FN to Unveil Prototype 6.5-Caliber MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun at 2019 SOFIC Conference

(McLean, VA – May 20, 2019) FN America, LLC, maker of a majority of small arms for the U.S. military, is excited to announce that the company will unveil the prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC). The development of this machine gun, which joins FN’s other 6.5 offerings, was undertaken as part of FN’s response to USSOCOM’s qualification of the caliber last year.

Prototype 6.5-Caliber MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun

The prototype FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM features the latest upgrades for FN’s series of light and medium machine guns, including an adjustable stock for length of pull and cheek height; improved, locking charging handle; improved, double-notched sear; improved handguard with 3-, 6- and 9-o’clock positions with improved bipod; and, more robust feed tray latch, ensuring the feed tray cover locks into place during reloads. Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant or newest caliber with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion.

The FN MK 48 Mod 0, adopted as a USSOCOM program of record in 2003, was developed from FN Herstal’s 7.62x51mm FN MINIMI® at the request for a compact and easily-maneuverable machine gun in a heavier caliber. The improvements to the MK 48 were also incorporated into the M249 series and is in service with USSOCOM as the MK 46 5.56x45mm machine gun. In addition, FN also holds current USSOCOM contracts for the MK 17 7.62-caliber carbine and MK 20 SSR precision rifle.

To see the newest MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM and FN’s other legendary military firearms, please visit booth 804 at the 2019 SOFIC Conference in Tampa, Florida, or visit fnamerica.com.

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PGM Precision To Exhibit at MILIPOL 2019

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This year, PGM will be present at the MILIPOL exhibition in Paris on November 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2019!

The online visitor registration platform for the show is open ! Come visit us!

To register, it’s here: Milipol visitor registration


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Elbit Systems of America to demonstrate solutions perfected for the SOF operator



FORT WORTH, TEXAS May 16, 2019 – At Elbit Systems of America, innovation is what we do. Whether it’s capabilities we offer airborne platforms, sensors and fire control solutions or support & sustainment work, we strive to provide the United States Special Operations Forces advanced technology for any mission. A suite of ESA solutions will be on display at the annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, May 20-23, 2019, at the Tampa Convention Center.

Examples of the capabilities to be featured in booth #1212 will be:

Airborne Solutions:
We leverage expertise from across the Elbit Systems enterprise to offer innovative solutions to provide enhanced situational awareness and lethality for SOF operators.

  • Precision-Guided Munitions: Elbit Systems of America is a premier supplier of laser seekers fitted for PGMs, such as the Laser Small Diameter Bomb, the Hatchet and Griffin. These small smart bombs are efficient and accurate. Laser-guided systems benefit SOF operators by tracking moving or stationary targets and this technology can operate in GPS-denied scenarios.
  • Advanced cockpit displays for the SOF C-130, terrain following/terrain avoidance radar capabilities and embedded training to enhance the aircraft’s operations.
  • Smart cockpit solutions for the CV-22 Osprey, the premiere tilt-rotor aircraft of the U.S. Special Operations Command,
    Sensors & Fire Control Solutions:
  • Electro Optics and Precision Targeting provides SOF operators with targeting solutions from our ARES family of systems, which includes the Common Laser Range Finder Integrated Capability and the Compact Laser Targeting Device.
  • Smart Soldier Systems: Our Smart Soldier Systems provide the building blocks for the hyper-enabled operator, combining augmented reality, innovative networking, lethality and situational awareness for operating units. The system includes SmartSight that provides see-through augmented reality symbology for most existing day and night weapon sights. Combined with a miniature weapon-mounted laser range finder, SmartSight allows target acquisition and hand-off between SOF operators with target visibility throughout the network.
    Support & Sustainment Solutions:
    Elbit Systems of America designs & develops, integrates and installs modernized components and systems into fixed and rotary wing aircraft, which guarantees capacities needed to accomplish any SOF mission.
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Spectra Group to exhibit at the SOFIC exhibition in Tampa Florida.

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Spectra Group (UK) Ltd will once again be exhibiting at this year’s SOFIC exhibition to be held from May 20 to 23 at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida. As a world leader and provider of high-grade information security and communication capabilities, Spectra have now secured over 3500 orders for the SlingShot systems across 4 continents. The system is used by over 20 different organizations, in mostly NATO countries. Globally, SlingShot is rapidly becoming the system of choice for tactical radio users needing increased range, Communications on the Move, flexibility and interoperability. Taking part at this important showcase of Special Forces equipment further strengthens the group’s footprint in the North American market and beyond.

Spectra Group were recently announced as a winner of the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation Category for SlingShot and are proud to be part of the DIT DSO UK Pavilion which will also host 11 other companies from the UK. The pavilion’s booth number is 1122, Spectra can be found at pod number 9.

Designed to meet demanding Special Forces requirements, Spectra’s SlingShot system is a unique, low size, weight and power (SWaP) system that enables existing UHF and VHF tactical radios to extend their reach into the realm of Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) Communications on the Move (COTM). By utilizing Inmarsat’s commercial L-band Tactical Satellite service (L-TAC), SlingShot allows a tactical net to be created over 1000s of kilometers to deliver a comprehensive range of tactical and operational network capabilities

In Oct 2018, following contract successes in North America, Spectra Group (UK) Ltd established new offices in Fairfax County with Spectra Group (US) Inc. Spectra Group’s permanent presence in the USA enables closer support for existing partners in North America, as well as dedicated product and service support directly to the end-user. SlingShot was selected to participate in the US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019) by the US DoD.

Simon Davies, CEO at Spectra Group (UK) Ltd said: “We’re receiving significant amounts of interest in our products and services across North America and also from around the globe so our attendance at SOFIC 2019 is another fantastic opportunity to meet customers old and new in the SF arena. SOFIC will also give us the opportunity to discuss with our customer base the advantages of our systems. Our team will be on hand and will be more than happy to discuss your requirements so please do make contact by visiting the DIT DSO UK Pavilion”.

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US Navy Selects MOHOC® Cameras Again


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MOHOC, Inc. delivers 1,400 cameras to Coastal Riverine Group 2

SEATTLE, WA. MOHOC, Inc., creator of the world’s first military-optimized helmet cameras, was again chosen to supply the Personal Recording System (PRS) for the US Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC).
Building on the momentum of last year’s first major NECC order and award of NATO/National Stock Numbers, MOHOC today announced completion of a second, even larger order from the US Navy. On this occasion the customer is Coastal Riverine Group 2 (CRG2), who received over 1,400 cameras plus accessories.
Eric Dobbie, MOHOC Vice President of US Sales, commented, “We are proud to supply NECC and commend their pioneering use of tactical cameras as standard equipment. The training and mission benefits of CRG2’s PRS are a model for other commands evaluating video evidence.”
MOHOC® Cameras feature a patented form-factor that provides a low-profile, helmet-contoured, and snag-free fit. They are ruggedized to IP68 rating (10m waterproof, 2m drop-proof), and easy-to-use in extreme conditions with simple, tactile controls. The cameras capture 1080p HD video and 12MP photos in visible light and infrared illumination, run on multiple battery types, and livestream video over wifi.
Already deployed with Special Forces and SWAT Teams around the world, the NECC selection continues the trend of MOHOC® Cameras being adopted by broader Armed Forces and First Responders.

About MOHOC, INC. Founded in 2014, MOHOC develops specialized cameras and accessories for elite end users. By combining the leading sport camera technology with a deep understanding of tactical requirements and design input from Special Forces, the company provides solutions to customers not satisfied with action cameras or body cameras. Released in 2016, the original MOHOC® Camera was soon complimented by the MOHOC® IR Camera (infrared model), iOS and Android apps for live streaming, and a range of accessories for mounting positions beyond the helmet (K9, Weapon, Shoulder). MOHOC products are now in service in over 60 countries. For further information, please visit www.mohoc.com

Check out the latest news from MOHOC here

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference Kicks Off at the Tampa Convention Center

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SOFIC is a collaborative effort between NDIA and USSOCOM. It is the premier, special operations centric conference in the world.

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Sightmark adds 1-10×24 HDR to Citadel Family

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Sightmark adds to their premium line of Citadel Riflescopes with the new Citadel 1-10×24 HDR. The newest Citadel offers a second focal plane illuminated hunter dot reticle (crosshairs with center dot) with 11 brightness settings.

The Citadel 1-10×24 HDR Riflescope (SM13138HDR) features an HDR reticle, 10x optical system, capped low-profile turrets and ½-MOA per click windage and elevation adjustability with a total adjustment range on each axis of 100 MOA. The hunter dot reticle (HDR) provides a wider duplex reticle making it easier to acquire targets quickly.

