Military

The full-sized M17 vs. the more compact M18. The guns use the same interchangeable fire control unit and magazines– either flush-fit 17-round or 21-round extended mags. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) A report says the nation’s seagoing branch will go with the smaller version of the Army’s Modular Handgun System, the Sig M18, to replace legacy 9mm
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The gloves are double need top-stitched for dexterity and comfort. (Photo: Vertx) Gear and apparel maker, Vertx, has launched four new styles of tactical gloves designed for tactical professionals. The new gloves include the VaperCore Shooter, Rapid LT, FR Assaulter and FR Breacher models. Each of the variants boast articulated pre-curved fingers allowing for dexterity
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Bill Steorts, director of sales for Flags of Valor, assists customers at the 2018 Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Christen Smith/Guns.com) It’s only been two years since the Steorts family launched a small woodworking shop in northern Virginia called Flags of Valor — and business is booming. Customers wrapped around the company’s booth
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Drone Shield’s non-lethal Drone Gun Tactical weighs 15-pounds and runs for a half-hour, but can zap drones in four frequencies (Photos: Drone Shield) While a good shotgun may be more gratifying, a Virginia-based company is marketing a new and improved directed-energy weapon aimed at snuffing wayward quadcopters and the like. Drone Shield’s non-lethal Drone Gun
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CMP has been restocked with M1 rifles recently returned from overseas (Photos: CMP) The Civilian Marksmanship Program has recently received truckloads of vintage M1 Garand rifles long ago loaned to U.S. allies overseas and is preparing to inventory M1911 pistols as well. Gina Johnson, CMP’s general manager, told Guns.com via email Tuesday the federally-chartered non-profit
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The second firearm themed coloring book from Kitfox Design Group features a service weapon theme. (Photo: Kitfox Design Group) Kitfox Design Group is back at it with a second iteration of its popular coloring book series, ushering in the Service Weapon Edition. The Service Weapon Edition follows Kitfox Design Group’s original coloring book the appropriately
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A Remington-Rand M1911A1 pistol made during WWII for military contract. The company made over 850,000 guns for the War Department during WWII, more than any other contractor. (Photo: Rock Island Auctions) The bipartisan 2018 National Defense Authorization Act signed Tuesday includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP M1911A1 pistols
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The Specialty 0.5mm shooting gloves, pictured in coyote tan, grant tactical shooters smoother manipulation through its precise and ergonomic fit. (Photo: Mechanix) Glove maker Mechanix introduced a new shooting glove, the Specialty 0.5mm, designed for use by military, law enforcement and tactical shooters. Built to deliver a natural feel and lightweight hand protection, the 0.5mm
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The USSOCOM awarded popular tactical accessory manufacturer SureFire a $10 million contract in September — six years after the company initially secured a $23 million deal with the military that expired in 2016. (Photo: SureFire/Facebook) The U.S. Special Operations Command awarded popular tactical accessory manufacturer SureFire a $10 million contract in September to provide an
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