Yesterday, Sig Sauer announced the United States Operation Command (USSOCOM) has completed a safety certification and purchase of the Sig MG 338 machine gun. The safety certification includes the MG 338, Sig Sauer 338 Norma ammunition, and next generation Sig suppressors.
Geissele Automatics Announces The Acquisition Of Barrett Firearms Designs For The 240LW & 240LWS Machineguns
Yesterday, on Instagram Geissele Automatics announced their acquisition of the 240LW and 240LWS machine guns technical data package and intellectual property from Barrett Firearms. Barrett also announced it has entered a technical support agreement for the 240 LW and 240 LWS with Geissele Automatics.
Last week the French government approved the order of 75,000 Glock pistols for the French military. The contract also calls for holsters, magazine pouches, suppressors, ammunition, and cases. A contract that is worth $44 million euros or $49 million dollars.
Sharps Rifle Company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Bankruptcy documents where filed with the Wyoming District U.S. Bankruptcy court on December 31st of 2019. The bankruptcy filings by Sharps shows that the company had been in financial distress for sometime and unable to pay back debts and loans.
Firearms will be a heavy topic of debate and discussion during Virginia’s General Assembly session started yesterday. Democrats are now currently in control of the Virginia house, senate, and governor’s office. Democrats currently have the path forward to introduce and pass sweeping gun legislation.
Christensen Arms Modern Precision Rifle has been awarded the Golden Bullseye “Rifle of the Year” honors by Sporting Illustrated. The Modern Precision Rifle features a light weight chassis with a folding stock, Christensen Arms carbon fiber barrel, carbon fiber comb and free floating handguard, a side baffle muzzle device, and a 20 MOA rail.
The Sig Sauer P320 XCOMPACT has been awarded Ballistic Best Reader’s Choice for “Best Compact Semi-Auto for 2019. The Ballistic Best Reader’s Choice gives consumers the ability to vote and chose the best in class, quality and innovation across various product categories.
Early morning in Iraq ballistic missiles where launched against U.S. Forces. Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two military bases housing U.S. troops. Some of those ballistic missiles bombarded Al-Asad military installation located in western Iraq.
You ever wonder what are the best selling guns during the year? Well, now you can have those burning questions answered. Last week, on the Gun broker website it revealed the top selling firearms for 2019.
On January 1st 2020 Senate Bill 705 went into effect in Tennessee. The new law is in regards to acquiring a concealed carry permit within the state. The law of allows for eligible law-abiding citizens of the state of Tennessee to forego the 8-hour conceal carry class and instead take a 90 minute online class.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro held a press conference with Gov. Tim Wolfe, Pennsylvania State Police, and State Legislators on the classification of 80% receivers to be recognized as firearms under the state law.
You might be scratching your head and asking, “What in the hell is the Gundies?” I was asking the same question when I seen it on The Firearm Blog this morning. For the uninitiated it is essentially a viewers choice awarded ceremony.
A new record was set for NICS background checks. Beating out November 2016 as the largest number of background checks conducted in the month of November. With a strong economy and more money in average Americans pockets.