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First Look: Limited Edition NRA AR-15 Rifle

6:11 PM 02/04/2015

For the first time in its history, the NRA has officially licensed an AR-15 rifle bearing the organization's logo. This limited edition semi-automatic rifle will be manufactured by Black Rain Ordnance of Neosho, Mo. "NRA 1871" is printed in white on the inside of the dust cover while the full NRA logo appears on the magazine well.

Beretta And The M9A3: Update

1:58 PM 02/03/2015

Today American Rifleman's Mark Keefe is at Beretta USA in Accokeek, Md., doing something that no sitting governor of the state of Maryland has done: visit the plant that has manufactured the M9 pistol that has served the United States military since the 1980s.*

Gun Test: Diamondback DB FS Nine

4:53 PM 11/04/2014

Diamondback’s DB FS Nine, the company’s first attempt at a full-size semi-automatic, is a polymer-frame striker-fired 9 mm with a 4.75" chrome moly barrel and an unloaded weight of 21.5 ozs. That’s roughly two-and-a-half times as much as the company’s demure DB380 weighs, so the FS Nine represents a step up in size for Diamondback as well as a leap into the crowded field of striker-fired autoloaders.