A New U.S. Military Handgun? The Modular Handgun System

August 28, 2014

There have been rumors that the U.S. military will be soon adopting a new service handgun—the Modular Handgun System (MHS). Anyone with any familiarity with U.S. military procurement knows that nothing happens quickly. This is just a beginning of a very long process. While more likely than an invasion of Canada, it is not happening this week.

ARES Defense Mission Configurable Rifle (MCR)

August 12, 2014

The ARES Defense MCR's flexibility lends itself to being a carbine, an infantry rifle or a belt-fed light machine gun. Watch a video of it here.

So, Really, Where is the .22 Rimfire Ammo?

August 11, 2014

Will the .22 LR shortage ever end? Is there even a shortage—or just a perceived one? On your behalf, we keep asking, "where's the ammo?" See what Federal Premium had to say.

The Changing Nature of New Gun Introduction and Manufacture

July 29, 2014

Some would call Remington’s production suspension of the R51 pistol a debacle. I call it a sign of changing market dynamics when it comes to new firearm introductions. It speaks to how guns are made today how consumers and the firearm press cover new guns.

If You Like Your R51, You Can Keep Your R51: The Lesson of the All American 2000

July 28, 2014

For those relatively new to the firearm industry it would seem that the Remington R51’s suspension from production is the end of the world. It’s not. What happens next is what is important.

Breaking: Remington R51 9 mm Pistol Update

July 25, 2014

If you own a Remington R51 9 mm pistol, listen up: Remington has announced they will replace it with a new production gun this fall.

Beretta Moves All Manufacturing Out of Maryland

July 22, 2014

While Beretta announced earlier this year that it was expanding its operations to Tennessee, the company reported today that all manufacturing will now move to the far-more-firearm-friendly state.

ARES Defense SCR: Legal in All 50 States

July 18, 2014

The ARES Defense SCR is a semi-automatic rifle that employs many of the virtues of the AR-15 platform, minus the "features" singled out by firearm-unfriendly states.

Snap Shots: Week 9—Welcome to Sherwood and a Lightly Used .22 Laser Trainer with A Dead Battery

July 16, 2014

When you have magazines dating back to 1885, you end up flipping through pages and chuckling at times over what you find, including this image of a would-be Robin Hood trying to make bacon one sharpened stick at a time. Come on, give it your best shot. You just might win this week's prize.

The Lee-Enfield: The Greatest Bolt-Action of the Great War

July 16, 2014

Tonight on MidwayUSA's Gun Stories, Mark Keefe appears as a subject-matter expert on his favorite early 20th century military rifle, the Lee-Enfield.