In addition, it offers premium, fully multi-coated glass for crisp clarity and a 30mm, 6061-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum tube. The Citadel 1-10×24 HDR is IP67 waterproof, dustproof, fogproof and shockproof. Sightmark also includes a throw lever for easy magnification adjustments and front and back flip-up caps.

About Sightmark®

Sightmark manufactures award-winning products including riflescopes, gun sights, laser sights, night vision, flashlights, bore sights and other cutting edge, premium shooting accessories. Inspired by military and law enforcement technology, Sightmark products are designed for competition, shooting, home defense, personal safety and other tactical applications, as well as hunting. For more information about Sightmark products, visit www.sightmark.com. For media requests related to Sightmark, please email mediarelations@sightmark.com.

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· The students trained on the same platform that has been used by officers of the Joint Cyber-Defence Command, NATO and other armies

· The more developed countries face the urgent need to have well-prepared professionals to protect their increasingly connected and digitalized economies

· The Cyber Range platform is the smartest answer to this problem: the training of professionals is sped up by offering practical training fully suited to each professional level

Madrid, May 20, 2019.- Indra, in collaboration with the UPM’s (Technical University of Madrid for its Spanish initials) School of Telecommunications Engineering, within the framework of the Indra University-Industry Chair and the UPM’s master’s course in Cybersecurity, tested the capabilities of the new generation of cyber-defense experts.

The students recently faced some of the challenges that can be encountered in the event that a terrorist group or an enemy country tried to attack companies or basic services in their country through cyberspace.

The attendees faced these challenges in an environment of the utmost realism, made possible by the Indra Cyber Range platform.

This is the very same field of operations that experts of the Joint Cyber-Defence Command, NATO and several European and Ibero-American armies, as well as EU police forces, have used for their training.

Within this field of operations, the students from Telecommunications Technologies and Services Engineering and from the University Master’s course in Telecommunications Engineering carried out an exercise in forensic analysis, in which they had to investigate an attack and collect all possible evidence.

As for the students of the Cybersecurity Master’s course, they carried out a penetration or black box pentesting training to identify the vulnerabilities of a network and another one on steganography or detection of hidden information in digital files.

The completed tests on Cyber Range allowed future professionals to measure the degree to which they have mastered the theoretical knowledge. Indra’s platform incorporates gamification techniques to promote competitiveness. It also speeds up learning by adapting the test to the level of each participant.

The students connected with their own computer to the platform that is hosted in the cloud, in the Indra Data Processing Center, which is located in a building equipped with maximum security measures and complies with NATO standards.

The use of state-of-the-art smart tools such as Cyber Range is the only possible way to train, in time, the huge number of cyber-experts that will be needed in the coming years. It is estimated that in 2022, Europe will have a shortfall of 350,000 specialists, a figure that will soar to 1.5 million professionals all over the world. Having them is vital for the security of countries and for the development of economies, which are becoming increasingly digitalized and interconnected.

About Indra

Indra (www.indracompany.com) is one of the leading global technology and consulting companies and the technological partner for core business operations of its customers world-wide. It is a world-leader in providing proprietary solutions in specific segments in Transport and Defense markets, and a leading firm in Digital Transformation Consultancy and Information Technologies in Spain and Latin America through its affiliate Minsait. Its business model is based on a comprehensive range of proprietary products, with an end-to-end, high-value focus and with a high innovation component. In the 2018 financial year, Indra achieved revenue of €3.104 billion, with 43,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in over 140 countries.

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Kahr Firearms Group Completes Donations for Veterans with Magnum Research "13 Hours Desert Eagles"


(Pillager, MN) – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce the completion of the Magnum Research “13 Hours Desert Eagles” Project to benefit veteran foundations.
Last year, Kahr Firearms Group announced a fundraising collaboration with John “TIG” Tiegen, member of the Benghazi Annex Security team, hero of the Benghazi attack and co-author of the book 13 Hours:  The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi. Together, they developed a project to help support veteran foundations across the country by donating a special collection of Desert Eagle pistols.
The “13 Hours Desert Eagles” Project was completed this spring and raised over $150,000, with 100% of the proceeds donated to veteran based charities. In staying with the “13 Hours” theme, the project offered thirteen Special Edition Magnum Research .50AE Desert Eagle pistols featuring the Kryptek Typhon pattern, and engravings of the TIG logo, TIG’s signature and the Beyond the Battlefield logo – the foundation TIG and his wife Margaret founded. The pistols are numbered 1 through 13 and were provided to veteran organizations for their fundraising events, each personally chosen by TIG.
“This project has been an honor to be a part of. When the idea first arose for the thirteen guns, I never imagined we would be able to help raise this amount of money,” says Jodi DePorter, Director of Marketing at Kahr Firearms Group. “We, of course, must thank Tig and his wife, Margaret, for their unending commitment to helping veterans and working with us on this collaboration. Without them, this would not have been possible.”
For more information about Kahr Firearms Group products visit www.kahr.com, www.magnumresearch.com, www.auto-ordnance.com or

About Kahr Firearms Group:
Kahr Firearms Group, formed in 2012, includes Kahr Arms, Auto-Ordnance and Magnum Research.  KFG Headquarters reside in Greeley, Pennsylvania. Kahr Arms produces small concealable handguns in .380, 9mm, .40 and .45ACP. Auto-Ordnance is the maker of the famous “Tommy Gun”, M1 Carbine and WW2 GI Model 1911. Magnum Research Inc., designer and producer of the world renowned Desert Eagle Pistol, Baby Eagle, MLR .22LR and .22Mag Rifles and BFR Revolvers. All three companies are proudly located in the USA.


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Karrimor Sale: 50% Off + Free Shipping!



Did you know we carry Karrimor SF Gear?

Karrimor SF has a range of Backpacks and Military Rucksacks designed for the most challenging environments. Their gear is used by the British Armed Forces, specialist police departments and anyone demanding the most from their equipment.




Sabre Hydro 30L

The Karrimor Hydro 30L is designed to fit closely to the back ensuring a low profile is maintained. The back system tapers towards the bottom allowing the user to sit without having to remove the pack. Constructed of KS100e, a 1000 Denier Nylon fabric coated with a Silicone/PU elastomer for improved tear strength and flex resistance. Finished with a fluorocarbon durable water repellent that improves water resistance of the fabric.

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Sabre Delta 25

With the Coolmesh windtunnel back system the Delta 25 allows moisture to evaporate and be carried away from your back. The main fabric is composed of KS100e, which is a 1000 Denier Nylon fabric coated with a Silicone/PU elastomer for improved tear strength and flex resistance. Finished with a fluorocarbon durable water repellent that improves the water resistance of the fabric.

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Sabre 60-100 PLCE

Highly respected amongst extreme users for its sheer versatility. The Sabre 60-100 includes the size adjustable back system allowing on-the-back and on-the-move adjustments to reduce muscle fatigue. The dividable main compartment and hooped lower entry zip allows easy access to equipment stored at the bottom of the rucsac. PLCE side pockets and hydration systems may also be attached.

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Predator Patrol 45 PLCE

Designed to offer a versatile platform for field operations in the 21st Century, the Predator Patrol 45 is based on extensive battlefield testing and includes many refinements and evolutionary improvements from previous generations. Manufactured using the highest quality materials and components, the Predator Patrol 45 is composed of KS100e, and finished with a fluorocarbon durable water repellent (DWR) that improves the water resistance of the fabric.

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Holdall 60L

Not planning on rucking into enemy territory? Or maybe you need a smaller, more subtle vessel for your ingress. The Karrimor Holdall 60 liter is a highly versatile bag with compression straps, a zipped side pocket and ID pocket. Includes padded shoulder strap and grab handles.

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Nordic LOKI

Designed to either be worn with or without body Armour systems the LOKI Heavy Load Carrier uses a modern design with an adjustable ‘non-compartmentalized’ storage area. Additional pouches may be attached by using the MOLLE system. Webbing is present on the front and inside. Externally the hip belt is removable and the right shoulder strap and belt have quick release buckles. An adjustable and removable sternum strap is also included. The Size Adjustable (SA) back system is used which allows on the move adjustment to distribution of weight. Hard case shown not included.

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Nordic THOR 40

The THOR 40 is designed to be worn with or without the existing body armour system on operations or during training. The THOR 40 Litre patrol pack uses a modern design with a single main compartment storage area and additional storage locations on the lid panel, in the side pockets and on the back panel for an A4 folder. Additional pouches may be attached by using the MOLLE system with webbing present on the sides and bottom. The design facilitates adopting all firing positions and carrying out kinematic actions.

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Nordic ODIN 75

The ODIN 75 Litre mission pack uses a modern design with a single main compartment storage area and additional storage location on the lid, sides and front. An A4 folder may be stowed in the pocket located on the front or back of the bag. Additional pouches may be attached by using the side PLCE zips & MOLLE system with webbing present on the sides, front & internal.

