Friday, May 18, 2018

Swiss P75 Army Pistol

This is more or less SIG P220. Ian goes over the development using many prototypes made along the way


From: Forgotten Weapons

New US Army rifle qualification explanation video

Circle Dog Productions made a video that depicts how US Army's new qualification course would look like.



It is not finalized, but it should be similar to what is shown in video.

From: Circle Dog Productions via Soldier Systems Daily

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ken Hackathorn on the M1

Ian interviewed Ken Hackathorn about M1 Carbine. There are some really great information in thsi video that touches on history of the gun as well as how it was received.




From: Forgotten Weapons

SureFire Field Notes Ep. 25

Travis Haley talks about light discipline.




From: SureFire

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Colt Canada IUR

This rifle was shown on Vickers Guide. It features some interesting things made by Colt Canada(formerly known as Diemaco) to fit customer's need



From: Vickers Tactical

CMP 1911 price announced

CMP finally released on the price for the 1911s


    CMP 1911 PRICING:

    CMP has priced the 1911 type pistols at fair market value in accordance with CMP’s enabling legislation.

  •     Service Grade $1050. Pistol may exhibit minor pitting and wear on exterior surfaces and friction surfaces. Grips are complete with no cracks. Pistol is in issuable condition.
  •     Field Grade $950. Pistol may exhibit minor rust, pitting, and wear on exterior surfaces and friction surfaces. Grips are complete with no cracks. Pistol is in issuable condition.
  •     Rack Grade $850. Pistol will exhibit rust, pitting, and wear on exterior surfaces and friction surfaces. Grips may be incomplete and exhibit cracks. Pistol requires minor work to return to issuable condition.
  •     Auction Grade (Sales will to be determined by auctioning the pistol). The condition of the auction pistol will be described when posted for auction.

    Note: If you have already purchased a 1911 from CMP you will not be allowed to purchase an auction 1911. If you purchase an auction 1911, your name will be pulled from the sequenced list. No repeat purchasers are allowed until all orders received have been filled.


Orders will be accepted from Sept. 4, 2018 to Oct. 4, 2018

For more information, you can visit,

http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/1911-information/

From: CMP

NSWC-Crane Mid-Length Gas System Testing

Naval Surface Warface Center-Crane conducted tests to see if Mid-length gas system is better.

Answer: Yes

Muzzle velocity is more or less the same, but velocity at 100 yards show different story.

http://soldiersystems.net/2018/05/14/nswc-crane-carbine-mid-length-gas-system-testing-shows-increased-performance/

From: Soldier Systems Daily