Category Archives: Ammunition

Steinel’s 9mm 124gr SCHP Tailormade Ammo for your EDC Subcompact Pistol

I had the opportunity to review Steinel’s 9mm Defensive Ammunition a tailor made load for the subcompact pistol platforms. It’s 960 fps muzzle velocity mitigates the risk of over penetration but retains devastating terminal performance with its advanced bullet design. … Continue reading

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Ready for Summer: New Federal Merchandise

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 1, 2020 – Demanded by hunters and shooters across the country, Federal Ammunition has launched a comprehensive line of high-quality branded gear for sale direct to consumer, alongside the company’s ammunition products. The new merchandise includes … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER’S ELITE PERFORMANCE 300 BLK

I’m not part of the reloading occult. You know who you are? You’re like SAAB drivers. I do not live to develop secret loads with extreme spreads of 12 fps and standard deviations of 5 fps at 72.7 °F., fired … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Expands Line of Components and Features New Packaging

EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 29, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition is expanding its component line with a variety of new bullets, primers, wads and several new types of brass shellcases. The components will also be available in new bold packaging designs … Continue reading

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Competition Season Off to a Strong Start for Federal and CCI Sponsored Shooter Grant Kunkel

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 25, 2020 – Federal and CCI Ammunition sponsored shooter Grant Kunkel used products from these trusted brands to win big in both Rimfire and Pistol Caliber Carbine at two recent championship events. “Grant is in his … Continue reading

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CCI’s Newest Clean-22 Option is Optimized for Suppressed Firearms and Packed in Convenient Cartons

LEWISTON, Idaho – June 24, 2020 – CCI Ammunition is proud to announce new Clean-22 Suppressor 22 LR rounds, packaged in CCI’s new easy-to-pour, bulk-pack cartons. Shipments of this new product have begun to arrive at dealers. This new ammunition … Continue reading

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Federal Ambassador Dakota Overland Wins the Ladies Division at the 2020 USPSA Multigun National Championship

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 23, 2020 – Federal brand ambassador and competitive shooter Dakota Overland takes home the Ladies Division title at the recent 2020 USPSA Multigun Nationals Match in Frostproof, Florida.“The match itself wasn’t ladies focused, however I won … Continue reading

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Steinel Ammunition Brass Spike Ammo for .50 Beowulf Uppers Now Available

The Steinel 12.7 x 42mm 414 grain Spire Point ammo offers superior consistency with tight standard deviations in velocity. Twinsburg, Ohio (June 2020) – Steinel Ammunition, a premium manufacturer of self-defense, hunting, and target ammunition, announce the release of their … Continue reading

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Winchester Introduces New Wildcat Super Speed

EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 18, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition, a longtime leader in rimfire ammunition manufacturing, introduces its new Wildcat® Super Speed® ammo in 22 Long Rifle. The new round utilizes the versatile copper-plated Dynapoint® hollow-point bullet, with a higher … Continue reading

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Steinel Ammunition 45 ACP 185gr. Defensive SCHP Redefines Accuracy and Reliability

Superior accuracy and industry-leading expansion for a totally reliable defensive round. Twinsburg, Ohio (June 2020) – Steinel Ammunition, a premium manufacturer of self-defense, hunting, and target ammunition, introduce its premier 45 ACP self-defense round. Using a 185 grain, lead-free, solid … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Now Offers 350 Legend in Its Fusion Line

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 15, 2020 – The 350 Legend cartridge offers higher velocities than any straight-wall, deer-hunting cartridge. Federal initially launched the 350 Legend cartridge into its product catalog by offering two soft-point 180-grain options in its Power-Shok and … Continue reading

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Winchester Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Contract

EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 15, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition has recently been selected for a $38 million contract, this time by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The selected 9mm frangible ammunition will be used for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat … Continue reading

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Federal Sponsored Shooter Tucker Schmidt Wins the 2020 Pigg River Precision PRS Matc

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 10, 2020 – Sponsored competitive shooter Tucker Schmidt takes home a title at the Pigg River Precision PRS Match in Rocky Mount, Virginia shooting Federal Premium Gold Medal 6mm Creedmoor. “My rifle and ammunition combo were just … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Black Cloud TSS 20 Gauge

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 8, 2020 – Duck and goose hunting entered a deadly new age with the introduction of Black CloudTSS. Now hunters can get that same performance in a new 20-gauge load that blends No. 3 FLITESTOPPER Steel … Continue reading

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Put FMJs In Their Place

The shooting sports run on a steady diet of full metal jacket handgun ammunition. Ranges soak up countless millions of FMJ rounds as shooters of all stripes train, plink and compete—and it’s not hard to see why. FMJs are accurate, … Continue reading

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Hornady’s New 6mm Advanced Rifle Caliber (ARC)

Hornady developed the 6mm ARC around the AR15 platform. The new cartridge exhibits superior performance with its higher ballistic coefficient. The 6mm ARC retains a lightweight but performs as well as the .308.  Neal Emory and Jayden Quinlan discuss the … Continue reading

