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Japanese DEVTAC Ronin Ballistic Helmet

A Japanese company called DEVTAC makes a very unique ballistic helmet called Ronin. Although it looks like an airsoft mask, it is an actual ballistic helmet providing NIJ Level II protection. The Ronin helmet is made of kevlar. It features 7mm additional cheek panels which are held in place by neodymium magnets. The use of […]

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The Statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov is Unveiled in Moscow

19th of September is the Gunsmith’s Day in Russia. This year, the most notable celebration event was the unveiling of Mikhail Kalashnikov statue in Moscow. A number of Russian defense industry and government officials attended the ceremony. The ceremony was accompanied by a military orchestra and honor guard. The statue was also blessed by a priest […]

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10 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in September 2017 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction

If you read The Firearm Blog on a regular basis, then you must remember that earlier we have published articles identical to this one. We’ve been looking at the ten most expensive firearms sold in main auctions of America’s largest firearm auction houses: James D. Julia and Rock Island Auction. This article is no different than […]

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Russian PL-15K Pistol Described by the Designer (VIDEO)

Kalashnikov Media, a dedicated media website of Kalashnikov Concern, has released a video where the designer of PL-15 and PL-15K pistols, Dmitri Lebedev, talks about the compact version of his pistol. Here is that video (with English subtitles). https://kalashnikov.media/en/embed/4516432 According to RIA Novosti news agency, the PL-15K can become a replacement for the Makarov pistol which […]

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Wearable Device to Assist Medical Evacuation of Australian Soldiers

A recent press release from Australian Department of Defence announced that two companies will be granted a $700,000 (possibly Australian dollars) from Australian Next Generation Technologies Fund to develop a soldier wearable device which will collect data concerning the soldier’s condition and location in the battlefield. In case if the soldier is wounded the device will work […]

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New Firefield Impact and Impact Duo Reflex Sights

Firefield has introduced a couple of new reflex sights called Impact and Impact Duo. The main difference between the two is that Impact Duo has a side mounted red laser sight. Firefield Impact. See the Impact Duo on the top image of this article Both sights are non-magnified and are designed for close range target […]

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Kalashnikov Concern Launches Gun Care Chemicals and Lubricants

Kalashnikov Concern has announced the launch of Kalashnikov branded gun care products. They’ve introduced several lubricants as well as a rust remover, degreaser, and cold bluing compound. In the press release, they say that all the new products are tested in their own laboratories. Kalashnikov Concern’s Lubricants There are three types of new lubricants. One of […]

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FAB Defense Tactical Sniper Bench (TSB) Kit

Fab Defense makes an interesting shooting bench called TSB (Tactical Sniper Bench). It basically offers the same as a normal stationary bench does. However, it is portable and can be disassembled and stored in a relatively small package. The TSB kit is ambidextrous in that there are folding and adjustable elbow rests on either side of the […]

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[DSEI-2017] Victrix Armament CORVUS .50 Caliber Anti-Materiel Rifle

During DSEI-2017 arms exhibition Victrix Armament, a subsidiary of Beretta, has released a bolt action anti-materiel rifle called Corvus. This is the first time Beretta (or one of its subsidiaries) introduces a firearm chambered in .50 BMG. It is also the largest caliber for them. Images by Beretta and Victrix In the press release published […]

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