New Rifle Scope Leveling Tool From Fix It Sticks!

New Rifle Scope Leveling Tool From Fix It Sticks, The Scope Jack

Chicago, IL– Fix It Sticks, the industry innovator of modular firearms maintenance tools and torque limiters has introduced the Scope Jack.  This clever new tool simplifies one of the most critical steps to properly mounting a riflescope, leveling the reticle.  The Scope Jack eliminates the need for plumb bobs, levels, lights and other tools while quickly and effectively leveling the scope to the rail in a matter of seconds.  Made for rifles utilizing two-piece scope rings, a single-piece Picatinny rail and a scope with a flat bottom turret housing, the Scope Jack is portable and easily fits into most Fix It Sticks tool kits and cases.

Long range shooters know a level reticle is critical for accuracy particularly at extended ranges.  Unfortunately leveling the reticle can be time consuming and inconvenient. Using the Scope Jack is quick and foolproof.  There are no additional leveling aids necessary and the firearm does not even have to be level or on a level surface.  With the scope mounted in the scope rings but able to rotate, simply mount the Scope Jack to the Picatinny rail under the scope with the leveling bar under the flat-bottomed turret housing.  Then with any ¼” drive rotate and lift the leveling bar until it engages and levels the scope in the rings.  One feature that sets the Scope Jack apart from other methods is user can maintain pressure on the scope while applying proper torque to the fasteners.  This keeps the optic level throughout the process.

The new Scope Jack is lightweight and portable.  When used with Fix It Stick torque limiters mounting a scope properly torqued and leveled is easy to do in a matter of minutes.  Made from 6061 T-6 aluminum and hard coat anodized matted black, the Scope Jack weighs a mere 0.84 oz and is now available with an MSRP of $44.00.
For more information: 
https://store.fixitsticks.com/collections/all-shooting/products/scope-jack

Dealer and consumer inquiries:
info@fixitsticks.com 872.802.3110

About Fix It Sticks:  Fix It Sticks is a highly modular multi-tool system featuring a variety of specialty tools and torque limiters, along with standard 1/4″ bits, to keep your gear running at the range and in the field.  Unlike other multi-tools out there, which compromise function for portability, Fix It Sticks uses a T-handle concept to give you the best of both worlds: shop level function, paired with light weight and portability.

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SIG’s Most Popular Rifle Accessories

For new and even long-time rifle owners, finding the right accessories can be a daunting task. To make it easier, we’ve compiled everything you need to outfit your SIG SAUER rifle.

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Magazines

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Slings

Just like pistol owners need holsters, slings are a must-have for every rifle owner.

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Ammunition

Choose from every major caliber including .223REM and 5.56mm for practice, hunting and more.

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Electro-Optics

Whether it’s a red dot or a riflescopes, no rifle is complete without an optic.

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NOW ON SALE: MCX & MPX Fixed/Folding Stock

A must-have tough and rugged replacement for your MCX or MPX stock that can be fixed or folded.

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Federal Custom Shop Now Offers Fourteen Options of Centerfire Cartridges for Big Game Hunting

ANOKA, Minnesota – May 28, 2020 – Federal Custom Shop products are for hunters and shooters who demand ammunition tailored for their individual needs at the highest level of quality, or who can’t find the right ammunition on the retail shelf. Hunters and shooters select cartridge, projectile, and grain weight, choosing from a menu of available options. Launched in the fall of 2019, the product line in the Federal Custom Shop continues to grow.
Available Custom Shop cartridge options currently include 243 Win, 257 Roberts +P, 257 Weatherby, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5-284 Norma, 270 Win, 270 WSM, 284 Win, 7mm Rem Mag, 308 Win, 30-06 Sprg, 300 Win Mag, 300 WSM, and 338 Federal. Customers will also be able to buy these cartridges with bullets not currently offered in Federal’s factory ammunition lineup. Examples include the Barnes Tipped TSX, Berger Hunter Hybrid, Hornady ELD-X, Nosler AccuBond, Nosler AccuBond Long Range, Nosler Partition, Sierra MatchKing, Federal Premium Terminal Ascent, and Federal Premium Trophy Copper. The specific list of available bullets varies per cartridge selected.
The Federal ammunition factory is in Anoka, Minnesota. Its online Custom Shop is a separate, secured room inside with a state-of-the-art reloading workshop focused on the utmost attention to detail, quality and care for each hand-loaded round produced. An elite group of Federal’s most experienced employees were selected to work in the Custom Shop. Using the best components available, these expert engineers handcraft this ammunition to order. Each round is hand-checked with a final cleaning and inspection before being packed in Custom Shop packaging and shipped out. Each box of Custom Shop ammunition is signed by the Federal employee who hand-loaded it.
A dedicated page on http://www.federalpremium.com takes Custom Shop users to an order form, where they select their ammunition options and preferences, then purchase the custom ammunition via credit card. Since ammunition is made-to-order, typical lead time is approximately 2 to 3 weeks to produce. Buyers will receive their order after a few days of shipping time.
Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit http://www.federalpremium.com.

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Legal Heat Sponsors Guns & Tacos Charity Event

May 28, 2020

Legal Heat Sponsors Guns & Tacos Charity Event

(Cleveland, OH) – Legal Heat, the nation’s largest firearms training firm, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Chicago area Guns & Tacos charity event to benefit Brotherhood for the Fallen.
Felix Gonzalez, an instructor for Legal Heat’s training team, is holding his 8th annual “Guns & Tacos” charitable event in the Chicago area on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The event is open to both law enforcement and firearms enthusiasts, and will combine the joys of range shooting and eating good food. The first Guns & Tacos event was held in 2012 by a group of friends who love guns, tacos, freedom and America. For the past seven years, local attendees have looked forward to gathering for the annual event.
The Guns & Tacos event will be held at The Buffalo Range Shooting Park:
https://www.buffalorangeshootingpark.com/. They have several ranges for attendees to enjoy, including two bench rifle ranges, “The Pit”, skeet and a Tactical Range where participants can move and shoot. The event will start with morning check-in and safety briefing from 8-9 am. At this time, literature and SWAG from sponsors will also be distributed. Afterwards, attendees can move freely from range to range to enjoy various shooting activities. Lunch is served around noon by a popular Taco food truck, and attendees can eat and rest at the picnic grove on site. Raffles for door prizes will be drawn and distributed during lunch. The event lasts until the range closes at 4:30 pm, and attendees can shoot and socialize throughout the day at leisure.
All proceeds from the event (after range rental and food expenses) will benefit the Brotherhood for the Fallen, a 501c3 organization for the benefit of fallen first responders. To learn more about this organization, visit:
https://brotherhoodforthefallen.org/. To learn more about the Guns & Tacos event, visit the Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/GunsandTacos/events/
For more information about Legal Heat, visit MyLegalHeat.com.


About Legal Heat:
Legal Heat is the nation’s largest firearms training firm. Our core focus is our students’ understanding of their Second Amendment right and the proper and lawful handling of firearms. We are the publisher of the Legal Heat “50 State Guide to Firearm Laws and Regulations” in book and app format.
We know that by serving you with industry leading online and local classes, we can do our part in helping the nation be a safer place. Legal Heat offers you the opportunity to take classes from our industry-leading instructors. Our team teaches fun, non-intimidating and engaging classes as you benefit from their excellent qualifications and legal, professional, and practical skills that enhance the class experience. We hope you join the 300,000+ students we have trained, and tell your friends and family about us so they can share in the experience!

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SHOT SHOW 2021

SHOT Show | The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show

How was everyone’s week? Are you all keeping the stress levels down and staying away from the mental health apps? I’d ask you about your plans for your weekend but it’s none of my business, and with this lockdown you may be staying home and playing video games. But look readers, things are opening up and from what I’ve seen individuals and businesses are being responsible in how they conduct themselves and their businesses. So, hang in there!

I’ve always suspected that the COVID 19 virus created Zombies as evidenced in my dashcam video below.

The streets are still empty, I’ve never seen this intersection with virtualy no traffic.

In this week’s shoot the shit I’d like to relay what the NSSF SHOT SHOW team had to say about the 2021 event. I’ve had a number of conversations with people who are wondering what is going to happen. Somewhat premature, but valid just the same as we are rapidly approaching the time when exhibitors and attendees make travel plans etc. So, here’s the official skinny on Shot Show 2021 as of today.

Looking Toward the 2021 SHOT Show

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of exhibitors have inquired about what our plans are for the 2021 SHOT Show. Any details at this point in time would be premature because we just don’t know what the parameters for holding large events will be nine months from now. Our first and foremost priority is to ensure the safety of our customers—the exhibitors, attendees and media—and our employees. So, as the situation develops on a daily basis, we’ll continue discussing what that looks like from an operational and customer perspective. Sometimes it feels like we’re planning to fight 100 different battles on the same ground. That’s why everything is on the table at this point in time. I think the fact that our show is held in January puts us in a very good position because there is a very good chance that we’ll emerge from this well in advance of the show. —Chris Dolnack, NSSF

It looks like NSSF is aware of the concerns and their team is working on formulating and evaluating the options. One thing is certain, the sheer magnitude of the event and the challanges of the times will keep the NSSF folks busy.

Alright readers, have a great weekend and don’t stress out, it’s easy to do under these conditions but this too shall pass.

