Tactical Rifle

Modern Sporting Rifle Facts.

AR-15 Trivia: Did You Know?

No surprise that the Modern Sporting Rifle or MSR (which includes AR and AK rifle models) is currently the most popular rifle platform. But did you know these 8 interesting facts about Modern Sporting Rifles (MSR)?

A Marine hugs his M40 sniper rifle--and he's probably shooting at something beyond 53 yards.

The Tactical Rifle Gets A Reality Check

Sure, everyone thinks the tactical rifle and sniper duties are the ways of Carlos Hathcock and mile-long shots. And then there’s reality. “I had a Special Forces trained sniper once tell me, “Life begins at the triple zero.” Meaning, it was best to work at 1,000 yards or more. “This image has so distorted...

M14/M1A Blackfeather® "RS" aluminum rifle stock

Video: A New M14/M1A Tactical Rifle Stock

The M14/M1A Blackfeather® “RS” aluminum rifle stock is patterned on the light weight, balance and ergonomics of a traditional USGI fibreglass stock but it offers modern features such as precision bedding, our proprietary, self-lubricating, adjustable oprod guide, removable, keyed picatinny rails, a removable, interchangeable butt stock adapter, improved trigger ergonomics, end plate adapters for...

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Q&A: What’s the Best Tactical Rifle Available to U.S. Citizens?

  Question from Tactical Gear reader Thomas H.: “With the extensive knowledge of your experienced staff, I would like to ask your opinion. Which tactical rifle (in the U.S.) on the market is the best? Also, the same question as to semi-auto handgun in the 9mm caliber? Top three to five would be great...

Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 vol. IV

Torturing the AR-15: Oh Yes He Did!

Bury them in dirt and sand? Drop them from the second story of a building? Run them over with a heavy-duty diesel truck? Blast them with a shotgun? No one would do this to an AR-15 and then shoot it, would they? Oh yes, he did. And more.

NEGEV NG7

Video: World’s Only 7.62mm Caliber LMG with Semi-Auto Mode

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) is set to launch its new Light Machine Gun (LMG), the NEGEV NG7, at DefExpo India 2012 later this month. The NEGEV NG7  is the only 7.62mm caliber LMG in service today with semi-automatic mode. The NEGEV NG7 is also the only 7.62 with single bullet firing capability. In automatic...

A magazine-fed bolt-action sniper rifle.

Building a Magazine-Fed Sniper Rifle

A removable magazine on a sniper rifle provides one more level of versatility in the field. Magazine-fed rifles allow for faster reloads and for the quick selection of different rounds as the mission dictates. These are good options to have and you are starting to see them appear on rifles like the Ruger Scout...