Multiple exit ports are provided for radio antennas, headset cables and hydration system hoses.

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In stock items only. While Supplies Last. Sorry, no backorders.

I’ve owned a Karrimor Saber for a few years and they are outstanding packs in both comfort, design and build quality. If you need a durable and high quality pack this is the deal you’ve been waiting for. It includes free shipping. 

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FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 16, 2019 – Viridian Weapon Technologies is showcasing the FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Iowa Police Chiefs Association (IPCA). The convention is taking place at the Coralville Marriott in Coralville, Iowa, May 21-24, 2019. Attendees will have a chance to discuss and sign up for a no-cost FACT Duty WMC Testing & Evaluation program at booth number 37 and can take advantage of an exclusive show special during the conference.
“We’re honored to be exhibiting at the 2019 IPCA conference and talking to our friends in law enforcement about this important technology,” said Viridian President and CEO Brian Hedeen. “Providing a truly unobstructed perspective that did not exist before, our FACT Duty WMC is designed to equip officers for situations they may face while on duty. This conference is the perfect opportunity to discuss the unique benefits and demonstrate firsthand why more than 500 agencies in the U.S. are in various stages of testing and implementing the WMC.”
The highly advanced FACT Duty WMC employs a 1080p full-HD digital camera with a microphone and 500 lumen tactical light. This unique weapon-mounted camera provides a clear view of critical use-of-force events from the end of the firearm, addressing limitations officers can face with body cameras. Viridian’s proprietary
INSTANT-ON® technology automatically activates the camera and microphone whenever the officer draws the firearm from its holster. Not only does this eliminate risk of failure to manually turn on the camera during a critical event, but it also keeps the officer from fumbling with cumbersome equipment. Body and dash cameras were not designed to capture officer-involved shootings. However, Viridian WMCs were designed specifically for this purpose.
At this year’s IPCA conference, booth visitors who enroll in the free Testing & Evaluation program will be eligible to receive a free
Tactical Backpack while supplies last. This show special is an exclusive token of appreciation for qualified T&E sign-ups during the conference.
More information on FACT Duty WMCs and other Viridian sighting solutions can be found
About Viridian Weapon Technologies 

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Viridian Weapon Technologies is devoted to applying cutting-edge technology to design compact, powerful self-defense products for the civilian, military and law enforcement markets. Viridian® is the leader in weapon-mounted technology and responsible for a number of firearm innovations including green and red laser sights, LED weapon-mounted illuminators and several shooting accessories including the Tacloc® Holsters. Viridian products are designed and built in the USA. More information is available at www.ViridianWeaponTech.com.

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New concealed carry options from HSGI!

Two New Concealed Holsters!

High Speed Gear® is proud to add two nylon, concealed carry holsters to the other EDC options offered under the HSGI® umbrella! The Sure-GripTM IWB Holster is an incredibly comfortable IWB carry option, while the Quick Pocket Holster provides an alternative for anyone preferring to carry a subcompact handgun in their pocket.



  • Constructed with 1000D Cordura® nylon laminate
  • Our signature neoprene backing provides enhanced grip and unsurpassed comfort
  • Injection-molded belt clip fits belts up to 1.75”
  • Features double-needle edge binding on all edges
  • Available in three sizes; the J frame size fits most small revolvers, small/medium fits most subcompact and compact handguns, and medium/large fits most compact and full-size handguns
  • Available in Black, Coyote Brown, LE Blue, MultiCam®, MultiCam® Black, Olive Drab & Wolf Gray



  • Fits most small (J frame) revolvers and subcompact semiautomatic pistols
  • Rubberized fabric grips pocket interior
  • Flared wing is designed to catch inside pocket to further hold holster in place when drawing
  • Features double-needle edge binding on all edges
  • Available in Black and Coyote Brown

Order yours today!
– Your team at HSGI® and Comp-Tac®

And don’t forget to check out the new holster fits from Comp-Tac®! These additions include a 1911 3″ and Springfield XD-S 3.3″ fit for the eV2TM AIWB Holster and a Wilson Combat EDC X9 Rail fit for the International Holster.

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VTAC Courses with Kyle Lamb



The intent of this course is to take VTAC or SIG SAUER Academy students to the next level with difficult drills and more feedback regarding training and coaching.

Each student will be required to shoot from 3 to 100 yards with the pistol from non-standard shooting positions. More driving, more moving, more stress. We will continue to push students with support and strong hand only manipulations.

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MAY 30-31



Designated Marksman course is intended to be shot with your carbine gas gun and medium powered optics.

Recommended optics would be at a minimum 6 power. You can also use your bolt gun but be aware that you will be shooting a lot during this course. If you own a 16 inch 5.56mm carbine and an optic you are all set. You will also need to bring the following packing list for this course. We will shoot from 25 to 300 yards for this course.

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JUNE 3-5

Terms and conditions: Special discounts apply to new registrations only. Limited seats available in classes. Discounts only apply to highlighted class dates.

SIG SAUER Academy,
233 Exeter Road Epping, NH 03042

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Applied Ballistics® Armed Forces Day Sale


On Saturday May 18th, 2019 join us in appreciation of all who serve our country for Armed Forces Day using coupon code ArmedForcesDay19. The code is for Saturday only so make sure you don’t miss out!

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You’re Grounded !


TGIF, we’ve made it through another week! I hope you’ve all had a productive and incident free week. I’ve been working on a number of reviews so stay tuned. I’m looking forward to the weekend as John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum hits the theaters tomorrow, I’m looking forward to two hours and ten minutes of an action packed performance not to mention Halle Berry. I’d let her put me into a sinkaku.

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As customary, we kickoff the weekend with a shoot the shit. This is a social interaction that is far more effective than paying some jackass who studied psychology so they could understand themselves $150+ per hour so he can tell you that you are fantasizing about having your head buried in Halle Berry’s crotch. No shit Sherlock!

I want everyone of my readers to have at least one shoot the shit per week. Here’s how you do that. You announce the shoot the shit and location. Once your group is assembled start talking about anything. It’s important to remember that participants need not know anything about the topic. Let people make comments and express opinions even without supporting the idea. It simply doesn’t matter. Participants can use uncensored profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject altogether. However, if you can’t get one going on your own feel free to participate in ours.

So let’s get started…

A few of my readers fly drones recreationally. For those doing that, gone are the days when you can go to the backyard with your kid and fly your DJI. The FAA will be implementing some changes that will place some pretty strict restrictions. They’re expected to go into effect 17 May. Here’s a snap shot.


7) The operator has passed an aeronautical knowledge and safety test described in subsection (g) and maintains proof of test passage to be made available to the Administrator or law enforcement upon request.

(8) The aircraft is registered and marked in accordance with chapter 441 of this title and proof of registration is made available to the Administrator or a designee of the Administrator or law enforcement upon request.


(1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this section, the Administrator, in consultation with manufacturers of unmanned aircraft systems, other industry stakeholders, and community-based organizations, shall develop an aeronautical knowledge and safety test, which can then be administered electronically by the Administrator, a community-based organization, or a person designated by the Administrator.

(2) REQUIREMENTS.—The Administrator shall ensure the aeronautical knowledge and safety test is designed to adequately demonstrate an operator’s—

(A) understanding of aeronautical safety knowledge; and

(B) knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration regulations and requirements pertaining to the operation of an unmanned aircraft system in the national airspace system.

You need to familiarize yourselves with the changes:

§44809. Exception for limited recreational operations of unmanned aircraft

So, what does all this mean? Don’t fly until you comply.

We now have 23 Democrat candidates running for President of the United States. The latest addition came today in the form of Bill Deblasio.


Deblasio is Mayor of New York City. This is the guy that wants to ban hot dogs! NYC winos don’t even like him, this guy is a first order boob! All 23 of these individuals want to confiscate your guns, have you walk to work, keep your pets and cows from farting. Meanwhile…

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The Democratic Congress, on the other hand, remains possessed. They are completely consumed by Donald J Trump derangement syndrome. It’s unbelievable folks. If Trump were to announce the cure for Alzheimer a Democrat Congress would want to investigate and impeach the man. These guys, have accused DJT of everything under the sun; all with no evidence. It’s unprecedented in American history !

Have a great weekend, be safe; try to get a little range time in. Give your smart device a break and organize a good shoot the shit with your buds and family.

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Sneak Preview Targetvision HAWK Spotting Scope Camera


This Wi-Fi enabled camera from Targetvision signals the coming end to the customary digiscoping mechanical contraptions. However, its real magic is in the software and that makes HAWK’s capabilities almost limitless. Catch my upcoming review late June.

