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Misadventures at Red Oktober 2021, Part 4: Comrades, One and All

The Red Oktober Kalashnikov Championship is not just a shooting match; it's a place where

James Tarr, Handguns Editor

Misadventures at Red Oktober 2021, Part 3: Kalashnikrazy

The Red Oktober Kalashnikov Championship is open to any AK-derived firearms. Match divisions

James Tarr, Handguns Editor

Misadventures at Red Oktober 2021, Part 2: Baklava and Brendan

At Red Oktober, the AK shooting match and celebration of all things AK, Handguns Editor James

James Tarr, Handguns Editor

AR-15 Build Tip

Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

Are MREs the Perfect Prepping Food?

Military Meals Ready to Eat look like a great option for prepping, but are they really

Neal S. Shera

Bulk Food Storage – Top Tips

Storing food is not a glamorous topic, but many Americans now realize its importance. Here are

Sean Utley

Preparedness

ALPS OutdoorZ Elite Wilderness Pack System: New for 2022

Featuring a new frame and pack system, the Elite Wilderness Pack System offers extreme

ALPS OutdoorZ

DRD Tactical's Kivaari Semi-Auto .338 Lapua Magnum Review

It has not only range and striking power, but is also backpack portable!

Leroy Thompson, Machine Guns & Tactics Editor

Best Prepper Guns: What You Need and Why

Here are the firearms you'll want to have for situations you hope never happen!

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

Review: Kurt Schlichter's Kelly Turnbull Novels

Looking for some exciting reading? Schlichter's novels are set in the near future, after

James Tarr, Handguns Editor

On Sale Now: Be Ready! Magazine

Our latest issue of Be Ready! is out and on the newsstand!

David M. Fortier

Personal Defense

The 1911 Handgun, Outdated or Aged Like Fine Wine?

Michelle Hamilton shares her thoughts on the iconic 1911 pistol while jousting with windmills!

Michelle P. Hamilton, Field Editor

First Time Shooters and Snubnose .38 Revolvers

A practical look at the "snubby syndrome" and if you are really better off with a "simple"

Michelle P. Hamilton, Field Editor

Best Prepper Guns: What You Need and Why

Here are the firearms you'll want to have for situations you hope never happen!

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

W. E. Fairbairn and the Birth of Modern Gunfighting (Part 2)

In Part 2 of this series, we leave Shanghai and follow Farbairn into World War II!

Leroy Thompson, Machine Guns & Tactics Editor

Firearms Training the Israeli Way

A Pennsylvania Training Academy Teaches Shooting and Security Techniques

Mark Chesnut

5 Best Home Defense Shotguns Under $300

James Tarr reviews the five best shotguns for personal protection under $300.

James Tarr, Handguns Editor

Gunsmithing

XS Sights Armorers Block for AR Rifles in Review

Is this aluminum AR assembly block, the "Swiss Army knife of AR tools?"

Michelle P. Hamilton, Field Editor

Dr. Dabbs Builds a DIY Semiauto Sa vz. 26 Submachinegun!

Dr. Dabbs builds and tests a semi-auto rifle version of the Sa vz. 26 submachine gun. Also, be

Firearms News Staff

AR-15 Build Tip

Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

How to Install AR-Rifle Gas Blocks

AR-rifle gas blocks are available in many styles; this guide will help you choose parts for

Gus Norcross

Firearms Weight, Balance and Handling

For accurate shooting, a gun must have weight. A properly balanced gun will feel 20 percent

Jim Dickson

How To Build a Glock From an 80 Percent Frame

This article will walk you through the process of building a Glock pistol from an 80 percent

Gus Norcross

Historical

The History of Confederate Revolvers

Did you know this year marks the 161st anniversary of the Civil War? What better time to learn

Lauren Witt, Interdependence Public Relations

The Thompson Submachine Gun, the Gun That Made the Twenties Roar

A look at America's first submachine gun and its important place in history!

Michelle Hamilton

The Early Pattern Soviet 5.45x39mm AKS-74 Assault Rifle

The Soviet VDV Airborne Forces' folding stock AKS-74 evolved over the years, here's a look at

Doug Ford

A History of Savage Arms

The iconic firearms company founded by Arthur Savage has had a rich history producing sporting

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

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