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Ed Brown Introduces The Executive Commander

The Executive Commander is essentially the Executive Elite in a Commander length. The slide has been reduced to the minimum possible (4.25″) without significantly impairing the legendary reliability of the 5″ slide. Classy and traditional, the 25 LPI checkering on … Continue reading

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CTK Precision Sponsors Athlon Optics 1,000 Yard Club Giveaway

Clintonville, WI – April 2018 – CTK Precision, manufacturer of innovative shooting equipment and gun accessories, announces their sponsorship of the Athlon Optics 1,000 Yard Club Giveaway with the donation of a P3 Ultimate Monopod. The Athlon Optics 1,000 Yard … Continue reading

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Dark Storm Industries (DSI) to Exhibit at NYTOA

Dark Storm will feature their DSI line of rifles at the NYTOA Tactical Training Conference 2018. Oakdale, N.Y. (April 2018) – Dark Storm Industries (DSI), a New York based firearms manufacturer, will be featuring their DSI line of AR-style rifles … Continue reading

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IDENTILOCK™ Signs Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) for Public Relations

Biometric fingerprint trigger lock company to leverage LBM’s industry expertise in generating awareness and firearms safety education. Detroit, Mich. (April 2018) – IDENTILOCK™, a division of Sentinl Inc., has signed public relations company Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) to increase educational … Continue reading

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Lyman® Products Reloading Kits Include Essential Tools to Start Reloading

Built around Lyman®’s new 2018 reloading presses, the Brass Smith Ideal™, Victory™ and All-American 8™, are new reloading kits that provide everything to get started on a rewarding new hobby. Lyman Products Ideal Reloading Press Kit Middletown, Conn. (April 2018) … Continue reading

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Remington Outdoor Company Promotes Matt Ohlson to Vice President of Professional Sales

Huntsville, AL – Remington is pleased to announce that Matt Ohlson has been promoted to the position of Vice President Professional Sales. Ohlson started with the company in 2012 as a Senior Product Manager for Ammunition and has held several … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Spyderco’s 2018 Warrior Hawk

There’s something deliciously medieval about a tomahawk, and this coming month we have a review of the impressive Warrior Hawk from Spyderco coming your way. Designed by martial artist and former Marine, Laci Szabo , the Warrior Hawk can only … Continue reading

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MasterPiece Arms BA Chassis’ Dominating 2018 Precision Rifle Series (PRS) Podiums

MPA BA Chassis’ have been used to win five of the last 12 PRS matches in 2018. Photo taken during Rocky Mountain Mayhem PRS Match. (Photo Credit David Preston.) Comer, Ga. (April 2018) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Hosts First Annual SIG Relentless Warrior Championship

Newington, N.H. (April 23, 2018) – The SIG SAUER Academy is pleased to officially announce it successfully hosted the premier competitive shooting championship for America’s future military leaders – the SIG Relentless Warrior Championship. On Saturday, March 24th, military cadets … Continue reading

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On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at midnight CDT, Slide Fire will cease taking orders for its products and shut down its website.  All orders placed by May 20th will be processed and shipped.  Limited inventory will be added to the … Continue reading

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Tactical Trauma Care Course This course was created by a Special Operations Combat Medic and a former “Greenside” Navy Corpsman, now NYC Paramedic. It will teach basic trauma management using the M.A.R.C.H. Protocol, which is different than standard EMS. All … Continue reading

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Marine Sniping Legend Collaborates with Friends of NRA on Signature Edition Tactical Rifle

  Known as the father of the modern U.S. Marine Corps sniping program, retired USMC Major and past NRA Secretary Edward J. “Jim” Land Jr. has spent his life service to the Constitution, freedom and the American way of life… … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Places 2nd Overall at USPSA Area 6 Championship

Vlieger placed second in Open Division and Second Overall at the 2018 USPSA Area 6 Championship, held in Okeechobee, Florida, April 12 – 15, 2018. Westport, Conn. (November2017) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company … Continue reading

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We made it through another week and it’s now time to think about the weekend and spending time with friends and family. It’s also time for a shoot the shit and we certainly invite you to participate. Remember that participants … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Peltor Sport Tactical 500 Bluetooth

Peltor is a global leader in hearing protection products for industrial and military application. A 3M company, Peltor offers a wide range of hearing protection headsets and technologies. For 2018, the company introduced the Smart Tactical 500 electronic hearing protector … Continue reading

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Bushnell has Added New Models to the Popular AR Optics Family

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 18, 2018 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optics, has added to its top-selling line of AR Optics with several new options designed specifically for the Modern Sporting Rifle platform.The growing AR Optics line … Continue reading

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Magpul Core Spring Courses Start Soon!


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SAAMI Welcomes Two New Members to Organization

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that two new companies have joined its member roster. Savannah, Georgia-based Quantum Ammunition, LLC has been accepted as an Associate Member, and Vairog US, LLC,of … Continue reading

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Creedmoor® Sports Adds Five New Product Lines

Edgewood Shooting Bags, Grayboe, Markron Custom Products, BarrelCool and the TRACE 10 GEN2 Training Analysis System are latest brands and products to become available through Creedmoor® Sports. Anniston, Ala. (April 2018) – Creedmoor Sports, the leader in precision rifle equipment … Continue reading

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Rudy Reyes USMC Force RECON Comments on MANTIS X

I had the opportunity to review the MantisX Shooting Performance System shortly after Shot Show. I’ll let you listen to Rudy because no truer words have ever been spoken. An outstanding training system that delivers results immediately. Read my review.

