Meet the US Army’s Next Official Sidearm: Sig Sauer P320

Handgun enthusiasts have been waiting with bated breath to learn which platform the US Army will tap to follow the Beretta M9 as it’s next official sidearm. The US Military’s coveted “Modular Handgun System” contract was awarded this month to Sig Sauer, adopting the P320 9mm to follow in the footsteps of the iconic Colt 1911 and Beretta M9 as the Army’s official sidearm. The competition, which began in earnest back in 2013, sought to replace the dated M9 with a weapon that’s measurably more versatile, accurate, and durable than the Beretta. RELATED: Top 11 Semiauto Handguns on a Budget […]

This Chart Will Immediately Improve Your Pistol Shooting [STEP-BY-STEP]

The best shooters in the world are the ones who strive to master the fundamentals relentlessly. Expert level shooting accuracy, whether you’re shooting a handgun or rifle, is improved with diligence and repetition. You might say there is no “magic bullet.” None of these 6 fundamentals will make the bullets hit the bullseye. Instead, they will help you focus on how you hold on target and squeeze the trigger, i.e. the variables the shooter actually controls. Jams, variations in ammo quality, misfires, etc. Those variables can be controlled for, but they aren’t controlled directly at the point of the shot. RELATED: […]

POP QUIZ: Can Bulletproof Glass Stop a Shotgun Slug?

Maybe you’re a big fan of shotgun slugs… maybe not. But we guarantee the strange, military grade slugs featured in this video will get ANY shooter’s attention. When you send those strange slugs smashing into sheets of bulletproof glass, it becomes must-see TV (of in this case, YouTube). This incredible test pits 5 slugs, from 5 different nations, against a piece of bullet-resistant glass. This glass is rated to stop small arms fire. How does it hold up against a variety of 12-gauge slugs? Watch and see… Click NEXT to watch .50 Cal vs BulletProof Glass

The 2 Guns Donald Trump is Packing… (On the Record, at Least)

President Donald Trump has sparked a controversy or two in his still young presidency with his strong opinions. But one thing that’s not so controversial about this candidate is his choice in firearms. Often criticized for “shooting from the hip” when speaking to the media, many Americans may still be wondering exactly where “The Donald” stands on the carry issue. As a self-proclaimed lifelong New Yorker, one might assume that Trump doesn’t own any personal firearms, or that he’s had relatively little exposure to shooting sports, as he resides in a city well know for its restrictions on the 2nd Amendment. […]

Why You Really Should Lock Your Doors [VIDEO]

Burglars like the one in the photo to the right are a rarity these days, nearly extinct. Learn why today’s burglars work very differently… If anyone calls you paranoid for keeping your doors locked at all hours of the day, send them a link to this post. It’s definitely an eye-opening look at how today’s criminals select their targets. Even better, send them to the video on page 2. This will clear up a lot of confusion about how most property crime truly takes place… and what “paranoid” behaviors are actually spot on. RELATED: Top 5 Shotguns for Home Defense [Under $300] […]

Long Range Shooting 101: Top 5 Rifles and Calibers for Survivalists

The art of shooting long distances engages a different set of skills and techniques than tactical, cowboy-action, or skeet shooting. Some may say long distance shooting is golf, whereas tactical shooting is basketball. Repetition, attention to detail, and the proper equipment can make an enormous difference when it comes to long distance accuracy. And, of course, these are just preparations you make to offset all the less-than-ideal conditions that you’ll almost certainly be dealing with in any real-world scenario. Back to the Fundamentals The key to performing nearly anything requiring precision under pressure is, to oversimplify a bit, practice. To […]

Can You Spot the Hidden Snipers? [GALLERY]

Photo credit: Simon Menner Can you find the sniper hiding out in the photo above? Many of us, particularly survivalists, hunters, veterans and even former snipers, like to believe they have a knack for knowing what a trained sniper might be thinking as he selects a shooting location. Well, here is your chance to prove that you can think like a sniper… It’s the TPC Sniper Challenge!!  Brought to you by the MCG Ranger Spotting Scope. Each slide in this gallery includes a photo with a well-camouflaged sniper with a well-camoflauged weapon, just like the one above. As soon as you believe […]

5 Techniques to Build Mental Toughness Like a Secret Agent

Secret agents get a lot of credit for being mentally tough. And for good reason. And while they may have been recruited to this mentally taxing type or work because of their aptitude for thinking under pressure, you’re crazy if you don’t think there wasn’t some intense training involved. Contrary to popular belief, icy nerves of steel in a crisis aren’t simply innate. Mental toughness is a skill that can be learned and enhanced through mental exercises. When the chips are down, the professionals rely on their training more than ever to give them an edge over those without it. […]

What Happens When You Shoot Guns Under Water [VIDEO GALLERY]

When it comes to real world firearms testing, sometimes it’s the oddball “what-ifs” that captivate our attention, rather than the boring old ballistics tests that are more likely to be relevant in a self-defense scenarios. With that said, it’s time that we tackle one of the burning questions that has perplexed thousands of us for years, especially those of us with a penchant for action movies: What happens when I shoot my (fill-in-the-blank gun) under water? Ok, so that’s probably not the most critical self-defense question, unless you need to defend yourself against a school of hungry piranhas or rampaging […]

If Your Password is on This List, Your Identity is NOT Safe

When it comes to protecting your right to privacy, bit by bit, it’s become crystal clear that you are on your own. The State Department doesn’t know what a secure server is, the NSA is actively trying to hack your accounts, and the IRS is too busy damaging incriminating hard drives. Even the retailers we shop with everyday like Home Depot and Target cannot and/or will not do what it takes to truly protect your most vital information. One of the easiest ways to boost your online financial security is to take the time to upgrade your passwords, not just your […]