Read More … The post New Thermal Scanners from Pulsar – Helion 2 XQ50F appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Thermal, Helion, Daily News, LRF, Product Announcement, Pulsar Helion, Pulsar Thermal Imaging, Helion 2 XQ, Pulsar Helion 2, Pulsar Helion 2XQ


Lancer Announces Laugo Export Approved, Alien Pistols Inbound

Nearly a year ago, at SHOT Show 2020, TFB and TFB TV reported on the Laugo Alien pistol. During the Vegas convention, Lancer Systems hosted a range event to showcase these 9mm handguns, which they were working on importing from the Czech Republic at that time. Lancer indicated that they were expecting a late Spring […] Read More … The post Lancer Announces Laugo Export Approved, Alien Pistols Inbound appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Czech Republic, Alien, Daily News, 9mm, Pistols, Pistol, Lancer Systems, Signature Edition, Product Announcement, TFB TV, Semi-Auto, Laugo Arms, Laugo Alien


Uncle Mike’s Apparition Holster Line for “Pocket Rockets”

Looking for a quality holster on a budget? Uncle Mike’s have developed and added a new IWB/OWB holster (Inside- or Outside-the-Waistband) that will fit a wide range of “pocket rocket” handguns from SIG Sauer, Glock, Springfield and Smith & Wesson. Considering the record-breaking market in 2020 there should be some demand for new holsters as well. […] Read More … The post Uncle Mike’s Apparition Holster Line for “Pocket Rockets” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Smith Wesson, Mike, Shooting Accessories, Holster, Other Gear & Gadgets, IWB Holsters, Pocket Rockets, Uncle Mikes, Apparition, OWB Holsters, SIG Sauer Glock Springfield


US Army Considering Squad Size Change

With the Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) program underway, the US army is considering changes in squad size. Working with the basic assumption that introducing new weapons might mean a change in optimal squad organization, the Army’s Maneuver Battle Lab recently revealed that they have commenced a study tackling the issue. While it is uncertain if any […] Read More … The post US Army Considering Squad Size Change appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, US, Army, US Army, Daily News, Rifles, Machine Guns, NGSW, OVD, Overt Defense, Squads, US Army Squad Size, US Army Considering Squad Size Change


Shellback Tactical Stars and Stripes Plate Carrier

If you want to look like the superhero Captain America from Marvel Comics and carry a plate carrier at the same time, here’s your chance!  Shellback Tactical (Cayce, SC) are taking preorders for a limited edition plate carrier in “the most majestic color combination known to man – RED, WHITE AND BLUE“. This carrier is not […] Read More … The post Shellback Tactical Stars and Stripes Plate Carrier appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Marvel Comics, Daily News, Armor, Stars and Stripes, Body Armor, Plate Carrier, Product Announcement, Ballistic Plates, Shellback Tactical, Shellback Tactical Stars, Shellback Tactical Cayce SC


NEW Henry Rifles: More Models With Side Loading Gates

Henry, a manufacturer of classic lever action rifles, has spent the last few years bringing new features into their most popular models. Ranging from side loading gates to threaded barrels and accessory rails, Henry is listening to customer requests and building traditional guns with additional modern features. And they have just announced their most all-encompassing […] Read More … The post NEW Henry Rifles: More Models With Side Loading Gates appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Henry, Rifles, Lever Action, Henry rifles, Product Announcement, Side Loading Gate


RECALL ALERT: Smith & Wesson Issues M&P Shield Pistol Recall

Today, Smith & Wesson Issued a pistol recall notice for their M&P Shield EZ Pistols manufactured between the dates of March 1st, 2020, and October 31st, 2020. Smith & Wesson has identified cracked hammers that fail to fully engage the sear which subsequently caused multiple successive discharges of the firearm without depressing the trigger. If […] Read More … The post RECALL ALERT: Smith & Wesson Issues M&P Shield Pistol Recall appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Smith, Daily News, Smith & Wesson, Pistols, M&P, Recall Alert, Semi-Auto, Shield EZ, Wesson Issues M amp ;P Shield Pistol Recall, Smith Wesson Issues M P Shield Pistol Recall


The AcroBat Tool for Aimpoint Acro Red Dot Sights

The company SuppressorTools already has a few mentions here at TFB. Typically they develop and manufacture tools for today’s most popular sound suppressors, but this one has nothing to do with suppressors. A lot of people use red dots and the Aimpoint ACRO is one of the newer ones on the market. Changing the battery without […] Read More … The post The AcroBat Tool for Aimpoint Acro Red Dot Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Product Announcement, Reflex/Red Dot, ACRO, AcroBat Tool, SuppressorTools


Riton Optics Move Into New Facility

Arizona-based Riton Optics, specialising in rifle scopes and red dots, were initially founded 7 years ago and have now announced they have moved into a new 10,000 square foot production facility with room for further expansion. Here’s Riton’s full announcement: Tucson, AZ – Former U.S. Air Force service member and Capitol Police Officer, Brady Speth […] Read More … The post Riton Optics Move Into New Facility appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Arizona, Optics, Capitol Police, Daily News, Riton, Brady Speth, RITON Optics, Manufacturing Facilities, Riton Optics Move Into New Facility, Tucson AZ Former U S Air Force


Rule Changes for 2020-2021 CMP Competitions Released

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has been pretty heavily affected by this year’s nationwide events. As a result of canceled competitions, the rule changes that were applied to the 2020 competition season ended up not being tested and thus CMP decided not to publish new rulebooks for the 2021 season. However, they have released the […] Read More … The post Rule Changes for 2020-2021 CMP Competitions Released appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Cmp, Civilian Marksmanship Program, Shooting Sports, CMP Compeitions


Hyperion Suppressors’ Release Announced by CGS Group

When you think of the suppressor market, there are some manufacturer names that immediately come to mind. There usually aren’t too many surprises or obscure brands on “best of” or “reader’s choice” lists. The New Mexico-based CGS Group, also known as Chaos Gear Supply, has historically not been one of those more famous names. However, […] Read More … The post Hyperion Suppressors’ Release Announced by CGS Group appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, New Mexico, Daily News, NFA, Hyperion, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Silencers, Silencer Shop, Product Announcement, CGS Group, Chaos Gear Supply