REMEMBER the four rules of gun safety: All guns are always loaded. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it. TFB FIELD STRIP: SVD Dragunov Tiger In this edition of TFB […]
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII, Thompson Auto-Ordnance has released a limited edition D-Day series firearms. The series includes three firearms: The Soldier M1 Carbine, The Ranger Thompson, and The General 1911. Let’s take a look at each of these guns and see how the company describes […]
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Stars and Stripes recently ran a story about an embed with Afghan National Army troops operating in a number of provinces. One of the photos taken by the author, J.P. Lawrence, immediately caught my eye for obvious reasons. It features a young ANA soldier, on guard in Logar Province, armed with an M16A2, with some aesthetic […]
Back in August 2018, TFB reported that the McMillan McCubed (MC3) stocks became available for preorder. A couple of days ago, the company announced that these stocks are now shipping. The stocks are available in two versions called The Legend, which is the tactical MC3 stock line, and The Tradition – the hunting MC3 stocks. […]
Today we present a great photo in all its simplicity. The CRU 222 is one of three Afghan Special Police Units dedicated to the immediate police response. Their job is to hunt down terrorists in Kabul, Afghanistan. Their base is located at the old Camp Gibson, outside Kabul. According to this source, another three CRU-like […]
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LMT Defense have confirmed their award of the contract for the Estonian Defence Forces new 5.56×45 and 7.62x51mm rifles. We have been closely following the Estonian rifle trials here at TFB and back in December 2018, we reported that Estonia’s military had chosen two of LMT’s rifles. The contracts have now been signed and production […]
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Today we have some cool photos of US and German troops training with each other. US troops from the South Carolina National Guard fire the Heckler and Koch P8 9mm pistol (adopted by the Bundeswehr in 1994) and the HK G36 (adopted in 1996). They’re taking part in the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge qualification, March […]
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