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Tested: Ruger American Pistol

The Ruger American Pistol is an all-new, striker-fired semi-automatic designed to meet the military’s current handgun requirement. Regardless of whether it ever achieves that elusive goal, the American-made pistols offers a lot of features—and innovation—for the money.

Keefe Report: Let It Snow—Army Delays XM17 Pistol Deadline

Thanks to the Great Blizzard of 2016, the Army has extended the deadline until Feb. 12 for entrance into its XM17 Modular Handgun Program trial.

10 Low-Recoil Defensive Handguns

Here are a few of the handguns we've tested over the last few years that offer a balance of useful defensive features and modest to mild levels of felt recoil when loaded properly.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: The Men and Guns of the Pacific, Part 1; Ruger American Pistol

Our special presentation of “The Men and Guns of the Pacific War” takes Field Editor Marty Morgan and our camera crew to the American battlefields that started with the infamous attack at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago on December 7, 1941.

Keefe Report: FBI Selects New Service Pistol

Glock has just been awarded a contract worth up to $85 million to supply handguns to the Federal Bureau of investigation.

Keefe Report: Smith & Wesson Latest Casualty in U.S. Army Pistol Trial

As the U.S. Army’s labyrinth-like search for a new service pistol continues, there is one less famous name in the running.

Compact Model Added to Ruger American Pistol Line

Building on the success of the full-size Ruger American Pistol introduced in Dec. 2015, the company has just announced a Compact model.

The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

It has just been announced that Glock 19s will replace Colt M45A1 .45 ACPs in the hands of elite Marines.

Ruger American Pistol Compact Now in .45 Auto

This newest compact model is offered in the "PRO" configuration with no external manual safety.

SHOT Show 2017: Ruger American Compact Pro .45 ACP Pistol

Only a year into the Ruger American Pistol line and the company has added a second caliber to its compact variation.

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