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POTD: Amphibious Assault in Ravlunda

Welcome back to TFB’s Photo Of The Day. As the name indicates, our POTDs are dedicated to interesting pictures and are updated daily. Today we have a mixture of international Corps of Marines from Sweden, Finland, and the U.K. conducting amphibious assaults on a beachhead in Ravlunda, Sweden. This happened in front of the local […] Read More … The post POTD: Amphibious Assault in Ravlunda appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Ranger, TFB, Sweden Finland, Photo of the Day, U.S. Marines, Ak5, Ravlunda, Corps of Marines, Ravlunda Sweden


SILENCER SATURDAY #185: Tactical Solutions Pac-Lite IV TSS – Ruger Rimfire

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the award-wining YHM Turbo K 5.56mm rifle suppressor. Last week we tested the Rugged Oculus, a superb rimfire silencer with modular features. This week we take a dive into the integrally suppressed rimfire world with the Tactical […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #185: Tactical Solutions Pac-Lite IV TSS – Ruger Rimfire appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Yankee Hill Machine, Ruger Rimfire


POTD: 2021 Danish International Sniper Competition

TFB will be running several Photo Of The Days from the 2021 Danish International Sniper Competition. These competitions are a great source of information about which types of firearms various countries and armies use, and how they use them. There’s also a lot of other gear to admire. These photos come from the 2. Brigade […] Read More … The post POTD: 2021 Danish International Sniper Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Denmark, TFB, Photo of the Day, Colt Canada, Snipers, Accuracy International, International Sniper Competition, Barrett M95


SILENCER SATURDAY #184: The Rugged Oculus Modular Rimfire Suppressor

Good afternoon suppressor fans and welcome to the 184th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the awesome YHM Turbo K. Last week we tested the Dead Air Mask rimfire silencer. This week we take a peek at another industry leader – the Rugged Oculus […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #184: The Rugged Oculus Modular Rimfire Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Rimfire, Yankee Hill Machine, 22LR, Rugged Suppressors, Silencer Saturday, 22lr Silencer, Dead Air Mask, Rimfire Silencer Shop, Rugged Oculus


SILENCER SATURDAY #183: Put On Your Dead Air Mask!

Hello suppressor fans and welcome to the Independence Day weekend edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the awesome YHM Turbo and Turbo K 5.56mm rifle suppressors. Last week we compared the SilencerCo Octane 45HD and the newer Octane 45 pistol caliber suppressors. This holiday weekend I set […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #183: Put On Your Dead Air Mask! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Rimfire, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, Silencer, Silencer Saturday, Dead Air Mask


POTD: German GunWorks Heckler & Koch MR223 A1 “Keiler”

Those who have been around TFB for a few years will surely remember the G29 Viper project from German GunWorks. They made an exceptional Haenel RS9 in .338 LM. German GunWorks has its roots in various conversions of firearms, which formed the basis of the company even before the trade in weapon accessories and firearms. […] Read More … The post POTD: German GunWorks Heckler & Koch MR223 A1 “Keiler” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, TFB, Koch, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Cerakote, Heckler & Koch, MR223, Haenel, German GunWorks, Gunworks, Keiler


POTD: Polish MSBS Grot & PM-84 Glauberyt

Another day with TFB’s Photo Of The Day sharing great photos from around the world and the world of firearms. Today we have Polish soldiers with MSBS Grot and PM-84 Glauberyt, not exactly the most common firearms around. The FB Radom MSBS Grot is Poland’s Modular Firearm System chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO. In the configuration […] Read More … The post POTD: Polish MSBS Grot & PM-84 Glauberyt appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Poland, TFB, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Grot, MSBS GROT, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, FB Glauberyt, PM-84


