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Unique in appearance and design, the ASP pistol was an innovative attempt to develop a compact sidearm for deep concealment and close-quarters combat. Supposedly, the despondent Empress of Egypt, one Cleopatra by name, clutched an asp to her bosom and thereby ended her life. If this is true, it’s the

There is a saying that “Two is one and one is none.” Essentially, this means any must-have tool or firearm should be backed up with some kind of redundancy. Cops carry a second handgun to complement their primary. Military operators generally back up their rifle or carbine with a pistol.

I am, undoubtedly, an advertising company’s greatest nightmare. I just don’t do fads. I wear the same brand of jeans I wore in college. I comb my hair the same way that I did back then and would probably still use Brylcream (if I could still find it locally). I

FN America announced the introduction of its brand-new FN 509 striker-fired pistol, a handgun developed from the company’s drive to provide a candidate for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System competition. “When the requirements for MHS were released, our team of engineers immediately went to work, taking the successful elements

It’s no secret that American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz is bully for bullpups, so much so that we obliged him with an entire TV show on the subject. Brian chatted with the creator of the Bullpup Shoot, who is president of Manticore Arms, to learn about some of his company’s enhancement parts for the IWI Tavor X95 and other

SIG Sauer’s extensive P238 line of small hideout pistols provides a flavor for all tastes, thus our selection for Gun of the Week is the P238 Scorpion. Built on an aluminum frame with G-10 stocks, the P238 Scorpion chambers seven rounds of .380 ACP and features a Flat Dark Earth Cerakote

Ten years ago, Smith & Wesson introduced a line of defensive semi-automatic pistols that carried the firm’s long-used “Military & Police” model identification. Not like the familiar Model 10 revolver that armed Americans since the last decade of the 19th century, the new M&Ps were 21st century striker-fired, polymer-frame autoloaders

Americans are fascinated with exotic scatterguns of all shapes and sizes, especially those models kept just out of reach by strict federal regulations. We can enjoy watching them in action on the silver screen but buying one is a financially prohibitive proposition. This year, Mossberg has found a way to

As AK-pattern rifle enthusiasts here in the U.S. can attest, imported AKs are not all created equal. Mikhail Kalashnikov’s battle-proven combat rifle design has been borrowed, cloned and modified by countries around the world without the benefit of uniform production standards. As a result, consumers need to pay close attention

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA -( As expected, yesterday HF238 – the Defense of Dwelling & Person Act (also known as Stand your Ground), authored by Rep. Jim Nash, passed out of the House Public Safety Committee on a 9-6 vote. Representatives voting in favor of the bill