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FN SCAR-H and a Whole Lot More for Indian Special Forces

With India’s armed forces still awaiting a new service rifle, it seems that Indian Special Forces are forging on ahead. Indian media outlets have reported that India’s Para (Special Forces) unit have selected the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H along with a number of other weapons. The selection has reportedly been approved by the Indian Ministry of […] Read More … The post FN SCAR-H and a Whole Lot More for Indian Special Forces appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, India, Defense, Law Enforcement, Daily News, Special Forces, Rifles, Sof, Night Vision, Machine Guns, Paramilitary, MIL/LE, Indian Border Forces, Indian Police Forces, Indian Special Forces


True Exodus Range Day and Interview

Baret Fawbush of the popular Instagram account True Exodus recently held a public range day in his background shooting gallery just outside the Southern Indiana town of Poseyville. Admission was free as long as folks signed a COVID-19 release form. This wasn’t the first shoot that Baret had hosted behind the church that he is […] Read More … The post True Exodus Range Day and Interview appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Public, Shotguns, Editorial, Shoot, Southern Indiana, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Baret, Machine Guns, Range Day, AR Patterned, COVID, True Exodus


TRUEXODUS Range Day and Interview

Baret Fawbush of the popular Instagram account TRUEXODUSrecently held a public range day in his background shooting gallery just outside the Southern Indiana town of Poseyville. Admission was free as long as folks signed a COVID-19 release form. This wasn’t the first shoot that Baret had hosted behind the church that he is currently serving […] Read More … The post TRUEXODUS Range Day and Interview appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Public, Shotguns, Editorial, Shoot, Southern Indiana, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Baret, Machine Guns, Range Day, AR Patterned, COVID, True Exodus


POTD: General Dynamics NGSW Engineers at the Range

Today’s photo of the day comes from General Dynamics-OTS who are current contenders in the US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon program. The photo was shared on General Dynamics Ordnance  & Tactical Systems twitter page earlier this year. It features their NGSW – Automatic Rifle prototype with engineers from Williston, Vermont, talking operators over the new […] Read More … The post POTD: General Dynamics NGSW Engineers at the Range appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, General Dynamics, Potd, Williston Vermont, Photo of the Day, Machine Guns, LWMMG, NGSW, GD-OTS, General Dynamics Ordnance Tactical Systems, US Army s Next Generation Squad Weapon, RM277, General Dynamics NGSW Engineers, General Dynamics OTS


SOCOM & the Next Generation Squad Weapon

The US Army is forging ahead with the evaluation of the prototype Next Generation Squad Weapon rifles and automatic rifles and it has been confirmed that U.S. Special Operations Command is both involved in the program and watching its developments closely. SOCOM has been working closely with the Army and have also provided initial special […] Read More … The post SOCOM & the Next Generation Squad Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Army, US Army, Daily News, SOCOM, US Special Operations Command, USSOCOM, Special Operations Command, Rifles, Machine Guns, 6.5 Creedmoor, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapon


SOCOM & the Next Generation Squad Weapon

The US Army is forging ahead with the evaluation of the prototype Next Generation Squad Weapon rifles and automatic rifles and it has been confirmed that U.S. Special Operations Command is both involved in the program and watching its developments closely. SOCOM has been working closely with the Army and have also provided initial special […] Read More … The post SOCOM & the Next Generation Squad Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Army, US Army, Daily News, SOCOM, US Special Operations Command, USSOCOM, Special Operations Command, Rifles, Machine Guns, 6.5 Creedmoor, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapon


SIG Sauer Ships Next Generation Squad Weapons Prototypes to the US Army

With the US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons program pushing ahead, despite the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic, the three companies involved have shipped their prototype weapons. SIG Sauer commemorated the dispatch of their NGSW-Rifles and NGSW-Automatic Rifles with a team photo and a new video highlighting the weapon systems’ features. The US Army awarded OTAs to […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer Ships Next Generation Squad Weapons Prototypes to the US Army appeared first on The Firearm Blo...
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, US Army, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Machine Guns, 6.8mm, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapon, SIG MCX Spear, SIG MG-6.8, NGSW Automatic Rifles


USMC Confirms Plans to Adopt the Next Generation Squad Weapon

The US Marine Corps has recently undergone a top down doctrinal reevaluation of its future role. As part of these changes in the make up of the Corps have been planned and now a brand new initiative has also been launched – Marine Corps Systems Command’s Program Manager for Infantry Weapons has begun a large-scale modernisation […] Read More … The post USMC Confirms Plans to Adopt the Next Generation Squad Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, Optics, Daily News, Usmc, US Marine Corps, Corps, Rifles, Night Vision, Machine Guns, M27, Marine Corps Systems Command, Infantry Weapons, NGSW, AR Patterned


