US civilians own 400 million guns compared to military’s 4.5 million, survey shows

From American Military News: Civilians in the U.S. own close to 400 million firearms, according to a new survey released this week, and the total number of firearms owned by private citizens vastly exceeds the police and military. A report issued by the Small Arms Survey revealed that of the world’s more than one billion total firearms, […]

Illinois Governor Signs Red Flag Confiscation, 72-Hour Waiting Period Bills

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed two gun control bills Monday that he believes will “improve public safety.” Known as the Lethal Order of Protection Act, or HB 2354, the legislation will allow family members and law enforcement to petition a court to immediately disarm an individual believed to be a threat to himself or others. The second bill, […]

Hexmag introduces new Glock Magazines

SENTRY Products Group is now making Hexmag magazines for Glock pistols.  And they’re sexy! “This is the first new product since the acquisition of Hexmag and our goal was to come out with a completely new design blending the best of metal and polymer magazine technologies with Hexmag‘s signature design attributes,” stated Eric Yeates, VP of Product Development […]

SIG SAUER Offers Commercial Variant of the U.S. Army’s M17 plus a Limited Edition version

SIG SAUER Brings the U.S. Army’s M17 to the Commercial Market Newington, N.H.   – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce the commercial variant of the U.S. Army’s M17 official service pistol called the P320-M17. After one of the most rigorous and highly competitive review processes in the history of military firearms the SIG SAUER […]

Speer Ammunition Contract with NYPD

LEWISTON, Idaho –– The New York City Police Department recently awarded Speer with a long-term contract for its 124-grain, 9mm Luger +P Gold Dot Duty ammunition. This five-year contract, up to $18 million, reflects the company’s industry-leading technologies and longstanding commitment to excellence in manufacturing Law Enforcement ammunition. “We are proud to support a majority of […]

‘Downloadable Gun’ Clears a Legal Obstacle, and Activists Are Alarmed

From the New Your Times: By Tiffany Hsu and Alan Feuer July 13, 2018 Learning to make a so-called ghost gun — an untraceable, unregistered firearm without a serial number — could soon become much easier. The United States last month agreed to allow a Texas man to distribute online instruction manuals for a pistol that could be […]

GLOCK 19X Reaches Sales Milestone

From Glock: Tested. Proven. Unmatched. GLOCK 19X Reaches Sales Milestone in Less than 6 Months  SMYRNA, GA. –   GLOCK, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of pistols, today announced landmark sales of the G19X, the company’s commercial version of the pistol it developed for the U.S. Army MHS pistol solicitation. In less than six months since […]