Why Marksmanship Matters—A Century Later

December 19, 2014

Think rifle marksmanship doesn't matter? A little more than a century ago, two small armies serious about rifle shooting held up the Kaiser's onslaught, derailing the Schlieffen Plan and saving Paris. Belgian and British rifleman prevented the Germans from knocking France out of what became known as the "Great War."

So, What’s Up With 7.62x39 mm in AR Rifles?

December 05, 2014

Read more for explanations as to why we are seeing more and more contemporary AR-style rifles chambered for the Soviet M43 cartridge.

Throwing the Box Away: The Taurus Curve

November 18, 2014

Taurus' new pocket pistol, the Curve, completely challenges the traditional concept of the pocket pistol. Its frame is shaped, well, like a person, with a curve to its frame. With a built in light and laser and an unusual method of carry, will the Curve change the concealed-carry culture?

The First FN SCAR

November 10, 2014

While filming an episode of American Rifleman TV at FN USA, Mark Keefe was able to get up close and personal with the first SCAR ever produced. The episode will air in the upcoming season, which begins next month.

Getting Pushed Around by the FN FAL

November 03, 2014

You can't talk about FN without including the FAL, and the ARTV crew had a chance to fire an early full-automatic and semi-automatic version. Watch it here.

Shooting the Sturmgewehr

October 29, 2014

For an all new season of "American Rifleman Television" the staff has been busily filming guns used during the Battle of the Bulge.

Revolvers: Always in Style

October 23, 2014

Legislation, particularly in California, has led to renewed interest in revolvers, but for many of us they never went out of style.

OK, Really, What’s Going on with .22 Rimfire?

October 01, 2014

Different day, same headline? Maybe so, but here's the most detailed explanation to date. It’s a question of simple economics. Supply, demand and profit—or lack thereof. Plus the kind of guns American buy.

The Future of the Gun

September 30, 2014

It is in analyzing the criminal use of firearms, and the effect government restriction of gun rights has had on our society, that this book makes its most dramatic impact on the national debate.

Ever Shot A Pod?

September 29, 2014

What? Never shot a Pod? We hadn't either until the "American Rifleman Television" crew was there as two .50-cal. FN M3P machine guns fired at a combined rate of 2,200 rounds per minute. Check out this video of the latest in military armament from FN Herstal.