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Luxurious/functional Home Decor For those of us that love things that go “Bang”. This pattern is one of the coolest things I have made in a while IMHO. Inspired by the vintage Aloha shirts from the 70s. Subtle details woven into this intricate print pay homage to our troops’ on-going campaign in Afghanistan, the weaponry and the undeniable beauty of the surrounding poppy fields. Pre order open until 5.31.19 on
Bawidamann.com . Ships out mid July. Order now and Save a few bucks. Order both together and save more.
What the heck is a Woobie?

Over the centuries there have been some amazing military innovations: supersonic aircraft, self-guided missiles, MREs, the USO! But none of these can hold a candle to the greatest invention known to a tired and work worn soldier — their “woobie.” Ask any soldier how they feel about their woobie, and they will get a warm smile on their face and extol the virtues of this cherished bit of equipment. It is perhaps the most-loved item in the armed forces.

The woobie is an all-weather poncho-liner/blanket that consists of two layers of sturdy nylon wrapped around a polyester filling and then quilted. They are designed to trap heat and keep the wet and cold out, but are light enough to pack anywhere and use on warmer nights. Introduced to the army in the 1960s during the Vietnam War when troops needed something to keep them dry and warm in the wet jungles and during cool nights these tie-in poncho liners became a huge hit… and not just for lining ponchos. The popular covering gained it’s nickname ‘woobie’ around the 1990s and it stuck. It wasn’t just the soldiers who loved their blankets, spouses, girlfriends and kids back home fell in love too. The woobie is lightweight, remarkably resistant to both heat and cold and dries quickly when wet. It can easily be folded and stashed in a bag or pack. It’s universally loved by just about everyone who comes in contact with one.

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Introducing the P365 and MCX Small Parts Shopper

Purchase small parts for your P365 or MCX quickly and easily with our new online tool.

Introducing the Small Parts Shopper

Purchase small parts for your P365 and MCX
quickly and easily with our new online tool.

  • Intuitively navigate multiple levels for upper or lower components
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SIG SAUER Releases Commemorative Pistols to Benefit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

We are honored to announce the release of three commemorative pistols to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). The pistols include a 1911 Nitron, 1911 Stainless, and P320 Carry that are exclusively engraved to honor law enforcement, and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each pistol will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.



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Experience Thermal with the Accolade LRF



(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Turn your hunt into a high-tech adventure with the Pulsar Accolade laser rangefinding Thermal Binoculars with 384 and 640 core resolution and a detection range of up to 2,000 yards. Accolade thermal binoculars feature a dual eyepiece helping to reduce eye fatigue during long scanning and surveying periods.

Pulsar offers two laser range finding models; XQ38 LRF and XP50 LRF. Accolade XQ38 LRF models boast a 384×288 sensor with a 50hz refresh rate detecting detailed thermal images from up to 1,475 yards. XP50 LRF models feature a 640×480 sensor with a 50hz refresh rate for thermal ranges up to 2,000 yards and a 640×480 frost-resistant AMOLED display.

Pulsar offers the highest level of image quality and eight custom color modes to provide flawless crisp clear images in virtually any condition. Record your adventure with the built-in video recorder and stream it through the Stream Vision App.

All Accolades are now shipping and available for order. If you are a dealer or wish to become a new authorized Pulsar dealer please contact sales@pulsarnv.com or if you are a media member and would like to test and evaluate please contact mediarelations@pulsarnv.com.


About Pulsar

Every Pulsar device is designed, manufactured and tested to ensure demanding professionals receive the most reliable, most advanced thermal and digital night vision performance the industry has to offer. The result of Pulsar’s commitment to industry-leading excellence is consistent world-class quality, precision engineering, seamless device operation and cutting-edge proprietary software. Pulsar produces an array of advanced optical devices designed for law enforcement, security, home defense and hunting applications, including thermal imaging and digital night vision monoculars and riflescopes, night vision binoculars and goggles, rangefinders, IR flashlights and related accessories. To learn more about Pulsar, visit www.pulsarnv.com. For media requests related to Pulsar, please email mediarelations@pulsarnv.com or call 817-225-0310.

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Add Safety and Control to Your H&K Vp9 with the ArachniGRIP Slide Spider


(Parker, CO) – ArachniGRIP®, creator and manufacturer of the innovative Slide Spider® adhesive slide grip, is proud to offer the Slide Spider for the H&K Vp9.
Designed to appeal to many shooter segments, H&K’s Vp9 striker fired pistol is a favorite of security, military, law enforcement and civilian sport shooters alike. The H&K Vp9 is described by many as a smooth-shooting, comfortable tack driver. However, some shooters have reported that the rear sight slope makes one-hand slide manipulation somewhat more challenging. ArachniGRIP™, makers of the Slide Spider™ gun slide grips, has addressed this issue and has developed a product to add additional gripping surfaces to the Vp9 slide. The addition of the grip makes the Vp9 much easier to charge, cycle and clear.
The Slide Spider grip by ArachniGRIP is available for most semi auto pistols. The Slide Spider grip products enable the shooter to gain increased control through a safe and secure hold. The products offer additional tactical advantages under challenging operating conditions, including extreme moisture and temperature. In addition, these products aid shooters with weak or weakened hand strength and those with medical conditions such as arthritis. The Slide Spider for the H&K Vp9 is available at
www.arachnigrip.com and has an MSRP of $19.95.
For more information about ArachniGRIP products, visit www.arachnigrip.com. 

About ArachniGRIP®:

ArachniGRIP® was founded by two lifelong firearms enthusiasts. We are located in Parker, Colorado, at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Our company believes that all shooters should have the advantages of proper equipment and training. Our products and instructional videos are designed to aid shooters in the safe, practical use and control of their firearms.

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German Precision Optics USA Launches New Website


RICHMOND, Va. (May 14, 2019) — German Precision Optics (GPO) USA announced the launch of its newly revamped Website today. This redesigned site boasts a clean design as well as an intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system with improved functionality that directs visitors to the information most relevant to their needs.

The new site introduces a range of new content including a dealer locator, enhanced shipping/order system, demo sales, product demonstration videos, a press page, an accessory page, a promotions page, an awards page and a page to download product images and catalogs. By moving to a WordPress/WooCommerce platform, the Website loading speed has increased by 20 percent. Additionally, the shopping experience is now enhanced by being self-hosted within the gpo-usa.com domain.

“While our former site served us well, it was important to us to be able to deliver a better user experience to our customers, bringing more intuitive navigation in a more simplified way to deliver information on our products,” said Michael Jensen, GPO USA owner and CEO. “These updates show the evolution of our company since its founding three years ago, and they pave the way for how we are growing and moving forward.”

Among the new features, the site contains integrated social media buttons for Facebook and Twitter to foster improved communication with clients. The website will be updated on a regular basis with news of product launches, business activity, corporate milestones, events and press releases. Customers are encouraged to explore the website and sign up for direct emails from the company at the bottom of the www.gpo-usa.com main page.


German Precision Optics was founded on the premise that design, engineering and quality management is 100-percent controlled in Germany to its strictest standards, yet products can be produced at some of the largest production facilities around the world. This unique corporate structure allows GPO to offer the highest quality products with better features at a significantly better price. The company is 100-percent confident that all of its products will not only function perfectly but will exceed all expectations. Therefore, GPO USA has created an industry-leading Spectacular Lifetime Warranty™. With outstanding professional service, GPO USA will take care of its products before, during, and after the purchase at no charge—EVER. Founded in 2016, GPO has its U.S. headquarters in Richmond, Va. For more information on GPO USA visit www.gpo-usa.com or call 844-MY BINOS (844-692-4667.)

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Glock 48 TLR-6 IWB Holsters Available Now!



Glock 48 w/TLR-6 Profile Holster are available.

Q: What is coming NEXT to the Tulster Profile?

  • Sig P365 w/Foxtrot
  • Sig P365 w/Streamlight TLR-6
  • Shield 9/40 w/Integrated Laser

Q: What Echo Mag Carrier works with the G43X and G48?
Double Stack 9/40 Echo Carrier

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Otis Announces Police Week Specials 2019



Lyons Falls, NY: Otis announces it’s promotion in honor of Police Week.  National Police Week is May 12 – 18, 2019 and includes a culmination of events in support of our men and women in blue as well as honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
This year, Otis will be running a buy one, get one free sale on its law enforcement line of Ripcord® cleaning tools.  Denoted by their signature blue color, these are available in the following calibers: .223cal/5.56mm, .308cal/7.62mm, .38cal/9mm, .40 cal, .45 cal and 12 ga.  The BOGO sale takes place at
In addition to the Ripcord® BOGO sale, Otis is also conducting a giveaway.  Those interested can visit Otis Technology on
Facebook or Instagram to enter.  Simply follow @otistechnology on either platform and tag a law enforcement officer (active and retired).  More than one law enforcement officer can be tagged; entrants will receive one entry per tag.  One lucky winner will receive an Ultimate LE Prize Pack and $100 Otis gift card plus an Ultimate LE Cleaning Kit ($129.99 value) for a friend.  The prize pack includes top gear from Shooter’s Choice, Trijicon, Tru-Spec, Condition 1, Gerber and Darn Tough.  The drawing opens on May 12th and ends on May 19th.  The winner will be chosen on May 20th.
As always, a portion of proceeds from all law enforcement cleaning gear will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Otis Technology is known for manufacturing the most advanced gun cleaning systems and accessories available.  The superior Breech-to-Muzzle® design combined with unmatched quality has positioned Otis as the gun care system of choice with the US Military.

