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Arms Tech Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev really likes this little item. It’s called the Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine, and it’s brought to you by the good folks at Arms Tech Ltd., the same people who brought you the Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) .50 BMG anti-materiel/sniper rifle. Looks like they’ve been busy little bees over there. Basically, ... Read More »

Arms Tech Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) .50 BMG

by David Crane [email protected] This one appears to be a rather sweet piece of tactical problem-solving equipment. The Arms Tech Ltd. Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) is a .50 BMG anti-materiel/long-range interdiction (sniper) tool you can take apart, pack up, and carry with you. At 26 lbs empty (unloaded), it’s roughly 6 lbs lighter than the standard McMillan .50 ... Read More »

AW50 Long Range Interdiction/Anti-Materiel Rifle by Accuracy International

by David Crane Accuracy International (AI) appears to have a hit on there hands with the AW50 .50 BMG bolt-action anti-materiel (anti-material)/sniper rifle. The AI AW50 anti-materiel rifle, in layman’s terms, is basically 33-35 lbs (depending on reports) of "you don’t want any." This is one very serious rifle designed for hard military use. The AI AW50 is therefore… modular ... Read More »

Romak-3/PSL Sniper Rifle

The Romak-3/PSL is the military version of a Romanian sniper rifle that is now available in the U.S. The commercial version is just called the Romak-3, and it looks to be an interesting foreign offering. The rifle is basically the romanian version of the… Russian Dragunov sniper rifle. Click here to visit the Romak-3/PSL page at Dragunov.net. Click here to ... Read More »

20mm Anti-Material(Anti-Materiel) Rifles. Wave of the Future.

by David Crane There is growing interest by the military in the 20mm cannon round for anti-material use, since it’s capability in this area significantly exceeds that of the .50 BMG. Special Operations units are particularly interested in the development of sniper/anti-material rifles chambered for a cannon round, since they offer significantly increased performance to even the Nammo/Raufoss Mk211 Multipurpose ... Read More »

New Spec-Ops 1911 by CQB Products.

This one looks kind of interesting. It’s called the Spec-Ops 1911, and it’s brought to you by the same people who bring you the very high-tech, ultra-modern DSR-1 sniper rifle. Click on "Read More", below, for the rest of the story. Claudio Salassa(of Briley Manufacturing) is building all the guns. Let me just say right here that these guns had ... Read More »

Sako TRG-22 and TRG-42 Sniper Rifles. Sniping’s Best Kept Secrets?

Just a quick heads up about a couple of rifles that are currently being touted by some members of the long range interdiction cognoscenti as two of the best kept secrets in the world of advanced long distance problem solving. The TRG-22 is chambered for .308, while the TRG-42 is a .300 Win Mag/.338 Lapua platform. Click here to visit ... Read More »

FN Herstal Introduces

As I sat there listening to Rick Demilt, Director of Law Enforcement Sales and Marketing for FN Herstal USA, at the company’s corporate presentation at Shot Show 2002, I immediately realized that FN Herstal is on an absolute warpath to literally take over the law enforcement and military markets of the free world. This is not an exaggeration. The company’s ... Read More »

Latest Russian Small Arms Give Western Counterparts a Run for Their Money.

Russia’s making some pretty neat stuff lately. DefRev found a page on Milparade’s site that highlights some of the new weaponry. Weapons featured are the GSh-18 pistol(which looks a lot like the Steyr M/S series pistols and holds 18 rounds of 9x19mm in the magazine), RMB-93 forward-cocking shotgun(with magazine tube ABOVE the barrel), AGS-30 automatic grenade launcher, RPO-A Shmel rocket ... Read More »

Guntek at TREXPO East

Tom Kivlehan used to be the chief armorer for the Marine Corp’s MEU SOC unit. In fact, Tom was in charge of building the Marine Corps’ famous MEU SOC 1911 .45’s, as well as all their sniper rifles. Since leaving the Corps several years ago, Tom has started his own company in Stafford Virginia, called Guntek, and now uses his ... Read More »