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Glock Handguns: An American Mainstay

In 1986, Glock established an office in Smyrna, Ga., and the next year, it opened a second manufacturing plant in Austria to meet growing demand.

Review: Stoeger STR-9S Combat

Made by Benelli’s Stoeger Silah factory in Turkey, the STR-9S Combat builds on the Optic Ready model by adding a threaded barrel, high-profile sights, a flat trigger and a flared magazine well.

NRA Gun Of The Week: SCCY Industries DVG-1RD

On this “Gun of the Week” video preview, the American Rifleman staff examines a concealed-carry pistol from SCCY Industries that features striker-fired operation, an optic-equipped slide and more.

Rifleman Report: Freedom Through Personal Responsibility

Taking responsibility for your own personal safety has never been more important—nor, unfortunately, more unfashionable in some quarters. If the average person were to take at face value the discourse of many of today’s politicians, he or she might come to the conclusion that only big government has the answers to helping you avoid the nearly inevitable trouble encountered in everyday life. 

New for 2022: Taurus G3XL Pistol

Taurus unveiled a new addition to its G-series striker-fired handguns for 2022 with the G3XL, which incorporates a full-size slide and barrel on a compact frame.

Rifleman Q&A: Stiker-Fired Actions Explained

Please explain what is meant by “striker-fired.” It is cited in reviews and advertisements as something the potential purchaser needs to know or would even find desirable. When an article doesn’t say “striker-fired,” it also does not say what the opposite or alternative is.

The APX: Beretta's 21st Century Service Sidearm

Originally conceived and designed to the requirements of the U.S. Army's Modular Handgun System competition, the Beretta APX line is now a popular striker fired, polymer-framed pistol design on the civilian market.

The Smith & Wesson SD VE Line

Introduced in 2012, the Smith & Wesson SD VE line of handguns are a popular budget-friendly option in the striker-fired, polymer-framed handgun market.

New For 2020: Shadow Systems CR920 Subcompact

New For 2022, Shadow Systems releases the CR920, a subcompact 9 mm pistol with ergonomics and a magazine capacity not far off from a full-size handgun.

NRA Gun of the Week: Rock Island Armory STK100

On this week's "Gun of the Week" video preview, watch as American Rifleman staff examine and range test a Rock Island Armory striker-fired handgun in 9 mm Luger that features an aluminum frame with an internal steel chassis.

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