Articles by Matthew Cox








Beretta showed off a new concealed-carry pistol, the PX4 Compact Carry, Jan. 18, 2014, at SHOT Show in Las Vegas. (Photo by Matthew Cox/Military.com.)

Beretta Unveils Improved Compact 9mm Pistol

LAS VEGAS — Beretta showed off a new concealed-carry pistol today at SHOT Show 2016 inspired by firearms trainer Earnest Langdon. The PX4 Compact Carry…



The Halo ZIR10X range finder. Photo by Halo Optics.

Halo Optics’ New Hand-Held Range Finder

Halo Optics has a new, hand-held ranger finder designed for accurate readings out to 1,000 yards. I’ve never used one of these, but Halo products…



The new MPA9300DMG 9mm carbine. Photo: Masterpiece Arms.

MasterPiece Arms Offers New 9mm Carbine

MasterPiece Arms is now offering its new 9mm carbine with all-aluminum lower receiver from the new DMG (Defender, Machined, Grip) Series. The MPA9300DMG is based…


Safe Gun Technology’s fingerprint-access retrofit kit on an AR-15 rifle. Photo: Smart Tech Challenges Foundation.

Obama Orders Pentagon to Test Smart-Gun Tech

The White House has tasked the Pentagon to test smart-gun technology as part of President Obama’s executive action on gun control. The executive action contains…