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American Rifleman TV: Don Burgett (Part 2)

Check out part 2 of this American Rifleman TV segment featuring World War II paratrooper and NRA Life member Don R. Burgett.

American Rifleman TV: Don Burgett (Part 1)

Check out part 1 of this American Rifleman TV segment featuring World War II paratrooper and NRA Life member Don R. Burgett.

Firearm Manufacturing Moves South

Fed-up with rampant anti-gun legislation in northeastern states, some of the biggest names in gunmaking are joining a growing roster of startup manufacturers and overseas firms in building their products in the South.

Keefe Report: Shooting the Beretta M9A3

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. M9 pistol as made under contract by Beretta for the U.S. government. It also likely marks the last year the M9 will be made in Beretta USA’s Accokeek, Md., manufacturing plant.

Keefe Report: Beretta Tries Again with the M9A3

Beretta, the maker of the standard-issue "U.S. Pistol, M9" for 30 years, has received word back from the U.S. Army that its Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) to the contract signed in 2012 for up to 120,000 pistols has been formally rejected.

Keefe Report: “Battle Fire”

Don’t have time to use the sights? Here is a method the U.S. Army taught for close combat shooting early in World War II. Needless to say, there are plenty of “do no try this at home” moments in the course of this video.

Marksmanship Really Does Matter: Exhibit A—Marine Pvt. Roland A. Fisher

In a previous post and “The Keefe Report” for the February 2015 issue of American Rifleman, I wrote: “In 1917-18, it was the Americans who brought precision rifle fire back to the battlefield.

Keefe Report: On the Range with the LWRC SIX8

The 6.8x43 mm SPC cartridge was designed to deliver improved terminal performance out of the AR-15/M16 platform, literally doubling the bullet weight over the conventional 5.56x45 mm, while still being able to use the same lower receiver.

Keefe Report: John Garand’s “Other Gun”

I have held John C. Garand’s Garand—serial number 1,000,000—but today I was able to hold another of the great arms designer’s guns. And odds are it is not what you think.

Keefe Report: Glock 43 Range Time

Next week we start an intense week of “American Rifleman Television,” and before wringing out the Glock G43 for the TV crew, I took it to the range for familiarization.

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