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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.

Rifleman Q&A: 9 mm Luger?

A reader is puzzled by the fairly recent trend to call all 9 mm pistols and ammunition “9 mm Luger”—even jacketed hollow-point loads.

A Big First for Walther: The PPQ 45 Pistol

The PPQ is Walther’s contender in the modern service pistol market. But the line now offers something we’ve not seen before from the German gunmaker—a .45.

Concealed Carry 21st Century Style

These nine .380 ACP semi-automatics represented a sea change in manufacturers’ efforts to provide the concealed carry handgun market with exactly what license holders had been clamoring for: a light, compact personal protection handgun that won’t be left at home.

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.

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