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Springfield Armory’s XD (M) 5.25 Pistol Bob Pilgrim From the January 2012 issue of SOF Competition and Combat Although bred for the various competitions of the action shooting genre, it is the author’s contention that Springfield Armory’s latest polymer pistol, the 5.25 XD(M) in 9×19 mm would perform, with minor …

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MTM Special Ops Watch Black Cobra

The new Black Diamond-Like Carbon coating on the MTM Cobra creates a smooth finish, while also upgrading its durable and scratch-resistant qualities. With their threatening hoods, intimidating posture and venomous bite, cobras are amongst the most iconic snakes on earth; both respected and feared. Emulating their dominant qualities in the …

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M18, New Air Force handgun is being fielded

AFLCMC acquires new Air Force handgun By Brian Brackens, Air Force M9 PistolM9 PistolPrimary function: Personal defense. Length: 8.5 in. Weight: 2.55 lbs. (fully-loaded). Caliber: 9 mm NATO. Maximum effective range: 50 meters. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) —  Combat arms units across the Air Force are getting new …

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