Otis Technology is SMART GUN CARE.

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Handcrafted Leather and Kydex Gun Holsters

Miami, FL, U.S. – (May 14, 2019) 1791 Gunleather®, innovative manufacturer of premium hand-crafted leather gun holsters, belts, and Kydex holsters today announced its entire product line is now available online from OpticsPlanet.com.

“When folks asked for more access to our entire line of premium leather holsters and belts, we knew OpticsPlanet.comwas the perfect solution,” said 1791 Gunleather CEO, Ramiro M. Romani. “Serving the needs of consumers through increased availability and exemplary customer service is what OpticsPlanet.com is known for, and we’re proud to have our brand represented on their outstanding e-commerce site,” he added.

“We are excited to offer the entire 1791 Gunleather assortment on our web properties, “said Alex Royzen, Director of Supply Chain Management at OpticsPlanet, Inc. “As a leader in the e-commerce outdoors market, we always look for top quality brands to add to our catalog and 1791 is one of the best-rated holster brands in the market today.”

The new for 2019 Project Stealth Carbon Fiber OWB, Multi-Fit Belt Holsters along with the 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex Holsters were welcomed at SHOT Show 2019 in January. “The positive response from dealers, media, and customers has been impressive,” Romani said, “and our commitment to delivering the finest every day carry holsters and belts is bolstered because of our relationship with OpticsPlanet.com. Expect more new product innovations from 1791 Gunleather with availability on OpticsPlanet.com in the coming months.”

Visit OpticsPlanet.com for the full line of current 1791 Gunleather products, and stay tuned as new handcrafted gun holsters and belts become available.

For more information about 1791 Gunleather visit www.1791gunleather.com. Follow 1791 Gunleather on Facebook,Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter for social media and corporate news.

About OpticsPlanet

OpticsPlanet.com is recognized as one of the world’s leading online retailers for a wide selection of sport optics, tactical and military gear, scientific products, hunting gear, professional grade products and eyewear you’ll find anywhere. As an award-winning customer-centric store, we continuously expand our product offerings with input from millions of satisfied customers.

The mission at OpticsPlanet, Inc. is to provide exceptional service to our customers. OpticsPlanet started with the best optics on the planet, but today they have grown into the destination for millions of professionals and hobbyists every month. With hundreds of thousands of products from more than 800 top brands in hundreds of specialty categories, our impressive selection of outdoor sporting goods, hunting and tactical apparel, and shooting accessories is unmatched by any other retailer.

About 1791 Gunleather

On December 15, 1791, the United States Supreme Court adopted the Second Amendment as part of the Bill of Rights, promising individuals the right to bear arms. We chose to include the year 1791 in our name to signify our deep respect for those rights. Every 1791 Gunleather and 1791 Tactical piece is handcrafted one-at-a-time using 100% American-made materials. Four generations of professional leather artisans painstakingly integrate innovative materials with high-quality components, to deliver the versatility found in each piece. From the moment you receive your 1791 Gunleather product, you’ll recognize the uniqueness and perfection that distinguishes us from our competitors. 1791 Gunleather offers a Lifetime Warranty on every single product we craft. 1791 Gunleather is perfect for any condition, and duty-ready for tactical applications as well as everyday carry.

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USA Shooting Hires Olympic Sports Executive Bob Gambardella for New Chief Operations Officer Role


(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – May 14, 2019) –

Long-time Olympic sports administrator Bob Gambardella has been hired by USA Shooting for the role of Chief Operations Officer. Gambardella will begin his duties with America’s Shooting Team beginning June 3. 

The organization conducted an exhaustive search for the position that included several good candidates.  A seasoned executive, Gambardella was chosen based on his vast knowledge and experience with the U.S. Olympic Committee, Olympic and Paralympic sports management, international diplomacy and high-performance development. His selection was a unanimous decision among USA Shooting leadership and coaching staff.

Gambardella moves to USA Shooting after having served as a senior sports consultant for global advisory firm Burson Cohn and Wolfe for the past two years, helping guide critical high-performance and governance initiatives for India’s Olympic Committee as well as the International Lacrosse Federation.

“Bob brings a wealth of experience, energy and drive and I am excited he is joining our team,” said USA Shooting CEO Keith Enlow.  “Additionally, he is a big fan of our sport, is an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment, loves the outdoors, and has a passion for helping athletes and sports organizations achieve maximum potential.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the USA Shooting staff,” Gambardella states. “It’s great to be part of a team that is focused on taking the organization to the next level. I’m impressed with the amount of passion, coupled with sport expertise, that my colleagues possess. Being part of a program that is clearly destined to move in the right direction and set the standard toward sustained competitive excellence is exciting.

“I am confident that vision of ‘where we’re going’ and our mission of ‘how we’re going to get there’ will undoubtedly set us down the road to success both on and off the shooting range,” he added. “This is a great challenge for all involved!”

From 2009 to 2016, Gambardella was based overseas as the Chief of the Singapore Sports Institute where he led a staff of 123 and managed a budget of $S73m. Under his leadership, his team achieved breakthrough performances, forged strategic alliances and developed systems for sustained growth and success of athletes, coaches and sport organizations. The most notable accomplishment during that time was helping the Singapore Swimming Association and athlete Joseph Schooling achieve the first-ever gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. At the 2016 Paralympic Games, Singapore earned three medals, including two gold.

Gambardella worked at the United States Olympic Committee from 2000 to 2009 in the areas

of High Performance and International Relations.  During that time, he stepped in as the CEO of USA Taekwondo to help transform their organization in a time of crisis. Bob has travelled to over 50 countries and has worked in various capacities at 10 Olympic Games.

Prior to work at the USOC, Gambardella served as the National Team Director and Director, Junior Athlete Development and High-Performance Programs at USA Volleyball between 1996 and 2000. He spent 13 years as head volleyball coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point where he compiled a 326-166 win/loss record and has an overall coaching record in the sport of 487-202.

Gambardella has earned two masters’ degrees in sport management including with the International Olympic Committee’s MEMOS Program (Executive Masters in Sports Organization Management) back in 2004 where he led a project titled “Analysis of Sport Organizations and the Development of World Class Athletes for Sustained Competitive Excellence.”  He also earned a Master of Arts degree in physical education/sports management from the University of Northern Colorado in 1997.


ELEY is a Proud Sponsor of the USA Shooting Rifle and Pistol Teams: ELEY Limited, manufacturer of the world’s most consistently accurate rimfire ammunition, has been the Official Sponsor and Official Supplier of .22 rimfire ammunition of the USA Shooting rifle and pistol teams since 2000. For more information on ELEY and their products, please visit eley.co.uk.

Federal Premium, headquartered in Anoka, MN, is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. From humble beginnings nestled among the lakes and woods of Minnesota, Federal Premium Ammunition has evolved into one of the world’s largest producers of sporting ammunition. Beginning in 1922, founding president, Charles L. Horn, paved the way for our success. Today, Federal carries on Horn’s vision for quality products and service with the next generation of outdoorsmen and women. We maintain our position as experts in the science of ammunition production. Every day we manufacture products to enhance our customers’ shooting experience while partnering with the conservation organizations that protect and support our outdoor heritage. We offer thousands of options in our Federal Premium and Federal® lines-it’s what makes us the most complete ammunition company in the business and provides our customers with a choice no matter their pursuit.

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SIG SAUER Releases Commemorative Pistols to Benefit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

NEWINGTON, N.H., (May 13, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to announce the release of three commemorative pistols to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). The pistols include a 1911 Nitron, 1911 Stainless, and P320 Carry that are exclusively engraved to honor law enforcement, and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each pistol will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

SIG SAUER Releases Commemorative Pistols to Benefit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund was founded in 1984 whose mission is to tell the story of American Law Enforcement, remember the fallen, and make it safer for those that serve.  NLEOMF built and maintains the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, and the National Law Enforcement Museum.  NLEOMF is the organizer of National Police Week, and conducts research into officer fatality trends and issues.

