“Vitrina” – Classified Soviet KGB Grenade Launcher For AKS74U

In our day and age, it is hard to imagine that some weapons still remain literally unknown to the general public. It seems that because of TFB, “Forgotten weapons” and other specialty gun blogs, no weapon is truly forgotten anymore. That is why I was really surprised when my friend Pavel Pticin showed me “Vitrina”, […]

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Norway Seeks 7.62 Light Machine Gun

FN Minimi Mk3 in 762 (FN Herstal)Following on from their recent procurement of .50 calibre heavy machine guns and 5.56x45mm FN Minimi’s to supplement their FN MAGs, the Norwegian Army is now seeking a ‘light weight machine gun’ in 7.62x51mm. An initial batch of 1,000 7.62 light machine guns is sought with the option of upping this order up to 4,000 […]

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POTD: Belt Toss – Keeping the 240 Fed

This great shot comes from a live fire exercise with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, in Portugal. The photo was taken back in April and the official caption describes what’s going on: U.S. Marine Cpl. Lucas Cassabuan, a machine gunner with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, tosses a belt of 7.62mm ammunition to Cpl. William […]

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High Speed Gear To Provide Mags Pouches for US Army’s New Squad Designated Marksman Rifle

s-dmrNorth Carolina-based High Speed Gear have confirmed that they have been contracted to provide Heckler & Koch with more than 30,000 of their TACO magazine pouches as part of Heckler & Koch’s fulfilment of the Army squad designated marksman rifle contract. The pouches will likely also be issued along with the new Compact Semiautomatic Sniper System as both […]

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JDI Firearms, Inc/SAN Imports Signs Import Agreement with France’s PGM Precision

JDI Firearms/SAN Imports have become the US importers of PGM Precision’s line of precision and sniper rifles. PGM Precision are one of France’s last major manufacturers of sniper rifles, producing the Hécate series used by the French military. PGM Precision offer a range of rifles available in a variety of calibres including 6.5 Creedmore, 7.62x51mm, […]

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Daniel Defense Goes Wild: DDM4V7 Selected by Texas Parks and Wildlife

DDM4V7 (Daniel Defense)Daniel Defense have announced that their DDM4V7 has been selected by the law enforcement division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The law enforcement division of the TPWD will purchase 700 rifles which will become the division’s new service carbine. The TPWD is a state agency that oversees and protects Texas’ wildlife in the state’s […]

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VK Integrated Systems and Bachstein Consulting Submit XR-68 to US Army’s NGSW Programme

VK Integrated SystemsBack in June, VK Integrated Systems, partnered with Bachstein Consulting, broke cover to unveil their submission to the US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon programme. The AR-platform XR-68 boasts a proprietary 6.8mm round and an integrated electronic rail system which offers some interesting possibilities. TFB were pleased to speak to Vasilios K. Kapogianis, VK Integrated Systems’ President […]

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