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The General-Purpose Handgun: One Concept to Consider

The General-Purpose Handgun: One Concept to Consider

While thinking about the topic of the "general-purpose" rifle, I began to consider what a corollary handgun setup might look like—something useful for everything from target shooting to self-defense to game hunting, along with protection in black bear or big-cat country. Read More

Meet the Future of Silencer Shopping.

Meet the Future of Silencer Shopping.

Redefine the way you shop for silencers. Because at Silencer Central, we deliver silencers the simple way. With our service, you select your silencer, we manage all the paperwork and your silencer is shipped directly to your doorstep. It's the service that's unheard of. Read More

Henry Offers Rifles & Shotguns to Protect and Provide

Henry Offers Rifles & Shotguns to Protect and Provide

Having the means to protect yourself, your family, and your property is more important than ever. And what if those same means could also put food on your table and fill the freezer? These versatile lever actions from Henry Repeating Arms are ready to pull double duty. Read More

KelTec™ KS7™ Shotgun Named Shotgun Of The Year

KelTec™ KS7™ Shotgun Named Shotgun Of The Year

The KelTec™ KS7™ Shotgum has been named the 2020 American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Shotgun of the Year. With patented downward shell ejection and a 2-3/4" shell capacity of 7+1, the light weight KS7 is ideal for quick, easy handling in confined spaces, including backcountry hiking and home defense. Read More

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

"You could step on the line today with one of the '03 National Match rifles, shooting the '06 cartridge, and you would not be outgunned by anybody." That's the voice of authority from a legendary shooter who broke records using the '03—records that still stand. Read More

612 Pump-Action Shotguns, Home Defense for the Serious Minded

612 Pump-Action Shotguns, Home Defense for the Serious Minded

Introducing our Churchill 612 Pump-action shotgun series ideal for home defense, 3 semi-autos models chambered in 12GA 3" featuring polymer stocks and forends, with shorter 18.5" barrels making them very easy to maneuver in tight conditions. Available in three configurations; a traditional Standard Stock, Pistol Grip for enhanced support, and a purpose-built Tactical model with a crown muzzle break and ghost ring sight. Read More

Review: Desert Tech MDR

Review: Desert Tech MDR

Located in West Valley City, Utah, Desert Tech launched its specialized lineup of bullpup bolt-action rifles in 2007. In 2014, the company shifted gears with proof-of-concept models of the cartridge-convertible semi-automatic Micro Dynamic Rifle (MDR), but it would be another three years before the system was ready to ship. Read More

The Model 1911 in Vietnam

The Model 1911 in Vietnam

During the close-quarters situations that most infantry engagements occurred in during the Vietnam War, the pistol often took on a more important role than it was intended to fill. Notably, the venerable M1911 pistol became the principal tool of the "Tunnel Rats". Read More

Review: Blaser R8 .22 Long Rifle Conversion Kit

Review: Blaser R8 .22 Long Rifle Conversion Kit

One afternoon some years back, the shop talk here at NRA Publications turned to drillings, those predominantly German-made guns built with three fixed barrels, usually both smoothbore and rifled, and each one in a different caliber or gauge. Read More

2020 Gun Sales Exceed 2019 Numbers

2020 Gun Sales Exceed 2019 Numbers

It's official. The number of gun purchases in 2020 reflected by an FBI National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) check as of Sept. 1 exceeds those processed for the entire year of 2019. Read More

This Old Gun: Interarms FEG APK

This Old Gun: Interarms FEG APK

In the 1990s, Interarms, a firearms importer based in Alexandra, Va., sought a new handgun manufacturers to replace the Walther PP and PPK, which it was possibly going to lose as one of its lines. Some of the handgun offerings Interarms turned to were made by the Hungarian manufacturer FEG. Read More

NRA Gun of the Week: Korth NXR

NRA Gun of the Week: Korth NXR

Words can't truly express the feeling of $5,000 in the hand, but if you were to draw a picture, it would look just like a Korth NXR revolver. A partnership between Germany's premier revolver manufacturer Korth and America's Nighthawk Custom has resulted in the import of a lineup of ultra-custom revolvers. Read More

This Old Gun: Colt Second Generation New Frontier

This Old Gun: Colt Second Generation New Frontier

During the early 20th century, to improve upon the rare pre-war Colt Flattop Target Model P, the late Elmer Keith spent a lot of time and money tricking out Single Action Army (SAA) revolvers with adjustable sights. Read More

Range Tested: Savage 110 Ultralite Rifle

Range Tested: Savage 110 Ultralite Rifle

Originally introduced in 1958, Savage's Model 110 is one of the oldest continuously produced American rifle designs on the market. During its more than 60 years of manufacture, the company's 110 has be configured to suit nearly every task and purpose required by American sportsmen... Read More

High Standard: Gone But Not Forgotten

High Standard: Gone But Not Forgotten

In America, the building of firearms is big business. It was thus in the republic's earliest years and remains so today. Many companies have offered gun products, but continued success over the decades requires quality. Americans shoot their guns a great deal and won't buy guns, ammo or accessories that don't measure up. Read More

New for 2020: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact

New for 2020: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact

Until now, those who wanted a carry-sized XD from Springfield Armory had to stick with the subcompact offerings in the company's XD-S lineup or deal with the larger frame and slide size of the company's XD-M lineup. Read More

Product Preview: Trijicon RMRcc

Product Preview: Trijicon RMRcc

Trijicon has miniaturized its Rugged Miniature Reflex (RMR) to accommodate semi-automatic pistols commonly used for concealed carry. The RMR is known for its service life in the U.S. Military and has captured the eyes of the sport-shooting community. Read More

New for 2020: Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact Optics Ready

New for 2020: Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact Optics Ready

More of today's handgun enthusiasts are discovering the benefits of optics-equipped handguns, and many new reflex optics are emerging on the market with smaller sizes, greater battery life and improve durability. Read More

This Old Gun: Russian RPD

This Old Gun: Russian RPD

At the height of World War II, the Soviet Union relied on the 7.62x54R, a 19th century cartridge chambered in a 19th-century bolt-action rifle, the Mosin Nagant, as well as other small arms in the Soviet inventory. Read More

The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen®

Read these amazing stories which highlight accounts of law-abiding gun owners in America using their Second Amendment rights for self-defense. Read More