Canadian Army Continues Small Arms Upgrades with Purchase of 3,600 GPMGs

Earlier this year the Canadian government confirmed it would be procuring a further 3,626 C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG) from Colt Canada. This large contract is worth CA$96.97 million and was awarded under the Canadian government’s Munitions Supply Program. The unit cost of the Canadian C6A1s, essentially a locally produced FN MAG, due to the […] Read More … The post Canadian Army Continues Small Arms Upgrades with Purchase of 3,600 GPMGs appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: News, Guns, Military, Daily News, DMR, Canadian Army, Pistols, Rifles, Colt Canada, Machine Guns, Sniper Rifle, Bolt Action, GPMG, Sniper Rifles, Semi-Auto, MIL/LE


SureFire Releases SF3P-50BMG Flash Hider

SureFire announced the formal launch of their new SF3P-50BMG flash hider today. This flash hider is explicitly designed for use with M2 .50 caliber machine guns. In addition, there are two versions now available, one for the military and one for the commercial market. SureFire SF3P-50BMG Flash Hider There are two models of the SF3P-50BMG. The […] Read More … The post SureFire Releases SF3P-50BMG Flash Hider appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Surefire, Machine Guns, Browning M2, Flash Hider, 50BMG, MIL/LE, SF3P


Underground Arms Watch – April Pt.1

Welcome to another installment of Underground Arms Watch series where we take a look at criminally made and modified firearms seized throughout the world. On Thursday Toronto Police posted what appears to be a Glock pistol assembled with a 3D printed receiver. The two mounting bolts visible at the rear are the most obvious giveaway […] Read More … The post Underground Arms Watch – April Pt.1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Crime, Diy, Guns, Daily News, Toronto Police, Machine Guns, 3D printed, Homemade Guns, Improvised Firearms, Underground Arms Watch, Replica Conversion


POTD: Green Beret Snipers with M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifles

Time for Photo Of The Day here at TFB. Today, we’re looking at a Green Beret assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) with a Remington M2010 sniper rifle engaging a target 900 meters away. The M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle was introduced in 2010-2011 and chambers the .300 Win Mag round through a 24″ barrel. For more […] Read More … The post POTD: Green Beret Snipers with M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Green Beret, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Machine Guns, Bolt Action, Green Berets, M2010, MIL/LE, 3rd Special Forces Group Airborne, Remington M2010


POTD: Austrian Armed Forces with the Überschweres Maschinengewehr M2

Welcome to TFB’s own Photo Of The Day. As the name says, this page is dedicated to rare and unique pictures which are updated daily. Today, we get a closer look at the heavy weapons of the Austrian Armed Forces, or the Bundesheer in Austrian. In Austrian service the M2 is designated the Überschweres Maschinengewehr M2, […] Read More … The post POTD: Austrian Armed Forces with the Überschweres Maschinengewehr M2 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Photo of the Day, Machine Guns, M2 Browning, Austrian Armed Forces, Steyr Aug, MG74, MIL/LE, Bundesheer, Jägerbattalion, Überschweres Maschinengewehr M2


Sunday Gun Day – Life-Saving SAW ~ VIDEOS

M249 Squad Automatic Weapon USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- When the SHTF, Reach for the SAW! M249 Squad Automatic Weapon I want to talk about my right-hand “man” while I was overseas: the M249 SAW. I deployed to Afghanistan for a year, 2012 to 2013. In that year, I developed a relationship with the M249 that redefined security for me. In June 2013, my scout truck was hit by a complex ambush, initiated with an IED. While the truck sat limp and the rest of the convoy was half a click back, we had no...
Tags: Guns, Afghanistan, Bruce, U S Army, Brownells, Ammoland TV, Firearm News, YouTube Facebook Twitter, Machine Guns, M249 Squad Automatic Weapon USA AmmoLand, Bruce M Featured Customer Shop Semi Auto Military


IWI NEGEV NG-7 Light Machine Guns for the Indian Army

Almost a year ago TFB reported that the Indian Army was on a tour to source 16,400 Light Machine Guns. The tour included visits to three (to our knowledge) firearms manufacturers, including Arsenal in Bulgaria and S&T Motiv in South Korea. The winner has now been announced and the first price goes to Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), in […] Read More … The post IWI NEGEV NG-7 Light Machine Guns for the Indian Army appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: South Korea, Guns, Defense, Israel, Arsenal, Bulgaria, Daily News, TFB, Indian Army, Negev, Iwi, Light Machine Gun, Machine Guns, Light Machine Guns, Israel Weapon Industries IWI, MIL/LE


