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Barrett wins DoD contract for new sniper rifle

Barrett wins DoD contract for new sniper rifle

A Green Beret assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) aims his rifle during sniper training at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 13, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Anthony Torres) Barrett, the famous gun manufacturer, recently won a contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) for its Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) sniper rifle. The […]

Nemisis Arms Valkyrie: The ambidextrous sniper rifle

Nemisis Arms Valkyrie: The ambidextrous sniper rifle

A couple of years ago, I fostered my interest in long-range shooting by attending classes at Marksmanship Training Center. I purchased a Ruger Precision Rifle and started getting busy throwing rounds out to 1000 Yards. It’s quite addictive and I ended up modifying my rifle with a bunch of bolt-on parts and a new Proof Carbon Barrel. Looking at […]

The Franklin Armory Providence: The not semi-auto AR rifle

The Franklin Armory Providence: The not semi-auto AR rifle

Franklin Armory is getting a reputation for creativity and defying both conventional wisdom and the idea of how guns need to be made. They also produce a variety of conventional guns, but their show stoppers are the weapons that push the boundaries of both the law and design. The Reformation was last year’s showstopper, and […]

Photo of the day: The 2 mile gun

Photo of the day: The 2-mile gun

The king of the 2-mile winning rifle made from the folks at JJ Rock Co. With an 8 second flight time, you can get 2 rounds in the air at the same time heading to the same target. The brains behind the operation are Jon Geib, Duncan Davis and Rudy Gonsior taking home the win […]

The HK 416 Short Barreled Rifle

The HK 416 Short Barreled Rifle

The Army 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta has been using the HK 416 weapon platform since early 2004 to replace their M4 carbines for a, particularly good reason.  The piston driven system design prevents combustion gases from entering the weapon’s interior.  The reduction in heat and fouling of the bolt carrier group increases the reliability of the weapon […]

FN SCAR 16S Performance Review

FN SCAR 16S Performance Review

My SCAR 16s review so far has focused on a broad overview of the weapon. Part two will feature how the SCAR 16s handles, shoots, and feels. The intention of my SCAR 16S review is to give shooters on the fence an accurate explanation of the way the weapon functions and handles. I’m trying to avoid […]

Christensen Arms® Introduces New Precision Hunting Rifle

Christensen Arms introduces a new precision hunting rifle

Gunnison, UT – (January 14, 2019)  New for 2019, the Traverse elevates Christensen Arms’ backcountry rifle offerings with the time-honored styling and performance you would expect. Designed to be lightweight from the inside out—this firearm takes full advantage of the company’s expertise in carbon fiber and premium materials. Launching in more than a dozen chamberings, there […]

The HK416 A7: German special operations units select new rifle

The HK416 A7: German special operations units select new rifle

The new year will bring a new rifle to Germany’s elite soldiers. In the upcoming months, the HK416 A7, which the Germans have designated the G95K, will be issued to the soldiers of the Kommando Spezialkrafte (KSK) and sailors of the Kommando Spezialkrafte Marine (KSM). The standing order is for less than 2,000 new rifles, to be […]