Kyle Mizokami is a freelance writer based in San Francisco, California. He specializes in defense and security issues and has written for a variety of outlets, including The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Daily Beast, The National Interest, and Popular Mechanics.
The AR-15 rifle is America’s rifle. Derived from the venerable M16 rifle platform, the AR is highly versatile, operating in calibers from .22 Long Rifle to .50 Beowulf. We use our rifles on everything from plinking to hunting to self-defense, and often with a few new accessories you can quickly change the rifle’s purpose. Half the fun of having an AR is buying new stuff to use with it. With that in mind, here’s 10 accessories every AR owner needs.
The annual 2017 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, is done and over. In its wake are a whole slew of new guns, tactical and hunting gear, and other related items shown to the public for the first time, soon to be for sale at a gun store near you. Here’s some of the best on released at SHOT.
The U.S. Army has selected the Sig Sauer P320 handgun as its new sidearm, replacing the Beretta M9. The announcement, which was broken yesterday afternoon by Military.com, was made at the Las Vegas SHOT Show trade convention. The handgun will be known as the M17.