Wheelgun Wednesday: Lend-Lease S&W M&P Victory Revolver In .38S&W

Welcome to TFB’s Wheelgun Wednesday, where we explore all sorts of revolvery goodness. This week we’ll take a look at the Lend-Lease Victory model from Smith & Wesson that I acquired from The Mosin Crate. The batch he was able to source came from Israel, which included models issued to the New Zealanders, however, I […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: Lend-Lease S&W M&P Victory Revolver In .38S&W appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Israel, Smith Wesson, TFB


Another Recall: Herter’s 9mm Lots Added to List of Defective Ammo

TFB recently reporting on the announcement of a safety recall for certain lots of Winchester and Browning 9mm ammunition. The 115-grain rounds in question, manufactured for these brands in East Alton, Illinois by the Olin Corporation, are subject to a factory defect causing the powder to burn improperly. This can cause what is known as […] Read More … The post Another Recall: Herter’s 9mm Lots Added to List of Defective Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Recall, Winchester, Browning, Daily News, TFB, Herter, Ammo, 9mm, Ammunition, Olin Corporation, East Alton Illinois, Herter's


POTD: U.S. Paratroopers in Germany Unleashing Their Weapon Systems

At TFB we’re devoted to finding the best and most interesting firearms-related photos together with a short story. You’ll find them here every day in our Photo Of The Day article series. Today we have Paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Airborne). Above you can see them unleashing their weapon systems at various […] Read More … The post POTD: U.S. Paratroopers in Germany Unleashing Their Weapon Systems appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Training, TFB, Photo of the Day, AT-4, U.S. Paratroopers


TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #25: Tom R with The Firearm Blog

Tom R is a staple in the TFB Community. With his vast knowledge and dedicated research into survival and medical equipment and practices, Tom is often a valuable resource for both the firearms community who read TFB as well as the writers who look up to him for advice and experience. Today on the podcast […] Read More … The post TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #25: Tom R with The Firearm Blog appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Podcast, Guns, Daily News, Tom, TFB, Navy Corpsman, Long Range Shooting, Military Life, Tom R, The Prepared, TFB Podcast, TFB Behind the Gun, Medical and First Aid


SILENCER SATURDAY #182: Old & New – SilencerCo Octane 45 Vs. Octane 45HD

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us for another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we got a peek at the new SIG Sauer MODX-9 3D printed pistol caliber suppressor. This week we compare the SilencerCo Octane 45 […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #182: Old & New – SilencerCo Octane 45 Vs. Octane 45HD appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, SilencerCo, Semi-Auto, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Silencer Saturday, SIG Sauer MODX, Octane 45


SILENCER SATURDAY #181: SIG Sauer MODX-9 – Magic Modular Muffler

Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we held our breath and suppressed some full-power 10mm rounds. This week we take away one millimeter to honor the silencer gods and check out the SIG Sauer MODX-9 modular, […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #181: SIG Sauer MODX-9 – Magic Modular Muffler appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, MODX-9


POTD: H&K MP7 & K9 in Quick Reaction Force

The World moves faster and faster, and the number of images produced with it. But rest assured that TFB’s Photo Of The Day will keep its focus on firearms. And man’s best friend of course. Above you can see Norwegian Tyri from the K9 unit in the Quick Reaction Force Claymore in HV-16 (Norwegian Defense). They […] Read More … The post POTD: H&K MP7 & K9 in Quick Reaction Force appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Norway, TFB, Photo of the Day, K9, Mp7, Quick Reaction Force, Quick Reaction Force Claymore


SILENCER SATURDAY #180: Suppressing Full Power 10mm Auto

Good afternoon shooters and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we checked out the Q Erector 9 modular pistol suppressor. Today we add a millimeter to just the tip and see what it’s like to suppress full […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #180: Suppressing Full Power 10mm Auto appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, 10mm, Silencers, Silencer Saturday


New Spectre Series Pistols from SIG SAUER Custom Works

By now, SIG SAUER‘s handguns need little introduction. In addition to their stable of highly-regarded prior models, their newest additions with the P320 and P365 models have achieved significant success as well. TFB has previously covered and reviewed numerous iterations of both designs, largely with overwhelmingly positive overtones. In addition to the standard versions of […] Read More … The post New Spectre Series Pistols from SIG SAUER Custom Works appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, TFB, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, P320, Custom Works, P365XL, Firearms Customization, SIG SAUER Custom Works, Spectre Series


