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SIG Sauer Offers Limited Run of Rare SG 553 Pistols for U.S. Market

For the first time in decades, SIG Sauer is importing a limited number of the famed Swiss Arms SG 553 pistols.

September 03, 2014

The AR-15 for Home Defense: Reliability

In the Sept. 2014 issue of American Rifleman, Field Editor Stanton Wormley explores the concept and construction of a home-defense AR. Here he discusses the platform's user-resolvable reliability issues and ones best solved by a gunsmith.

August 14, 2014

CMMG Unveils Mk4 V Series

For varmints or other long-range shots, CMMG's new Mk4 V and Mk4 V2 rifles, both chambered in 5.56x45 mm, offer distinct advantages.

July 29, 2014

AR 101: Hitting Your Target

Now that you have your AR and know how to maintain and handle it safely, it’s time to find out how to hit your target. First, let’s get on paper, then we’ll work on a drill designed to help you become proficient with your rifle.

July 22, 2014

The SitRep: FNH SCAR 17s (Heavy)

The author, who served in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army's Rangers, earned a unique perspective to extoll the FNH SCAR's virtues as well as offer suggestions on what he believes would make it the ultimate weapon system. (Department of Defense Images)

July 14, 2014

Heavy Metal: The Ruger SR-762 Review

Building on the acclaim of the two-stage gas piston system in its SR-556 AR-style rifle, Ruger has up-sized the design for the gun’s big brother, the .30-cal. SR-762, resulting in a fully mature system in an accurate and versatile new platform with even more power.

July 01, 2014

The FG-42 Fallschirmjägergewehr

Of all the guns of World War II, the German FG-42, designed for use by German Fallschirmjäger or “Green Devils,” stands out as one of the rarest, most unique and timeless designs. Here, a best-selling author weighs in on the social, historical and cultural significance of the gun.

June 24, 2014

The Ruger 10/22 Takedown: World’s Best Survival Gun?

The 10/22 Takedown, already available in stainless steel, threaded-barrel and wood or synthetic stock versions, brings to the table the platform’s signature attributes: legendary reliability, accuracy and aftermarket parts availability.

June 17, 2014

Stag 3T M Rifle Review

The Stag Arms 3T M is a product of Stag’s close relationship with the action-shooting and competition communities, but isn't limited to those pursuits.

May 30, 2014

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Ruger Mini-14

Decades old and still vastly popular, Ruger's Mini-14 has few limits. There’s a lot to say about any gun with that much history, so we decided to track down a few things you might not know about the famous rifle.

May 23, 2014

Chiappa M9-22

Visually the Chiappa M9-22, made under the Kimar brand, is a Beretta 92FS with the changes necessary for it to function as a rimfire. See the full review from the pages of American Rifleman here.

May 19, 2014

Windham Weaponry SRC-308 Rifle

This gas-impingement .308 Win/7.62 NATO semi-auto rifle blends proprietary parts with standard AR-15 components to reduce its overall weight.

April 25, 2014

Getting Started: AR 101

Chances are you may be the owner of a new AR—after all, one in five rifles sold last year was chambered in .223 Rem. If so, or if you are considering owning an AR-style rifle, read this introduction to the platform, written by one of the nation’s most respected trainers.

March 31, 2014

Smith & Wesson VTACII

With a mid-length gas tube, Geissele trigger and a multitude of Viking Tactics’ gear, the VTACII is at home on the range, in 3-gun competition and in the field.

January 22, 2014

Just Right Carbine

The Just Right Carbine is a U.S.-made, pistol-caliber carbine that effectively bridges the broad power gap between long guns chambered for rimfire cartridges and those using bottleneck rifle rounds.

December 19, 2013