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Anarchy Outdoors Innovates Rimfire Performance Upgrades

North Logan, UT- Anarchy Outdoors, a leading industry innovator and supplier of precision rifle components and other high-performance firearms accessories, has developed a significant product line of upgrades and accessories for precision rimfire rifles. Designed in house from their own competition experience as well as customer input, Anarchy Outdoors’ rimfire upgrades are built to the same exacting standards their centerfire rifle product lines. Recent editions to their rimfire product line include a Ruger Precision Rimfire Bolt Handle (also fits the Ruger American rimfire), A Ruger Precision Rimfire Scope Base With Integrated Bubble Level, Ruger Precision Rimfire Bull Barrel Full Port Muzzle Brake.

An ergonomic bolt handle is a must for precision rifle competition. The shooter’s hand must come off the grip and naturally engage the bolt handle in one sweeping, ergonomic motion. The Anarchy Outdoors Ruger Precision Rimfire Bolt Handle is slightly longer for better leverage and has a more natural rearward angle to it. This allows the shooter to smoothly cycle the action with one fluid motion. The Ruger Precision Rimfire Bolt Handle is machined from 17-4 stainless steel with a Black Nitride finish option to reduce wear and corrosion. The end of the handle is threaded 5/16-24TPI which works with most aftermarket bolt knobs as well as the factory Ruger bolt knob. The Upgraded Bolt Handle for Ruger Precision Rimfire and American Rimfire is now available with an MSRP of $59.99. https://www.anarchyoutdoors.com/rimfire-ruger-precision-american-bolt-handle-upgrade/

The Anarchy Outdoors Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle Scope Base with Bubble Level addresses the needs of competitive and long range rimfire enthusiasts for keeping their rifle level while shooting at extended distances. Precision shooters know that as the range to target increases maintaining a level rifle/scope combination is critical to maximizing accuracy. The Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle Scope Base with Bubble Level replaces the factory Picatinny rail and has an integrated bubble level at the back of the scope mount. This allows the shooter to stay on the rifle with a proper cheek weld and with literally just a slight eye movement confirm if they are level or make slight adjustments before shooting. Machined form 6061-T6 aluminum and hard coat anodized black, the Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle Scope Base with Bubble Level is now available with an MSRP of $79.99. https://www.anarchyoutdoors.com/ruger-precision-rimfire-rifle-scope-base-w-bubble-level/

A rimfire muzzle brake is a must for the serious rimfire competitor. Even though a rimfire has negligible recoil, it is enough to move the reticle off target. A muzzle brake lets the shooter quick require the target and fire the next round. The Anarchy Outdoors RPR Rimfire Bull Barrel Full Port Muzzle Brake (1/2″x28) was designed specifically for the competitive rimfire shooter. Made from titanium, this muzzle brake was designed by a master gunsmith with spiral port cut outs as well as a parabolic internal taper. The result is a lightweight brake that reduces recoil without being overly loud. This brake is made to perfectly match the Ruger Precision rimfire barrel but works just as well an AR-15s or any other 22 caliber rifle threaded ½-28 TPI. The RPR Rimfire Bull Barrel Full Port Muzzle Brake (1/2″x28) is left in the polished titanium finish and is now available with an MSRP of $59.99. https://www.anarchyoutdoors.com/rpr-rimfire-bull-barrel-full-port-muzzle-brake-1-2×28/

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TAC21 Gen2 Has Arrived

MDT Chassis Systems MDT Magazines MDT Buttstocks MDT Accessories MDT CKYE-POD

MDT TAC21 Gen2 is now available!

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INCREASED PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY
  • Straight-line design – Reduce vertical rifle kick
  • V-block bedding – No action bedding required
  • Removable end cap and buttstock – Easier transport, storage and cleaning
  • Integrated top rail – Ensures optimal stability
  • Enclosed action housing – Rigid performance
  • Full rail 15″ M-LOK forend – Tons of accessory options
  • 100% satisfaction Guarantee

MDT TAC21 Gen2 Chassis System

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Reloading Your Rifle

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SIG SAUER Adds “Buy Now” Capability to sigsauer.com with Gearfire

NEWINGTON, N.H., (May 27, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the integration of the Gearfire “Buy Now” option to sigsauer.com to expands the website’s eCommerce capability, allowing consumers to purchase firearms online, direct from local dealers.  The new “Buy Now” feature on the firearm product pages, powered by Gearfire, allows the consumer to enter a zip code, and select an authorized SIG SAUER dealer in their region they can buy directly from. 

“The addition of Gearfire to sigsauer.com is a great new feature that links our consumers directly from our website to our vast dealer network,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “Consumers can easily browse our website, research the SIG SAUER product they want to purchase from wherever they are at any time, and then be connected with a local retailer for purchase.”

The new “Buy Now” dealer locator feature also identifies the SIG SAUER Elite and Master Dealers in the area. These Elite Dealers receive first priority on shipment of new SIG product from our factory, have access to exclusive Elite Dealer product releases, and offer a SIG “store within a store” format with custom fixtures for a complete SIG experience.  

“In these times that we are living in, where people are limiting their movement, the integration of Gearfire to sigsauer.com is important to insuring our consumers are connected to our retailers to help facilitate the purchase process,” concluded Taylor.  

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is  a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 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. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations. For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.


FIREARMS  • AMMUNITION  • ELECTRO-OPTICS  • SUPPRESSORS  • AIRGUNS  • TRAINING

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New Product from Hornady – Coming June 3rd!

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Primary Arms Government partners with Glock Inc.

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PRIMARY ARMS GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH GLOCK INC. AS THE NEWEST LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRIBUTOR FOR TEXAS

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Primary Arms Government Division is proud to announce that it will be acting as the newest GLOCK Law Enforcement Distributor for the state of Texas. With this partnership, Primary Arms Government will be able to support Law Enforcement officials and First Responders with a full suite of GLOCK products and services, including Departmental Testing & Evaluation Programs, Trade-Ins, the GLOCK Blue Label Program, and agency procurement.
GLOCK pistols are the most durable and reliable sidearms for Law Enforcement Officers. As an official GLOCK Law Enforcement Distributor, Primary Arms will be able to assist our Texas Law Enforcement partners with a variety of services while offering a wider assortment of GLOCK products and accessories. With minimum lead times, procurement officers can expect a streamlined process. In addition, Primary Arms staff will be trained as GLOCK Armorers, providing our Texas Law Enforcement partners with instant access to critical information. Texas Officers and First Responders will also be able to make private Blue Label purchases through Primary Arms directly.

“This is a great day for GLOCK Inc. and Primary Arms LLC. We are now better equipped to serve our First Responders with a wider array and sought after, high quality equipment needed by these communities,” said Ozge Cumberland, Primary Arms Vice President. “We are honored to stand side by side with GLOCK Inc.”

With Texas populations continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate, the need for new police equipment and sidearms is certain to follow. By partnering with GLOCK Inc, Primary Arms aims to continue to be the top choice for departments seeking to update or expand their equipment resources, all while offering exceptional service and support.

About Primary Arms Government
With 12 years of manufacturing, retailing, and wholesaling experience, Primary Arms opened its Government division in 2019, supporting professionals with access to over 400 top brands across 150+ product categories. With same-day shipping before 4pm CST and 24-hour quote response, Primary Arms offers industry-leading service with no minimum order quantity. In addition, Primary Arms provides its partners a full suite of complimentary amenities, including demo days, T&E opportunities, a full trade-in program, and technical product support. Primary Arms Government is also the home of the patented ACSS reticle, available in a variety of configurations with Primary Arms’ duty-proven optics.

For more information on Primary Arms Government, visit the company website or contact:
Major Mathis
US Law Enforcement Sales Manager
mmathis@primaryarms.com

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INDRA STRENGTHENS THE SPANISH AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM

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· The company will modernize and strengthen the encryption of the IFF (identification, friend or foe) systems to adapt them to the new NATO standards

· These are systems with the capability to interrogate and identify an aircraft in flight over 470 kilometers away

· The system joins the Lanza 3D radars deployed by Indra in Spanish territory, the backbone of the national air defense and of NATO’s southwestern flank

Madrid, May 27, 2020.- The Ministry of Defense has awarded Indra the tender for the IFF (identification, friend or foe) systems modernization for Lanza 3D radars used by the Aerial Surveillance Squadrons of the Spanish Air Force.

With this upgrade, the systems will comply with the most recent NATO interoperability standards, which will soon be mandatory for military aircraft and ground systems.

These are systems capable of interrogating an aircraft over 470 kilometers away to identify it and determine whether or not it is a threat.

The Spanish Air Force will have the following interrogation capabilities throughout the national territory: Mode 5 (encrypted), Mode S and ADS-B. All these identification methods will be incorporated into the different air command and control centers that protect Spanish air space and Europe’s southwestern flank within NATO.

The new equipment supplied by Indra will be set up for security accreditation and will be resistant to cyber attacks. They will offer reinforced protection for the data exchanged with civil air traffic control entities.

The contract has a duration of 3 and a half years, and comes with the associated logistic support in the Air Surveillance Squadrons (EVA, in Spanish) as well as in the Logistic Transmissions Center (CLOTRA, in Spanish). This ensures that the systems will be operational throughout their life cycle of at least 15 years.

Indra is one of the leading companies worldwide in the development of IFF systems that it has implemented in ground stations as well as in platforms of all types.