[DEFEXPO 2020] MG-M2, PKM Variant in 7.62x51mm From Bulgarian ARSENAL

The second most famous creation of Michail Kalashnikov, general-purpose Kalashnikov machine gun, had a multitude of names over the last 50 years: PK, PKM, M84 in former Yugoslavia, Konekivaari KK PKM in Finland. In some southern regions of Russia, where shooting at weddings is a mandatory part of the celebration, PKM is semi-officially called “the […] Read More … The post [DEFEXPO 2020] MG-M2, PKM Variant in 7.62x51mm From Bulgarian ARSENAL appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, India, Defense, Arsenal, Finland, Bulgaria, Daily News, Machine Guns, 7.62X51, Michail Kalashnikov, MIL/LE, DEFEXPO 2020, MG-M2, Yugoslavia Konekivaari KK PKM


The TFB “Do It In the Dark” Desert Machine Gun Shoot at SHOT Show 2020

As the sun began to set in the southern Nevada desert, Industry Day at the Range came to a close. The targets were taken down, the firearms stowed and the products started making their way to the SHOT Show floor. Most would call it in, go grab a bite to eat and maybe hit the […] Read More … The post The TFB “Do It In the Dark” Desert Machine Gun Shoot at SHOT Show 2020 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nevada, Editorial, TFB, SHOT Show, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Night Vision, Machine Guns, Fightlite MCR, AR Patterned, SHOT Show 2020, SHOT 2020, Do It In the Dark, Machine Gun Shoot, Post Sample


NSWC Crane Seeks Crew Served Weapon Optics

The Expeditionary Warfare section at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, who deal with weapons procurement for the US Special Operations Command, have published a Combined Synopsis/Solicitation seeking a Crew Served Weapons Optic or CSWO for various machine guns currently in use. The solicitation from NSWC Crane clarifies the desire for new optics: Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane […] Read More … The post NSWC Crane Seeks Crew Served Weapon Optics appeared first on The Firearm...
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Optics, Daily News, US Special Operations Command, Machine Guns, NSWC-Crane, US SOCOM, Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane, MIL/LE, Crew Served Weapons Optic, Machine Gun Optic


The US Army is in the Market for More Miniguns

The US Army is in the market for more 7.62x51mm M134 ‘Miniguns’. A Request for Information (or RFI) was posted on the US Government’s new SAM procurement website on 30th January, 2020. The sources sought notice covers not just the M134 weapon system but also the necessary tools, parts and accessories to keep the guns in […] Read More … The post The US Army is in the Market for More Miniguns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, US, US Army, Daily News, RFI, Machine Guns, Minigun, M134 Minigun, M134, MIL/LE


1980s VHS babes shooting machine guns

When the new civil war kicks off, will you have fourteen 1980s machine gun VHS babes on your side? They're sharper shooters than the F35 Joint Strike Fighter, that's for sure. Consider this your weekly reminder that Robocop was a documentary.
Tags: Video, News, History, Nsfw, Robocop, V/h/s, Machine Guns


[SHOT 2020] Best Light Machine Gun in the Universe: ST Engineering Ultimax Mark 8

The Ultimax Mark VIII has been out for several years now but this is the first time that the light machine gun has been out on Range Day at SHOT Show, allowing the public to get some hands-on with the light machine gun. Developed in the 1980s by the inventor of the AR10 James Sullivan, […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] Best Light Machine Gun in the Universe: ST Engineering Ultimax Mark 8 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Singapore, SHOT Show, TFBTV, Machine Guns, James Sullivan, Mark VIIi, Ultimax, MIL/LE, SHOT Show 2020, SHOT 2020, ST Engineering Ultimax Mark


[SHOT 2020] The Chiappa Firearms CBR-9 Collapsing Brace Pistol

Chiappa Firearms of Italy added several new rifles and pistol to their line up this year. Available on the US market this year will be their new CBR-9 (Chiappa Black Rhino 9)Pistol, a new 22 Long Rifle folding survival type rifle and several offerings of side-gate lever-action rifles. Of particular interest was the CBR-9 Collapsing […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] The Chiappa Firearms CBR-9 Collapsing Brace Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Daily News, CBR, SHOT Show, Pistols, Machine Guns, Chiappa Pistol, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, CBR-9, SHOT Show 2020, Chiappa CBR-9, Chiappa Submachine Gun, Folding Brace, Chiappa Firearms CBR


[SHOT 2020] FN Mk48 Light Machine Gun in 6.5 Creedmoor

Out on the FN booth, on a pedestal all of its own, was the new FN Mk48 Mod. 2 6.5CM light machine gun, chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor, it was a response to a US Special Operations Command tender for a version of the 7.62×51 Mk48, a larger calibre variant of FN’s Minimi (or the M249 normally […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] FN Mk48 Light Machine Gun in 6.5 Creedmoor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, FN, US Special Operations Command, Creedmoor, SHOT Show, Machine Guns, 6.5 Creedmoor, SHOT Show 2020, FN Mk48 Mod 2


