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Meopta Factory Tour: Mechanics Division

By Nicholas C The final part of my Meopta Factory tour was led by Stanislav Palicka. The Mechanics Division is where they machine and coat the components for assembly. Luckily, most of the employees of the mechanics division were on

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US Army Wants Out. FBI Wants In On 9mm Pistols

By Steve Johnson For the fourth time in recent years the US Army is considering dropping the M9 Beretta and the 9mm NATO round it chambers in favor of a pistol that shoots a larger caliber, harder hitting round. The

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Weekly DTIC: The Fleet Yaw Problem, and Improving Rifle Effectiveness

By Nathaniel F Stepping out of the chronology that the past few Weekly DTIC entries have taken, today we’ll be examining two much more modern pieces of research, which help explain some of the phenomena observed by end-users when firing

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TAVOR Rifles for MA, MD and NJ

By Richard Johnson IWI US announced they are now shipping state compliant TAVOR rifles to Massachusetts, Maryland and New Jersey. The new rifles are model # TSB18RS. The state compliant TAVOR rifles have an 18″ barrel and a 2″ muzzle

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Adams Arms Releases Piston-Driven AR Pistols

By Nathan S. The glut of AR-style pistols keeps getting larger (and that’s a good thing!). Now, Adams Arms has released their Tactical Evo “Upgraded Pistols” featuring their piston system. The new pistols utilize Adams’ sister-company VooDoo Innovation’s barrels, available

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Megapistols

By Nicholas C Tactical-Life.com takes a look at 7 megapistols. Hybrids of rifles made into the pistol category. The obvious benefits are high powered and no Class 3 ATF license and tax stamp. Most of the 7 are a form

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SureFire Fury Scoutlight Now With 600 lumens

By Nicholas C SureFire has released a more powerful Fury Scoutlight. Now it is boasting 600 lumens. According to Soldier Systems: SureFire has expanded its signature Scout Light Series with the new M600P and M620P Fury Scout WeaponLight models. Both

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Lightning Review: Tifosi Tactical Safety Glasses

By Sam Cadle A few weeks back I received a pair of the new Tifosi Jet FC glasses from their Tactical line of eye wear. The whole kit contained frames, three lenses (smoke, HC red and clear), hard case, soft

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Kalashnikov and KBP Sanctioned By Canada

By Steve Johnson Kalashnikov Concern, makers of Tigr SVD, Vepr and Saiga rifles and shotguns, and KBP Instrument Design Bureau, the less well known manufacturer or the GSh-18 pistol and VSK-94 rifle, have been added to the Government of Canada’s

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A trigger lock taken to the extreme

By Steve Johnson Like most of the gun community, here at TFB we are not fans of trigger locks (locks built into a gun, not locks designed to secure a firearm). They are just one more thing that could go

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