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  Glenn and CRKT created a superb multi-tool that will serve the auto technician, or anyone needing a generously apportioned multi-tool, extremely well. It’s all there,  including the typical CRKT quality. Check it out! Read my review…

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Sold-Out Women’s Firearm Training Conference Begins Thursday

AUSTIN TX – A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG) is welcoming 350 participants, 100 instructors and staff, and more than 50 vendors to its 6th Annual National Training Conference, which begins Thursday in Burnet, Texas. … Continue reading

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New Savage 110 Bear Hunter Delivers Superior Stopping Power on the Toughest Big Game

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – April 16, 2018 – The new 110 Bear Hunter from Savage delivers steadfast performance and superior stopping power against tough game and even tougher conditions. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.The 110 Bear … Continue reading

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Actor and Former U.S. Marine R. Lee Ermey Passes at 74

Best known as the Gunny, Lee Ermey had over 70 feature films to his credit. He was also an NRA board member and avid Second Amendment supporter. Lee Ermey was a common sight at the Shot Shows and could generally … Continue reading

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Outland Equipment’s Multi-Mission Axes

Built for the unforgiving environments encountered by military, law enforcement and emergency response professionals, Outland’s American-made Multi-Mission Series axes are reliable tools for rescue and survival situations. Outland Equipment Multi-Mission Axe (MMA) 1503 Mont Vernon, N.H. (April 2018) – Although … Continue reading

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Federal Premium Adds to Lineup of American Eagle Rifle Ammunition

ANOKA, Minnesota – April 12, 2018 – Federal Premium is pleased to announce it has added new calibers and grain weights to its full line of American Eagle rifle ammunition. Shipments are being delivered to dealers.American Eagle rifle ammunition offers … Continue reading

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New Savage 110 Wolverine in 450 Bushmaster Packs Potent Combination of Power and Precision

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – April 12, 2018 – Chambered for the straight-walled 450 Bushmaster cartridge, the new Savage 110 Wolverine offers both precision and power for deer, bears and hogs. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.The 110 … Continue reading

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Vertx Solves Common Concealed Carry Problem With New Line Of Innovative Shirts

New WeaponGuard ™ Feature Reduces Abrasion against the Skin Cincinnati, Ohio – Vertx® announces the launch of its new line of shirts designed to comfortably carry concealed weapons and gear. The collection includes the new Guardian button-down style shirt and … Continue reading

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Buck Knives Expands 110 Folding Hunter Line of Knives

Automatic, upgraded blade, and lightweight version options now available Post Falls, ID –4/11/2018 –Buck Knives has introduced a variety of new knives, including additions to the 110 Folding Hunter® line, the knife that put the company on the map in … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Wins ESSO Contract to Advance Sniper Capabilities

Applied Ballistics LLC, a Michigan-based tech company focused on advancing the state of the art in long range rifle shooting, has been awarded a $1.3M contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to execute Phase 1 of the … Continue reading

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  Naval Security Force provides a variety of services ranging from operating the Military Working Dog program and Vehicle Registration Office to providing base security and pass and identification information. Applied Fiber Concepts Inc. and Propper International were awarded a … Continue reading

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Morphix Technologies Exhibiting at Warrior Expo West

Morphix Technologies® will be displaying its TraceX® Explosive Detection Kit and Chameleon® Chemical Detection Armband at Booth #739 in San Diego, CA, April 18 – 19, 2018. Virginia Beach, Va. (April 2018) – Morphix Technologies®, an innovator in the science … Continue reading

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VA Healthcare 2018–There’s Still Time To Register

We’re just weeks away from VA Healthcare 2018, the most momentous healthcare event finding solutions to benefit the VA!The conference will be taking place at the MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD,  which features a 3,000 seat theater, 308 luxurious … Continue reading

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Remington RP45 Full-Size Striker Fired Pistol Now Available at Retail

  Huntsville, AL – Remington is proud to announce its full-size polymer pistol, the RP45 and RP45 Night Sight, is now available at retail locations nationwide. The Remington RP45 – a striker-fired, polymer frame pistol features a 4.5” barrel chambered … Continue reading

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Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 169% Since 2008

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.4 billion in 2017, a 169 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs … Continue reading

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Federal Premium Ammunition Rejoins National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers

  ANOKA, Minnesota – April 10, 2018 – Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce the company has renewed its membership in the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) and will attend the group’s 2018 Expo and Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology announces its participation as presenting sponsor of the 3rd Annual Babes with Bullets 3-Gun Challenge.  The match takes place May 19th and 20th at the Miculek’s Shootout Range near Shreveport, LA.As in years past, this … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin’s MQ-25A Stingray May Soon Be Your Next In Flight Fueling Stop!

Speaking at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition on Monday, Rob Weiss and his successor, Jeff Babione, formerly of Lockheed’s F-35 program, discussed the unmanned tanker that Lockheed’s advanced developments division is working on for the U.S. Navy. MQ-25 being purpose-built tanker design … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Successfully Conducts Maritime Demonstration of Puma-Switchblade Automated Sensor-to-Shooter Capability to Counter Swarm Attacks

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., at Sea Air Space 2018, April 9, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the successful maritime demonstration of a Puma™–Switchblade® automated … Continue reading

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Discover Air Map’s New App

  Discover your airspace.Access up-to-date airspace intelligence for every country in the world. Global Airspace Rules & Advisories Get to know and understand the airspace around you with global airspace rules, advisories, weather, and more, right at your fingertips. Intuitive Flight … Continue reading

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