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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.

Ruger's SR-556 Carbine

April 6, 2010

Ruger introduced its new SR-556 rifle at last year's National Rifle Association show in Phoenix. The announcement ended years of speculation that Ruger was indeed working on an AR-style rifle, and the SR-556 quickly became the buzz of the show. While the newest Ruger long gun possesses many typical AR features, it also has a Ruger-designed piston drive system. The patent-pending, chrome plated two-stage piston system provides a cleaner, cooler running, and more reliable operation than any standard AR gas impingement system can deliver. Read our full review of Ruger's SR-556.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR-556 Carbine

March 25, 2010

What sets the SR-556 apart from any other AR on the market is its piston drive upper. Its design is simple and effective and it works as advertised.

SIG Sauer Will Bring SIG716 Tactical Rifles

March 4, 2010
SIG Sauer's four AR-10 type SIG716 tactical rifle line will arrive in three barrel lengths and arrives with a fully automatic mode for law officers.

Rock River Arms PPS Carbine

February 22, 2010

The Rock River Arms PPS carbine employs the company's patent-pending Performance Piston System (PPS) to reduce recoil, as well as residue in the upper receiver. It features a purpose-designed bolt carrier, an adjustable gas piston, and an over-the-barrel spring and guide rod arrangement. The result is a departure from the traditional recoil system associated with AR-style firearms. Rock River Arms is expected to offer its PPS carbine to law enforcement later in 2010; the rifle carries a suggested retail price of $1,685.

Crimson Trace Introduces Modular Vertical Fore Grip With Laser

January 28, 2010
Crimson Trace has introduced the MVF-515 modular vertical fore-grip laser-light system for AR-type rifles that's available in red or green, according to the company.

H&K Is Developing Two More Patrol Carbines

January 27, 2010
When POLICE Magazine caught up with Heckler & Koch at SHOT Show 2010, a company rep gave us a few preliminary details about its MR rifles that should be available to law enforcement for testing and evaluation later this year.

SHOT Show 2010: Bushmaster To Release Adaptive Combat Rifle

January 21, 2010
The rifle once known as the Magpul Masada and developed in a partnership between Bushmaster, Remington, and Magpul should be ready by May.
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