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Guns & Ammo Shotgun of the Year Award: TriStar Viper G2 Bronze (2019)

Pulling off a surprising win, the TriStar Viper G2 Bronze shotgun chambered in .410 is top dog for 2019.

New SIG Optics and Pistols for 2020

Tom Beckstrand and Phil Strader talk about the Romeo Zero red dot sight and optics-ready handguns from SIG.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Stippling

The custom pressure activated grip texture on the Hellcat frame features a pattern of staggered pyramid shapes.

S&W M&P10 PC in 6.5_Creedmoor

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P 10 chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor is built on the AR-10 receiver.

SIG Sauer 716 G2 DMR 6.5 Creedmoor

SOCOM command chose the 6.5 Creedmoor for it's “intermediate” caliber of choice. Tom Beckstrand runs it through the Sig Sauer 716 G2 DMR.

POF Constable Rifle

Brad Fitzpatrick reviews the Constable, an American-made direct-impingement rifle that utilizes Patriot Ordnance's MILSPEC+ Bolt Carrier Group.

Heizer Defense Pocket Shotgun - Fires .410 Shotshells or .45 Colt

Tom Heizer shows us the Heizer Defense Pocket Shotgun that shoots 2.5-inch .410 shells or .45 Colt.

Gilboa 7.62x39 M43 Rifle

James Tarr and Eric Poole feature the unique aspects of the latest AR style rifle from Gilboa that takes AK magazines.

Kimber K6s Target Revolver and 1911 RAPIDE Black Ice

Jeremy Stafford, of Guns & Ammo, and Rachel Maloney, of Kimber, talk about two new pistol models for 2020.

Lots of Attention Around the New Ruger-57 Pistol

The all-new Ruger-57 pistol is chambered for 5.7×28mm ammo.

Ed Brown Fueled Series - Custom Pistols

Famous for their 1911, Ed Brown is now getting into polymer guns with their own version of the S&W M&P 2.0.

Hi-Point YEET Cannon G1 YC9 9mm

Hi-Point introduces an updated version of the C9 pistol with the YC9 - YEET Cannon G1 9mm.

Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW Pistol

Daniel Defense is now shipping their new DDM4 PDW pistol is chambered for .300 BLK with a 7" barrel.

Springfield 1911 Ronin Operator

The new Springfield 1911 Ronin Operator series is available in both 9mm and 45 ACP.

Guns & Ammo Handgun of the Year Award: Taurus TX22 .22LR (2019)

The TX22 is a full-size, polymer-frame, blowback-operated and striker-fired semiautomatic that comes with two, 16-round magazines.

Wilson Combat American Combat Pistol (ACP) 1911 – First Look

Hand built in Arkansas, the Willson Combat American Combat Pistol (ACP) 1911 features all the precision, craftsmanship and quality associated with a Wilson Combat custom handgun at a lower, package price.

Springfield Hellcat 9mm Subcompact – A Game-Changer?

The new Springfield Hellcat 9mm subcompact pistol — standard and OSP models — may claw its way to the top of the concealed-carry market with better ammunition capacity.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Magazine Capacity

Right out of the box the Hellcat™ comes with 2 magazines, an 11-round mag with pinky extension and a 13-round extended mag. A flush plate is also included to give the pistol as small of a footprint as possible.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Accuracy Test

Groups generally averaged between 2 inches and 3 inches with 10 brands of ammo.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Recoil Management

The Hellcat's beavertail extends beyond the rear of the slide and encourages a high grip that works in conjunction with the high triggerguard cut above the frontstrap. The results are minimal muzzle rise during recoil.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Trigger Pull

G&A obtained two of the first 10 production Hellcats available — one Standard and one OSP model) and trigger pull weights averaged between 5 pounds, 7 ounces, for one and 7 pounds for the second. Both exhibited consistent and clean pulls.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Sights

The Hellcat features a high visibility tritium & luminescent front sight paired with a Tactical Rack U-Dot rear sight. An Optics Ready Model is also available.

Springfield Armory Hellcat - Safety Features

The Hellcat has both active and passive safety features.

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