Post Tagged with: "AR-15"

Almost all modern SWAT.ERT units use AR-15-based carbines, having determined long ago that 9mm submachine guns are inferior in almost every measurable way. Here, SWAT units hunt for one of the Tsarneav brothers responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing.

WHERE THE “EXPERTS” AREN’T: Kentucky SWAT Team Demands Antiquated SMGS

The Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine gun was state-of-the-art when it was introduced… 50 years ago. That isn’t keeping the Lexington, Kentucky Police Department SWAT team from demanding ten of the museum pieces in a […]

Defense Distributed’s “Ghost Gunner” Is All Hype…And It’s Supposed To Be

Defense Distributed’s “Ghost Gunner” Is All Hype…And It’s Supposed To Be

Cody Wilson has mastered the art of terrifying anti-gun politicians, creating products that prey on their most irrational fears. He exploited their fears of technological advances and plastic guns when he created the “Liberator,” a […]

If You’ve Ever Wanted An “Evil Black Rifle,” Now Is The Time To Buy

If You’ve Ever Wanted An “Evil Black Rifle,” Now Is The Time To Buy

Business is a matter of supply and demand. In recent years, the demand for the AR-15 modern sporting rifle has been at an all-time high, and manufacturers struggled to add multiple shifts and new equipment […]

The Worst Self-Defense Advice You’ll Hear Today?

The Worst Self-Defense Advice You’ll Hear Today?

Theories on the best way to employ firearms in self-defense are constantly evolving. Instructors, trainers, and gun writers come at the problem from various angles and with varying levels and kinds of training and experience. […]

“But AR-15s Are Only Weapons Of War,” They Said. ANOTHER AR-15 Used In Self-Defense.

“But AR-15s Are Only Weapons Of War,” They Said. ANOTHER AR-15 Used In Self-Defense.

A Vance County, NC man is alive and well and a home invader is in critical condition because the criminal brought a pistol to a rifle fight: A Henderson homeowner defended himself against a home […]

UPDATE: Lancaster, NY Rifle Seizures NOT NY SAFE Act Related.

UPDATE: Lancaster, NY Rifle Seizures NOT NY SAFE Act Related.

We wrote yesterday over concerns posted on NYFirearms.com that a NY SAFE Act-related rifle confiscation may have taken place in Lancaster, NY. At the time of our post, we’d attempted to make contact with the […]

Another .300 BLK in a .223 Kaboom

Another .300 BLK in a .223 Kaboom

I wrote in November about a friend who survived firing a .300 Blackout cartridge in a .223 barreled AR-15. The resulting detonation wasn’t pretty. Our own Tom McHale witnessed a very similar AR-15 kaboom today, […]

GIMMICK OR GODSEND? Troy Defense Releases Pump-Action AR-15 for “Restricted State” Shooters

GIMMICK OR GODSEND? Troy Defense Releases Pump-Action AR-15 for “Restricted State” Shooters

In parts of the nation where “freedom” is more of a Scrabble word than a working concept, there are restrictions and sometimes outright bans on owning the most popular rifle platform in the nation, the […]

A Good Man With a Gun: Travis Haley Looks At Najaf, Ten Years Later

A Good Man With a Gun: Travis Haley Looks At Najaf, Ten Years Later

It was after a long career as a Recon Marine that Travis Haley fought in his most famous battle—a near last stand— performing as a rooftop sniper with a borrowed AR-15. Haley helped push back wave […]

Why Are Russian Soldiers In Crimea Armed With American-Style AR-15-Based Rifles?

Why Are Russian Soldiers In Crimea Armed With American-Style AR-15-Based Rifles?

AFP Photographer Alisa Borovikova just posted a stunning photo of Russian troops arresting Ukrainian Army officers at gunpoint. The stunning part of the photo is that the soldier looking in her direction is clearly armed […]