American Rifleman

NRA’s flagship publication, American Rifleman presents expert coverage of rifles, shotguns, handguns, ammunition, optics and shooting accessories.

Rifleman Review: Springfield Armory SA-35

In 2021, Springfield Armory brought out its SA-35, a rendition of the classic Browning Hi Power, one of the iconic handguns of the 20th century.

I Have This Old Gun: Norinco 84S

The Norinco 84S presents the same general appearance as the Chinese-made 56S because it has the same overall length, is built around a stamped sheet-steel receiver and uses the same hooded front sight base, the same 45-degree gas block, the same fire-control components, the same wood furniture and the same high-polish blued finish.

Favorite Firearms: The Big, Heavy Gun That Shoots Little-Bitty Bullets Really, Really Fast

... [t]hat is why our sheep and I love that gun. Dad passed away last winter, but I’ll keep carrying his .220 Swift, and it will be taking varmints for many years to come.

Rifleman Review: Taurus GX4 T.O.R.O.

At the end of 2021, Taurus USA introduced the Taurus Optics Ready Option (T.O.R.O.) version of its GX4 micro-compact handgun, giving handgunners the opportunity to easily add a red-dot optic to the pistol.

Review: Holosun 507 Comp

Built on the RMR footprint, Holosun’s latest red-dot entrant to the competitive pistol market features an enlarged window, target-oriented reticle system and user-customization.

Review: MAC 9 DS

The new Military Armament Corp. (MAC) has diversified its M1911 line with its MAC 9 DS by offering a double-stack, 9 mm Luger-chambered version of Browning's vaunted M1911.

Re-Imagined Classic: The Kimber KDS9c

One of the biggest names in defensive pistols shrinks the M1911 concept into a true carry-size, optics-ready platform boasting 15 rounds of 9 mm Luger—and ergonomics to envy.

Revisiting The KelTec PMR30 .22 WMR Pistol

Can this 15-year-old semi-automatic still go toe-to-toe with the raft of recently released polymer-frame pistols? Take a look at this review to find out.

The Rifleman Report: An Increasingly Dangerous World

It seems the world is at a more precarious juncture than at any time in recent memory—conflict rages in eastern Europe and the Middle East—and some are even suggesting that we could be on the eve of World War III.

Springfield Armory's Updated TRP 1911s

In what is sure to be big news in the M1911 world, Springfield Armory has both updated and expanded its Tactical Response Pistol (TRP) line for 2024.

New For 2024: Hammerli Arms Force B1

Known for its AR-style rimfire rifle and a rich competition history, Hammerli Arms is making a big move in 2024 with its straight-pull, biathlon-style Force B1 rimfire rifle.

Rifleman Review: Taurus TX22 Competition

Taurus USA, catering to the marketplace of competition shooters, enhanced its TX22 rimfire pistol with a few notable features, creating the TX22 Competition.

Review: Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30X 56 mm

Bushnell has earned a reputation for quality glass in the hunting sphere, and the Match Pro ED demonstrates that it is equally capable of making high-quality long-range optics for competitors.

Review: Canik Mete MC9

Turkish pistol maker Canik joins the 'micro-nine' market with a well balanced and shootable 9 mm semi-automatic in its Mete MC9.

Review: Bergara B-14² Crest

A modern take on the timeless mountain rifle, the Squared Crest uses Begara’s push-feed, Remington 700-style action fitted to a monocoque rifle stock made from carbon fiber.

Review: Rossi Brawler .45 Colt/.410 Single-Shot Pistol

This update to a classic handgun design features welcome improvements, 21st century manufacturing and materials and an optics rail.

Rifleman Review: Walther Arms PDP Compact

Walther Arms expanded its Performance Duty Pistol (PDP) line in 2021 with a full-size model and a compact version, both of which built on earlier foundations laid by models like the PPQ.

Review: Heckler & Koch VP9 Match

Shooters who have to answer to a shot timer demanded a VP9 with a longer barrel, better recoil recovery and, for some, easy optics adaptability. The answer came in late 2022 with the introduction of the VP9 Match, a handgun built for extreme precision, expressly with competitors in mind.

Review: Anderson Manufacturing Kiger-9c

Known for AR-15 rifles and AR components, Anderson Mfg. has successfully translated the G19-pattern polymer pistol into an affordably priced option for the defense-minded citizen.

American Rifleman 2024 Golden Bullseye Awards

The winners of American Rifleman’s 2024 Golden Bullseye Awards—now in their 22nd year—have been announced. The Golden Bullseye Awards recognize the firearm industry’s top products as voted on by American Rifleman staff editors.


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