Watch: This is what full-color night vision looks like

Spoiler: Way better than old tech. There is no question that night vision technology has revolutionized the way wars are fought, particularly among America’s special operations community. That said, anyone who’s been stuck wearing the sort of night vision goggles (NVGs) that find their way into the hands of conventional forces can...

Vermont: Police can’t run new universal background checks on guns

Police in Vermont say they can’t conduct mandated background checks required by a new law on private gun sales. The Department of Public Safety last month told lawmakers they are not allowed to access the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System used to vet gun transfers by licensed...

What is your absolute minimum edc?

Kyle Defoor recently made a Facebook post about his absolute minimum EDC. In that post, he mentioned the old school mantra of ‘always have a watch and a knife‘ that was coined by the Frogmen/UDT teams of WW2. During WW2, the UDT guys would do beach reconnaissance with only...

Government shutdown delays FFL, NFA applications

Editor's Note: I've been personally affected by this as I await a new SBR to reach my local dealer. I am sad. As the partial government shutdown enters week four, applications at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives continue piling up. While the president and congressional Democrats spar over...

NSSF: Concealed carry study uses ‘complete’ data, for once

The National Shooting Sports Foundation applauded a recent study of concealed carry laws that determined no connection between relaxed statutes and increases in violent crime. Researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, presented their findings at the 2018 Clinical Congress — hosted...

The World Owes You Nothing

Some of us came from an environment where there was structure, there was purpose, life made sense because we understood the concept of good and bad, it was us versus them, and we were aligned with brethren that in many ways thought more like us than not like us....

Brownells brings retro vibe with BRN-605 carbine (VIDEO)

Brownells expands its throwback, retro series with the new BRN-605 carbine. The BRN-605 is chambered in 5.56 NATO and built on a XBRN161E lower paired with carry-handle upper. The BRN-605 features a 15.5-inch A1-profile, skinny barrel with 1-in-12-inch twist. The barrel is topped with a three-prong duckbill flash hider...

California’s ‘slow motion handgun ban’ challenged to Supreme Court

A legal challenge to California’s controversial microstamping law that has effectively outlawed the commercial sale of new semi-auto handgun models in the state is being sent to the nation’s high court. The microstamping mandate, part of California’s Unsafe Handgun Act, was upheld by a 2-1 panel of the U.S. 9th...

Firearm Safety for Real

Safe gun ownership is a critical subject that is particularly important in our nation. A 2017 survey made in 2017 states found that there is at least one firearm in 42% of American households, regardless of the size or caliber. In fact, the U.S. is number one worldwide regarding...

Meopta USA Introduces New Dichroic Reticle Technology with Battery-Free Illumination

TAMPA, FL, January 14, 2019 – Meopta USA is now offering groundbreaking new dichroic reticle technology in its MeoStar 3-12x56 riflescopes.  Meopta’s patent-pending dichroic DichroTech coating enables reticles in multiple color configurations to automatically adjust color tone and intensity in varying light conditions without the use of...