New For 2023: Stoeger STR-9SC Optics-Ready
Stoeger's affordable line of STR-9SC handguns are now optics-ready, thanks to a milled slide and four included adapter plates that accommodate most popular micro red-dot sights on the market.
SCCY Firearms: Guns For Everyday Carry
The company’s exclusive focus is on producing budget-friendly and reliable pistols for concealed carry. Its first gun—the CPX-1—appeared in 2005, at about the time permit applications were just beginning their dramatic increase.
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.
The G36: Glock's Subcompact .45
Introduced in 1999, the Glock G36 offers the power of a .45 ACP chambering in a small and relatively lightweight package.
Colt Mustang .380 ACP: The Pocket-Size 1911
Based off the classic 1911 design, the small Colt Mustang chambered in .380 ACP is easily concealable and shares the same classic look in its tiny frame.
NRA Gun of the Week: Beretta APX Carry Black
On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff delve into one of Beretta’s carry-sized semi-automatics that is built on a black polymer grip frame with an internal stainless steel chassis.
Review: Rock Island Armory BBR 3.10 Pistol
The Rock Island Armory BBR 3.10 blends the styling, handling and chambering of the classic 1911 with the compact features and enhanced elements today's defensive shooters desire.
Ruger LCP: A Budget-Friendly and Reliable Subcompact .380 ACP Handgun
Ruger's LCP is a great option for concealed carry use that is also budget friendly, and is still widely popular for a 16-year-old .380 ACP handgun design.
Editor's Choice: SCCY DVG-1 RD
SCCY Firearms expanded its lineup of affordably priced CCW guns with a striker-fired model in 2020: the DVG-1.
Glock G26: One of 2019's Hottest Handguns
The 2019 numbers are in, and the subcompact Glock G26 took honors as one of the best-selling compact handguns of last year.