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Monday, January 17, 2022

Firearms

The L42A1: A Sniper Rifle To Remember | The American Rifleman

The L42A1 is a 7.62x51mm NATO sniper rifle based on the WWII era .303 British Lee Enfield No. 4. The No. 4(T) was Britain’s main sniper during the second world war, and it consisted of hand-picked No. 4 service...

ATF To Launch New Electronic Form 4 | The American Rifleman

The ATF is hoping to shorten wait times for verification of Form 4s which have taken up to a year to be completed with the introduction of electronic filing. Form 4s are required for any purchase of an item...

Navy ships confiscate 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles, ammo en route from Iran, likely headed to Yemen | Navy Times

The US Navy patrol coastal ships Tempest and Typhoon discovered 1,400 AK-47 assault weapons and 226,600 rounds of ammunition in the North Arabian Sea from an unregistered fishing boat last December 20 while searching with onboard US Coast Guard...

5M more Americans acquired guns during COVID-19 pandemic | United Press International

There is increased first time gun ownership across America since the emergence of Covid-19. 2.4M Americans bought their first guns in 2019 compared to 5.1M between January of 2020 and May of this year. There were signs of ‘panic...

Pearl Harbor Survivors: M1903 Rifles Salvaged From U.S.S. California | The American Rifleman

Of the four battleships sunk at Pearl Harbor, the U.S.S. California was the least damaged overall and was prioritized for salvage. Any usable materials including radar, ammunition and the 14” naval guns were removed from the wreckage as quickly...

Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting lawsuit | NPR

Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled this week that gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the 2017 Mandalay Bay mass shooting committed by Stephen Paddock. The parents of a woman who was among the 60 deceased victims alleged that Colt...

14 New Guns For 2022 | The American Rifleman

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) Expo gives firearm enthusiasts a chance to look at the weapons that start shipping within the first few months of the year. The American Rifleman traveled to Grapevine, TX to take...

The Guns of Thanksgiving | The American Rifleman

When we think of Thanksgiving now, we frequently think of settings like NC. Wyeth's, Jennie Brownscombe's, or Norman Rockwell's illustrations. Puritan Pilgrims in black, wearing high-topped buckle caps and holding blunderbusses, greet a small group of invited Native American guests....

Why You Should Shoot Your Collectable Firearms | The American Rifleman

Younger people will not remember a time before replica firearms and commemorative models were common. The 1960s saw an increase in demand for replica firearms with the 100 year anniversary of the Civil War. Today, many people own prized...

Remington to Relocate Headquarters to Georgia | America’s 1st Freedom

Remington Firearms has elected to move their base of operations from Ilion, NY to LaGrange, GA where there are plans in place for a new factory and research center. Remington plans to invest $100 million and create 850 jobs...

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Special Forces Will Simulate An Insurgency On U.S. Soil In Upcoming Unconventional Warfare Exercise | The Drive

Robin Sage, the Army’s annual unconventional warfare exercise is set to kick off at the end of this month...

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