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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.

Video: Federal Defensive Ammunition

American Rifleman TV visited the Federal Premium Ammunition factory in Anoka, Minn., to see how its Guard Dog and HST loads fared under the most extreme testing.

Throwback Thursday: A Pair of Tens

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from June 1990, readers are introduced to Smith & Wesson’s new Model 1006, a 10 mm double-action semi-automatic, which debuted alongside the S&W Model 1076, a pistol designed to meet the FBI’s specifications.

Throwback Thursday: The FBI Ammo Tests

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from June 1990, the author reports that It was the Bureau's ammunition performance testing that set the stage for the switch from revolvers to double-action semi-autos for the federal lawman.

A Fugitive from the Law of Averages: Col. Walter R. Walsh

Col. Walter R. Walsh cast a tall shadow across most of the 20th Century not only as competitive shooter, but as an FBI agent-a G-Man shooting it out with nation’s worst desperadoes-and as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He died at the age of 106.

"Bring Enough Gun" A History of the FBI's Long Arms

The sight of a G-Man with a Thompson is one of the most iconic images of the FBI. But the Bureau has issued its agents many other long guns, ranging from pump-action Remingtons to Rock River M4s.

10 mm FedLite

After the legendary Miami shootout, the FBI’s firearms people were faced with a fistful of problems. Not only were they charged with the responsibility for developing or selecting a new gun for their agents, they also had to come up with a protocol for selecting cartridges and loads.

Handguns of the FBI

This chronology of FBI firearms reflects the major models carried by agents since they were officially allowed to carry handguns in 1934. It reflects the different roles agents have been required to perform, ranging from investigative work, to that of the field SWAT teams.

A History of FBI Handguns

The FBI has issued a wide variety of handguns to its agents over the years.

FBI Firearms Training: The Shooting FBI

The director of the FBI sheds some light on why men outside the law have come to fear federal law and the straight-shooting men who enforce it. From July, 1945.

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