Friday Foto

A Portuguese paratrooper poses for a photo demonstrating their new modular load carriage and armor protection system, the M18 camouflage uniform (‘multifleck’) introduced last year, and an FN SCAR-L assault rifle. The FN SCAR was adopted by the Portuguese Army last year as well. Members of Portugal’s Special Operations Forces however appear to opted for […]

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Latvian Soldiers Conduct Target Practice on Skis

One of my favorite winter Olympic sport is biathlon – the combination of cross-country skiing and target shooting. Like several other Olympic sports, biathlon had its origins in martial sports – synchronized swimming isn’t one of them however. It won’t come as any surprise of course that some European Armies still practice the art of […]

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DCA: G&G MG42 Transformed Into An MG3-KWS

Those wizards at Dave’s Custom Airsoft Ltd. have done it again! First they created the world’s best (and only?) full authentically detailed replica of the HK21 machine-gun, now they’ve converted a G&G MG42 replica into a stunning rendition of the modernized and upgraded MG3-KWS (Kampfwertsteigerung / “Combat Improved”) developed by Rheinmetall and Tactics Group. In […]

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Century Arms Announces AP5 9mm Pistol Line

The AP5 or “Apparatus Pistol”, is a roller delayed blowback firearm based and built off of the original and historic MP5 design. Adopted for use across the globe, no other firearm of this type has been more successful.  The roller-locked delayed-blowback mechanism was first developed during WWII, and became widely respected as a preeminent firearms […]

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Meprolight Launches Unique MEPRO O2 Red Dot Sight

The MEPRO 02 is the first-ever MIL-SPEC red dot sight with multi-pattern reticle enables the user to switch between aiming patterns quickly and easily for all tactical scenarios and in all-weather/light conditions. Meprolight – a member of the SK Group and a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, and self-illuminated sights […]

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The VFC/UMAREX H&K PSG-1 GBBR Precision Marksman Rifle

Everyone who likes “Old School Cool” classic Cold War, ‘Rainbow Six’ and ‘Call of Duty’ weapons got very excited when VFC (VegaForceCompany) showcased their beautiful new gas-blowback replica of the renowned Heckler & Koch PSG-1 precision marksman rifle at the MOA Show in Taiwan back in November. The real-steel PSG-1 (Präzisions Schützen-Gewehr, German for “precision […]

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Boobytrapped in Bosnia

In the most generic action movies, a dying soldier pulls the pin on a grenade and holds the spoon closed with his body — the idea being when the enemy finds him the resulting explosion becomes a final “f*** you.” There are other kinds of booby traps as well, though, including rifle mags. Ever heard […]

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Bushnell Expands Reflex Sight Options with RXS-100 Red-Dot

New Bushnell Red Dot offers exceptional versatility for less than $100 MSRP. Designed with user-adjustable brightness settings and multi-platform versatility, the new RXS-100 offers outstanding value! The RXS-100 is compatible with optics ready pistols and is a desirable option for rifles, shotguns and other firearm models. At the core of the RXS-100 is a crisp […]

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