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Federal Adds New Trophy Copper 280 Ackley Improved to Its Exclusive MeatEater Rifle Ammunition Lineup

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 4, 2020 – Extract maximum performance from your favorite cartridge with Federal Premium Trophy Copper, the freezer-filler rifle ammunition of MeatEater’s Steven Rinella. Nineteen cartridge options are available in the Trophy Copper product line. Options span … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at the Low Country Battle at The Beach – 2020 South Carolina Section Championship

Vlieger finished with 933.6052 match points and a time of 100.39. Westport, Conn. (June 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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Introducing the new 6mm ARC

Tested, selected and fielded by a specialized group within the U.S. DoD for its multipurpose combat rifle program, the versatile 6mm ARC does what larger cartridges can and everything that smaller cartridges can’t. Designed to meet the needs of the … Continue reading

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RCBS Continues Support of National 4-H Shooting Sports Program

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – June 2, 2020 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announced today it has named the National 4-H Shooting Sports Program as the recipient of its 2020 youth shooting sports … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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New Product from Hornady – Coming June 3rd!

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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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Speer Introduces a New Line of Gold Dot Personal Protection Rifle Ammunition

LEWISTON, Idaho – May 19, 2020 – Speer Gold Dot Handgun ammunition’s reliability has made it the No. 1 choice for law enforcement. Now Speer is offering the same performance for self-defense rifle applications. New Gold Dot Rifle ammunition is … Continue reading

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CCI’s Introduces New Maxi-Mag or VNT Easy-To-Pour Cartons

LEWISTON, Idaho – May 18, 2020 – New CCI Pour Packs hold 125 rounds of Maxi-Mag or VNT. The new products are now available: 22 WMR 30-grain VNT, 17 HMR 17-grain VNT and 22 WMR 40-grain Maxi-Mag Jacketed Hollow Point. … Continue reading

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Winchester Continues Leadership in Support of SCTP as Official Ammunition

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 13, 2020) — At a time when supporting the youth shooting sports could not be more important, Winchester continues as the official ammunition of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP), showing a strong commitment to thousands … Continue reading

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How To Give Back To First Responders

RIFLE | HANDGUN | SHOTSHELL | RIMFIRE | MUZZLELOADING | RELOADING | MERCHANDISE | CUSTOM SHOP First Responder Tribute Shirt Now more than ever, the heroes on the front lines need our support. All proceeds from this t-shirt made by … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Welcomes Chase Rains as its Newest Sponsored Shooter

Shell Shock Technologies Welcomes Chase Rains as its Newest Sponsored Shooter Shell Shock Technologies will supply Rains with its NAS3 cases for his competitions during 2020. Westport, Conn. (May 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology, and manufacturing … Continue reading

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Julie Golob, Modern Day Wonder Woman, joins the “It’s Federal Season” Podcast

ANOKA, Minnesota – May 14, 2020 – She sets shooting records.  She has served the United States.  She is on the front lines of protecting your 2nd Amendment rights.  And that’s only half of the hats Julie Golob wears.  Find … Continue reading

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Nammo Completes Florida Acquisition and Releases Annual Report

Nammo is today confirming that it has completed its acquisition of Chemring Ordnance Inc. in Perry, Florida – now Nammo Perry Inc. The announcement comes as Nammo releases its Annual Report for 2019, in which the company posts its second consecutive … Continue reading

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Winchester Celebrates 20th Year as Ammunition Provider to Kids & Clays Foundation

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 5, 2020) — Twenty million dollars raised to date by good people who enjoy the shooting sports and have a heart for children and their families—it is a news story that hasn’t been trumpeted loud enough. … Continue reading

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Federal and Reeds Sign Gould Brothers

ANOKA, Minnesota – May 4, 2020 – Federal Ammunition and Reeds Family Outdoor Outfitters partner together to sponsor the incredible exhibition shooting duo, the Gould Brothers. The brothers have been entertaining fans for more than a decade with their one … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Train + Protect Loads

ANOKA, Minnesota – April 28, 2020 – Federal has made it easier than ever to honor your birthright to bear arms with three new Train + Protect loads in 380 Auto, 85-grain; 357 Magnum, 125-grain; and 38 Special, 158-grain. Shipments … Continue reading

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Alliant Powder Releases Improved Herco Propellant

RADFORD, Virginia – April 27, 2020 – Alliant Powder, a leading manufacturer of smokeless powder, has enhanced its legendary Herco propellant, giving shooters improved performance with no changes to reloading data. Shipments of improved Herco have started being delivered to … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Terminal Ascent, The Best Choice for All-Range Hunting Loads

ANOKA, Minnesota – April 22, 2020 – Go beyond what you ever thought possible with new Federal Premium Terminal Ascent. Blending the features of top match-style bullet designs with the industry’s best bonding technology and components, Terminal Ascent delivers any-range … Continue reading

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The 2020 Federal Kubota Sweepstakes Contest Going Strong

ANOKA, Minnesota – April 21, 2020 – Whether it be deer or ducks, bulls or bears, scouting or sighting in: Federal Season is always in full swing. That is why Federal teamed with Kubota to give away a SideKick UTV … Continue reading

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