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tikka t3 carbines

Tikka T3 Carbines

The company “Tikkakoski O/Y” was founded in the Finnish city of Sakara in 1893. Until the end of the First World War, they made various machines and early engines. Only in 1918, during the Winter War (1939-1949 War between Russia and Finland), “Tikka” started manufacturing guns for the Finnish army. During the Second World War, the entire production capacity of “Tikka” factory was focused on makin... »

Colt SCW

Colt SCW: A Trailblazer for the Seals

Among military and police users, the improved compact versions od the M16 assault rifles chambered in 5.56×45 NATO (.223 Remington) are more popular than ever. Three years ago, the lead manufacturer of these weapons, the American company “Colt Defense LLC“, based in Hartford, has announced and presented a new version of the M4 Carbine, designated SCW (Sub Compact Weapon). It is the smallest v... »

Kriss Super V Vector

Kriss Super V Vector: The Return of the SMG

When the strange looking Kriss Super V Vector submachine gun appeared, its maker the “Transformational Defense Industries“ from Wyoming, USA latter known as KRISS USA was a completely unknown company. Only a few years later, the KRISS USA presented itself on the IWA 2011 international gun show as the owner of the famous Swiss “Sphinx“ company. The only suspect for such a fast growth in the time of... »

carbon custom

Christensen Arms Carbon

If you have spent an entire day lugging a heavy rifle around, you probably understand why weight of a weapon is such an issue. The greatest problem with lowering the weight of a rifle is in its steel barrel. Even though a number of manufacturers have been trying to deal with this problem for quite a while now, it’s not as easy to solve as one might think. If the barrel was shortened, the velocity ... »

Beretta MX4 Storm

Beretta MX4 Storm: Ergonomy Defined

The well-known Italian company has completed its Storm series. After the futuristic Cx4 carbine, Px4 pistol and semi-automatic rifle designated Rx4, a new submachine gun known as Mx4 has entered the fray. This bad boy is just about to push aside its predecessors and counterparts. Indian border police have placed an order for dazzling 34,500 pieces. The role of the submachine guns has been waning s... »

fnar

FNAR: A Hunting Rifle Turned Badass

The legendary BAR hunting rifle was made by a son of a famous constructor John Moses Browning. Many years later, the same company reversed the process and made a unique tactical sniper weapon, based on the old design. In 2008, the American branch of the famous Belgian arms company FN Herstal S.A. Belgium, known within the States as FNH USA, came up with an excellent, albeit unusual, tactical snipe... »

Mossberg 100 ATR Night Train II .308 Win

Mossberg 100 ATR Night Train II .308 Win

Human eye can’t really distinguish colors at night; we can only see darker and lighter shades of gray. So the only thing that we perceive are the contours of what we are observing. This is exactly why we are using camouflage paint – it makes the contours even more blurry and imperceptible. As of late, we can see more and more of digital pixelated camo coloring. This is why the US gun manufacturer ... »

Precision Guided Firearms – PGF

What’s next? Linux powered guns, apparently

When Austin startup TrackingPoint calls their product “Precision Guided Firearms – PGFs” they are serious about it living up to the name. We are talking about customized hunting rifles, such as the .300 Winchester Magnum, that have been fitted with scopes out of a sci-fi movie.   Just look at the list of the information that the HUD of PGS provides: Impressive, not? It’s so... »

HK 121

Heckler & Koch’s HK 121

At first glance this is a most impressive weapon. “Heckler & Koch” has been developing this machine gun since 2005, after it went through massive development management restructuring. MG4 5.56×45 was already being produced and the company wished to compete its offer with a universal machine gun of 7.62×45 calibre. Due to the events and experiences in Afghanistan, the Bundeswehr (Germ... »

SIG 716

SIG Model 716

With the number of proud owners of these rifles growing daily it is obvious that there are people who love Stoner’s AR-15/M-16 construction are numerous all over the world. Aggressive advertising and influential industrial and military-political lobbying have certainly contributed to making it one of the most popular guns among both servicemen and competition users. A long standing debate is the o... »

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