Indra is a leading company in radar development and one of the main suppliers for NATO. The company has won all the radar tenders awarded by the Alliance in the last five years and has delivered a total of more than 50 Lanza 3D radars to countries on all five continents. Its equipment has been extensively tested in all kinds of scenarios and environments. Indra is also experienced in the supply of complete air defense systems that protect the air space of several countries. 

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 a high-value focus and with a high innovation component. In the 2019 financial year, Indra achieved revenue of €3,204 billion, with more than 49,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in over 140 countries.

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Winchester Ammunition Launches The Yackley 5 Short Film

Winchester Ammunition Launches The Yackley 5 Short Film

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 27, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition announces the release of The Yackley 5 short film, a high-end production featuring one of the most dynamic families in the shooting sports world.
“The Yackley family is like no other when it comes to hard work, American values and a deep commitment to the shooting sports,” said Matt Campbell, vice president of sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition. “We are proud that they train and compete with our ammunition, but even more importantly, they are strong ambassadors for our brand and their story is important to share.”
As members of Team Winchester, the Yackley family — Becky, Mark, Tim, Sean, Andrew — have made a name for themselves by competing at events around the globe, but also sharing their expertise through educational content.
“This film truly captures our lifestyle and commitment to the shooting sports. It’s an activity that is loaded with opportunities to build a tight-knit family,” said Becky Yackley. “We are honored to represent a legendary brand like Winchester.”
Each year, more than 50 million Americans participate in the shooting sports nationwide commanding a newfound interest in shooting sports related content. Rusted Rooster, an award-winning production company based in Midland, Michigan, produced The Yackley 5 film.
“We’ve been working with the Winchester Team for almost a decade now, and telling stories of inspiration in the world of hunting and shooting sports has always been our mission together,” said Jason Brown, co-founder and executive producer for Rusted Rooster. “The Yackley’s are a perfect combination of hard work, exceptional family values and dedication to our country that made telling their story an absolute honor.”
Winchester adds The Yackley 5 to an award-winning list of productions including films such as: The Rabbit Hunter, Mantle of Shells, Milestones, NILO and The Veteran, as well as branded TV and online series that include Winchester Legends, Winchester Deadly Passion with Melissa Bachman, Winchester World of Whitetail and Winchester Life.

About Winchester Ammunition

A world leader in delivering innovative products, Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com

About Rusted Rooster

Founded in Midland, MI in 2011, Rusted Rooster is a full service media house driven by opportunities to tell inspirational and authentic stories that connect fishing, hunting and outdoor lifestyle brands to their audiences. Powered by their creative development team, award-winning cinematographers and edit bay storytellers, Rusted Rooster leverages linear, digital and social platforms to effectively amplify partner initiatives and messaging goals from conception through content distribution.

Gun Owners Care

Gun owners care. You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, and helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories, to show how they’re making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners CareSM campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit GunOwnersCare.org for more information.

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Kopfjäger releases crucial Small Diameter Rifle grip!

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(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – The creators at Kopfjäger are excited to announce the release of the SDR (small diameter rifle) grip! This durable silicone grip can be attached to Kopfjäger’s classic Reaper Grip to accommodate smaller-sized rifles such as youth rifles, air rifles and pellet guns. When the SDR grip is doubled, it can fit stocks down to .25 inches! Now, youth and other small-rifle shooters can enjoy the confidence and stability of a classic Reaper Grip from Kopfjäger.

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Features:

Ø Fits stocks down to 0.85 inches

Ø When doubled, fits stocks down to 0.25 inches

Ø Hardy Silicone Construction

Ø Weighs 4.3 ounces


About Kopfjäger:

Kopfjäger is a world-leader in hunter-assistance products. Operating under the Sellmark Corporation umbrella and utilizing years of hunter-focused research from military, law enforcement and aerospace engineering, Kopfjäger is renowned for going the extra mile to design superior shooting rests, tripods and accessories. Kopfjäger’s mission is simple: To bring professional-grade products to the average outdoorsman, to maximize safety and comfort, and to guarantee you a successful adventure.

Visit www.kopfjagerindustries.com

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Long List of Optics Deals

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Memorial Day Optics & More

Through June 1st

Approximately 27x Better Than a Mattress Sale

State been keeping you down?  Prepare for some social blasting with discounts on just what you’d expect…levers, levels, scopes, and loading equipment!

We’ve got more levers than ever, with new Meopta, Leupold, and Vortex models recently.  Take 25% off all polymer levels and levers, use code:
“25offpoly”

Standard, FDE, CF Levers

We’ve shipped so….so much AR500.  But there’s still some left.  Find half off in-stock steel while it lasts, backorders ALLOWED on our most popular targets such as IPSC and Coyotes.  Cutting and delivery after our shop move, figure 4-6 weeks.
“allourar500” for 50% off!

Buy “allourar500”

Are you a man of fine taste?  Take a tasty 20% off our billet levels and levers through next Monday!  We have a hard time keeping these in stock at our normal price, so prepare for a shipping delay while we wrap up new batches of Rail Mount, 30mm, 34mm, and Ares levers.  At just $36 and $44 respectively, you’ll find the wait well worth the quality.  At checkout use code:
“20offbillet”

Scope & Rail Levels

Throw Levers

Increase your Chargemaster performance!  Find discounts on our antistatic inserts to reduce overcharges, powder pans, and our reloading funnel sets.  The more items bundled, the bigger the discount.  Bet you won’t find any static here.

Chargemaster Combos

Smokin’ PRS Deals?  Yes.  The Ares ETR and Cronus BTR perform way above their price range.  If you’re on the fence, we’ll be shipping these not only with a level and lever, but a sunshade, focus wheel, AND a nice mount or rings at 50% off!  A truly complete setup saving you hundreds.

Ares ETR

Cronus BTR

Don’t discount the XTRIII.  If illumination isn’t a must, these have great turrets and glass at a very reasonable price.  We’ve got half our original stockpile of 3.3-18x SCR2 MIL scopes left.  Get a FREE set of Seekins or Warne rings/mount with any XTRIII purchase, and knock an extra $125 off the 3.3-18x mentioned above with code “318scr2”!

XXXtra Good Prices

The most ergonomically and optically pleasing conventional rifle scope we’ve ever had.  With a mag ring and turrets that feel just right, and glass that is a pleasure to get behind, the Zero Compromise optics and aptly named.  4-20x and 5-27x models in stock with our personal favorite MPCT2 reticle. 

IN STOCK Zcomp

Vortex Razor LHT in stock, among others.  Take a sweet 12% off with code “memorialvortex”.
Will this code apply to a Razor G3?  Yes.  Do we have any idea when they’ll arrive?  Unfortunately not….damn virus.

Viral Vortex Prices

If you’re looking for the best contenders under $1000, consider an Athlon Ares BTR Gen 2 or Midas Tac.  For Memorial Day you’ll find them shipping with a free level, lever, sunshade, AND Athlon rings at 50% off!

Ares BTR

Midas Tac

What could be more American than supporting a small business AND shooting Covid-19?  Well…nothing we can think of.  Find these 12″ viral analogs for just $59.99.  No mask required.

CoronAR500

Pro Series Levers

Poly Scope & Rail Levels

You’ve made it this far?  Time for the biggest discount of all.  Throw a Helos on your trainer or backup precision rifle.  Save over 30% compared to buying this elsewhere, just $419.99 with a level and lever.  Originally you’d be at over $600 for this combo!

Huge Helos Savings

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Steinel Ammunition Co., 9mm 124gr Subcompact Carry SCHP round for EDC.

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Ohio manufacturer, Steinel Ammunition has built a reputation on producing the finest hard to source unique  military surplus ammo. In March the company announced a premium 9mm defensive round, a first for Steinel.  What is unique about this first offering is that it has been specifically formulated for the subcompact pistol.  The 124gr solid Copper Hollow Point (SCHP) exits a 3 inch barrel at 960 feet per second, but the lower muzzle velocity does not detract from its impressive terminal ballistics.

The Maker Solid Copper Hollow Point bullets, new Starline nickel-plated casings, Hodgdon powder, and CCI’s primers makes Steinel’s 9mm defensive round a very high quality offering. Its performance is defined by a bullet expansion to a diameter of 0.706” when fired from a 3” barrel at 960 FPS, and .857” when fired from a 4.7” barrel with 1,050 FPS velocity.

I’ll be test driving this impressive 9mm round from Steinel  in June.

Steinel Ammunition Co

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PRIMARY ARMS OPTICS IS NOW SHIPPING NEW GLX RIFLE SCOPES

Primary Arms Optics

PRIMARY ARMS OPTICS IS NOW SHIPPING NEW GLX RIFLE SCOPES
2.5-10x44mm FFP Rifle Scope with ACSS® Raptor M2 Reticle
4-16x50mm FFP Rifle Scope with MIL DOT Reticle

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Primary Arms Optics is now shipping the new GLx 2.5-10×44 FFP ACSS Raptor M2 and GLx 4-16×50 FFP MIL-DOT Rifle Scopes. Following the initial release of GLx in 2019, Primary Arms’ Optics latest product line has earned a reputation for both quality and value, and these two new reticle configurations are elevated by GLx innovation. Both new GLx scopes are now available for purchase from primaryarms.com and your preferred retailers.

