Tag Archives: special operations

Looking for a Kydex Holster for Tactical Use or CCW? It’s G-Code Time.

by David Crane There’s certainly no dirth of kydex holster makers right now. However, there’s one company out there that looks like it might just be the most innovative of the bunch, and that’s Edge-Works Manufacturing, the makers of G-Code holsters. For about the last 7 months, I’ve been using a G-Code paddle holster to carry around my third generation …

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HK MP7 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)

Heckler & Koch’s MP7 PDW is a somewhat controversial weapon. Its 4.6x30mm projectile is very small, and the ballistics on the round appear to be somewhat sketchy. The new weapon looks like it would be a lot of fun to shoot, but going up against enemy forces on an overseas mission is probably not the best place to discover its …

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Magpul Industries Corp. Introduces the MSS(Modular Stock System) at Shot Show.

Ya’ just gotta’ give it up to someone that can invent a better mousetrap. Rich Fitzpatrick of Magpul Industries Corp. appears to have done just that. Fitzpatrick is an ex-Marine who’s never much liked the M4′ carbine’s collapsible buttstock. He’s always felt it’s a bit too flimsy, doesn’t offer quite enough adjustment, and generally sucks ergonomically, thus providing a less-than-ideal …

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FN Herstal Introduces

As I sat there listening to Rick Demilt, Director of Law Enforcement Sales and Marketing for FN Herstal USA, at the company’s corporate presentation at Shot Show 2002, I immediately realized that FN Herstal is on an absolute warpath to literally take over the law enforcement and military markets of the free world. This is not an exaggeration. The company’s …

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MK46 Mod 0 and M249 SPW Developed for U.S. Special Operations by FN Herstal.

The MK46 Mod 0 and M249 SPW(Special Purpose Weapon) LMG’s are basically modified, shortened, and lightened M249 SAW’s(5.56x45mm) that have been developed specifically for use by U.S. Special Operations. On both, the M249’s forearm has been replaced with a rail system, although the SPW’s and MK46’s rails are of different configuration. Also, their buttstocks differ from each other in that …

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Milkor MGL-MK1 40mm Multiple Grenade Launcher: The Best in the Business.

The Milkor MGL-MK1 is the premier multiple grenade launcher of the world. Made in South Africa, the Milkor MGL gives its operator 6 rounds of 40mm low-impulse grenades at his immediate disposal, making it an extremely effective force multiplier for any special operations team. It is the preferred multiple grenade launcher of Spec-Ops and mercenary forces around the world. One …

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SIG 552 Commando Mini-Assault Rifle for Special Operations.

SIG seems to have a little winner with their 552 Commando(the rifle’s full numeric designation is actually 552-2P). Just like all the other mini-assault rifles out there, the SIG 552 is designed for use in tight spots by special operators and air crew members. *Click on "Read More" below for the rest of the story.* What separates the SIG 552 …

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