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UF PRO’s Guide To Pistol Shooting Fundamentals

When it comes to pistol shooting, consistency breeds precision. In the latest video and blog series from UF PRO, former U.S. Marine Rick Crawley (and now CEO and chief instructor at Achilles Heel Tactical in North Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.) discusses seven fundamentals of pistol shooting and offers advice to help...

Mike Kupari’s “The Family Business”

Baen Books has released Mike Kupari's latest novel, The Family Business. It's a dystopian (perhaps post-apocalyptic) tale of a Federal "Recovery Agent" on the job in a much-changed United States of America. As of this writing, it is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon. Article by Richard Kilgore...

FN FAL: The Right Arm of the Free World

In the dying days of World War Two, well before the invention of the AR10 or AR-15, when the M1 Garand was king of the hill - and laser beams and night vision goggles were the stuff of science fiction – a rifle was conceived in Belgium that would come...

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Troops leaving work on a Friday afternoon in the summer. Not really. This is actually a Finnish Army rocket battery sending love notes to Putin... Well, practicing at least. Photo credit: Maavoimat - Armén - The Finnish Army

LCTairsoft: LK53 Family Launching August 5th

Our friends at LCTairsoft have been in touch with an update to let us know that their high quality HK53 series is going to drop in just a couple of weeks! Coming August 5th, both the A2 (fixed stock) and A3 (retractable stock) models, as well as both the AEG...

Vertx’s Firebase Parabellum Bandolier

The Firebase Parabellum Bandolier is a bandolier of magazine pouches designed by Vertx and developed in conjunction with Firebase Combat Studies Group. The Firebase Parabellum functions as a low-profile, multi-use load-bearing option designed to deal with the weight and space problems sometimes created by the need to pack and load...

New Lightweight Level IV Plates from ShotStop

Consider this an introduction to the new plates from ShotStop Ballistics. It's a line of extremely light ("ultra-light" according to the ShotStop) lineup of individual armor upgrades.  The official name of this plate is the Level IV HA Armor Piercing Advanced Body Armor Plates. ShotStop, an Ohio-based ballistics company, has...

US Army Awards Billion Dollar Contract For Conformal Batteries

They might not be as sexy as new guns, or as controversial as new camouflage and uniforms, but these days batteries are just as much an essential part of a Warfighter's equipment as food, water, and ammunition. Carrying your body armor weight in spare batteries has also become the new...

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U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa move forward into a blocking position for Portuguese forces at Campo Militar de Santa Margarida, Portugal, July 1, 2016. The Portuguese military invited distinguished visitors from various countries for a demonstration from Portuguese and American forces to conclude Exercise Orion...

B&T Advanced Police Carbine Series – Real-Steel and Airsoft

B&T is a small but well-respected company from Switzerland that has equipped numerous European police and military forces over the years. In the US they are probably best known for having won a (small-scale) contract in 2019 for their APC9K sub-machine gun to be used as the US Army's sub-compact...