GLx 2.5-10x44FFP with ACSS Raptor M2 5.56 Reticle

GLx 4-16x50FFP with MIL-DOT Reticle

“These scopes are part of our mid-tier lineup of optics, called GLx,” said Marshall Lerner, CEO of Primary Arms. “GLx brings premium technologies and materials into an approachable price range, providing customers an unbeatable value.”

The GLx 2.5-10×44 is a versatility-driven powerhouse, offering a 44mm objective lens without the heavy weight. This lens draws more light than comparable 24mm LPVO lenses, providing the user with an exceptional image quality for greater precision at distance. In close quarters, the large eyebox and lightweight body make this optic nimble, as targets are quick to acquire with the innovative ACSS reticle. The ACSS Raptor M2 is the perfect pairing for this scope, as it brings peerless utility into a compact, intuitive horseshoe design. To order the 2.5-10×44 with ACSS Raptor M2, visit the product page here on Primary Arms.
For long distance precision, the GLx 4-16x50mm FFP Rifle Scope with MIL-DOT reticle blends tradition with GLx innovation. MIL-DOT reticles are among the most proven, well-studied reticles in the world. By bringing the MIL-DOT reticle into the GLx 4-16×50 body, users can make full use of its refined features. The enhanced turret design features steel adjustment rings, which guarantees flawless tracking accuracy that is guaranteed to last a lifetime. To order the 4-16×50 with MIL-DOT reticle, visit the product page here on Primary Arms.
Both GLx rifle scopes share the same value of premium-grade quality at an unbeatable price in their class. Both scopes come with our enhanced locking turrets with return to zero, AutoLive motion sensing reticle illumination, and our hardened steel-on-steel adjustment system. In pursuit of this effort, all GLx optics are backed by Primary Arms’ lifetime warranty and commitment to customer satisfaction.

Primary Arms Optics
Started in 2007, Primary Arms Optics seek to provide the best optics you can get for any budget. Utilizing the highly regarded, repeatedly-proven ACSS® reticle, Primary Arms optics boast unparalleled precision and adaptability for superior performance across ranges. With four product tiers available (Classic, SLx, GLx, PLx), anyone can afford to equip themselves with the latest in optics technology. In addition, every product is backed with Primary Arms’ total commitment to customer satisfaction.
To become a Primary Arms Optics Dealer, please
click here.

For more information on Primary Arms, visit the company website at www.primaryarms.com

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ON THIS DAY WE REMEMBER OUR FALLEN AND THOSE WE SERVED WITH

Memorial Day 2020

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MAGPUL INDUSTRIES ENHANCEMENT FOR THE MP5

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FIREARMS ACCESSORIES APPAREL+GEAR SALE COMMS

Magpul MP5

We’ve enhanced the iconic MP5 with functional features that improve the ergonomics and handling of this legendary line of firearms. You can find our 5-inch SL Hand Guard – SP89/MP5K, 8-inch SL Hand Guard – HK94/MP5, and the Magpul® ESK (Enhanced Selector Kit) now at Magpul.com.

Our Magpul® SL Grip Module will be shipping soon. It offers improved handling and better ergonomics without sacrificing the legendary MP5 aesthetic that the world loves. Available in June.

Magpul® SL Hand Guards

Magpul® SL Hand Guard
SP89/MP5K

$49.95

Magpul® SL Hand Guard
HK94/MP5

$49.95

Offered in a 5-inch and 8-inch variant, both of our Magpul SL Hand Guards include the same innovative features we’ve brought to our other hand guards, including anti-slip texturing and M-LOK® compatible slots for accessory mounting.

Magpul® ESK

Magpul® ESK

$49.95

The ESK gives you multiple ambidextrous selector levers for HK Polymer Trigger Housings, and our soon-to-be-released Magpul® SL Grip Module will provide you with better ergonomics and dependable firing-hand activation and deactivation of the safety.

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M81 SURPRISE BUNDLE- $685 Value

M81 WOODLAND
SURPRISE
BUNDLE

$685 Total Value


1 CUSTOMER WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS FREE IN ADDITION TO THEIR ORIGINAL ORDER:
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(1) INCOG CARBINE RIFLE BAG
(1) COYOTE D3 SLING
(1) D3FT COMBAT LIGHT
(1) HSP M81 SNAPBACK
(50) HST PERFORMANCE TARGETS
(1) MICRO 556 TRIPLE MAG INSERT
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Galco is excited to introduce the Scout 3.0™ tuckable inside the waistband holster for the SIG-Sauer P365

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Introducing The Scout 3.0™ For The Sig Sauer P365


PHOENIX, May 2020
Galco is excited to introduce the
Scout 3.0 tuckable inside the waistband holster for the SIG-Sauer P365, one of today’s most popular modern carry pistols! The highly versatile Scout 3.0 merges Galco’s historic quality, comfort, and high performance as an option for daily CCW needs.
The Scout 3.0’s open top and full firing grip accessibility combine for a fast and easy draw – critically important in fast-moving self-defense situations. The reinforced holster mouth provides a safe and simple return to the holster after action.
The Scout is constructed with the rough side of the leather out. This construction method provides additional stability in the waistband, as well as a smooth leather holster pocket for a faster, slicker feel on the draw.
The Scout 3.0’s versatility comes from its adjustability for cant and angle. You like to carry in the currently-hot appendix position? Adjust the belt clip to a neutral (vertical) cant. Prefer a more traditional strongside behind-the-hip position? Just angle the clip to accommodate. Like a crossdraw carry? Move the clip the other direction!
The ambidextrous Scout 3.0 is supplied with two types of interchangeable tuckable clips. The first is the UniClip™, designed to go over the belt, but which also works well without a belt. The second is the Ultimate Stealth™ clip with hook, which fits on the trouser waistband, under or behind a belt with just the clip showing, for the ultimate in stealthy concealment!
Available in natural finish with black mouth band, the Scout’s MSRP is $89.

Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco holster brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon, injection-molded plastic and Kydex® to meet the demands of today’s consumers. The award-winning Matrix™ line of holsters and accessories, women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly made in the USA since 1969.

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NSSF Launching New Webinar ‘Liability in the Age of COVID-19’

For immediate release | May 22, 2020

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Liability in the Age of COVID-19.”

Firearm industry members have proven to be leaders in keeping their businesses functioning while adhering to social distancing, face mask-wearing and structural-capacity restrictions. Now, as stay-at-home orders are loosened and people are beginning to leave their homes for socialization and recreation—and especially as an uptick in FFL store and range foot traffic is expected with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend—businesses are asking what liability they have for the safety and health of their staff and customers.

To help answer those questions, NSSF worked with Jay Porter, partner at Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings, LLP, to develop our new webinar, “Am I liable? The Changing Landscape of Liability in the Age of COVID-19.” In this 60-minute presentation, Porter will answer three of the most pressing questions NSSF has been asked by its members:

  • When I reopen, what new liabilities should I be concerned with?
  • If I do reopen and someone becomes sick (including employees and customers), can I be sued?
  • Does my insurance policy protect me from personal or corporate liability when it comes to COVID-19?

Webinar attendees will also gain a deeper understanding of the implications of reopening or continuing operations during the ongoing public health situation, including:

  • Steps you can take to limit your liability exposure in respect to COVID-19
  • Guidance on what you need to know about responding to the coronavirus and how it may impact you and your business
  • Critical legal questions to ask your insurance and law professional partners

The “Am I liable? The Changing Landscape of Liability in the Age of COVID-19” webinar takes place Thursday, May 28 from 11:00 a.m. to noon EST. NSSF webinars relating to COVID-19 have proven to be extremely well-received. This webinar is free to all interested industry members, but attendance is limited, so we encourage everyone to register at the earliest possible convenience. Register here.


About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearm 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 nationwide. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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CZ P-10 Pistol Leads The Way

Numerous Upgrades Make The P-10 Line
Better Than
Ever

Kansas City,
KS
(May 21, 2020) –
All CZ P-10 semi-automatic pistols feature a swappable magazine release, which
operates smoother than the ambidextrous release of the past. Just a few minutes’
work reverses the release, so lefties can hit the release with their thumb from
the right side of the pistol.

P10’s feel right in the hand much like
the classic CZ 75 and their trigger feel is at the top of the class when it
comes to striker-fired pistols. With a solid wall, a clean break, and a tactile,
audible reset, the P-10’s trigger leaves many other striker guns in its
dust.

Built to withstand the rigors of
military use, the P-10’s are constructed around a fiber-reinforced polymer frame
coated with a hardy nitride finish. Ardent shooters will appreciate the
ruggedness of these P-10’s. The generous trigger guard allows use with gloved
hands and is undercut to allow as high a grip as possible. With CZ reliability,
engineered ergonomics and a bevy of features both familiar and new, the P-10 is
the complete package.

CZ P-10 F SUPPRESSOR-READY
With
an extended barrel threaded 1/2×28, this striker-fired pistol can fill every
role – from range-day plinker or duty weapon to bedside protector (the later
with the addition of a light and compact can). High night sights provide
impressive visibility over most 9mm cans, while the extended magazine bases
boost ammunition capacity by two rounds.

