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Much anticipated — New Rex Zero 1 Tactical

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

June 16th, 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV – Now available, the Rex Zero 1T (Tactical model) in two colors, Black and Flat Dark Earth. Features a threaded barrel (with protector) 1.5×28, 20+ round capacity magazine (ships with 2), and ROR (Rex Optics Ready) System.

Arex Rex Zero 1 9mm Pistol in Standard, Compact, and Tactical.

The Rex Zero 1T (REXZERO1T-01) Tactical pistol complies with strict military standards for reliability and has passed extreme temperature, hostile environment, and drop tests. Limited Lifetime Warranty for the original retail (commercial/civilian) purchaser, one year for law enforcement and military customers. Warranty and service by FIME Group LLC. Ships with (2) 20-round mags, (4) Plates for optics mounting, Hard Polymer Case, Cable Padlock, Operating Manual.

Arex Rex Zero 1 9mm Pistol in Standard, Compact, and Tactical.

Arex Rex Zero 1 9mm Pistol in Standard, Compact, and Tactical.

The Rex Zero 1T (Tactical) pistol continues the excellence in production, quality, and value that Arex of Slovenia has become known for since the introduction of the Rex Zero 1 to the US in 2016 with FIME Group, LLC as the official importer. The Tactical model has more options than ever before in the Rex Zero series of pistols, including the new ROR (Rex Optics Ready) platform. Adding on to the proven quality and craftsmanship of the basic features, the Tactical model now offers the following enhancements to increase shooter experience and customization ability.

The Rex Zero 1T (Tactical) is a 20-round, 4.9” threaded barrel 9x19mm pistol with several unique features:


  • Threaded barrel (with protector) 1.5×28
  • 20 rd. mags
  • Raised sights
  • ROR (Rex Optics Ready) – 4 plates for optics attachment
    (1) Trijicon;
    (2) C-More;
    (3) Shield/Jpoint;
    (4) Eotech/Vortex/Burris/Docter/Insight/Meopta

  • Can be operated either “cocked & locked” or safely de-cocked for DA/SA operation. External safety operates in either configuration.
  • Ambi- safety and magazine release.
  • The slide-stop also serves as the de-cocker.
  • Hard anodized T7075 aluminum frame made from solid bar stock with steel locking block insert.
  • Nitrocarburized steel slide made from solid bar stock.
  • Forward cocking serrations.
  • 1 piece cold hammer forged barrel made from solid bar stock and Nitrocarburized.
  • Loaded chamber indicator
  • Full length slide rails.
  • Picatinny railed dust cover.
  • Large trigger guard for use with gloves.
  • High profile white dot steel sights.
  • Approved for all commercial SAAMI specification +P ammunition
  • Arex

    FIME Group, LLC is a manufacturer, importer, and exporter of the finest, high-quality firearms from around the world. Founded with the mission to manufacture the finest firearms and establish long-lasting business relationships with multiple manufacturers, FIME Group, LLC seeks to provide all of the customer favorites among rifles, handguns, and shotguns.

    FIME Group, LLC.’s partnerships include:

  • Arex from Slovenia – the manufacturer of the Rex Zero 1 pistols, with a proven track record of over 20 years for manufacturing highly competitive products with premium quality and precision;
  • Molot from Russia – the manufacturer of the Vepr rifles and shotguns, one of the most rigid, toughest systems in the world;
  • Zastava Arms from Serbia – the manufacturer of the rifles based on the famous Mauser system.
  • FIME Group, LLC. is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and may be found online at

    HM Defense Announces The AVENGER M308 Rifle

    Friday, June 16th, 2017

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    June 15, 2017

    Mt. Orab, Ohio – HM Defense announces the release of its all-new HM10 Monobloc rifle, the AVENGER M308. The AVENGER M308 was designed and developed by HM Defense in response to demand for a larger, .308 Win / 7.62 NATO model of their highly successful HM15 Monobloc rifle.

    “The AVENGER offers the same high level of innovation and capability found in our HM15 rifle now in the larger HM10 platform” said Clay Barker, General Manager at HM Defense. “We are confident that our customers will be pleased with the premium features and value of our new rifle.”

    The foundation of the AVENGER rifle is an all-new, custom HM10 billet lower receiver developed for low weight and maximum rigidity. Attached to the forged upper is HM’s exclusive Monobloc integral gas block barrel designed to minimize recoil and enable sub-MOA accuracy.

