Guns, Gear, & Training

The Top Three Contenders For The U.S. Military’s XM17 Modular Handgun System Contract

The Top Three Contenders For The U.S. Military’s XM17 Modular Handgun System Contract

We’re just a week away from the fourth and final industry day where handgun manufacturers will  meet to discuss the U.S. Military’s requirements for the XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS). The XM17 project winner will […]

Hey Kids! Do You Want To Get Shot While Talking On The Phone?

Hey Kids! Do You Want To Get Shot While Talking On The Phone?

The Ocean County (New Jersey) Prosecutor’s Office would like you to refrain from buying a cell phone case that might just get you killed. Please folks – this cell phone case is not a cool […]

OUCH: Gun Rights Group Auctioning Off James Brady’s Gun To Fight Gun Control

OUCH: Gun Rights Group Auctioning Off James Brady’s Gun To Fight Gun Control

This has to sting supporters of gun control:  a .31 caliber Colt 1848 Baby Dragoon that once belonged to former White House Press Secretary and gun control supporter James Brady is being auctioned off to benefit […]

Larry Vickers: No Self-Neutering In My Classes, Guys

Larry Vickers: No Self-Neutering In My Classes, Guys

Former Delta Force assaulter and firearms trainer Larry Vickers has come out strongly against appendix carry in his shooting courses, especially for users of certain handguns: Heads up for anyone attending a pistol class taught […]

EXCLUSIVE: Detonics Defense & STI Form Strategic Partnership

EXCLUSIVE: Detonics Defense & STI Form Strategic Partnership

For more than 20 years, STI has built a reputation for building incredibly precise and durable competition pistols and parts, highlighted by the very successful modular-frame 2011 series of pistols used by elite competition shooters. […]

Rise In Negligent Discharges Accompanies LASD Transition To Striker-Fired Pistol

Rise In Negligent Discharges Accompanies LASD Transition To Striker-Fired Pistol

Cindy Chang of the L.A. Times has noted that the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department (LASD) is experiencing some “training scars” as they transition from double-action/single-action Beretta 92s to striker-fired Smith & Wesson M&Ps, with their […]

Remington Announces Major Management Changes

Remington Announces Major Management Changes

Remington has announced a major management shakeup today. Chairman and CEO George Kollitides II is stepping down to “pursue other interests,” while Chief Financial Officer Ron Kolka is announcing his retirement along with Directors Walter McLallen and James […]

No, An iPhone Didn’t Save An Englishman Man From A Shotgun Blast

No, An iPhone Didn’t Save An Englishman Man From A Shotgun Blast

Dozens of general news sites are carrying some variation of this “an iPhone saved his life!” story today. They problem is, that story probably isn’t exactly true: A 25-year-old man who was shot in the […]

Is TrackingPoint Dead?

Is TrackingPoint Dead?

TrackingPoint, the technology incubator which made “precision-guided” bolt-action and semi-automatic rifles which aids first time shooters in making long-range shots well beyond their skill level, is apparently having financial difficulties, as a banner on their […]

WRONG GUN: Why The Most Popular Gun For Law Enforcement Is A Mistake

WRONG GUN: Why The Most Popular Gun For Law Enforcement Is A Mistake

The Los Angeles Times has published an editorial this morning that is sure to cause some uncomfortable conversations (and more than a little denial) in law enforcement agencies around the country: In terms of mechanical […]