Russia to Start Mass Production of Chukavin Sniper Rifle (SVCh) Within Two Years

Back in 2016, Kalashnikov Concern officially introduced the SVCh Chukavin Sniper Rifle (Снайперская Винтовка Чукавина – СВЧ) which was initially called SVK. The gun was designed to replace the venerable SVD Dragunov Sniper Rifle, however, up until now, there was no information concerning in what scale and when it is planned to be supplied to the […]

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STAG ARMS Moving To Wyoming Under New Leadership

Stag arms movingAlthough we don’t discuss partisan politics here at TFB, the negative climate surrounding the firearms industry in some of the northeast states does have a ripple effect on consumers. For example, the legal challenges facing Remington and other companies have shown that the firearms industry is just no longer welcome in certain parts of the […]

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Six Glock Pistols Stolen from Inside Government Offices

No less than six Glock 17 pistols have been stolen from inside the Swedish Government Offices in Stockholm. This was reported yesterday in Dagens Juridik (Today’s Law), which is a Swedish daily online newspage about matters of the law. (Normally they have between 50 000 and 70 000 unique readers per week.) In Sweden The […]

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Spin Off: American Outdoors To Separate From Smith & Wesson

American Outdoor Brands Corporation have announced a plan to spin off Smith & Wesson from their non-firearm brands. In a press release timed with the release of the company’s financial report for the first quarter of 2020, American Outdoors announced that “its Board of Directors has unanimously approved proceeding with a plan to spin-off its […]

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Firearms Manufacturer Heckler & Koch Not Up for Sale

H&K Up for SaleMedia reports have lead us to believe that the world-renowned German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch may be up for sale. This is not actually the case. In a german news article posted on November 8th, it was announced that Heckler and Koch are set to be acquired by an investor who seeks to take a […]

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Interview with Maxim Popenker – 20th Anniversary of ModernFirearms.Net and New Book Announcement

Interview with Maxim Popenker – 20th Anniversary of ModernFirearms.Net and New Book Announcement (1)20 years ago, in November of 1999, now renowned firearms expert, researcher and author Maxim Popenker started a gun website called Modern Firearms (www.modernfirearms.net formerly hosted under www.world.guns.ru domain) which I bet you’ve come across if you have ever done a research on any firearm. 20 years is a lot for an Internet source. To […]

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Bullberry Barrel Works is Officially Closing Up Shop

Bullberry Barrel Works - RetiringBullberry Barrel Works closing shop Fred Smith, owner of Bullberry Barrel Works has announced that his shop will be closing operations. Bullberry Barrel works have been in business for over 40 years and have been making custom bolt action barrels for all sorts of customers. Started in 1988, Fred Smith, who was a recently retired […]

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