Gun Industry News

Firearm and gun industry news and press releases regarding new guns, firearm accessories, new gun products, reviews and announcements.

Newhall Shooting

Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis Ebook Now Available in Paperback

This in-depth study of the 1970 Newhall shooting that left four officers dead offers detailed analysis of the tactics and procedures used by both officers and criminals in the fight, along with diagrams, never-before-seen images of the crime scene and evidence that has never been previously released or discussed.

The new Kimber Advanced Tactical SOC rifle accepts detachable magazines.

SHOT Show 2014: Kimber Tactical II SOC Rifle

Kimber has upped its game with the new Kimber Tactical II SOC (Special Operations Capable) Rifle. It features a proprietary aluminum side-folding stock with integral 1913 MIL-STD rail, along with a second rail for secure attachment of optics and accessories.

Photo by M. Glasgow

2013 Gun Sales Set New Record

President Obama continues to be the best gun salesman in U.S. history, with new statistics released by the FBI showing gun sales shattering previous records.

A 3D printed 1911, created by Solid Concepts through a process know as Selective Laser Sintering.

Check Out the World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun!

What does the future of firearms manufacturing look like? If this video clip is any indication, 3D printing has the potential to play a large role. A company recently produced what it claims is the first printed metal gun, a .45 ACP 1911 that shoots pretty dang well.

Hornady Lite Ammunition

No Shame in Using Low Recoil Ammo

Stop beating yourself up. New reduced recoil ammunition from Hornady joins other popular offerings from Remington and Federal to make shooting fun. In fact, even lightweights like me can handle it.

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Market Trends in Military Gun Collecting

From the re-election of Barack Obama and push for new gun control following the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting, to the United Nations push for small arms disarmament, there’s no shortage of geopolitical and economic forces shaping trends in military gun collecting. Phillip Peterson, editor of the new Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 7th...

Wild Bill Hickok's Revolver

Wild Bill Hickok’s Revolver Takes Aim at $500,000

In its Nov. 18 armor and gun auction, Bonhams is offering a Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver owned by Wild Bill Hickok, one of the most iconic figures of the Old West, that was on him when he was murdered by Jack McCall in Deadwood in 1876.