MODEL VARIANT:

  • CZ P-10 C Suppressor-Ready – 17+1 capacity
SPECS
CZ P-10 F SUPPRESSOR-
READY

  • SKU: 91543
  • Caliber: 9MM
    Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 21
  • Frame Material:
    Polymer
  • Slide Finish:
    Nitride
  • Grip: Polymer
  • Overall Length: 8.6
    In.
  • Barrel Length: 5.11
    In.
  • Width: 1.25
    In.
  • Weight: 30
    Oz.
  • Sights: High Night
    Sights
  • Safety Elements: Trigger Safety,
    Firing Pin Block
  • MSRP:
    $577.00
CZ P-10 F OD
GREEN
With its OD Green frame and a set of
tritium 3-dot night sights, this full-size P-10 holds 19+1 in the magazine and
features CZ-USA’s, easily-swappable magazine release. Built with the same crisp
trigger and engineered ergonomics that have made the P-10 platform a favorite,
the full-size frame of the F model brings a longer sight radius, longer barrel,
and longer grip for more consistency and control. Result: superior accuracy in
all shooting scenarios.

MODEL VARIANTS:

  • CZ P-10 F – Black frame, standard 3-dot sights
  • CZ P-10 C – Black frame, compact size,
    15+1 capacity, standard 3-dot sights
SPECS CZ P-10 F OD
GREEN

  • SKU: 91545
  • Caliber: 9MM
    Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 19
  • Frame Material:
    Polymer
  • Slide Finish:
    Nitride
  • Grip: Polymer
  • Overall Length: 8
    In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.5
    In.
  • Width: 1.25
    In.
  • Weight: 28.2
    Oz.
  • Sights: Fixed Night
    Sights
  • Safety Elements: Trigger Safety,
    Firing Pin Block
  • MSRP:
    $563.00
CZ P-10 F FDE
Ditching the black frame for one in
Flat Dark Earth, the P-10 F FDE is outfitted with a set
of 3-dot tritium night sights
to put you on target fast and accurately, even in poor lighting conditions.  A high-quality, ultra-reliable pistol at a very affordable
price.


MODEL VARIANT:
  • CZ P-10 C FDE – Compact size, 15+1 capacity

SPECS: CZ P-10 F FDE

  • SKU: 91541
  • Caliber: 9MM
    Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 19
  • Frame Material:
    Polymer
  • Slide Finish:
    Nitride
  • Grip: Polymer
  • Overall Length: 8.0
    In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.5
    In.
  • Width: 1.25
    In.
  • Weight: 28.2
    Oz.
  • Sights: Fixed Night
    Sights
  • Safety Elements: Trigger Safety,
    Firing Pin Block
  • MSRP:
    $563.00

Since 1997, CZ-USA has given American shooters and
hunters the best firearms the Czech Republic has to offer. In 2019, we completed
yet another milestone by producing CZ firearms here in the United States at
CZ-USA’s Kansas City, Kansas, facility. With our ever-increasing production
capabilities stateside, CZ-USA will continue to improve, innovate, and add to
the CZ-USA line-up of high-quality, affordable handguns, rifles, shotguns, and
suppressors, plus custom-quality handguns from Dan
Wesson.
For more information,
please visit
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National Police Ammunition Introduces its New 9mm Solid Copper Hollow Point +P HELO Defense Round

Based on the same HELO bullet used by law enforcement, the HELO Defense round is available for responsible citizens.

Miami, Florida (May 2020)National Police Ammunition (NPA), the world’s leader in lead free ammunition, is pleased to announce the development and the release of their HELO Defense 9mm 115 grain + P solid copper hollow point with proprietary interior skives. The HELO Defense 9mm is the same bullet that has been adopted by several law enforcement agencies known as the “HELO Duty” but is now available for the law-abiding citizen for self-defense. “H.E.L.O” is an acronym for High Expansion, Law Enforcement, Ordinance.

The NPA proprietary HELO family of products was originally designed for law enforcement and specifically to pass and exceed all FBI performance protocols. Unlike bonded jacketed bullets the HELO is formed from a solid piece of high-grade virgin copper. At that point a proprietary cavity is formed with interior skives, the copper bullet is heat treated to the ideal hardness to allow the projectile to achieve maximum penetration and expansion while retaining 100% of its grain weight through ballistic gel and does not break apart like many copper hollow points on the market today.

An additional benefit is the HELO is designed to defeat barriers and not have its cavity get “plugged” by heaving clothing, drywall, and even plywood. The projectile also has a black oxide coating that reduced copper fouling in a firearms barrel and reduces drag for maximum velocity without over-pressuring the cartridge. The HELO was designed to hit all the benchmarks of the FBI Protocol Test, even penetrating at the minimum length of 12” into bare gel from a Glock 43 sub-compact pocket pistol and will also penetrate an average of 15” of gel from a full size defense pistol averaging 1,150 FPS from a 4” barrel.

Along with a press release announcing the product, NPA has also released a demonstration video which shows the cartridge being tested for accuracy, reliability, and terminal ballistics using a high-speed camera that captures the projectile creating the temporary wound cavity into clear ballistics gel media.The 9mm HELO was tested for accuracy by using several full sizes duty pistols and not a test fixture barrel which most manufacturers use when reporting their accuracy specs. The 9mm HELO consistently shoots below a 2” group at 25 yards shot from a rest with a 4” duty pistol.

Reliability and versatility of the HELO 9mm defense was shown by shooting multiple pistols from full sized to pocket pistols and even select-fire machine guns, in which the bullet reliably fed and fired from each firearm.

To demonstrate the terminal ballistics, the HELO 9mm cartridge was run through every FBI Protocol test and was captured on high-speed camera displaying the bullets’ flight into bare gel and through several barriers, which law enforcement can encounter in trying to stop an armed subject.

The video also shows the penetration, expansion, and weight retention of the HELO 9MM Defense round.

NPA will first introduce the 9mm 115 grain + P HELO pistol cartridge in the popular 9mm caliber and will be expanding the line to all other major calibers. The HELO Defense round can be purchased on National Police’s commercial brand site www.alchemistammunition.com.

Clear Ballistics gel 20 percent was used in all FBI Protocol tests because it closely mimics the density of true FBI gelatin.

NPA has released 2 demonstration videos: a long format showing all the full FBI Protocol Tests and a short format video showing bare gel and heavy clothing which would be the most likely scenario in a self-defense situation, these videos can be found below:


Tested, Adopted, & Recommended by Law Enforcement

Based in Miami, Florida for over a decade National Police Ammunition is one of the leading manufacturers of lead-free ammunition in the United States whose products have been tested, approved, and recommended by State and Federal law enforcement. NPA’s products are held to the strictest of quality controls which have been developed with our customers to address the unique requirements of law enforcement agencies. NPA is the only manufacturer of sintered nontoxic, heavy metal free, and low spark frangible bullets which they also load the same bullets into their own cartridges. This is in contrast to most other companies that purchase their frangible bullets from a third-party vendor. NPA consistently provides superior lead times, outstanding service, and the most cost-effective lead-free products to the industry.

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AeroVironment Unveils Quantix™ Recon, Fully-Automated Hybrid Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aircraft System for Defense Applications

 

 • Quantix Recon delivers on-demand, georeferenced aerial imagery, providing quick visibility for on-site mission planning and verification

• Fully-Automated, hybrid vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) design and radio frequency silent mode enable aircraft to conduct missions undetected

• Powerful onboard processing delivers high-resolution imagery immediately on the included operating tablet upon landing no other devices, internet or software required

 

AeroVironment’s new Quantix Recon, a fullyautomated reconnaissance unmanned aircraft system.

 

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., April 23, 2020 AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced the availability of Quantix™ Recon, a lightweight, rapidly deployable, fully-automated reconnaissance solution that delivers high resolution, georeferenced terrain, vegetation and infrastructure imagery, providing ground forces with on-demand actionable intelligence.

With its unique hybrid VTOL design, Quantix Recon combines the vertical takeoff and landing advantages of a multirotor drone with the range, speed and efficiency of a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft. Featuring fully-automated flight operation, Quantix Recon surveys up to 1.6 square kilometers (0.6 square miles), or 20 linear kilometers (12.4 miles) per 45-minute single battery flight. Multiple automated reconnaissance mode options allow users to choose between line (route), area and waypoint targeted data capture. Collected aerial imagery data is compatible with a wide range of available geographic information system (GIS) analytical tools to facilitate further analysis.

“AeroVironment’s Quantix Recon is a low-cost reconnaissance solution that can be in the air within minutes, capturing high-resolution georeferenced imagery of hard to access areas or dynamically changing environments.” said Rick Pedigo, vice president of sales and business development for AeroVironment. “Because it does not rely on radio signals during flight, Quantix Recon offers greater stealth for concealed operations and is unaffected by radio frequency jammers, providing greater protection for frontline troops while reducing cognitive load.”

Powerfully simple to use, Quantix Recon is fully-automated and hands-free with five optional flight altitudes, ranging from 150 feet to 800 feet.  Simple, automated operation makes Quantix Recon easy for users to vary the coverage area and image resolution to suit their aerial reconnaissance needs.

Quantix Recon is equipped with dual 18-megapixel cameras that can capture both high resolution true color and multispectral georeferenced imagery. Powerful, on-board processing allows users to immediately view the high-resolution geospatial imagery on the included operating tablet as soon as the aircraft lands, requiring no other devices, internet or software. And, through the operating tablet’s Quick-Lookä HD app feature, users can pinch and zoom navigation down to centimeter-level ground sampling distance, enabling them to pinpoint and react to critical issues with precision and speed.