“This week is National Police Week and SIG SAUER honors our law enforcement officers that put themselves in harms way every day, while remembering those that paid the ultimate sacrifice,” said Tom Jankiewicz, Executive Vice President Law Enforcement Sales.  “The production of these unique pistols will raise awareness for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and provide funding to support the important work they do on behalf of our nation’s law enforcement officers.”

The commemorative NLEOMF pistols available are:

SIG SAUER 1911 Nitron: A Nitron coated stainless steel frame and slide engraved on the right side with the memorial badge and rose, and the words “National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.”  The top of the slide is engraved and colored with the American Flag and Thin Blue Line, and the left side is adorned with the words “Respect, Honor, Remember,” and one of the Protector Lions symbolizing the protective nature of our law enforcement officers.  The NLEOMF 1911 Nitron is a .45 auto, hammer fired pistol, with SIGLITE Night Sights, deeply checkered Rosewood grips, and comes with three 8-round magazines.  $100 from the sale of each pistol will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

SIG SAUER 1911 Stainless: A stainless steel frame and slide engraved on the right side with one of the Protector Lions from the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall.  The top of the slide is adorned with the memorial badge and rose, and the words “Respect, Honor, Remember,” and the left of the slide is engraved with the quote “It is not how these officers died that made them heroes it is how they lived.”  The NLEOMF 1911 Stainless is a .45 auto, hammer fired pistol, with SIGLITE Night Sights, deeply checkered Blackwood grips, and comes with three 8-round magazines.  $100 from the sale of each pistol will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

SIG SAUER P320 Carry: A Nitron coated stainless steel frame and slide engraved with the National Law Enforcement Memorial Logo.  The NLEOMF P320 Carry is a 9mm striker-fired pistol, with a Carry grip module, featuring SIGLITE Night Sights, ambidextrous slide catch lever, and includes three 17-round magazines.  $50 from the sale of each pistol will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

The SIG SAUER NLEOMF Commemorative pistols will be distributed exclusively through Kroll international and available through June 1, 2020.

A full series of the NLEOMF Commemorative Pistols are available for viewing at the sigmedialibrary.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit:

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Firefield Introduces New Close- to Mid-Range Riflescope: RapidStrike

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Improve target acquisition speeds with the help of the new Firefield RapidStrike 1-6×24 Riflescope Kit. Firefield’s kit for AR-15s comes complete with a cantilever mount for proper cheek weld, throw lever for quick magnification adjustments and honeycomb lens filter to reduce glare. Firefield developed the RapidStrike for close- to mid-range training, 3-Gun competitions, self-defense, hunting and target shooting.

The RapidStrike 1-6×24 Riflescope (FF13070K) features multi-coated, anti-reflective glass, red and green illuminated second focal plane Circle-Dot BDC reticle with 5 brightness settings, 1-6x optical zoom and pop-up, resettable locking turrets that return to zero.

This rugged and lightweight riflescope can perform in -13° to 131°F degree weather. The RapidStrike is built to last with a durable 30mm 6061-T6 aluminum body featuring IP67 rated waterproof, dustproof, fogproof and shockproof making it a dependable riflescope.

About Firefield®

Firefield offers force multipliers and accessories for mission-critical operations and extreme shooting sports involving rifles, shotguns and pistols. Designed for next generation shooters, boot-on-the-ground operators and serious gun enthusiasts, Firefield provides products for hard-charging, action-oriented situations. Firefield—Forged In Victory®! For more information about Firefield products, visit www.fire-field.com. For media requests related to Firefield, please email mediarelations@fire-field.com.

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SMPP to supply 21,062 Specialty Ballistic Helmets for Airborne Applications to Indian army.


We are pleased to share the news of award of contract by Indian Army to SMPP for a specialized ballistic helmet for Airborne applications. SMPP will be supplying more than 20,000 such helmets. This will be in addition to the 50,000 Helmets already supplied and another 40,000 likely to be supplied by SMPP to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
This new order comes after SMPP started with the first supply of 10,000 Nos. Ballistic Jackets as part of the Rs 640 Crores (approximately USD 100 Million) contract with the Indian Ministry of Defence for supply of over 186,138 Nos.

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ICYMI: Rugged Obsidian 9 / Lipsey’s Glock 17 Winner

Raffle Winner Announced

We are excited to announce the winner of the package with the Rugged Obsidian 9 suppressor paired with a Lipsey’s exclusive Glock 17 Gen 4 9mm handgun, all in FDE, and a match grade threaded barrel from Grey Ghost Precision. The team at Silencer Shop is covering the winner’s tax stamp for the suppressor.

Thank you to everyone that purchased a ticket or multiple tickets. Your continued support of ASA keeps us fighting for your right to shoot suppressed. Congrats John!

CLICK HERE to Join the ASA!

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Rugged Suppressors Renews Tier 3 Sponsorship of ASA

TRAVELERS REST, SC – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Rugged Suppressors, a leading manufacturer of firearm suppressors based in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, is returning as a Tier 3 sponsor of ASA for 2019.
Founded in 2014 by Henry Graham and Michael Derdziak, Rugged Suppressors focuses their efforts on creativity, innovation, and quality control. Their first suppressor, the Surge 762, serves as the cornerstone of their full line of rifle, pistol, and rimfire suppressors. In 2018, Michael joined the ASA Board of Directors and has been an active participant since.
“Working with Michael and his topnotch team at Rugged is an absolute privilege,” said Knox Williams, President and Executive Director of ASA. “He is a proven leader, an excellent Board member, and a tremendous advocate for suppressors. Anytime we need help, Michael is right there to lend a hand. I am beyond excited for the opportunity to continue working with Rugged in our fight to expand suppressor rights across the country.”

CLICK HERE to Join the ASA!

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Brownells’ National Peace Officer Memorial Day Sales to Benefit LE Non-Profit



GRINNELL, Iowa (May 13, 2019) – In honor of Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, Brownells will donate five percent of all sales recorded on May 15, National Peace Officer Memorial Day, to the Brotherhood for the Fallen, a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.

Authorized by Congress, and sponsored by the National Fraternal Order of Police, National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day pays tribute to law enforcement officers who have been injured or killed in the line of duty.

The Brotherhood for the Fallen is a non-profit organization made up of chapters representing police departments and sheriff’s offices from Chicago, New York, Boston, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Aurora, Colorado, Suffolk County, NY, and more.  Officers and deputies from the above-listed agencies attend funerals of fallen officers across North America and provided financial support for families of fallen officers.

“The Brotherhood for the Fallen isn’t just a clever name; the members of this fantastic organization often give of their own time and money to show support for their fallen brothers and sisters,” said Ryan Repp, Brownells Director of Communications. “Brownells is proud to assist with the Brotherhood’s efforts to assist the families and fellow officers dealing with a tragic loss.”

To learn more about the Brotherhood for the Fallen, see the Brownells Peace Officers Memorial Day page.

About Brotherhood for the Fallen

The Brotherhood for the Fallen is a non-profit organization that honorably supports the families and communities of fallen officers across the United States.  Since these brave heroes have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, our mission is to provide support to their families, departments, and communities. The BFTF is nationally recognized as a 501(c) (3) organization.

About Brownells

Serious About Firearms Since 1939™, Brownells is the world’s leading source for guns, gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools and survival gear. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, Brownells is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, Brownells has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Forever. For more information or to place an order, call 800-741-0015 or visit Brownells.com. Stay up-to-date with Brownells on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Lyman Products Acquires Mark 7 Reloading to Strengthen its Position within the Reloading Market

Lyman® Products will combine their world-class manufacturing with Mark 7 Reloading®’s world-class engineering to reach the commercial and competitive shooting (prosumer) marketplace.

Middletown, Conn. (May 2019)Lyman® Products is extremely pleased to announce that, effective immediately,Mark 7® Reloading is now a Lyman brand and a part of the Lyman family, which includes Pachmayr, TacStar, A-Zoom, Trius, and Butch’s. In order to strengthen and expand upon their already well-respected position within the reloading market, Lyman Products saw a growth opportunity within the reloading space by combining its world-class manufacturing with Mark 7’s world-class engineering.

Mark 7 has brought change and innovation to the market since their introduction of the popular Autodrive systems in 2015. Since then they have continued to bring new and dynamic advancement to the reloading category with their Evolution™, Evolution Pro andRevolution® Reloading Systems. Now in its sixth year of operation, Mark 7 has a full line of reloading presses ranging from hand operation to light commercial operation.

Lyman president and CEO, Rick Ranzinger, said, “This was a natural fit for us as the Mark 7 brand and products dovetail nicely with our existing reloading products and initiatives. Lyman Products provides strong manufacturing capabilities and brand recognition that will enable Mark 7 to grow to new heights. We are excited to embark on this new chapter as we continue the Lyman mission to provide innovative products designed by shooters, for shooters, since 1878.”

