What can you do better with the AR-15? SIG Sauer wants to improve the platform and sends the MCX Virtus into the race in a revised version. What is new about it and what is it suitable for? We examined the rifle. You can read here on all4shooters.com about our test and our interview with SIG Sauer Senior Director Product Management, Armin Dobat.
Since original old-style AR-15s are getting scarce and expensive now, DoubleStar company introduces its own Retro Parts Line. It includes a Vietnam-era 3 prong flash hider, an A1 style delta ring, A1 and A2-style upper receivers (both stripped and complete) plus a black polymer 12” A1 rifle triangle handguard.
New from Maxim Defense, a company known for its high-end stocks and accessories, an all-new proprietary PDW platform chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO and 7.62x39mm. They describe it as “the ultimate choice for when concealment and personal defense is non-negotiable.” Among its features, a muzzle booster and a special stock system.
A US-based company named Iron Horse Firearms developed a “thumb operated receiver” where you use you thumb instead of you index finger to fire an AR15-type rifle. They also offer a complete semi-auto rifle chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO. Will it be a revolution in the conservative world of firearms?
SHOT Show 2019 / New from Daniel Defense: in less than 10 years, Daniel Defense has made a name for itself in the firearms industry, mainly with AR-15 derivatives. At the SHOT Show, they introduce their first precision rifle. With us you will learn what this bolt-action can offer.
Brownells adds to their Retro Rifles series a nice replica of the very rare Model 605, the first Colt's effort at producing a more compact variant of the M16 rifle. Chambered in 5.56 NATO and with an overall length of 34 in / 863 mm, it's a real collector's item.
From the Model 601 originally adopted by the US Air Force to the Vietnam War M16A1 version, Brownells offers a full line of rifles reproducing the original and now rare early AR-15 models. We tested them for you – and we enjoyed them!
The New Face of Freedom… The M400 TREAD rifle is SIG Sauer’s first Entry Level AR-15 with premium features, offered in its base model at a competitive 951 US dollar price point. The TREAD sports many interesting features and a complete program of affordable, high-quality components, accessories and optics. We've been at the SIG Sauer Academy and already had the opportunity to test the new model.
The adjustable precision trigger which is already standard in some Mossberg’s rifles is now available as an accessory. It will fit all standard Mil-Spec AR15 and AR10 lower receivers with .154” trigger and hammer pin holes.
The SIG Sauer MCX modular multi-caliber assault/semi-automatic rifle is already in use among world-famous, military special forces such as the British Special Air Service (SAS) and the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta Airborne (Delta Force). We had the opportunity to put the improved, semi-automatic follow-up model, the SIG Sauer MCX Virtus to the test. But what are the differences …
The Utah-based company offers innovative upgrade parts and accessories. The “Dual Drop” upper receiver adds a second forward assist control on the left side of AR-15 rifles, while the “CARS” system autonomously drop an empty magazine and load the chamber once an ammunition supply is present.
The NX3G is specifically built for 3 Gun stages and sporting applications. Thanks to its “hybrid” .223 Wylde chambering it will accept .223 Remington and 5.56×45mm NATO ammunition offering the same accuracy and reliability with both cartridges.
The specialist exhibition for law enforcement, police equipment, security and tactical solutions took place in Nuremberg, Germany, from March 7-8. Here are some highlights about the products and novelties we saw there.
ENFORCE TAC and IWA 2018 / New from Haenel: CR 308. Haenel Defence showcases the new semi automatic CR 308 chambered in .308 Win (7,62x51 mm NATO) at the Enforce TAC 2018. It completes their portfolio with an expedient and practical rifle. We present the new features and technical data of the CR 308.
SHOT Show 2018 / New from Seekins Precision: the NXP8. Designed as a compact weapon with enhanced capabilities, the NXP8 features a 8 in / 203 mm barrel and is equipped with a SB-Taction PDW pistol stabilizing brace. Upper and lower are CNC machined aluminum.