Articles by Matthew Cox

Slide Fire Solutions' SSAR-15 MOD in Flat Dark Earth. Photo: Slide Fire Solutions.

Slide Fire Offering SSAR-15 in New Color

Slide Fire Solutions just unveiled its SSAR-15 MOD in Flat Dark Earth. Slide Fire is a veteran-owned, US designer and manufacturer of the bump fire…


FITS Socks Tactical Crew. Photo: FITS Socks.

FITS Socks Tactical, Merino Wool Socks

FITS Socks has two tactical styles of socks that are worth checking out. The FITS Tactical Crew socks feature Merino wool next to the skin…


Advantage Tactical Sights Dark Diamond Night Sight. Photo: Advantage Tactical Sights.

ATS Introduces New Pistol Night Sights

Advantage Tactical Sights just unveiled its new Dark Diamond Night Sight for shooting in complete darkness. The ATS-DD is the first iron sight that enables…


TOPS Knives' new Brakimo knife. Photo: TOPS Knives.

TOPS Knives Has a New Jungle Knife

TOPS knives recently introduced its newest bush-craft knife, designed with a jungle theme. The Brakimo — pronounced BRAH-key-moe — is named it in honor of…


Gear Whores Anonymous Base Strap MK1. Photo: Gear Whores Anonymous

GWA’s New Field Watch Band

Gear Whores Anonymous has a new tacticool watch band that’s built for rough use. “I originally made this strap after the original strap on my…


Tracking Point's new M1400 338LM bolt-action rifle. Photo: Tracking Point.

Tracking Point’s New Squad-Level Rifle

TrackingPoint recently unveiled its newest precision-guided firearm – the squad-level M1400 338LM bolt-action rifle designed to engage targets moving up to 20 mph out to…


TOPS Knives CUT 4.0. Photo by Recoil Magazine.

TOPS Knives’s Combat Utility Tool

The CUT 4.0, by TOPS Knives, looks like a handy defensive-carry knife. Short for Combat Utility Tool, the CUT 4.0 was designed by martial artist…





An Army Special Forces soldier fires an M110 semi-automatic sniper system on Eglin Range,Fla., Oct. 30, 2013. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. John Bainter)

Army Selects New Compact Sniper Rifle

The U.S. Army has chosen Heckler & Koch to make its new Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System. The March 31 contract award to Heckler & Koch…




Magpul's  MIAD/MOE Lube Bottle Core. Photo: Magpul Industries.

Magpul’s Oil-Bottle Grip Insert

Magpul Industries Corp., makes an accessory for carrying an oil bottle in some of their rifle grips. The MIAD/MOE Lube Bottle Core is an internal…


Glock 19 pistol. Photo: Glock.

Army Chief May Choose SOF Pistol over MHS

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley is looking for ways to abandon the service’s Modular Handgun System effort, including trying to buy Glock 19s…


The Propper Packable Full-zip Windshirt. Photo: Optactical.com.

Propper’s New Packable Windshirt

Propper has a new wind-blocking shirt that’s worth checking out. The Packable Full-zip Windshirt is a “quality solution for those seeking a wind barrier, whether…


G2 Research's new 7.62x39mm Ripout Round. Photo: G2 Research.

G2 Research’s New Expanding 7.62x39mm Round

G2 Research just unveiled an expanding 7.62x39mm round for hunting and self-defense use. “The G2 Research 7.62×39 Ripout Round is engineered to deliver serious penetration…



The Pak-Rat Quick-Clip is a stand-alone, universal accessory which works with nearly every sling or strap. Photo: Copper Basin LLC.

Pak-Rat Secures Your Rifle Sling to Your Pack

Copper Basin, LLC has a new backpack accessory for securing your rifle sling to your backpack strap. The Pak-Rat Quick-Clip is a stand-alone, universal accessory…