The Mark 7 Company and management team will continue to stay on and assist Lyman in building the Mark 7 brand. Mark 7 will remain at their Fort Myers, Florida location, and their products will continue to be made right here in the United States and assembled at the Florida facility, with many of their parts being manufactured at Lyman’s Connecticut facility.

About Lyman® Products:

Lyman® Products, founded by avid outdoorsman, William Lyman, has been innovating firearms, reloading accessories and gear for over 140 years. Today, using advanced technologies, Lyman is in the forefront of meeting the needs of shooters and reloaders across the world. Whether pioneering the use of digital technology in reloading tools or reintroducing “antique” calibers and bullet molds, Lyman continues to improve and innovate the tools and accessories used by serious shooters and reloaders.

Lyman products and brands are available nationally through firearms and sporting goods dealers and mail order companies. Pachmayr, TacStar, Trius Traps, A-Zoom Precision Snap Caps, Butch’s Gun Care and Targdots are also Lyman brands.

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Pelican Appoints Elizabeth Park as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis


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Park Brings More Than 15 Years of Experience to the Position

Torrance, CA – May 13, 2019
Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging and advanced portable lighting systems, has appointed Elizabeth Park as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Pelican. In this role, Park will be responsible for financial reporting and analysis on new initiatives, projects, pricing and business opportunities.
“Financial planning and reporting is crucial as we continue to grow the Pelican brand globally, and we are excited to welcome Elizabeth to the team,” said Lyndon Faulkner, CEO at Pelican Products. “Park’s extensive financial experience and skill set will make her a great asset to the company.”

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Park brings more than 15 years of financial planning and analysis experience in the areas of sales and marketing, operations, mergers and acquisition, and research & development to the position, holding various positions with increasing levels of responsibilities with Harman International (a Samsung Company) and Neutrogena Corp. (Johnson & Johnson). Prior to moving into financial planning and analysis, Park worked as a senior auditor for Ernst & Young LLP.
Park holds a master’s degree in business administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management and two Bachelor of Arts degrees from UCLA.

Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit www.pelican.com or

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Extrema Ratio S.a.s.
Via Traversa delle Ripalte 72/74/76/78 – 59100 PRATO – Italy
Tel. +39 0574 584639 – Fax. +39 0574 581312

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Team SIG’s Max Michel Continues to Dominate in Carry Optics at the 2019 Magnus Cup


NEWINGTON, N.H., (May 10, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Captain, Max Michel for his first-place finish in the Carry Optics Division at the 2019 Magnus Sports Cup held May 1-5, 2019 at the Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range in Washington, Utah.

Team SIG’s Max Michel Continues to Dominate in Carry Optics at the 2019 Magnus Cup

“It’s great to see Max continue his win streak in the Carry Optics Division, and do it with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO3MAX Optic,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “Max was not only the fastest shooter at the Magnus Cup within his division, but one of the most accurate shooters amongst all 450 competitors as well.  His determination to continually better his performance in carry optics, and dedication to his training shows in the results, and his continued wins for Team SIG.”

To claim his first place finish at the 2019 Magnus Sports Cup, Max competed through 17 courses of fire using his P320X5, the soon to be released ROMEO3MAX open reflex sight, and SIG SAUER 9mm, 147 grain, Match Elite Competition Ammunition.

“This was the first ever Magnus Cup and it did not disappoint.  The match challenged all of the physical and technical skills an IPSC shooter would need to possess in order to be at the top of their game,” added Michel.  “My gear ran perfectly.  The SIG Match Elite Ammunition was extremely accurate, and my ROMEO3MAX optic continues to turn heads because of my performance, and my P320X5 ran beautifully.  I’m really proud to say that everything that helped me take first in the Carry Optics Division was a SIG SAUER product.”

The soon to be released ROMEO3MAX is a compact, open reflex sight featuring a 30mm Max round lens design for superior field-of-view, a special red-notch filter for a vivid red dot and unrivaled optical clarity, 6 MOA dot size for rapid target engagement, twelve illumination intensity levels, MOTAC activation, and up to 20,000 hours of runtime.  The sight is machined from aircraft grade aluminum in a matte black finish, with a side-loading battery tray, and waterproof (IPX-7 rated).

The SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition used by Max Michel at the 2019 Magnus Sport Cup is available for purchase at sigsauer.com/store.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit:



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National Shooting Sports Foundation Renews Gold-Level Sponsorship to Help Raise The Flag


NSSF Recommits to Presenting Sponsorship at National Sporting Clay Cup Fundraiser

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – May 10, 2019) –

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a longtime partner of USA Shooting, has agreed to help Raise the Flag for America’s Shooting Team, by renewing its gold-level partnership agreement for 2019. This show of support also includes becoming presenting sponsor of USA Shooting’s National Sporting Clay Cup Fundraiser set for June 7-8.

USA Shooting launched the Raise The Flag campaign on April 24, exactly 15 months until the 2020 Olympic Games get underway in Tokyo, Japan. The campaign is serving as the motivational driver used to pursue all available resources and sharpen the organizational vision on the mission of getting athletes on the podium and seeing that American flag raised in competition. The key element of the campaign is the Chairman’s Challenge being initiated by USA Shooting Board Chairman Chad Whittenburg, in what he describes as a true sense of urgency and directed passion for supporting USA Shooting Team athletes.  ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE BY DONATING TODAY:  USASHOOTING.ORG/RTFCHALLENGE

Recognizing the need to get behind the Team, NSSF pledged their support right away with hope that other companies will do the same.

“USA Shooting’s athletes are among the best ambassadors of the shooting sports, and we at NSSF are proud to be longtime supporters of this outstanding organization,” said Chris Dolnack, NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “We look forward to hosting our annual Industry Summit this June in Colorado Springs, when everyone in attendance will be able to see firsthand the awesomeness that is USA Shooting and the U.S. Olympic Training Center.”

“Helping our athletes raise the flag in competition requires strong industry support,” said Keith Enlow, CEO of USA Shooting. “The NSSF has consistently provided the backing our athletes need to represent the shooting sports industry at the highest level of competition. We are extremely thankful for the continued support and we look forward to helping tell our story at the upcoming Industry Summit.” 

As the trade association for the firearms industry, NSSF is a longtime supporter of USA Shooting, and the two organizations have partnered together on many campaigns and projects over the years, including NSSF’s First Shots introduction-to-shooting program and NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program to promote firearm safety in the home. Following successes at each of the past three Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016, NSSF sponsored full-page advertisements in USA Today to congratulate America’s Shooting Team athletes.

The USA Shooting Team will proudly showcase its training center and top athletes when the NSSF hosts the Industry Summit, June 3-5. America’s Shooting Team looks forward to the opportunity provide quality interaction with key executives and thought leaders affiliated with the shooting sports industry.

For more info on being a part of the Industry Summit — https://www.nssf.org/summit/

Additionally, USA Shooting heavily promotes National Shooting Sports Month, which celebrates the passion USA Shooting Team members and fans all have for target shooting and a pastime that provides a lifetime of enjoyment that can be shared with families and friends. At the same time, National Shooting Sports Month reminds the public that shooting is a safe, fun activity enjoyed by millions of Americans. National Shooting Sports Month provides an excellent opportunity for increased shooting sports participation through fun events and activities held at ranges and retail stores across the country.

With Tokyo in Sight, USA Shooting’s National Sporting Clays Cup fundraiser will bring shooting sport enthusiasts to North Carolina June 7-8 to support the USA Shooting Team as they finalize preparation for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  Shotgun sponsor, Krieghoff, as well as Resource One have also committed to supporting the fundraising event. As the only non-government supported shooting team in the world, USA Shooting relies heavily on donors and sponsors to help maintain a history of success that includes 110 Olympic medals.

Join USA Shooting, the NSSF and many other top shooting sport industry executives in celebration of America’s athletes.  It’s the can’t miss fundraiser of the summer featuring a fun Sporting Clays shoot and VIP dinner at the exclusive Childress Vineyard.


About NSSFThe National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit nssf.org.

ELEY is a Proud Sponsor of the USA Shooting Rifle and Pistol Teams: ELEY Limited, manufacturer of the world’s most consistently accurate rimfire ammunition, has been the Official Sponsor and Official Supplier of .22 rimfire ammunition of the USA Shooting rifle and pistol teams since 2000. For more information on ELEY and their products, please visit eley.co.uk.


Federal Premium, headquartered in Anoka, MN, is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. From humble beginnings nestled among the lakes and woods of Minnesota, Federal Premium Ammunition has evolved into one of the world’s largest producers of sporting ammunition. Beginning in 1922, founding president, Charles L. Horn, paved the way for our success. Today, Federal carries on Horn’s vision for quality products and service with the next generation of outdoorsmen and women. We maintain our position as experts in the science of ammunition production. Every day we manufacture products to enhance our customers’ shooting experience while partnering with the conservation organizations that protect and support our outdoor heritage. We offer thousands of options in our Federal Premium and Federal® lines-it’s what makes us the most complete ammunition company in the business and provides our customers with a choice no matter their pursuit.

