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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

Smith & Wesson Adds Pair of M&P15 Rifles

January 23, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. introduced two M&P rifles—the M&P15 MOE Mid and M&P15 VTAC II—equipped with Magpul and Viking Tactics accessories at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

SHOT Show 2012: DPMS 5.56mm Tac 2 Carbine

January 19, 2012
DPMS Firearms' Tac 2 incorporates a slew of Magpul parts with a full-length hand guard in one of the more talked-about 5.56mm carbines of SHOT Show.

SHOT Show 2012: Range Day

January 16, 2012
The media range day preview at SHOT Show offers writers an exclusive preview of new introductions. Here's a quick glimpse at several of the innovative items that appeared at the range this year.

Colt To Release LE901-16S Carbine

January 13, 2012
Colt Defense LLC will bring to market the LE901-16S modular, multi-caliber rifle. With a proprietary adapter, the rifle can be easily changed from .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) chambering to .223 Remington (5.56x45 NATO).

Product Test: Accurate Armory LE Light M4

January 5, 2012
Accurate Armory's LE Light M4 carbine sets itself apart from others with a 1:7 twist and a reduced overall weight. This quality carbine meets or exceeds Mil-Spec standards for barrel, receiver, chamber, bolt, front sight, and anodizing.

Colt Offers Five Calif. Compliant Rifles

December 23, 2011
The LE6920CA, three of Colt's Magpul-accessorized 6920s (the LE6920CMP-B, LE6920CMP-FDE, and the LE6920CMP-O) and the LE6940CA will be made available in California in 2012.

Police Product Test: Leupold VX-R Scope

December 19, 2011

Leupold builds optics to meet end users' needs. This is the case with the VX-R 1.25-4X20 SPR, a scope built for AR-style rifles.

Daniel Defense v5 Lightweight M4 Carbine

December 16, 2011

The weight difference between the Daniel Defense v5 Lightweight and a standard M4 was immediately noticeable, nearly 10 ounces. That's a lot of weight if you have to work an operation for hours. The standard M4 has a short carbine railed forearm compared to the 12-inch mid length of the v5 Lightweight.

Colt Offers LE6920MP Rifle with Magpul Accessories

November 23, 2011
Colt Defense has introduced the LE6920MP, a version of its AR-type rifle that arrives with eight Magpul firearm accessories. The rifle will be available in several color configurations.

Del-Ton Introduces DTI TRX16 Rifle

November 23, 2011
The new Del-Ton DTI TRX16 rifle is now available with several enhancements, including a hard case, 30-round Troy magazine and a cleaning kit.

Colt Defense Introduces Super-Stoc for AR-Type Rifles

October 19, 2011
Colt Defense LLC has introduced the Colt Super-Stoc buttstock, which will be standard issue on select Colt AR and M4 rifles sold to law enforcement. The new Colt Super-Stoc will be available later this month.
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