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Heckler & Koch’s HK416 Finally Selected As FAMAS Replacement

September is a very good month for Heckler & Koch. In the past years, the company has been experiencing problems such as in 2013, when it was first reported to be having financial problems due to delayed deliveries and then in 2015 problems with the G36 rifle used by the Bundeswehr came out in the open. On September 2, a German court cleared the company of any fault in the G36 issue and does not need to pay the government any compensation.

Do Airsoft Celebrities Cheat To Show You Their Gameplay Videos Are Awesome?

Sometimes, it’s nice to have some controversy to spice things up in the airsoft community when the days and weeks were mainly more about airsoft guns, gears, and games. When things get boring, surprisingly, an issue comes out in the open that will have almost everybody forming an opinion for or against the main subject of the issue.

Tokyo Marui Product Updates At The 56th All Japan Model & Hobby Show

The 56th All Japan Model & Hobby Show is ongoing as of this writing, with today and tomorrow being open to the general public to check all the nice toys and hobby kits that the members of the Japan Plastic Model/ Figures Industrial Cooperative are putting on display. For those who follow the Japanese hobby industry, some of the biggest names in the hobby world are there right now and they have some really cool products on display.

Marines Looking For A New Uniform Dye Hard To Spot By SWIR Sensors

Modern-day camo patterns are effective (no thanks to the UCP though) in breaking up the shapes of soldiers that they cannot be detected by the naked eye. However there are now sensors widely available commercially and are also affordable that can detect soldiers in camo as they strongly contrast in the environment they are in when these sensors are used.

Proposed Ordinance In The City Of Baltimore Calls For Ban Of Replica Guns

For airsofters in Baltimore and the general airsoft community in Maryland, it’s time to move into action to preserve their beloved hobby. If the proposed Ordinance in the city gets approved, ownership of replica firearms, airsoft included, will be banned.

Tokyo Marui Are Ready For The 56th All Japan Model & Hobby Show

It is a busy September for Tokyo Marui in terms of public appearances. They were with CAPCOM during the Tokyo Game Show 2016 that took place last week and for this week, they will be at the 56th All Japan Model & Hobby Show. The All Japan Model & Hobby Show will be the last show for the year that the company will be having a big presence of their own.

GoPro Announces The Karma Drone, Hero5 Black & Hero5 Session

We were expecting GoPro to make an official announcement on their products this week, and they did not disappoint at all. What they unveiled are products to tell the world that they intend to be on top of the action camera world and expand into other territories to bring the fight to other big competitors.

By the looks of it, GoPro have their sights on Garmin, Sony, Olympus, and DJI with their new product offerings: the Karma Drone and Hero5 action cameras:

A New Hand Grenade Is Being Designed By The U.S. Army After 40 Years

Yes, you read it right. The M67 hand grenade that is much in use in the U.S. Army has been around for 40 years. Introduced in the 1968 and lobbed by soldiers during the Vietnam War, it is the mainstay grenade to dislodge the enemy whether in caves, rooms, and bunkers. Finally, the U.S. Army have taken steps to design its replacement as it has inherent flaws that need to be corrected.

Here’s Your Chance To Own A Military Humvee, Bidding Starts At $4,000

Airsoft players have been sharing information on Facebook about surplus Humvees that will be auctioned off by the U.S. government via Gov Planet. Now, this is not exactly something really new as Gov Planet has been auctioning off surplus Humvees in batches since 2014 to the delight of those who have been wanting to own a Humvee at bargain basement prices.

13-Year-Old Shot Dead By Police In Ohio After Pulling Out Replica Gun

Another tragic day in which using an replica gun to scare off pursuing police ended in the snuffing out a young man’s life. Last September 14, 2016, police in Columbus, Ohio have reported that a 13-year old boy was shot dead while they were in pursuit of robbery suspects after pulling out an BB gun from his waistband, leading the pursuing officers to open fire.