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HENSOLDT at IMDEX: Showcasing Its Wide Range of Innovative Sensor Technologies



Among HENSOLDT’s exhibits at IMDEX is the TRS-4D naval radar. It is already in use on board the German Navy’s new F125 frigate, in a configuration comprising four fixed planar arrays.


Singapore, 13 May 2019“Modernisation efforts of naval capabilities will become increasingly crucial with the challenging environment of the Indo-Pacific”, says Nathan Manzi, head of Asia-Pacific at HENSOLDT. “As a specialist in defence electronics, we have a strong reference in this area with more than 3000 periscopes delivered to 20 prominent naval forces and more than 1000 radars installed with over 30 customer navies.” In fact, HENSOLDT builds upon a legacy of more than 40 years in Singapore, with the foundation laid by its subsidiary Kelvin Hughes. The company is set to participate at IMDEX, Asia Pacific’s premiere international maritime Defence exhibition.

The peak in submarine sensor technology is represented by HENSOLDT’s unique twin optronic mast solution, combining the OMS 150 and OMS 200 periscopes. Bringing together the latest optronics sensor technologies such as low light level TV camera, high-definition mid-wave infrared and short-wave infrared, this product enables new submarine capabilities in all light and weather conditions.

HENSOLDT’s TRS-4D naval radar is designed to support anti-air and anti-surface operations. It is available with one rotating antenna or four fixed antenna panels, respectively. The radar’s AESA technology delivers increased sensitivity to detect smaller and maneuvering targets with greater accuracy, as well as faster track generation to give naval vessels more time to react to hostile threats.

Another part of HENSOLDT’s display is dedicated to protection systems enhancing the survivability of naval vessels. Early warning against laser threats such as laser beam riding missiles, laser target designators and range finders provides the COLDS NGB warning system while secondary radar, transponders and encryption devices ensure reliable identification-friend-or-foe (IFF).

Come and visit us at stand number Q09 at IMDEX in Singapore!


HENSOLDT is a pioneer of technology and innovation in the field of defence and security electronics. Headquartered in Germany, HENSOLDT is a market leader in the field of civil and military sensor solutions. The company develops new products based on innovative approaches for data management, robotics and cyber security to combat a wide range of threats. With a workforce of some 4,300 employees, HENSOLDT generates revenues of about 1 billion euros per year.


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Big Horn Armory Honors Active Duty Military Members with Special Offer in Honor of Armed Forces Day

Any new rifle purchase made by active duty military members between Sunday, May 12 – Saturday, May 18, 2019, will receive a FREE BHA Logo Rhodesian Sling with your order.

Cody, Wyo. (May 2019)Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, would like to say thank you to members of the United States military branches with a special offer just for active duty military. Any active duty military member who makes a new rifle purchase from BHA’s website between Sunday, May 12 through Saturday, May 18, 2019, will receive a FREE BHA Logo Rhodesian Sling (a $75.00 value). Just provide proof of your current military status to receive your free gift.

The BHA Logo Rhodesian Sling is handcrafted in North Carolina out of high-quality domestic bridle leather and US-made solid brass hardware. It is a two-point sling that is compatible with any rifle with the standard sling mounting points. This sling features a forward loop and acts as both shooting support as well as a carry strap.

On August 21, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of Armed Forces Day. Stemming the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense, the annual celebration now commemorates all branches of the military during one solitary day. The first official Armed Forces Day took place on May 20, 1950. It played an essential part in educating society and expanding public knowledge of the military and the role they play in the community. Today, this national holiday is celebrated on the third Saturday of every May and is exhibited by exercise, parades, and receptions that highlight and honor our amazing military and all of its strength.

For more on Big Horn Armory, visit www.bighornarmory.com

About Big Horn Armory:

Big Horn Armory was founded in 2008 with the expressed intention of designing a Browning-type lever-action gun chambered in 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. The Big Horn Armory Model 89, made in America, closely follows the work of John Browning with refinements courtesy of modern metallurgy and machining capabilities. The first rifles began shipping in September of 2012 and since then, BHA has added to their big bore lineup with a Model 90 Carbine in 460 S&W, the Model 90A in 454 Casull, the Model 90B in .45 Colt, the Model 89A in 500 Linebaugh and the Model 89B in .475 Linebaugh. In 2017, Big Horn Armory took a departure from its lever-action series and developed the AR500 Auto Max, the most powerful short-range, semi-auto based on an AR .308 platform.

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Heckler & Koch VP9-B


Heckler & Koch VP9-B is America’s version of the company’s second striker-fired offering. Launched in October of 2018, it addressed the U.S.A.’s appetite for a pushbutton magazine release. The VP9-B is what you would come to expect from one of the world’s most prestigious small arms manufacturer…

Read my review

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Steinel Ammunition Co. Receives Large Ammo Contract to Load Inceptor ARX Bullets

Steinel Ammunition Co. contracted to produce loads for the Inceptor Preferred Hunting line of In45 Colt ARX, 450 Bushmaster ARX, and 458 SOCOM ARX.

Twinsburg, Ohio (May 2019) – Steinel Ammunition Co., manufacturers of American-made premium self-defense, hunting, and target ammunition, is pleased to announce their partnership with one of the largest ammunition makers to provide rounds of their most advanced Inceptor® ARX projectiles. Steinel Ammunition is initially producing 45 Colt Lever Action UMI ARX, 450 Bushmaster ARX, and 458 SOCOM ARX for Inceptor. Steinel Ammo’s new facility in Northeastern Ohio, is capable of producing their premium ammo lines, as well as producing rounds for other companies, delivering on their promise of exceptional accuracy and performance.

The ARX projectile is injection molded using a specially blended copper-polymer matrix designed to easily penetrate soft tissue that is also tough on bone and provides excellent knockdown power. The distinctive non-expanding ARX “flute” shape has no hollow-point or sharp edges on the nose, yet retains a stopping power and terminal performance exceeding many traditional expanding handgun bullets. Yet all this power, high velocity, and energy impart a lesser felt recoil which allows for quicker follow-up shots. The ARX projectile is fully frangible on hardened steel targets.

“We are very pleased that this large, renowned ammunition company came to Steinel Ammunition to develop and load their Inceptor ARX hunting rounds,” Andy Steinel, president of Steinel Ammunition Co., said. “We stand behind every load we make. Our loads’ performance and accuracy are the results of dedicated research and testing and this partnership demonstrates our shared values in providing the best ammunition for our end customers.”

For more information on Steinel Ammunition Co,. visit www.steinelammunition.com

About Steinel Ammunition Co.

Steinel Ammunition Co. is a premium manufacturer of self-defense, hunting, and target ammunition. While other manufacturers may have a specific product line designated as “match” or “premium,” at Steinel—premium ammunition is all we do.

When you use Steinel pistol or rifle ammo, you can be sure that countless hours of research and testing have gone into every round. Each recipe, component, and assembly are designed to provide you with optimal performance.

Our passion for precision, repeatability, accuracy, and reliability drives our pursuit of perfection. Let our attention to every technical detail provide you with the ammunition you and your gun deserve.

We stand by our products 100 percent with a Satisfaction Guarantee policy.

About Inceptor:

Inceptor brand ammunition features the world’s most advanced composite materials and manufacturing methods. Serving domestic and international lines of business, Inceptor is available through fine shooting sports retailers everywhere. Proudly made in the USA, Inceptor brand ammunition is designed for superior training, lethality, consistency, and performance. A full line of component bullets for handloaders was also added in late 2017. For more information about Inceptor ammunition and components or to become a partner retailer, visit inceptorammo.com

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Brownells New Products for the Week


Paul Levy, leader of the Brownells product acquisition crew, shows us the T36C 5.56 NATO pistol from Tommy Built Tactical. This is a semi-auto pistol clone of the Heckler & Koch G36C compact carbine variant of the German military’s G36 service rifle. The T36C is classified as a pistol for ATF purposes, but it has all the distinctive G36C features: the ambidextrous topside bolt handle up front, Picatinny rail on top of the low-pro carry handle, H&K-style “iron” sights, and it uses the Magpul® G36 PMAG®. It even has an authentic-looking but non-functional “AUTO” position on the selector! Paul disassembles his T36C to show us what’s under the hood, including the ops sys based on the AR-180, like the Brownells BRN-180™, and a bolt / carrier assembly similar to the FN SCAR. The T36C comes ready for you to install the brace or stock (if you want to go the SBR route) of your choice. Comes with a backpack for discreet carry.

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