    The AVENGER M308 includes the following premium features:

  • HM Monobloc .308 Win barrel, 4150 Chromolly steel, 18” length with treaded end, 1:10 twist ratio, rifle-length gas system
  • HM 15” free float 1913 Picatinny rail with MAGPUL M-LOK mounting system
  • HM custom designed billet 7075-T6 lower receiver
  • Velocity 3 lb. AR trigger
  • Stainless steel barrel nut
  • HM custom CNC muzzle break
  • HM light weight stock
  • Custom charging handle
  • The AVENGER M308 is offered in three Cerakote finishes: Black, Midnight Tungsten (pictured) and Field Dark Earth (FDE).
  • HM Defense has set the MSRP of the AVENGER M308 at $1,895. For more information visit or contact

    About HM Defense
    HM Defense Technologies, designs, develops and produces AR rifles that feature exclusive components & patent pending technologies. The HM Defense mission is to advance AR rifle technology to its highest level. The company strives to create rifles that are more accurate, easier to maintain and dependable in extreme conditions.

    HM manufactures and machines its rifle components in-house, ensuring the closest tolerances, highest quality and maximum performance of its products. All HM Defense products are proudly made in Mt. Orab, Ohio.

    Crimson Trace Suggests: This Father’s Day, Take Dad Shooting

    Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

    Crimson Trace

    (Wilsonville, OR)—Looking for a great way to spend time with dad on Father’s Day? Crimson Trace suggests skipping the necktie gift this June 18th and making dad very happy by taking him shooting. Whether safely plinking in a farm field or shooting at a local gun range, dad and the family can practice their skills while spending quality time together. Everyone can make that practice session more exciting—and beneficial—with a Crimson Trace® laser sight installed on dad’s favorite firearm.

    While there are many makes and models of handguns and firearms that dad could own and shoot on his special day, there are more than 275 Crimson Trace laser sights and lights designed to fit thousands of firearm models. Dad will have plenty of choices: Does he want a green or red Crimson Trace laser sight? Does he want that laser sight secured on a Picatinny rail, installed over the pistol’s trigger guard, or secured to the firearm as a replacement grip? Does he want his Crimson Trace laser sight pre-installed by the firearm manufacturer or does he want to install the laser sights himself? If dad owns a popular 1911 handgun, or a Smith & Wesson M&P® 45 Shield, there are numerous laser sight models for those popular handguns.

    Crimson Trace products offer fathers and all firearm owners across America several advantages. By using Crimson Trace’s patented Instinctive Activation firearm laser activation technology, most models are instantly activated when the firearm is gripped. A laser sighting system on a firearm will also help dad or any owner easily determine any problems with firearm control or operation—and help with correcting those problems. Seeing a laser downrange also adds to the excitement of the shooting session. With laser sight prices beginning at $159, the price tags will fit the wallet of most dads—and gift buyers.

    Your dad could be the important person who introduced you to shooting and firearms. Taking him shooting this Father’s Day is a great way to return the favor—or pass it back! Dad can also rest easy in knowing that his Crimson Trace laser sight is backed 24/7 by a professional customer service department.

    For more product details, visit or call 800-442-2406. To find a range or place to shoot, and to download targets for the shooting session, visit the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s website:

    Crimson Trace is widely recognized as America’s top brand of laser sights. The company strives to make laser sights as standard equipment on concealed-carry and personal-defense firearms. For more than twenty years, Crimson Trace has equipped America’s gun owners, law enforcement officers and military units around the globe with the largest selection of award-winning laser sight and tactical light products. Full details are at or available by calling 800-442-2406.

    ADS Federal Range Day – C2i Advanced Technologies

    Monday, June 12th, 2017

    C2i Advanced Technologies exhibited their Remote Aiming System – Rifle. Essentially, it places a see through camera in a weapon’s optic. This allows the reticle to be viewed remotely, whether by the Soldier via a monocle, or an arm mounted screen. This means the shooter can remain behind cover, only exposing the weapon to enemy fire and still effectively engage threats.


    Furthermore, the image can be viewed by others. In the case of marksmanship training, this is a great capability.

    Grey Ghost and Soldier Systems Daily Announce the Mother of All Giveaways

    Thursday, June 8th, 2017


    Industry giants team up to host 14-days of incredible giveaways online

    Lakewood, WA, June 8, 2017 – Two of the industry’s biggest entities, Solider Systems Daily and Grey Ghost, have teamed up to host the Mother of All Giveaways – a 14-day giveaway contest where new winners will be selected every day, beginning June 12th and going through June 26th, to receive products ranging from 100 boxes of Grey Ghost Precision Match Grade Ammo and Grey Ghost Gear Minimalist Plate Carriers, to a SSD Custom, Limited Edition .300 Blackout rifle.

