Tactical Firearms

Manufacture Spotlight: Zastava Arms

By James Martineau,

Among the panoply of firearms manufacturers behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War Era was Zastava. Zastava Arms is known as a Serbian arms manufacturer that supplied arms to the Yugoslav government during the Cold War. Today, Zastava makes rifles for not only military and Law Enforcement ... Read more

Featured Gun: Colt Government Model M45A1 CQBP Marine

The legendary Colt 1911 semi-automatic pistol, a design that’s more than 100 years old, served the United States Military from 1911 to 1985. The 1911 pistol remains a pillar of the firearms industry and given its enduring popularity among law enforcement and civilian shooters worldwide, it’s likely to hold its ... Read more

Featured Gun: Nighthawk Custom Costa Recon 1911 Pistol!

Nighthawk Custom, makers of one of the of the world’s finest 1911 pistols, has earned solidified its reputation over the years.

Every part used in Nighthawk Custom 1911 pistols have been fully machined from bar stock billet steel and are oversized to later be hand fit. Starting with oversized, raw parts, ... Read more

Civilian Versions of Romanian AKM Rifles

By James Martinreau,

With the introduction of the Type 4 AKM receiver, the Soviet Union required its satellite states to produce their own variants of the AKM. In response, Cugir Arms Factory of Romania designed the PM model 63/65. This rifle continues to serve in the Romanian military after decades of ... Read more