SIG Academy instructor puts P320-M17 through its paces.

U.S. ARMY DUTY HANDGUN FOR CIVILIANS SIG Sauer P320-M17

Photos by SIG Sauer/Firelance Media The SIG Sauer P320 was officially introduced at the 2014 SHOT Show. The P320 was SIG’s response to the U.S. market that continues to expand and generate firearm sales among both private citizens and law enforcement consumers, with striker-fired handguns leading the way. The P320 has again been prominent in

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James Ferguson shoots SR-25 E2 ACC from Spec Rest, which clamps rifle into position and holds it firmly in place. This allows rifle to be comfortably and accurately shot from standing.

ADVANCED COMBAT CARBINE: Knight’s Armament SR-25 E2

Photos by Jessie Indracusin The Knight’s Armament SR-25 E2 Advanced Combat Carbine is a descendant of the M110 Semiautomatic Sniper System (M110 SASS), which is currently in use by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard, as well as with various military and law enforcement units worldwide. The M110 itself is

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Accuracy was impressive with Ruger Precision Rimfire. Certain loads produced sub 3/8-inch groups. Significantly, point of impact was similar enough that loads could be used interchangeably.

BOLT-ACTION UNDERSTUDY: Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle

Sturm, Ruger & Co is a noteworthy force in the U.S. in all firearm categories, whether sporting, competition, tactical, or personal defense. Their most recent addition is the Precision Rimfire. This rifle model indicates a new approach at Sturm, Ruger & Co. The Precision Rimfire is Ruger’s take on creating an affordable, yet highly accurate,

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… barreled rifle made out to match current-issue MK18.

CLONING DONE RIGHT: Building America’s Rifle

A lot of open-source information is available from the military on the M4 and its variants—the M4A1, MK18, and MK12 Special Purpose Rifle (SPR)—including pages upon pages of online photos and videos of troops downrange using various rifle and carbine set-ups. But some of the most detailed information on military rifles can actually be found

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On the move to get into position to engage next set of targets at SIG Sauer Academy’s Hogan’s Alley range.

ADAPTABILITY FOR ANY MISSION: SIG Sauer MCX Virtus

Photos by Richard King SIG Sauer has evolved into a recognized industry leader in the development and manufacture of rifles, SMGs, handguns, optics, ammunition, suppressors, and more. This leads us to SIG Sauer’s latest rifle offering—the MCX Virtus. The MCX Virtus represents the latest rifle methodology typified by modularity without sacrificing rugged reliability. While sharing

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Wilson Match loads shot consistently well across a number of pistols, with groups like this five-shot knot out of a vintage custom 1911.

BEYOND HARDBALL Modern .45 Loads

.45 ACP loads have been mostly boring for well over 100 years. For much of the cartridge’s existence, there was “hardball,” 230-grain full-metal-jacketed bullets launching somewhere between 825 and 875 fps, and a couple of mid-range target loads for the bullseye shooters. In the modern era, jacketed hollow-points arrived in three standard weights: 185-grain, the

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