[SHOT 2020] SIG Unveils New Massive Lineup

SIG SAUER showcased a massive new lineup at SHOT Show 2020.  On display were both military and civilian variants of SIG’s ever-growing lineup of firearms and accessories.  Of all the firearms on display, here’s what’s new to the SIG lineup. New SIG Cross Bolt-Action Rifle Released late in 2019, the CROSS is the newest bolt […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] SIG Unveils New Massive Lineup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Lasers, Optics, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Cross, SHOT Show, Pistols, Rifles, Shooting Accessories, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Machine Guns, Bolt Action, Semi-Auto, Reflex/Red Dot, MIL/LE


[SHOT 2020] Coming In Hot From SIG Sauer’s Range Day

We had the pleasure of attending SIG Sauer’s SHOT Show pre-range day, and check out some of their recent new offerings ranging from the P365 SAS all the way up to the MG 338. There’s something for everyone at the range day and we certainly enjoyed working our way along the firing line. Let’s take […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] Coming In Hot From SIG Sauer’s Range Day appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Optics, Sas, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Sig, SHOT Show, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Machine Guns, SIG SAUER MPX, Sig P210, AR Patterned, SHOT Show 2020, SIG P210 Compact


USMC Selects Polymer Cased .50 Cal Ammo

MAC, LLC, the Mississippi-based lightweight polymer tech specialists, have won a $10 million indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract to provide the US Marine Corps with uptp 2.4 million rounds of hybrid polymer/brass-cased .50 calibre ammunition. The contract will allow the USMC to evaluate the new ammunition in user trials MAC, LLC describe themselves as “a technology-based […] Read More … The post USMC Selects Polymer Cased .50 Cal Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Mississippi, Guns, Defense, Breaking News, Daily News, Usmc, US Marine Corps, Ammunition, Machine Guns, Nammo, Mac Llc, Polymer Ammo, Polymer Cased Ammo, Polymer Hybid Ammunition


BREAKING: SOCOM Testing SIG Beltfed – MG 338

SIG Sauer have announced that their light weight medium machine gun, the MG 338, has been purchased by US Special Operations Command (US SOCOM). The guns weigh under 20lbs and are chambered in .338 Norma Magnum giving the gun an effective range out to 2000 metres. The gun uses a short-stroke gas piston system and SIG […] Read More … The post BREAKING: SOCOM Testing SIG Beltfed – MG 338 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Usmc, Sig Sauer, SOCOM, Norma Magnum, Machine Gun, Machine Guns, LWMMG, US SOCOM, MARSOC, MIL/LE, Light Weight Medium Machine Gun, MG338


Geissele Automatics Acquire 240LW & 240LWS Design from Barrett Firearms Mfg.

Geissele Automatics have announced the acquisition of the technical data packages and intellectual property for the 240LW and 240LWS lightweight general purpose machine guns developed by Barrett Firearms Mfg. Geissele announced the news on their social media earlier today, saying they look forward to “adding our forged long life barrels and Nanoweapon coating to provide the U.S. warfighter […] Read More … The post Geissele Automatics Acquire 240LW & 240LWS Design from Barrett Firearms Mfg. appe...
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Daily News, Barrett, Geissele, Machine Guns, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, M240, FN MAG, 240LW, 240LWS, Giessele Automatics, Barrett Firearms Mfg, Barrett Firearms Mfg Geissele


POTD: Finnish Veteran Shoots Maxim Gun Again

At the beginning of January Ruotuvaki, Finland’s armed forces magazine published a story about Hannes Tuovinen, a veteran of the Continuation War, who was reunited with the Finish Maxim M/32-33. As an 18 year old Tuovinen had been trained to use the Maxim M/32-33 and fought during the Continuation War – a conflict separate from but fought concurrently to World War […] Read More … The post POTD: Finnish Veteran Shoots Maxim Gun Again appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Potd, Maxim, Photo of the Day, Machine Gun, Machine Guns, Continuation War, M/32-33, Ruotuvaki Finland, Hannes Tuovinen, Tuovinen


TFB’s Top 10 Gun Guy Movies from the 1980s

TFB’s Top 10 Gun Guy Movies from the 1980s Welcome back to the TFB Cinema room!  The ’80s were a time of Big Hair, Short Shorts, Glam Rock and of course Big Guns. With the Cold War winding down following the close of the Vietnam War, movie audiences still thirsted for fast-paced action and big […] Read More … The post TFB’s Top 10 Gun Guy Movies from the 1980s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 1980s, TFB, Pistols, Rifles, Machine Guns, Gun Guy Movies, TFB Top 10, 80's Gun Guy Movies, TFB Cinema