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  • FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Night Vision Contacts

    Advancements in Night Vision Night vision is a high-tech industry that is ever-changing. However, for quite a while we have been stuck with analog technology. While it performs well and advancements are pushing the envelope, you would think by 2019 we would not have large tubes in front of our eyes. Like other electronics, night […] Read More … The post FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Night Vision Contacts appeared first on The Firearm Blog....

  • POTD: GAU-12 Equalizer

    In the late 1970s, while designing the GAU-8 Avenger for the A-10 Warthog, General Dynamics developed a smaller NATO friendly counterpart.  The GAU-12 Equalizer would incorporate similar design features while using the slightly smaller 25mm ammunition.  A small but notable step down from the 30mm ammo used in the GAU-8 Avenger. Using five barrels instead […] Read More … The post POTD: GAU-12 Equalizer appeared first on The Firearm Blog....

  • Arkansas’ Springdale PD to Buy Glock 43 as Back Up Pistols

    Arkansas’ Springdale PD will purchase around 150 new 9x19mm Glock G43s to equip the department’s officers with backup guns. Springdale’s City Council unanimously approved the purchase and the guns will be purchased using department funds and a federal grant. The City Council approved the idea 8-0, and $35,000 from Springdale PD’s budget and a federal Justice […] Read More … The post Arkansas’ Springdale PD to Buy Glock 43 as Back Up Pistols appeared fi...

  • Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling

    On March 14th of this year, the Connecticut Supreme Court narrowly held that Remington Arms Company could be sued by the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This holding was based on what the court majority called “one narrow legal theory.” What has been decided is that the plaintiffs are “entitled to […] Read More … The post Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling appeared first on The Firearm Blog....

  • All Army, The US Army’s 2019 Small Arms Competition

    The United States Army held their annual seven-day Small Arms Championships, also known as “All Army”.  The event was held at Fort Benning, Georgia and included teams and individual shooters from all four components of the Army. The competition has 11 different courses of fire using primary and secondary weapons.  Dvids (Defense Visual Information Distribution Service) […] Read More … The post All Army, The US Army’s 2019 Small Arms Competition appeared first on...

  • ASP Tactical Lighting Tools

    Armament Systems & Procedures (ASP) is well known for their collapsing batons. Did you know they have been making flashlights as well? They started with the Triad light which replaced the end cap of an ASP baton thus turning a baton into a flashlight. 20 years later ASP tactical lighting tools have evolved into a […] Read More … The post ASP Tactical Lighting Tools appeared first on The Firearm Blog....