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    FN Demonstrating HAMR-16 for PEO Soldier’s Next Gen Squad Weapon

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Program Executive Officer (PEO) Soldier out of Fort Belvoir, Virginia recently tweeted an image depicting U.S. Army Brigadier General Anthony Potts (currently commanding PEO Soldier) on the test range firing a test rifle apart of “emerging technologies for Next Generation Squad Weapon” as spelled out in the tweet. Upon […] More

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    The Sturmgewehr Through Soviet and US Eyes [GUEST POST by Andrey Ulyanov]

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com A new class of weapon, the assault rifle, was adopted by Germany during the Second World War. Initially, this weapon had a greater impact on global affairs as propaganda, while bolt action and semi-automatic rifles still dominated the battlefield. Later, the assault rifle concept became the standard military rifle the world […] More

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    Guest Post: Analysis of the Sham R-3 RCWS of the Free Syrian Army

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com This is Marawan M.’s second guest post for TFB. His first guest post is about the Istanbul Military Museum: Small Arms of the Ottoman Empire if readers are interested in reading more from him. In addition, we previously reported on the Sham R-3, but as promised Marawan will be doing […] More

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    MARSOC NOT Interested in the M27… But the M38 Looks Promising

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com A recently released Marine Corps Times article covers a discussion with a MARSOC spokesman who confirmed in no uncertain terms that the command was not interested in an M27 IAR procurement program. The reasons stated involved the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) of MARSOC, working in confined quarters and requiring […] More

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    Las Vegas Antique Gun Show: A Hidden and Accessible Gem

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Often completely overshadowed by the larger SHOT Show, the Antique Gun Show is strategically held during the weekend after SHOT Show (although this year it was held the weekend before). Although possibly not the best antique show in the United States, it certainly ranks highly up there with the quality […] More

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    FFD – Fast Fire Device Simulates Full Auto For Glock

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Here is an interesting device but it is shrouded in mystery. Colin Despins of Max Venom Product Group has a crowdfunding campaign to sell the Fast Fire Device (FFD). At the surface level, it looks like a Glock burst firing. Here is the video they have on their […] More

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    Brazil’s INA submachine gun reloaded – Part 1

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com While still under the effect of the strong wake created by the flood of new, eye-catching  SHOT 2018 products, this old scribe was somehow motivated to once again write on older, lesser-known stuff. The chosen subject was the INA submachine gun. Very well known in Brazil due to […] More

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    Hands on with the Polish ZMT UKM 2000

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com At the tail end of SHOT Show, TFB writers Miles and Nathaniel received a very unique and rare opportunity to get hands-on with the Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów (ZMT) UKM 2000 in the United States while at the popular Vegas shooting range, Battlefield Las Vegas. Although the general purpose machine gun itself isn’t […] More

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