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During the close-quarters situations that most infantry engagements occurred in during the Vietnam War, the pistol often took on a more important role than it was intended to fill. Notably, the venerable M1911 pistol became the principal tool of the “Tunnel Rats”. They were the brave men who crawled into enemy bunkers, …

In early 2020, Glock finally introduced a handgun chambered in the world’s most-popular cartridge: the .22 LR, giving us the Glock 44. If, at first glance, you confuse this .22-caliber striker-fired pistol with the company’s Gen. 5 Model 19 (9 mm), then Glock accomplished its goal. The Model 44’s polymer frame is virtually identical, …

Located in West Valley City, Utah, Desert Tech launched its specialized lineup of bullpup bolt-action rifles in 2007. In 2014, the company shifted gears with proof-of-concept models of the cartridge-convertible semi-automatic Micro Dynamic Rifle (MDR), but it would be another three years before the system was ready to ship. From …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Bentonville, AR (September 2, 2020) – The Escort SD-X is part of Hatsan’s new Versatile Tactical Shotgun series.  Available in either 12 ga or .410 cal, this modern sporting shotgun is offered in all black or FDE Cerakote.  A new gas piston design …

At the height of World War II, the Soviet Union relied on the 7.62x54R, a 19th century cartridge chambered in a 19th-century bolt-action rifle, the Mosin Nagant, as well as other small arms in the Soviet inventory. However, the benefits of an intermediate cartridge were clear to the Soviets. In …

I’ve seen a number of articles regarding defensive firearms for protecting the old homestead. In most of them, the author makes a case for a shotgun over a rifle or a rifle over a shotgun. And virtually all of these articles talk about the small role the handgun plays. There …

Some of the most interesting conversations take place around a warm rifle as we wait for the barrel to cool. One day on the range as I was sitting back in my chair, enjoying a cigar, the collective group of long-range shooters that I pal around with (affectionately referred to …

Pulsar recently introduced its latest optic, the Thermion XG50 Thermal Riflescope. The new scope features a BAE sensor with color palettes and built-in recording with audio, allowing users to record their best moments in the field. Likewise, the new riflescope utilizes Wi-Fi connectivity and is compatible with the Stream Vision …

At first glance, the groove-less grip might make you think this is a Gen5 G17 Glock — until you get to the end of the muzzle and realize that there are no front serrations, nor is there an accessory rail on the dustcover. Wait, no accessory rail? That was added to …

The 1911 and 9 mm Parabellum. According to some, they’re two great tastes that go together like toothpaste and buttermilk biscuits, or single-malt Scotch and grape Kool-Aid. Any 1911 purist will tell you that 1911s are intended for .45 ACP only, and the 9 mm is best confined to the realm …