    “This industry is saturated with options,” stated Grey Ghost President, Casey Ingels.  “Realizing that our customers and followers have a multitude of avenues they could go for their news, firearms or soft good needs, we wanted to show our appreciation for those who chose and continue to choose both SSD and Grey Ghost.  We’re hoping that this contest helps express our gratitude to those who have been so loyal to us, and to those who are new to the game.”

    With total prize inventory estimated to value over $50,000 in firearms, soft goods and accessories, SSD and Grey Ghost have truly devised a giveaway of epic proportions! The 5 Grand Prizes that will be given away on the last days of the event, two pistols and three rifles, each custom Cerakoted and outfitted with aftermarket parts and furniture to be true one-of-a-kind builds are guaranteed to make any gun owner smile from ear to ear. The 1st Grand Prize is a Limited Edition .300 Blackout Rifle, complete with an SSD custom paint job, numerous Magpul upgrades, Grey Ghost Gear sling and case, and a stack of match grade ammo to complete the package. The 2nd and 3rd Grand Prize Packages are also unique rifles, Cerakote finished with different Grey Ghost Precision motifs.


    As if those prizes weren’t incentive enough, the 4th and 5th Grand Prizes are custom GLOCK19 and GLOCK17 9mm pistols, each featuring the newly released Grey Ghost Precision Slides with custom Cerakoting, GGP match-grade barrels and CMC triggers. While there will only be one lucky winner for each Grand Prize, there are numerous prizes earlier throughout the giveaway that will make multiple winners very happy. A Grey Ghost Gear “Gunfighter” Kit is up for grabs, as well as 25 Apparition SBR Bags, 40 GGG Backpacks and 50 Grey Ghost Gear Minimalist Plate Carriers to be among the prizes.


    “This has got to be one of the biggest giveaways our industry has ever seen,” stated Eric Graves, Founder of Soldier Systems Daily. “ We are pulling out all the stops, in an effort to show our loyal followers and customers just how much they mean to us.”

    The giveaway begins on Monday, June 12th, with new prizes being announced each day via SSD and GG social media, as well as to the email subscribers.

    Applicants enter by visiting and opting-in to the Giveaway Email List. There will be a pop-up form, as well as a pinned post on the homepage. Opt-in points will also be on and After opting-in through any of the three sites, applicants must then verify their entry via the confirmation email they receive.


    Winner(s) will be randomly selected from a pool of participants who have opted-in to the Giveaway Email List via Soldier Systems’ website. The winner(s) of each prize will be announced the following day, along with the reveal of the new daily prize. So be sure to follow SSD and GG on social media each day to see if you are a winner, and if not, whats the next prize you still have a shot at winning. So if you’re hoping to win that SSD Custom rifle that will be the final Grand Prize, keep your eyes peeled for the winner to be announced  June 26th.

    Each winner will be notified via e-mail, as well as announced via SSD and GG Facebook pages, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Participants need to only enter once, and they are instantly eligible for 14 chances to win a prize, and each day the pot only gets sweeter!

    For official guidelines and terms of eligibility, click HERE.


    About SSD

    Soldier Systems Daily is the premier daily web publication covering the tactical industry. Government and Military Acquisition professionals, Industry leaders, and consumers alike rely on Soldier Systems Daily for its up-to-date reporting and in-depth analysis. No one else focuses on industry like Soldier Systems Daily and no one else publishes the sheer volume of information on a daily basis.

    About GGP

    Grey Ghost Precision produces weapon systems that are accurate, reliable, and attainable while ensuring that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results. The GGP team collectively has an extensive background in the military and in manufacturing. Rifle and pistol design specifications are directly influenced by a network of industry and shooting sports experts.

    When customers include family and friends that use these rifles, pistols and accessories to protect themselves in dangerous environments, you are very serious about their safety and survival. GGP has zeroed in on quality and reliability to ensure that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results.

    About GGG

    Grey Ghost Gear provides the professional soldier and tactically minded civilian with the best, combat proven gear in the world. The gear designs have been continually combat tested and utilized in combat for over 10 years and is a direct result of the successes and failures in combat. The core principle of Grey Ghost’s research and development process is based on the lessons learned during real life combat operations. By constantly evolving gear to meet the needs of the modern Warfighter, the gear has become lighter, and form-fitting while offering the user more protection than other many other comparable manufacturers. GG Gear allows the user to move faster and fight harder than ever before; giving them the competitive edge they need to achieve their objective.

    Gunwerks Release The HAMR Long-Range Rifle

    Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    The HAMR is the next step in the evolution of extreme long range with a capable range of over two miles.
    Bigger isn’t always better, but for the times when it is, reach for the HAMR.


    Chambered in 375 Cheytac, the Gunwerks HAMR is the next step in the evolution of extreme long range. The new Gunwerks HAMR launches a 377gr projectile with an incredible .950 G1 ballistic coefficient at nearly 3,000fps. With these phenomenal ballistics, the HAMR boasts a capable range of over 2 miles.


