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pro-zoneTrue Velocity's composite-cased 6.8mm cartridge, an insight of future ammo
Developed in partnership with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Beretta Defense Technologies, the new polymer cartridge has been selected for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) modernization program. Among the advantages, reduction in weight and enhanced accuracy.
sig-sauerSIG's Next Generation Weapons are already here!
After being officially awarded a contract by the U.S. Army, SIG Sauer shows its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) rifle and lightweight machine gun prototypes, both chambered in a 6.8mm hybrid ammunition. Other two companies - General Dynamics-OTS Inc. and AAI Corporation Textron Systems – will deliver prototypes of the weapons meant to replace the M249 squad automatic weapon and the M4 …
sig-sauerSIG Sauer P320-M18 for the United States Marine Corps
After the US Army – that chose the SIG P320-M17 in 2017 – the USMC has formally adopted the compact version of the P320 as the new 9mm service pistol. The P320-M18 is going to replace the Corps' M9, M9A1, M007 and M45A1 pistols still in use.
fnhFN unveils a prototype MK 48 machine gun in 6.5 Creedmoor
The new version was introduced some days ago at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), the premier conference for the SOF community. The belt-fed MK 48 in 6.5 Creedmoor features the latest upgrades for FN’s series of light and medium machine guns, and the caliber it’s chambered for is more and more popular among the military.
pro-zoneA “prototype demonstrator” for the US Army Next Generation Squad Weapon
Textron Systems, that have been working with the US military for the last 14 years, delivered a “prototype demonstrator” of Next Generation Squad Weapon-Technology. The NGSW-T automatic rifle prototype is based on Textron’s proven Cased-Telescoped (CT) Weapons and Ammunition technology.
Charles St.George announced his new creation: the Leader 50 A1 bull-pup autoloading long-range rifle, chambered for the .50 BMG (12,7x99mm) caliber − and, prospectively, for .308 Winchester, .338 Lapua Magnum and .416 Barrett calibers!
An important safety recall from Winchester: two lots of Super-X .17 HMR 20 Grain Jacketed Hollow Point Rimfire rifle ammunition may contain no powder charges. This can expose the shooter and bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury. Ammunition subject to this notice: Symbol is X17HMR1 and the Lot Numbers (last four characters) are NB51 or NB61.
Originally developed for a government contract,
is now offering the S432 and S332 optics on the civilian market. These short prism sights with fixed magnification are particularly suitable for semi-automatic rifles. We have tested the Steiner S432 Battle Sight extensively and we introduce it to you here on all4shooters.com. Watch our video too.
Tanfoglio - a manufacturer known for its premium segment, all-steel pistols. Here all4shooters.com picked the Tanfoglio Limited Custom Black model for testing. As the name already suggests, it's an all black-finished pistol in caliber 9 mm Luger. For the test, the all4shooters team went to the shooting range to find out what the gun can do in practice.
Based on an innovative radial delayed blowback operating system that – according to the manufacturer – can reduce felt recoil by a significant margin, the new 10mm addition to the Banshee family comes in AR “pistol” and “short barreled rifle” versions, but always with an 8” / 203 mm barrel and uses GLOCK compatible magazines.
With the Fokus thermal imaging camera, the two optical companies Noblex and Heimdall presented a thermal imaging device manufactured entirely in Germany. The camera can be used both for observation as a hand-held device, and as an clip-on in front of a riflescope. all4shooters.com was allowed to take an exclusive first look at this optical product highlight.
For the happiness of “Snake guns” fans, after re-introducing the King Cobra in .357 Magnum earlier this year, Colt now adds a Target version featuring a longer 4 1/4” barrel and adjustable rear sight with elevated fiber optic front sight. According to the manufacturer, it's “engineered for accurate and enjoyable shooting”.
The Walther PPQ is now a widely known and used pistol. Far less well known is the model "SC" – or Sub-Compact. As the name suggests, this is a smaller sized version of the PPQ. Reason enough for all4shooters.com to put this subcompact version through its paces.