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The Air Force’s Suppressed M9 Pistol from the ‘80s
This kit, made by Knight’s Armament, was packed into pilots' survival gear.
Springfield Armory Introduces XD-M Elite 3.8″ Compact
This EDC-ready 9mm boasts an impressive ammunition capacity and a host of features
Why Self-Defense Ammo is Worth the Higher Price
There’s a big difference between what you use to punch holes in paper and what you should keep in your every-day concealed carry gun.
First-Time Handgun Training at Gunsite Academy
The author recounts his experience attending one of the premier firearm schools in the country using the Remington RM380 pistol
Springfield Hellcat Pistol Passes 20,000-Round Mark
The same pistol that endured a 10,000-round torture test last year has logged another 10K rounds.
Your First Handgun
Whether you want a handgun for self-defense, home security, or just plain fun, here’s what you need to know before you buy.
Heckler & Koch VP70: The First Polymer-Framed Handgun
This striker-fired, blowback handgun, introduced in 1973, was way ahead of its time.
The Best Handguns for Women
These 25 guns span a range of budgets, but all delivery rock solid dependability.
Heckler & Koch SP5, Finally a Semi-Auto MP5 for the U.S. Market
It’s as close as you can get to a genuine MP5 SMG, and it’s pretty darn close.
Best New Self Defense Handguns: SHOT Show 2020
Any of these pistols and revolvers make an excellent carry gun or home defense firearm.