.223 Remington

Defender After Dark: Lantac Raven Review

Will James, President of Defender Outdoors, sat down with Brett from Lantac USA to learn about the Lantac LAR-15 Raven carbine. This fantastic new rifle has gotten many of us at the Defender Outdoors Shooting Center excited, as anyone who follows us on Facebook or Instagram has probably seen. The Lantac Raven has many of […]

ATF Sued for Records Classifying AR-15 Ammunition as ‘Armor-Piercing’

Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) seeking records of communications inside the agency when it was considering reclassifying certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing—and effectively banning it from civilian use. Share List

Ruger to Chamber The Precision Rifle in 5.56mm NATO

Ruger officially announced another caliber for their very popular Precision Rifle line. The newest kid on the block will boast the intermediate 5.56mm NATO cartridge. Ruger already produces their rifle in .308 Winchester, 6.5 Creedmoor and the new hot caliber, the 6mm Creedmoor (that’s not a typo). Share List

Switching Calibers in the AR-15

The AR-15 is the Lego of the firearm world. In its original 20″ barrel configuration, the AR-15 was a handy tool for target shooting, predator hunting, small game, and plinking. Shortening the barrel to 16″ created a carbine version that made it more user friendly in tight spaces and reduced weight without sacrificing too much […]

Patrick Kelley Shows Off Savage MSR 15 Recon

Our friend Patrick Kelly recently announced that he has officially joined Team Savage and lent his professional recommendations on the fine-tuning of Savage’s new MSR line of rifles. Patrick took one of the MSR-15 rifles, the .223 Remington Recon model, out to the range to see how it shoots. You can watch his first impressions […]