    The HAMR is a special edition, single-run rifle that we have developed to make some of the longest shots imaginable. This means once we sell out of these bad boys, they’re gone for good. The rifle comes standard topped with a Nightforce ATACR F1 7-35×56 scope, Elite Iron bipod, fully adjustable, tactical folding chassis, and aggressive muzzle brake to dramatically tame recoil. This rifle is surprisingly enjoyable to shoot.

    As with all Gunwerks rifles, the HAMR comes ready to go right out of the box.

    GAO Denies GLOCK Protest For US Army M17 Modular Handgun System Award To SIG SAUER

    Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

    Yesterday was the deadline for the Government Accoutability Office to issue a ruling on GLOCK’s protest of the US Army’s Modular Handgun System award to competitor SIG SAUER of February 24th. The GAO denied the protest, meaning the Army’s planned fielding of the M17/18 will move forward, starting with the 101st Air Assault Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, later this year.

    Below is the GAO’s statement.

    The following is a statement from Ralph O. White, Managing Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law at GAO, regarding today’s decision resolving the protest filed by Glock, Inc., of Smyrna, Georgia, B-414401, June 5, 2017.

    On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) denied a protest filed by Glock, Inc., of Smyrna, Georgia, against the award of a contract by the Department of the Army to Sig Sauer, Inc., of Newington, New Hampshire. The solicitation, issued under request for proposals (RFP) No. W15QKN-15-R-0002, is for the procurement of a modular handgun system. The protester challenged the Army’s interpretation of the solicitation regarding the minimum number of contract awards required by the RFP. The protester also alleged that the Army improperly evaluated its proposal. The maximum contract value, including all options, is approximately $170 million.

    GAO denied the challenge to the interpretation of the solicitation, finding that the RFP allowed the Army to make only one award, although up to three awards were permitted by the RFP’s terms. GAO also denied the challenge to the Army’s evaluation of Glock’s proposal on the basis that any errors did not prejudice Glock in the competition.

    GAO’s decision expresses no view as to the merits of the protester’s proposal. Judgments about which offeror will most successfully meet the government’s needs are reserved for the procuring agencies, subject only to statutory and regulatory requirements, such as full and open competition, and fairness to potential offerors. GAO’s bid protest process is handled by GAO’s Office of General Counsel and examines whether procuring agencies have complied with procurement laws and regulations.

    Today’s decision was issued under a protective order because the decision may contain proprietary and source selection sensitive information. GAO has directed counsel for the parties to promptly identify information that cannot be publicly released so that GAO can expeditiously prepare and release a public version of the decision. When the public version of the decision is available, it will be posted to our website,

    US Army Releases TC 3-22.35, Pistol

    Friday, June 2nd, 2017

    The Army has released Training Circular 3-22.35, Pistol which uses a similar format to TC 3-22.9, Rifle and Carbine, released one year ago. Although it focuses on the current issue M9, because it is so focused on employment considerations, it will be easy to update once the M17 is fielded.


    This manual is comprised of nine chapters and five appendices, and is specifically tailored to the individual Soldier’s use of the M9 service pistol. This TC provides specific information about the weapon, aiming devices, attachments, followed by sequential chapters on the tactical employment of the weapon system.

    The training circular itself is purposely organized in a progressive manner, each chapter or appendix building on the information from the previous section. This organization provides a logical sequence of information which directly supports the Army’s training strategy for the weapon at the individual level.

    Chapters 1 through 4 describe safety, operation, types of sights, and accessories associated with the M9 service pistol. General information is provided in the chapters of the manual, with more advanced information placed in appendix A, Ammunition, and appendix B, Ballistics.

    Chapters 5 through 9 provide the employment, stability, aiming, control and movement information. This portion focuses on the Solider skills needed to produce well aimed shots. Advanced engagement concepts are provided in appendix C of this publication. Appendix D of this publication provides common tactical drills that are used in training and combat that directly support tactical engagements. Appendix E of this publication provides information about qualificaton.

    This manual does not cover the specific M9 service pistol training strategy, ammunition requirements for the training strategy, or range operations. These areas will be covered in separate training circulars.


    TC 3-23.35 applies to all Soldiers, regardless of experience or position. This publication is designed specifically for the Soldier’s use on the range during training, and as a reference while deployed.

    The illustrations are really well done.

    One of the things worth checking out is this holster illustration. I’ve been sitting on my hands over this new issue Safariland holster, and it shows up in a new manual. Remember, you saw it here first.


    To read TC 3-22.35, click here.

    Thanks CR