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SHOT Show 2011: Colt Debuts Modular LE901 Carbine

January 18, 2011
The rifle can be deployed in 7.62mm/.308 with either a 13- or 16-inch barrel. For closer quarters engagements at 5.56mm/.223, officers can swap out the upper receiver and, with an internal adapter that bolts to the upper, deploy the rifle with a 10.3-, 14.5- or 16-inch barrel.

SHOT Show 2011: H&K Introduces Civilian Version of HK416 Carbine

January 18, 2011
The 5.56x45mm MR556A1 would be available for purchase by off-duty law officers — the HK416 is an agency issued rifle only — and employs a gas piston operating system with a piston and "pusher" rod in place of a gas tube.

Long Guns: 2011

January 13, 2011

Just 10 years ago when law enforcement agencies went out to purchase long guns, they rarely looked at anything other than shotguns. Today, the AR and other military-style rifles dominate the market.

MTM Introduces Tactical Range Box

December 29, 2010
The Tactical Range Box includes two adjustable gun forks for rifles and shotguns, and also has an action-block insert arm designed to fit into the magazine well of AR-15 or M16 rifles. It supports cleaning and accessory mounting with red-dot sights, lights, and lasers.

GunVault Unveils AR Rifle Lock

December 15, 2010
The AR MagVault's key lock system fits most .223/5.56 AR-type carbines. It's constructed from glass-reinforced nylon for durability.

New Tactical .22

November 29, 2010
Mossberg International's Tactical .22 is an affordable AR-style .22 rimfire and a cost-effective training platform. Taking cues from Mossberg's proven 702 autoloader, the Tactical .22 matches an 18-inch barrel to a quad rail forend

SIG Sauer To Offer 556 Carbine In 7.62x39

November 24, 2010
The 7.62x39 was not developed for sniper work. Longer cartridges such as the Soviet 7.62x54 were developed for precision work and mimic our 30.06 and .308. The 7.62x39 is a relatively short cartridge case, but packs an effective punch.

PDS Carbine

October 31, 2010
Rock River Arms' new PDS (Piston Driven System) Carbine utilizes the company's new PDS system with a purpose-designed bolt carrier, adjustable gas piston, and over-the-barrel spring and guide rod arrangement.

Bushmaster Recalls ACR

October 15, 2010
The ACR is being recalled because it could potentially fire more than one round with a single trigger pull, which is obviously dangerous. It was not designed to do that.

LE Version of Bushmaster ACR Now Available

September 10, 2010
The ACR platform uses an adjustable gas-piston operating system that supports suppressed or unsuppressed firing and the ability to quickly change calibers from 5.56mm/.223 Rem to 6.8mm Rem SPC.

AR-15 Scope Mounts

August 12, 2010
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, introduces its new AR-15 Scope Mount line designed specifically for flat top receivers with Picatinny rails. Machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, Safariland AR-15 mounts have skeletonized top caps and bases that reduce weight.

Bushmaster Introduces .308 Carbine With Optic Mounts

August 11, 2010
Two half-inch riser blocks are mounted to the receiver-length Picatinny rail and provide enough clearance above the upper receiver, so the natural cheek weld aligns the shooter's eye directly behind his or her chosen optic.

Colt Defense Law Enforcement Carbines

July 30, 2010

From experience I can say that the Colt LE6920 is an outstanding semi-automatic M4-style carbine. It's chambered in 5.56mm and incorporates Mil-Spec features in its design.

Engaging Suspects With Long Guns

July 26, 2010
Handguns may be smaller, portable, lighter, concealable and convenient, but they aren't always the best tool for the job. This has been proven again and again on the battlefields of the world and in police engagements throughout history.

Safariland Introduces Trio of AR-15 Mounts

July 13, 2010
Safariland introduces a new series of mounts, including the SAF-S30C 30mm, the SAF- D30 and the SAF- S30 cantilever. These new mounts are lightweight and created to provide maximum stability and strength for attaching to the receiver.

West Memphis Officers Will Get AR-15s

July 1, 2010
Patrol officers will now be able to carry the rifles, which would not have prevented the duty deaths of two officers, but would have more quickly ended the standoff in the Wal-Mart parking lot.

Lancer Systems' L15 Lower Receiver Offers Configurable Mag-Well Options

June 3, 2010
This AR-type lower receiver offers three mag-well configurations to allow customization for a specific mission, trip to the range or three-gun match, according to the company.

ArmaLite Introduces SPR Mod 1 AR-Style Rifle

April 29, 2010
The forged, one-piece upper receiver and rail system includes detachable side and bottom rails designed to meet an operator's changing needs for sights, lights, lasers, grips or swivels.

Bushmaster Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR)

April 14, 2010

Take a closer look at the Bushmaster ACR "modular" rifle, which will be offered in law enforcement versions known as the Patrol and Special Purpose. Our photo gallery gives you a closer look at an innovative patrol or tactical rifle offering an alternative to other AR-type patrol rifles. A Remington version will be offered to federal law enforcement. Read our news item about the availability of the Bushmaster ACR.

Bushmaster ACR Arrives for Civilians, Then LE

April 14, 2010
Basic and enhanced versions of Bushmaster's "modular" Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR) are now available at firearms dealers for public sale with law enforcement versions scheduled to follow by May 1, according to the manufacturer.
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