To learn more, visit www.avinc.com/Quantix-Recon, or view the recorded Quantix Recon Press Briefing at https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1301973&tp_key=30b0e82b7b, using the password “QuantixRecon.” 

About AeroVironment, Inc.

AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) provides customers with more actionable intelligence so they can proceed with certainty. Based in California, AeroVironment is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems and tactical missile systems, and serves defense, government, and commercial customers. For more information visit www.avinc.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are made on the basis of current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of our control, that may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, our ability to perform under existing contracts and obtain additional contracts; changes in the regulatory environment; the activities of competitors; failure of the markets in which we operate to grow; failure to expand into new markets; failure to develop new products or integrate new technology with current products; and general economic and business conditions in the United States and elsewhere in the world. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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RAFAEL awarded international contract to supply Litening 5 and RecceLite airborne EO systems

British Typhoon @Courtesy of Gareth Burgess

Tel Aviv, May 21, 2020 – RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems announced today that it has been awarded a contract to supply 5th generation Litening and RecceLite airborne electro-optical systems for installation on a combat platform of an undisclosed air force.

Integrated with RAFAEL’s pods, the jet will now have combat-proven, stand-off capabilities using the Litening 5 multi-spectral airborne targeting pod. The Litening  pod is in use by 27 air forces and carried by over 25 platforms globally, including F-16, F-15, AV8B, F-18, F-4, F-5, A-10, B-52, Jaguar, LCA, AMX, Mirage 2000, Tornado, Typhoon, MiG21, MiG27, M346, KC390, Gripen, and Sukhoi 27 & Sukhoi 30, and others. Litening 5 delivers real-time, forward-looking infrared (FLIR+SWIR) and day HD color camera imagery. Its high-resolution sensors and effective EO/IR design ensure reliable operation at significant stand-off ranges. Litening 5 allows the operation of all types of air-to-surface smart weaponry, such as laser-guided, GPS-guided and EO/IR imaging-guided munition. Litening pods have logged over 2 million flight hours, with more than two-thirds in contingency operations worldwide.

With the RecceLite ISR system, the attack aircraft will be able to perform target search, using advanced tools and other smart algorithms at the interpretation ground station, for efficient detection, tracking and sensor-to-shooter closure. Using its advanced ISR, image processing, and artificial intelligence, the system achieves optimal data-exploitation at the ground station, of intelligence data relayed in real-time and mission execution in near-real-time. RecceLite has been delivered to 13 customers world-wide and integrated onto various aircraft, including the F-16, F-18, Jaguar, AMX, Tornado, Typhoon, Gripen, M-346 and others. It is used by air forces in Europe, the Far East and South America.

Guy Oren, VP, Head of RAFAEL’s Electro-optical systems directorate: “We are proud of this contract and we look forward to cooperating with our customer to provide them with a significant force-multiplier for cutting-edge mission performance. Our EO/IR systems are part of a comprehensive aerial package spanning from air-to-air missiles, to EW, air-to-surface munition, communication and more.”

For more information please contact Mr. Ishai David at ishaid@rafael.co.il

RecceLite Pod

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MTM | Watch – Father’s Day Special Offer

LIMITED FATHER’S DAY OFFER

THIS IS A LIMITED OFFER. Valid only within the US.

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Night Fision and Costa Ludus Night Sight Collaboration | Night Fision and Costa Ludus Night Sight Collaboration – Night Fision

Dearborn, Mich. (May 21, 2020) – Night Fision, a leader in advanced tritium insertion solutions, is excited to announce a collaborative night sight project with firearms instructor Chris Costa. This series of sights, known as the Night Fision Costa Ludus sights, includes six different configurations.

The Costa Ludus sights were designed with direction from Chris Costa, based on his extensive background with the United States Coast Guard and as a firearms instructor. These sights have several unique features that set them apart from other Night Fision sights. Most notably, there are serrations on the front and rear sights to reduce glare. There are also serrations on the front edge of the rear sight to maximize one-handed manipulation. Costa Ludus sights include a proprietary Night Fision Perfect Dot® in the front sight and a horizontal tritium bar in the rear sight. The tritium bar gives the shooter a clear distinction between the front and rear sights in low light conditions. The rear sight is also cut to maximize the target picture for fast acquisition.

“Working with Chris to develop these sights has been a great experience. He knows exactly what he wants in a sight, and we are happy we could execute his vision,” said Jacob Herman, Director of Sales.

The Night Fision Costa Ludus sights are available exclusively for Glock pistols, in two versions: one that includes MOS and one that excludes MOS. When ordering these sights, please make sure to specify if you are running a MOS Glock as these sights are optimized for each type of pistol. Costa Ludus sights are available with a yellow, orange or white Perfect Dot® front ring that is guaranteed to not chip, crack, fade or peel.

“Night Fision exceeded my expectations in creating sights to my exact specifications,” said Chris Costa. “I am very impressed with their innovation and the quality of their products, and that led to this partnership.”

All Night Fision Costa Ludus sights are backed by Night Fision’s 16-year warranty. These sights can be ordered from a dealer or at www.nightfision.com.

About Night Fision

Night Fision’s sister company, Cammenga, produces the U.S. Army’s Official Tritium Lensatic Compass and provides them to national militaries around the world. As a result, Night Fision utilizes over 25 years of tritium insertion and military-grade manufacturing expertise to provide the brightest tritium night sights on the market today. The company’s proprietary Perfect Dot®, combined with CNC precision machined bodies and a higher concentration of tritium, allows for the creation of the highest quality pistol night sights with enhanced brightness, all Built in the USA with Swiss Tritium. For more information about Night Fision, please visit www.nightfision.com.

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GO OUT AND GET YOUR HAIR DONE PLEASE!

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It’s Friday and we haven’t had a shoot the shit in a couple of weeks! Readers, things have started opening up and I was able to get my haircut. I never knew how good a haircut would feel but I have to tell you that my ballistic coefficient increased by .4

I hope you are all well and hanging in there. There’s a lot of suffering in our country but now is the time to grow a pair. Opening up the economy requires striking a balance that will only succeed if we remain disciplined and do what has to be done. All it takes is a handful of dorks to damage the process, so hang tight and be responsible.

By the way, there’s been a great deal of talk in the media about suicides, depression, etc. All of which could be avoided by limiting the crap that the news media pushes and by having weekly shoot the shits. I know your hair looks like hell but for God’s sake don’t take your own life over it. So what that you haven’t taken a bath in a month. So what that you have no toilet paper. The media’s solution is to tell you to use, ARE YOU REDAY FOR THIS, one of the 1475 mental health iPhone and Android apps. Just what you need! Now, through the magic of apps, a jackass who studied psychology so they could understand themselves can take your money. Keep in mind that some of those apps are tools used by nation states intelligence services to mess with your head.

In case you’ve never participated in a shoot the shit, it’s a social interaction during which any subject can be discussed. Participants don’t need to know anything about the subject being discussed, they are free to make any unsupported statement, use uncensured profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject.

So, let’s shoot the shit.

I couldn’t believe that Speaker Pelosi called the President a fatty! LOL!! This is historic readers.

I recently attended a virtual Special Operating Forces Industry Conference, the normal event was cancelled do to the COVID 19 lockdown. By any measure, it was an excellent event although there were bandwidth challenges; if you were on a virtual private network (VPN) you had problems, I was not but video quality was definitely poor. My guess is that the hosting service implemented aggressive data compression codecs but that’s just my theory. All things considered, NDIA and USSOCOM did a magnificent job and they deserve a shout out.

During the conference one need came through loud and clear and that is the need for network and software. I’ll start with the network.

The DOD is looking to 5G to provide the network for many of its needs including the shortening of the kill chain. There’s a significant number of people that don’t understand 5G so let’s take a 30,000 foot look at this.

5G is the next generation of mobile broadband that will eventually replace, or at least augment, your 4G LTE connection. All of the wizardry that companies talk about lives at the device be it a phone, a server, or fart sensor in your bathroom. 5G simply supplies the connectivity. 4G LTE, which is what we are now using, is tapped out and 5G will allow billions more devices to connect via a 3 layer network. Users will see faster download and upload speeds and lower network latency ( i.e. connect faster)

The 5G network operates on three frequency bands:

  1. Low-band spectrum can also be described as a sub-1GHz spectrum. It’s the primary band used by carriers in the U.S. for LTE, this bandwidth is nearly depleted. While low-band spectrum offers great coverage area and wall penetration, there is a big drawback: Peak data speeds will top out at around 100Mbps.
  2. Mid-band spectrum provides faster speeds and lower latency than low-band. It does, however, fail to penetrate buildings as effectively as low-band spectrum. Expect peak speeds up to 1Gb per second on the mid-band spectrum. The mid-band operates above 1 giga hertz (1 Ghz) but below 6 Ghz. The problem with this band is that it has poor propagation and low structure penetration. Companies are using beam forming and MIMO technologies to improve mid-band penetration and coverage. These enhancement technologies require a combination of electronics and antenna arrays.
  3. High-band spectrum is what delivers the highest performance for 5G, but with major weaknesses. It is often referred to as mmWave (millimeter wave). High-band spectrum can offer peak speeds up to 10Gb per second and has extremely low latency. The main drawback of high-band is that it has low coverage area and building penetration is poor. That means that to create an effective high-band network, you’ll need a ton of cells.

