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SIG Sauer's 716 Patrol Carbine

January 9, 2013

SIG Sauer's 716 Patrol carbine is one of four SIG716 models and should be given serious consideration by tactical operators and patrol personnel working in more rural settings who may need to engage longer-range targets. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the carbine. This gallery includes exclusive photos that didn't appear in print. Photos by Alex Landeen.

Gun Rights: Keep Up the Fight

December 21, 2012

The Newtown massacre could have as much effect on the firearms industry as 9/11 had on the airline industry. And it may result in the hasty passage of ill-conceived laws and onerous regulations that accomplish nothing but depriving law-abiding Americans of their rights.

Ares Defense Releases Mission Configurable Rifle

December 13, 2012
Ares Defense Systems has introduced the Ares-15 Mission Configurable Rifle (MCR) that features gas-piston operation, optional belt-feed capability, and a quick-change barrel.

MasterPiece Arms Introduces MPAR 556 Rifle

December 12, 2012
The AR-type rifle features a short-stroke piston design and a lightweight, free floating, two-piece aluminum hand guard with Picatinny rails. It will also include a front hand-guard cap.

Lewis Machine & Tool LM8MRP Rifle

October 11, 2012

Lewis Machine and Tool Co. (LMT) recently released what it believes is an improvement on the venerable AR-15 design, the LM8MRP. The LM8MRP is a direct gas impingement AR-15 with a 16-inch barrel that features the company's latest modular upper receiver or Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP).

Colt LE 901-16S Modular Carbine

September 20, 2012

The Colt LE901-16S is a very versatile direct impingement gas-operated carbine with a 16.1-inch barrel. It's commonly referred to as a "modular carbine" because users can easily transform it from a 7.62mm NATO caliber carbine to a 5.56mm M4 carbine.

Stag Arms 3G AR Rifle

August 28, 2012

Recently Stag introduced the 3G, a rifle developed for use in the rapidly growing three-gun competition market. This AR is also excellent for law enforcement operations. 

Daniel Defense Introduces EZ CAR Rail 9.0

August 1, 2012
Daniel Defense has introduced its EZ CAR Rail 9.0, a replacement option for hand guards on AR-type rifles with mid-length gas systems, according to the company.

Calif. Senators Call for Reinstatement of Assault Weapons Ban

July 25, 2012
California Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein hope to renew the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004.

Daniel Defense Offers DDM4 Rail With Most Rifles

June 15, 2012
The DDM4 rail uses the company's "bolt-up" system. Instead of six bolts, the DDM4 rail requires only four bolts. The lower rail in this model is closer to the barrel and was designed for the most optimal ergonomics, according to the company.

Colt Introduces Two California Compliant Rifles

May 23, 2012
Colt Defense has introduced two additional models to its current list of five rifles that are compliant with California's bullet-button laws. The new carbines are the CR6720CA and CR6724CA.

LWRC's M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle

May 15, 2012

The LWRC M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle is very lightweight and easy to wield. And the mid-length gas-piston design means that the rifle does not need as much cleaning and maintenance as a standard direct impingement M4. We featured LWRC's SPR as our "Arsenal" review for May 2012. Photos by Alex Landeen.

Select Fire Carbines vs. Submachine Guns

May 15, 2012

After the infamous 1997 North Hollywood Shootout in Los Angeles where the bad guys were equipped with armor that stopped pistol rounds, law enforcement agencies began adopting M16s, AR-15s, and M4s as "patrol rifles." But many tactical officers stuck by the pistol-caliber subgun.

LWRC International M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle

May 15, 2012

Whether you are delivering precision shot placement or dumping one magazine after another as fast as possible into a target, the mid-length piston-powered LWRCI M6A2 SPR will do the job.

Ares Defense Introduces Shrike 5.56 Upper Receiver

May 11, 2012
Ares Defense has released a lightweight upper receiver for AR-tyle rifles called the Shrike 5.56 Advanced Weapons System.

Colt's Law Enforcement Armorer Course

May 11, 2012
Colt is one of the best known names for duty ARs and offers one of the most intensive armorer's courses. The armorer course covers everything from replacing a front sight to rebuilding the bolt and bolt-carrier assembly.

Daniel Defense Introduces 9-Inch Modular Float Rail

April 13, 2012
Daniel Defense has introduced a 9-inch version of its Modular Float Rail (MFR) primarily offered on Daniel Defense's DDM4 V7 in a 12-inch version, according to the company.

LMT Introduces Two Modular Rifles

April 13, 2012
The LM8MWS and LM8MRP arrive with four versatile rail segments, including the 4-rail (1.4 inches), 6-rail (2.1 inches), 8-rail (3 inches), and 10-rail (3.8 inches). The LM8 platform updates LMT's benchmark monolithic rail platform, making it lighter, smaller, slimmer and more maneuverable, according to the company.

How the North Hollywood Shootout Changed Patrol Arsenals

February 28, 2012

On the 15th anniversary of one of the fiercest gun battles in modern law enforcement history, patrol officers are much better armed, equipped, and trained than they were in 1997.

Understanding AR Systems

January 25, 2012

In recent years more and more manufacturers have developed new takes on AR-style rifles, resulting in four major operating systems for the common patrol rifles used by American law enforcement. Let's take a look at the four operating systems and their pros and cons

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