Las Vegas, Nevada (12/21/2017) Arsenal Firearms U.S.A.—the Nevada-based manufacturer of innovative products such as the STRYK handgun—announced today that it is rebranding the organization to ARCHON FIREARMS (arK ahn) due to a potential trademark dispute. The company’s soon to be released pistol, the Stryk B, has been re-designated as the Archon Firearms Type B.
According to Archon Firearms CEO, Adrian Chavez, “Although we are confident in our legal right to the previous name, we’ve chosen to rebrand to avoid a potentially lengthy delay in the launch of our Type B pistol. Unfortunately, the rename does require manufacturing new slides with updated markings, as well as the reissue of an ATF-required marking variance, so some delay is inevitable and we now expect to launch in late Spring.
“We apologize for the frustration this may cause some of the tens of thousands of customers who have placed preorders through their dealers,” Chavez added. “We wouldn’t exist without their patronage and we are doing everything we can to expedite the process. Type B samples have been in final field validation for a month now with a select group of firearms trainers and competitors, and based on their unanimously positive feedback, we are confident the wait will be worth the inconvenience
About the Archon Firearms Type B Pistol
Developed in Italy, manufactured in the European Union, and designed specifically to fulfill the preferences and highest expectations of the U.S. market, the Type B represents a new class of compact, polymer grip, striker-fired handgun, and features an extremely low bore axis and unique recoil-reducing mechanical design boasting improved accuracy over conventional pistols. A number of features preferred by American shooters—which would typically require expensive customization—have been integrated into the Type B’s design.
Archon Firearms is an innovation-driven firearms company based in Las Vegas, Nevada that is committed to providing apex shooting enthusiasts and U.S. warfighters and peacekeepers with high-performance products. www.archonfirearms.com