In a nutshell, this is what the 5G network looks like. The fact that it uses such a wide frequency spectrum is what allows the network to service a huge number of devices with high data rates. In theory, it addresses the emerging needs of not just USSOCOM but of the DOD. Standalone, the 5G network does nothing more than offer connectivity at a high data rate with low latency. Enter the cloud!

I admit that “The Cloud” worries the piss out of me, why? Because all it takes is one or two zealots, like an Edward Snowden, at the hosting site be it Amazon, Google or Microsoft to utterly destroy your capabilities. The Cloud is also a juicy target for nation state hackers.

Artificial Intelligence, the software, is nothing more than a series of computer algorithms capable of processing large amounts of data at computer speeds. AI relies on large amounts of data which originates from The Cloud.

So, let’s say that we have as an objective an AI enabled countermeasure platform.

In SIGINT, we collect the parameters of threat emitters, this could be a signal from an adversary’s surface to surface or surface to air missile. Those parameters include things like frequency, pulse width, pulse repetition rates, scan types along with other metrics. As we collect this intelligence, we populate a database of as many threat emitters as we can storing them in the cloud and making them available to our AI enabled countermeasures platforms . Now, enter a zealot who thinks the DOD is evil and he or she corrupts the Cloud database by inserting records designated as threat emitters but with the parameters of friendly weapon system. Out in the field, your countermeasures equipment detects a signal of interest and using AI runs through the threat emitters database; encounters a match and begins jamming or worse yet activates an autonomous weapon system. You’ve just shot down your own, or an allies’ aircraft. Bad day!

Could something like this really happen? I don’t know but the risk of it happening is worrisome and there lies my concern over Clouds and AI.

I fully understand the architecture and support clouds in general but in my opinion the DOD needs its own private cloud and I can’t believe that we lack the ability to do it!

5G, AI, data harvesting and clouds have great commercial potential but need to be approached with eyes wide open and an abundance of cautions.

I apologize for a technical shoot the shit but as a living and breathing member of society you need to have the big picture so that you understand what’s going on. Your 4G LTE phone is already paid for and moving to 5G doesn’t give you much when you’re already seeing data rates at 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps.

Have a great weekend! Be safe and go get your hair done. Schedule a good shoot the shit you’ll benefit from the event.

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SIG SAUER Academy Introduces “Task Force SIG,” a Team Building Experience

NEWINGTON, N.H., (May 20, 2020) – SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, is pleased to announce the addition of Task Force SIG, a unique team-building course, to the 2020 course schedule.  This one-day intensive course is taught by current and former U.S. Army Special Forces Green Berets with decades of experience in high threat environments and who understand the complexities of working as a team. 

The exciting Task Force SIG curriculum was developed using the same principles taught in the Green Beret Special Forces Assessment and Selection and Qualification courses.  The course will place students into teams to test their ability to perform in a high stress environment, while providing them with the tools, and problem-solving skills, to succeed in any situation. In conjunction with learning advanced problem-solving skills, students enrolled in Task Force SIG will learn how to safely operate a modern sporting rifle and will be challenged to complete physical obstacles on the grounds of the SIG SAUER Academy.

The first offering of Task Force SIG at the SIG SAUER Academy in Epping, New Hampshire is June 26, 2020.  To register and review the course outline for Task Force SIG, find additional upcoming course dates, or review the comprehensive course offering for SIG SAUER Academy visit sigsaueracademy.com.

Students enrolled in this course should be prepared for physically demanding challenges and have the ability to carry up to 45 lbs.  This class is also available as a private event.  For additional information please contact the SIG SAUER Academy at 603-610-3400.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is  a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 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. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations. For more information about the company and product line visit:sigsauer.com.


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Pulsar Digex N450 & N455


Pulsar Digex Digital Riflescope N450 & N455 thrill shooting industry!

image(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Pulsar is thrilled to release its newest line of digital riflescopes! The Digex comes in 2 models, the N450 and N455, and both feature a highly-detailed 1280×720 sensor with up to 600-yard detection range in complete darkness. Additionally, the Digex features built-in recording with sound, Picture-in-Picture digital zoom and Wi-Fi remote view with Stream vision compatibility for iOS and Android devices. The sole difference between the N450 and N455 is the IR Illuminator. The N455 has a 940nm IR that is invisible to the naked eye and has a 550-yard range. The N450 has an 850nm IR with 600-yard range, but the IR is visible

Digex digital riflescopes also boast 1024×768 AMOLED displays, adaptability to external power supplies, 5 rifle profiles with 10 zero distances, variable electronic reticles, a stadiametric rangefinder and SumLight function to increase sensor sensitivity and allow passive observation.

Upgraded Features

· 1024×768 AMOLED display

· 1280×720 enhanced sensor for adverse weather conditions

· Increased range to 550 or 600 yards

· 3-second battery startup

· Sleeker, scope-styled design


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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Federal Ammunition Introduces PUNCH: It’s Newest Defensive Handgun Option for Personal Defenders

Federal Punch Ammunition Built for Self-Defense Performance

ANOKA, Minnesota – May 20, 2020 – New Punch draws from Federal Ammunition’s decades of experience designing the world’s finest defensive handgun loads. The bullet’s skived jacket and soft lead core produce the best expansion and penetration in its class, while its nickel-plated brass and sealed primer deliver the reliable feeding and ignition needed for powerful personal protection. Now available in the top five, most popular, self-defense chamberings on the market. Shipments of this product have begun to arrive at dealers.

“Simply put, we know more about making duty and defensive bullets than anyone,” said Federal Handgun Ammunition Product Manager Chris Laack. “We used that knowledge and experience to create a product to specifically meet the needs of self-defense with a handgun. The result of that hard work is Punch.”

Rather than developing a single bullet design for all five loads, the team at Federal evaluated each caliber individually and determined which bullet design and weight would work most effectively for each load. Since the bullets weren’t specifically designed to perform in FBI protocol testing, Laack and his team spent time tuning each Punch load to meet the needs of the self-defense shooter—namely reliable expansion and enough penetration.

“We looked at specifications from our Hydra-Shok Deep, HST and other bullet designs, and took what made sense for Punch,” said Laack. “We selected whatever elements worked best for each individual caliber. We then played with thickness of the jacket, skive depth, hollow point geometry and even differences in lead cores to build the recipe for Punch.”

The result is a blend of good overall performance from a Federal Premium bullet that was designed specifically for the most common self-defense applications such as an extra-heavy clothing test using ballistic gel.

“The fact that that we’re launching Punch in the top five, most popular, self-defense chamberings on the market—all at once—makes a statement,” said Laack. “Typically, a new self-defense ammunition is launched in only one or two calibers then others are added later. But not Punch, we believe in it and know shooters looking for effective defensive ammunition with its specific features will love it.”

Also, in the build, Federal utilized nickel-plated cases, high quality powders, reliable primers with primer seal. Proven bullet profiles and geometry for reliable feeding.

Features & Benefits

  • Jacketed hollow-point bullet design provides a balanced mix of effective penetration and expansion
  • Out-performs comparably priced competitor rounds
  • Nickel-plated brass case with primer seal
  • Available in the most popular defensive handgun cartridges

Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit www.federalpremium.com.

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ATF Announces Release of New Form 4473

For immediate release | May 20, 2020

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that ATF is set to release its newest version of the Form 4473. The Form 4473 is used by all Federal Firearm License (FFL) holders to record pertinent information from persons seeking to purchase a firearm or firearms prior to the FFL performing a background check via the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) or state-approved point-of-contact law enforcement agency.

The May 2020 Form 4473 includes several changes from the previous version, including:

  • The warning at the top of the form includes information about illegal exportation.
  • Information on the firearm/s to be transferred is now Section A, which must be completed before the transferee completes Section B.
  • The “County” block has been changed to “County/Parish/Borough” to accommodate Louisiana and Alaska, respectively.
  • A new item (26c.) has been included for the recording of official military orders establishing permanent change of station.
  • Item 26b, which previously applied to situations in which the identification document did not show the current residence address of the transferee, has been updated to include situations in which the identification document does not include the full legal name of the transferee.

Use of the May 2020-approved Form 4473 will be mandatory for all FFLs beginning November 1, 2020. FFLs may use supplies of their current Form 4473s (October 2016 version) until that date. The new Form 4473 and continuation sheets are available for preorder in both English and Spanish here, and FFLs can expect those preorder to begin shipping in late July 2020. In addition, ATF expects to ship 50-quantity starter packs of the new Form 4473 to all FFLs in late July 2020, and the agency intends to have an updated eForm 4473 up and running during that same time period for those FFLs utilizing the FBI’s NICS E-Check system instead of the paper Form 4473.

NSSF has ordered both Spanish and English overlays for the new Form 4473 and we will notify our members when they are in stock and available through the member portal. These overlays, which complement an FFL’s compliance best practices, help improve accuracy and completion of this critical form and are available free to NSSF members.

Need to join NSSF to take advantage of the free overlays and other benefits? Join here.

About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearm 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 nationwide. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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[5.20.20 RESTOCK] D3CRM Micro Chest Rig

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New Product Release – Yaesu FT-3D Belt Mounted Radio Pouch


Yaesu FT-3D
Belt Mounted Radio Pouch

Check it out!