POTD: Italian Sniper with Beretta ARX 200 Designated Marksman Rifle

Photo Of The Day: If the picture above was of an FN SCAR, the fan groups would be all over it. Somehow I think there are fewer fans of the Beretta ARX 200 out there, but what’s not to like about the rifle? Many years ago TFB covered the Beretta ARX 200 7.62mm Designated Marksmen Rifle, […] Read More … The post POTD: Italian Sniper with Beretta ARX 200 Designated Marksman Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, TFB, Photo of the Day, AI AW, Beretta ARX-200, Steiner ICS


SILENCER SATURDAY #179: The Q Erector 9 Modular Suppressor

Good afternoon fellow silencer enthusiasts and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by my friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K 5.56 rifle suppressor. Last week we shot the H&K MARK 23 with the KAC MK23 suppressor; probably the most famous suppressed pairing in history. […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #179: The Q Erector 9 Modular Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Editorial, TFB, KAC, Q, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Pistol, Suppressor, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, Silencer Saturday


Klaim & Djaf: Interview With Videographer & Former Member of France’s Gendarmerie

This article was written by Albert L. and originally published over on TFB’s sister site, OvertDefense.com. Check out OVD for the latest defense news and updates. Clément Richard is a 23 year old videographer with an interesting background. A veteran of France’s Gendarmerie he was part of the Surveillance and Intervention Platoon with specialization in weapons, shooting, combat and […] Read More … The post Klaim & Djaf: Interview With Videographer & Former Member of France’s Gendarmerie appeare...
Tags: Guns, Youtube, France, Police, Editorial, TFB, French Foreign Legion, KLAiM, Gign, Tactical Shooting, MIL/LE, CLÉMENT RICHARD, GENDARMERIE, KLAIM & DJAF, OPERATION HARPIE, SPECIALIZED MOBILE UNIT


SILENCER SATURDAY #178: H&K And KAC MK23 – The Most Famous Suppressor Combo?

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we knit-picked our own James Reeves on his faulty rifle suppressor caliber analysis. This week we take a look at what is probably the most famous firearm/suppressor combination ever […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #178: H&K And KAC MK23 – The Most Famous Suppressor Combo? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, KAC, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, H&K, Yankee Hill Machine, Mark 23, MK23, Heckler & Koch, James Reeves, Silencer Saturday, MIL/LE


Love, Grandpa Fudd – Home Defense

Hello again TFB, and welcome to the second part of a series titled “Love, Grandpa Fudd.” In this series (okay two articles), with input from you readers, the TFB staff, and the sometimes-helpful TFB Discord, we’ll be tackling some of the most pernicious Fuddlore that still rears its ugly head. Without any further ado, let’s […] Read More … The post Love, Grandpa Fudd – Home Defense appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Myth, Shotgun, Shotguns, Editorial, TFB, Fudd, Home Defense, Myth Busting, Love Grandpa Fudd, Fuddlore


SILENCER SATURDAY #178: James Reeves Picks The Wrong AR-15 Suppressor

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday series brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo 5.56 and YHM Resonator R2 rifle suppressors. Last week we sat down with the AMTAC Mantis and discussed the pros and cons of over-the-barrel reflex style suppressors. This week we take a […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #178: James Reeves Picks The Wrong AR-15 Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ar-15, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, SilencerShop, Yankee Hill Machine, SilencerCo, James Reeves, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, AR-15 Suppressor, AMTAC Mantis


