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Tactical Firearms Academy Offers Submachine Gun Class.

Well, if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to handle and shoot a subgun properly, and have never had the chance, you might want to give Dave Sanders and the boys at Tactical Firearms Academy a call, particularly if you live in Florida. I’m seriously considering calling these guys and signing up myself. Just from the description, it looks like ... 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 »

PM-98/98S 9mm Subgun Becomes Available in the U.S.

Described by noted gun writer Al Paulson as "an inspired cross between a Mini Uzi and MP-5", this new Polish submachine gun offering, made by Radom, looks very interesting. The difference between the PM-98 and PM-98S models is that the PM-98S lacks the former’s recoil reducer. The PM-98 fires at 640 rpm, while the PM-98S fires at 770 rpm. The ... Read More »

Ballistic Fashion in Afghanistan.

Stephen Hunter has written a sort of shockingly gung-ho and entertaining article(gung-ho for a Washington Post writer, at least) with regards to small arms. It deals with infantry weaponry, and it’s worth reading. The article does contains one error regarding the caliber of the Russian PPSh-41 submachine gun, which, for the record, is 7.62x25mm, not 9mm(as the article states). Click ... Read More »

Heckler and Koch’s G36C Mini-Assault Rifle: TREXPO East

Heckler & Koch has just introduced their new G36C mini-assault rifle, which incorporates an 8 ½ inch barrel and is even more compact than their G36K model. Mini-assault rifles are currently the biggest trend in tactical and special operations weaponry, as they provide much better performance(i.e. penetration) against both hard targets and body armor than submachine guns. The new gun ... Read More »

International Cartridge Corporation at TREXPO East

This is one very interesting company. International Cartridge Corporation has teamed up with Sinterfire to create and produce specialized training and tactical ammunition for SWAT and special operations use. Both types of ammunition utilize powdered metal technology in creating non-jacketed lead-free rounds that can do literally just about anything the customer needs it to do, depending on what needs to ... Read More »