Heckler & Koch's USP Tactical: The Wiley Clapp Review
The USP Tactical is a big, raw-boned brute of a sidearm. It sits big in your hand and takes a fat magazine of those chunky cartridges that Americans have been using for almost a century. An accurate pistol with subtly effective lockwork, this H&K is a pistol that I can recommend to you.
I Have This Old Gun: Beretta 92FS & M9 Handguns
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun" to learn about the history and development of the Beretta 92FS handgun, which was adopted by the U.S. military in 1985 as the M9 service pistol.
Classic Guns: Webley Mk V Revolver
Webley provided revolvers for the British military for close to 30 years. Today, the Webley Mk V that hasn’t been rechambered for .45 ACP is the most collectible.
SIG Sauer Announces Commercial Variant of M18 Pistol
SIG Sauer, Inc. has introduced the P320-M18, the commercial variant of the U.S. Military Modular Handgun System (MHS) M18.
SIG Sauer Delivers 100,000th M17 / M18 Handgun to U.S. Military
SIG Sauer has delivered the 100,000th M17 and M18 for the Modular Handgun System program to the U.S. military, ahead of schedule, and surpassing the performance standards and requirements since the official contract award in January 2017.
Fear & Loading: Marines Retiring More Than Just M9s
According to the Navy’s 2019 and 2020 budget-estimate report, some Glocks and Colts are also scheduled for replacement.
U.S. Marine Corps to Adopt M18 as Official Duty Pistol
The U.S. Marine Corps is set to adopt the compact variant of the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System as its official duty pistol.
Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9
From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new U.S. Army's sidearm, then-Editor-in-Chief Pete Dickey compares it to the M1911.
By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s
Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.
Tested: SIG Sauer P320-M17 Pistol
The author was among the first to test the civilian version of the new sidearm of the U.S. Army.