AK-50? Not Quite! AK-50 Lite by Brandon Herrera

TFB friend Brandon Herrera, aka The AK Guy, started several years ago the “crazy” project of manufacturing a .50 BMG AK-based rifle, the AK-50. The project is still ongoing and, with Brandon’s internet fame, more and more people started questioning if it will ever reach completion. Brandon decided to jokingly offer a treat to his […] Read More … The post AK-50? Not Quite! AK-50 Lite by Brandon Herrera appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Brandon, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Guns & Gear, 50 Beowulf, AK-50, Brandon Herrera, The AK Guy, AK-50 Lite, BMG AK


Wheelgun Wednesday: S&W Model 610, 10mm Revolver

Welcome to TFB’s Wheelgun Wednesday, where we look at the vast world of wheelgunnery. This week we’ll take a look at the S&W Model 610, 10mm revolver I had on loan from Smith & Wesson. The large, “N” framed S&W model 610 utilizes moon clips to extract the six rimless casings once they’ve been fired. […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: S&W Model 610, 10mm Revolver appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Smith Wesson, TFB


POTD: Polish Sharpshooters with Glocks

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. Today we found these Polish Sharpshooters from the 15 Giżycka Brygada Zmechanizowana (Mechanized Brigade). In addition to regular classes where they train to disguise and camouflage themselves, they regularly […] Read More … The post POTD: Polish Sharpshooters with Glocks appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Poland, TFB, Photo of the Day, Pistols, Glock 17, Sharpshooter, Semi-Auto, Giżycka Brygada Zmechanizowana Mechanized Brigade


SILENCER SATURDAY #177: Over The Barrel With The AMTAC MANTIS

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K 5.56 rifle suppressor. Last week we stepped back a bit to look at the Q Honey Badger PDW and Thunder Chicken suppressor. This week we get to discuss one of my secret […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #177: Over The Barrel With The AMTAC MANTIS appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, AMTAC, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, Bolt Action, Over the Barrel, Silencer Saturday, Thunder Chicken, Reflex Suppressor


Springfield Responds to SIG SAUER’s Magazine Patent Lawsuit

As TFB recently reported, on May 11th, 2021, SIG SAUER filed a lawsuit against Springfield Armory. This lawsuit alleges that Springfield infringed upon SIG’s intellectual property in the form of patents on their pistol magazines, specific to the P365 and Hellcat model mags. Clearly, there is a great deal of overlap in terms of the […] Read More … The post Springfield Responds to SIG SAUER’s Magazine Patent Lawsuit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Lawsuit, News, Guns, Magazines, Patent, P365, Hellcat, Daily News, TFB, Springfield, Springfield Armory, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Springfield Responds


SIG SAUER’s New Experience Center is Now Under Construction

About six months ago, in November 2020, TFB reported that SIG SAUER was making moves to add some additional space to their facilities in Epping, New Hampshire. The new building was described as a “showpiece” by the civil engineering firm working on it, and was reputed to be a sizeable addition that would cost somewhere […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER’s New Experience Center is Now Under Construction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Daily News, TFB, Sig Sauer, Epping New Hampshire, SIG SAUER Academy, Experience Center


POTD: Jegertroppen – World’s First All-Female Special Forces Unit

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is where you can discover the World of firearms through the camera lens. Every day we run a new theme, a few selected pictures, and a short story and credit to the person behind the lens. Today we’re looking at some photos from 2013, from when the Norwegian Defense decided […] Read More … The post POTD: Jegertroppen – World’s First All-Female Special Forces Unit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Norway, TFB, Special Forces, Photo of the Day, Glock 17, Glock P80, Jegertroppen


POTD: New Uzi Pro with SilencerCo Omega 9k and Aimpoint T2

Some say the new Uzi Pro is boring but in this edition of TFB’s Photo Of The Day, we’ll prove you wrong. In our previous “basic-Uzi” article we promised more and here you’ll find it with some very interesting parts added, like the SilencerCo Omega 9k suppressor, the Aimpoint T2 red dot, and the Inforce […] Read More … The post POTD: New Uzi Pro with SilencerCo Omega 9k and Aimpoint T2 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Uzi, Photo of the Day, Omega suppressor, UZI PRO, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Offensive Marketing Group