Category: Industry News

.380 is the Go-To Caliber for Novice Shooters, but Pose a Problem

Concealed carry without full knowledge poses risk

A miniature pistol known as the .380 semiautomatic handgun is a favorite go-to gun for inexperienced shooters, but it poses a problem. This small, convenient firearm is a popular weapon of choice for urbanites, first-time buyers, and women. The .380 pistols are dangerous due to tiny…
Older woman are growing demographic of gun owners

Smith & Wesson Awards Military-Grade Barrel Contract to General Dynamics Ordnance Tactical Systems

Hammer forged, military grade gun barrels are now on order

Smith & Wesson has awarded a multi-year contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce hammer forged, military grade gun barrels. According to a recent press release, the barrels produced under the contract will be used in Smith & Wesson's M&P pistol. This is…
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Federal Judge Orders Hearing in $240 Million Defective Pistol Case

Judge orders hearing to notify gun owners of deadly safety defect

A federal judge has ordered a settlement hearing to notify a massive number of gun owners that they may have a pistol containing a deadly safety defect. The Miami judge wants to also bring public awareness of this $240 million class action lawsuit that involves …
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Gun Maker Designing More Guns that are Attractive to Women

How one gunmaker is creating weapons with women in mind

With the gun industry having a good number of women interested in their products, they're designing more firearms to meet their needs. A recent article on New Jersey 101.5 profiled one business that's taking huge steps to appeal to their female customers. Guy Petinga co-owns Lady Liberty…

Russian AK-47s to be Manufactured in the United States

The iconic firearm finds a new home in Florida

Production of the AK-47 will soon be made in the United States. Firearms collectors and enthusiasts are delighted to see the iconic rifle has found its way stateside. Where will Russia's "Avtomat Kalashnikov" be manufactured in the U.S.?  According to Fox News, a new plant in…

Opponents Point Out Dangers of Proposed Firearm Technolgy

Could new trends present new dangers?

Smart gun technology is highly endorsed by President Barack Obama and some are calling this a good move. As humans, we depend on advanced technology for many things in our lives. As with anything else, scrutiny soon follows. With the wave of enthusiasm over smart…