UPDATE: One of These 7 Guns is the Next “Official Sidearm of the US Military”

As you may know, the US Armed Forces is on the hunt for the next official Joint Combat Pistol for the entire US Military. Yes, it’s kind of a big deal… In the 1980s, the Beretta M9A1 was chosen to replace the iconic M1911A1. RELATED: Top 11 Semiauto Handguns on a Budget Many veterans and 1911 fans never forgave the Department of Defense for what they considered a huge blunder. Not to mention, they gave an Italian firearms company the most coveted sidearms contract on the planet… Fast forward to 2017, where a fresh clash of the titans is underway to decide which […]

SHOCK: US Army Rejects Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol

Wow, it’s official… Smith & Wesson is officially out of the running for the Department of Defense’s coveted contract for a new Modular Handgun System. This new contract stipulates that the sidearm selected must have modifiable grips, ambidextrous controls, magazine options, and rails. The DoD also mandates that the pistol must be able to hit a 4-inch target at 50 meters 90% of the time, throughout the service life of the handgun. Only a handful of manufacturers were competing for the $580M contract with the Army. Smith & Wesson submitted their very popular and well-liked M&P pistol design and, quite unexpectedly, they […]

Bang for Your Buck: 5 Best Semiautomatics on a Budget

When it comes to self-defense, the vast majority of military and tactical experts choose to carry a sidearm, rather than a shotgun or rifle. Semi-automatic pistols, in specific, are hands down winner when you put it to vote. And the reasons are simple. Semi-auto pistols offer a great deal of tactical advantages over other firearms. They’re lighter, more compact, and they hold plenty of ammo. For these reasons, they make a much more practical “everyday carry” than a pump shotgun or even a Colt revolver. Plus, there’s just something really nice about squeezing off a few rounds through a semi-auto. […]

Bang for Your Buck: 11 Best Semiautomatics on a Budget

When it comes to self-defense, the vast majority of military and tactical experts choose to carry a sidearm, rather than a shotgun or rifle. Semi-automatic pistols, in specific, are hands down winner when you put it to vote. And the reasons are simple. Semi-auto pistols offer a great deal of tactical advantages over other firearms. They’re lighter, more compact, and they hold plenty of ammo. For these reasons, they make a much more practical “everyday carry” than a pump shotgun or even a Colt revolver. Plus, there’s just something really nice about squeezing off a few rounds through a semi-auto. […]