This year has been filled with many twists and turns within the firearms community. It has been a year of growth, innovation, prosperity within the industry.
It seems that Ruger is gearing up to have a big Shot Show 2019. I haven’t seen Ruger this active before Shot Show since the release of the Ruger Precision Rifle a few years back now. Today, Ruger is dropping a bomb of an announcement and release of their new pistol. The Ruger-57.
Today, Ruger announced and released the Lite Rack LCP II that is chambered in .22LR, which is a direct competitor to the Glock 44 released a less than a month earlier.
On Sunday, a gunman opened fire at a Texas Church killing two churchgoers. The gunman was killed by churchgoers who returned fire at the gunman in the church.
Back in early August the El Paso shooting happened where twenty-two people tragically lost their lives at the hands of Patrick Crusius. A month later CEO Doug McMillion released an internal memo to Wal-Mart employees regarding ending the sale of firearms and ammunition at Wal-Mart locations. The end of firearm and ammunition sales at Wal-Mart will take place once stores have depleted its current stock of both.
Two Nightforce riflescopes have been chosen for USSOCOM Percision-Variable Power Scope (P-VPS). Which is a component of the Miniature Aiming Systems Day Optic (MAS-D) program. SOCOM chose two Nightforce ATACR variant optics, the ATACR 5-25×56 F1 and 7-35×56 F1 riflescopes.
Early this week Nighthawk released their Custom Colt Series 70 1911 pistol which is currently available for purchase. The new Series 70 features several upgrades to the classic Colt. Upgrades in include trigger system, sights, and a match grade 5-inch barrel.
FN America continues to expand their popular 509 lineup with the FN 509 Compact MRD that is optic ready. This compact variant comes a 3.7-inch barrel and a compact slide. The compact 509 is available in black and FDE at $799.
Barnual Cartridge Plant based out Russia is producing steel cased .300 blackout ammunition for the American firearms market. The first batch of .300 blackout ammunition has already been shipped to the U.S.
Orsis is a rifle manufacturer based out of Russia. The specialize in the manufacturing of premium sniper rifles. Recently, Orsis has been able to procure a contract over $1.5 million dollars, an undisclosed number of sniper rifles are going to be supplied to a foreign customer.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone around the world who celebrates this time of year. Hopefully, everyone is enjoying family and friends along with some good food.
Recently, U.S. Optics released the new Foundation Series of rifle scopes. The new scopes establish a new standard of reliability, durability, and performance according to U.S. Optics.
Angstadt Arms based out of Charlotte, North Carolina teased their new sub gun. In the video you do not see Angstadt Arms new sub gun but you do see the UDP-9 pistol caliber carbine in the teaser video.
Last week, Sig Sauer announced the sale of Surplus M17 pistols to the civilian market. Really? Already? Some of you might be asking. There is a reason why Sig Sauer has a surplus of the military’s new M17 pistol. The U.S. Army has decided to transition away from the original coyote tan controls to pistols with black finished controls.
Last week, Taurus delivered T4 rifles to their local law enforcement agencies in Georgia. Last month, Taurus officially opened their new production facility in Bainbridge, Georgia. To show their commitment to their new state and local law enforcement agencies Taurus presented 34 T4 rifles to Bainbridge Public Safety Department and Decatur County Sheriff.
Recently, Timney Triggers released an affordable drop in trigger for the AR platform. Timney’s new trigger is called The Impact AR Trigger. It’s an affordable option for firearms owners who seek to upgrade from their standard Mil-Spec triggers.