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Mec-Gar® USA Announces Improved 10rd 9mm 1911 Magazine

Mec-Gar® USA Announces Improved 10rd 9mm 1911 Magazine

MIDDLETOWN, CONN. (November 10, 2016) – Mec-Gar® USA is proud to announce the reintroduction of a ten-round 9mm 1911 magazine to its product line. The follower and spring have been redesigned from the previous version to improve functionality and reduce malfunctions. According to Mec-Gar USA national sales manager David Larson, the magazine has the high […]

EFRCE: Marines, Sailors To Get New Flame-Resistant Uniforms Soon

EFRCE: Marines, Sailors To Get New Flame-Resistant Uniforms Soon

(Article originally published on Tactical Life) U.S. Marines are set to receive upgraded uniforms by late 2017, the service announced in a press release. The Enhanced Fire Resistant Combat Ensemble (EFRCE) updates a long-sleeve shirt and trousers with new flame-resistant material that allows the uniform to self-extinguish, which will lessen the severity and danger of […]

Brownells now selling Firearms

Brownells now selling Firearms

(Photo Courtesy of Brownells.com) A big announcement by Brownells, one of the USA’s biggest parts retailers: Here’s the press release. “GRINNELL, Iowa – For 77 years and counting, customers have depended on Brownells to provide all the tools, parts and accessories needed to customize, clean and repair nearly any type of rifle, shotgun or handgun. […]

We asked 86 burglars how they broke into homes

We asked 86 burglars how they broke into homes

By Kyle Iboshi, KGW News,  Portland, Ore. Do you ever wonder whether your home security system or “Beware of Dog” sign actually keeps burglars away? We did too. So KGW’s investigative team sent letters to 86 inmates currently serving time for burglary in the Oregon Department of Corrections.  The inmates were asked to respond anonymously […]

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This Man Survived a Worst-Case Bear Attack — Here’s How

(Article originally published on Men’s Journal by Lauren Steele) Bozeman, Montana native Todd Orr, a former trail engineer at Gallatin National Forest and owner of Skyblade Knives was on an early morning hike on Sunday on a familiar trail in the Madison Valley to scout for elk when he first saw the grizzly. The experienced […]

XS Sight Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Revamped Name and Logo

XS Sight Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Revamped Name and Logo

Editors Note: XS Sights Official Press Release. XS Sight Systems is set to officially change its name to XS Sights, effective January 1, 2017. Co-Owners Jon Pastusek and Kellie Brunn proudly delivered the announcement and unveiled a revamped company logo to reflect the update in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary. “I am excited to […]

More Marines are training to fight in the jungle

More Marines are training to fight in the jungle

After years of fighting in deserts, more Marines are sharpening their jungle warfare skills — and the training is intensifying. As more Marines are tapped for missions in tropical locales like the Philippines, Honduras and Australia, the Corps has boosted the number of leathernecks that move through jungle training. Over the last two years, more […]

Team 5 | SOF Veterans Using Their Skills & Gear for the Greater Good

Team 5 | SOF Veterans Using Their Skills & Gear for the Greater Good

Team 5, a non-profit SOFMED veteran foundation that provides medical care in the most overlooked remote areas of the world, in cooperation with the Peruvian National Government, is heading to Peru for its next mission, Sept. 1-15, 2016. The team will consist of 5 medical professionals, a translator, logistics expert and film crew. Heading into […]

NCO pitches a new award for grunts who’ve earned the CIB and EIB

If you ask Sgt. Robert Flak, he’ll tell you it’s not fair that infantrymen who’ve earned the Combat Infantryman Badge and Expert Infantryman Badge are not allowed to wear both awards at the same time — and he’s not even a grunt. “I was always around the infantry, and I’d hear them talking about how […]

HOW DALLAS POLICE KILLED COP SHOOTER WITH A ROBOT BOMB

HOW DALLAS POLICE KILLED COP SHOOTER WITH A ROBOT BOMB

Dallas Police were targeted in a deadly ambush Thursday night when a sniper opened fire toward the end of a protest about recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana. The protest had been peaceful, some marchers even posing for friendly photos with Dallas-area officers, when multiple shots rang out. The attack killed five officers and […]