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INDRA LEADS THE EUROPEAN PROJECT THAT WILL GIVE CONTROL OF RADIOELECTRIC SPACE TO FIGHTERS AND AIRCRAFT

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· Eleven European companies coordinated by Indra are working on the CROWN project, an initiative selected by the EU within the Preparatory Action for Defense Research (PADR)

· Together they will design a key element to integrate communications, radar and electronic defense functions and give aircraft a crucial advantage over the enemy

· By integrating these functions, aircraft will improve their radar range, electronic defense systems and will be able to exchange data at higher speeds

Madrid, 20 of May 2020.- Indra will lead the European CROWN R&D project that will equip European fighters and aircraft with capabilities which combine radar, communications and electronic defense to dominate radioelectric space and operate at an advantage over the enemy.

The company will coordinate the work of a consortium formed by Thales, Office National D’Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA), Hensoldt, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, SAAB, Totalforsvarets Forskningsinstitut (FOI), Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Leonardo, Elettronica, and Baltijos Pazangiu Technologiju Institutas (BPTI).

The project has been selected to form part of the Preparatory Action for Defense Research of the European Commission managed by the European Defense Agency and the grant agreement is now being prepared.

This group of companies and research centers from seven countries will design the first element capable of integrating radar, electronic defense and communications equipment into a single compact and lightweight item of equipment that can be installed in the aircraft nose cone, camouflaged in the fuselage, or in an under-wing pod, on multiple platforms (even in UAVs). It will be a system based on active electronically scanned array (AESA) and sophisticated algorithms that will enable multi-purpose use for different capacities and in an optimized way.

No other country as yet possesses this capability so it will bring a major advantage to whoever acquires it first. This integration will enable the aircraft’s radar to intelligently select the least congested area of the spectrum to operate effectively and extend its range, even in environments where the adversary tries to interfere with its operation.

At the same time, coordination of the radar with the systems that monitor the radio spectrum and those that generate countermeasures (ES/EA) will significantly improve the performance of these systems and of aircraft weapons systems in general. As for communications, they will gain range and bandwidth to exchange a greater volume of data with other platforms at higher speeds.

The ultimate goal is to equip the aircraft of the future with a compact solution, smaller in size, with a lower weight and cost, and more power to provide a decisive advantage. On this will depend the ability to detect the enemy, select and fix targets and exchange data with other platforms on land, sea or air to prevail in combat or protect themselves from attack.

Electronic defense has been placed at the center of military strategy in recent years as some countries resort to controlling radioelectric space as a way to counter the superiority of European and allied aircraft.

The CROWN project could subsequently address the adaptation of this system for use by ground units and all types of land vehicles and ships.

Leadership of the European defense sector

The Spanish Government has appointed Indra as the national industrial coordinator in the European Defense Program FCAS (Future Combat Air System), the largest joint European Defense program to date and the most ambitious in terms of technological development. Indra will carry out this work together with the industrial leaders appointed in turn by France and Germany, Dassault and Airbus, respectively.

The company also participates in the proposals for 9 EDIDP consortiums (European Defense Industrial Development Program) that are being evaluated and acts as coordinator in 3 out of 5 consortiums led by Spain, among others, the PESCO program for Strategic Command and Control, probably the most important of them all, in which Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Luxembourg and Portugal participate.

Besides this, Indra has been participating for decades in international programs such as the Eurofighter, A400M, NH90, Meteor and ESSOR, as well as non-European projects and in the NATO environment such as ESSM, FLEPS, ACCS and many others.

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 the 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 focus and a high innovation component. In the 2019 financial year, Indra achieved revenue of €3.204 billion, with more than 49,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in over 140 countries.

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Winchester Ammunition Commits To New NRA Online Source For Women

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 20, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition continues its industry leadership in supporting women who are interested in hunting, personal defense and the shooting sports with its commitment to a new digital platform launched by the National Rifle Association (NRA). 
The NRA’s newest website, NRAWomen.com, is a source for community, education, entertainment and support for women, the fastest-growing community of firearm owners.
“We are delighted to announce this expanded partnership with Winchester Ammunition. Winchester has supported so many elements of the recreational shooting sports industry and their sponsorship of NRAWomen.com and the Ladies Pistol Project is clear evidence of the growing importance of female influence in competitive shooting, hunting, and personal security,” said Doug Hamlin, Executive Director of NRA Publications.
The new website is a resource that specifically ensures that women have a place to find content and inspiration specific to women, by women.
“Initiatives like NRA Women will provide value to millions of women around the world, and we are excited that our brand is a part of this initiative,” said Winchester Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Matt Campbell. “Our support of women’s participation in hunting and the shooting sports spans decades and this is another terrific opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to a very passionate base of individuals.”
Winchester has a long history of supporting women’s participation in the hunting and shooting sports.  From the early days of Annie Oakley and Elizabeth “Plinky” Topperwein trick shooting to today’s commitment to world-class sport shooters including Kim Rhode (6-time Olympic medalist), Dania Vizzi, Desirae Edmunds, Becky Yackley, and Melissa Bachman, who hosts the award-winning Winchester Deadly Passion TV series.
“I look forward to providing our audience with the most accurate, informative and entertaining content possible,” said Editor-in-Chief Ann Smith, a 20-year veteran of the Publications Division. “Having sat in hunting blinds with or shot at targets alongside many of the women featured on NRAWomen.com, I am honored and humbled to be the steward of this exciting endeavor.”
Be sure to
sign up for the NRA Women newsletter at NRAWomen.com.​

Visit WinchesterGear.com to see a selection of Winchester branded women’s apparel and great shooting gear for the whole family.

About Winchester Ammunition

A world leader in delivering innovative products, Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about the history of Winchester by visitingWinchester.com
Gun owners care. You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, and helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories, to show how they’re making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners CareSM campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit
GunOwnersCare.org for more information.

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FN Releases FN 509 Compact Tactical Pistol

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THE SMALLEST AND MOST CONCEALABLE TACTICAL PISTOL AVAILABLE

(McLean, VA – May 19, 2020) FN America, LLC, the makers of the world’s most battle-proven firearms,® proudly announces the release of the FN 509® Compact Tactical, the smallest and most concealable 9mm tactical pistol available on the market.

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The FN 509 Compact Tactical, available in both black and FN-signature flat dark earth (FDE), can be easily deployed as an everyday carry with the standard 12- or 15-round magazines or on the range with the extended 24-round magazine, giving 51 rounds of ammunition at the ready.

The 4.3-inch cold hammer-forged threaded barrel makes it compatible with today’s most popular aftermarket accessories like compensators or suppressors and the FN Low-Profile Optics-Mounting System,™ capable of accepting more than 10 miniature red sights, rounds out this compact tactical pistol.

The compact frame features the FN 509-signature enhanced grip texturing for secure hold, a MIL-STD 1913 picatinny rail that is compatible with most compact pistol lights and interchangeable backstraps for a customized fit.

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Additional features like the suppressor-height night sights aid in co-witness of the miniature red dot and while the optics system is not in use, the protective slide cap provides a serrated surface for racking the slide from any surface and ensures iron sight alignment.

The pistol ships in an FN-branded soft-sided case with the optics-mounting kit, one each of the 12-, 15-, and 24-round capacity magazines with the appropriate grip sleeves or in a state-compliant configuration with 10-round magazines. Visit your local dealer for pricing.


Product


Designation


66-100780


FN 509C T FDE/FDE (1)
12-Rd (1) 15-Rd (1) 24-Rd


66-100781


FN 509C T FDE/FDE (1)
12-Rd (1) 15-Rd (1) 24-Rd


66-100782


FN 509C T BLK/BLK (3)
10-Rd


66-100783


FN 509C T BLK/BLK (3)
10-Rd

The FN 509 is FN’s most tested pistol platform to-date with over 1 million rounds fired during development. The company’s extensive durability, reliability and performance standards, far exceeding the strictest requirements, has yielded yet another advancement in tactical pistol market with the FN 509 Compact Tactical.

Take your concealed carry into the future with the FN 509 Compact Tactical, part of the FN 509 family by visiting www.fnamerica.com.

Carry the Future.™ | FN America, LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Belgium-based FN Herstal, S.A. provides U.S. military, law enforcement and commercial customers with a complete range of state-of- the-art, groundbreaking solutions developed around small caliber firearms and associated ammunition under the FN brand name.

FN Herstal is the Defense & Security entity of Herstal Group that also includes a Hunting & Sports Shooting entity (Browning and Winchester Firearms’ brand names) and operates globally.

FN product lines include portable firearms, less lethal systems, integrated weapon systems for air, land and sea applications, remote weapon stations, small caliber ammunition, as well as modern and cutting-edge solutions to provide enhanced combat, logistics, maintenance and communication capabilities.

In addition to FN America – headquartered in McLean, VA, with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina –, FN Herstal is the parent company of FNH UK in the UK and Noptel (electro-optics) in Finland.

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APO Partner Pistol Concealment Giveaway!

Sale Prices Good Through June 21, 2020

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Hit The Ground To Hit Your Target

Prone Precision

Shooting prone is the most stable position to put rounds downrange accurately. Get even more precision from going prone with these techniques from Federal ambassador Josh Froelich.

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