Category Archives: Ammunition

Ammunition Shortage Discussion on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast

ANOKA, Minnesota – February 18, 2021 – On this episode of the “It’s Federal Season” podcast, Federal Ammunition’s President Jason Vanderbrink discusses the topic of so-called ammunition shortages. The episode is focused on answering the frequently asked questions from consumers … Continue reading

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Expedition Big Game Long Range™ 308 Winchester: Improved Performance From a Time-Honored Cartridge

EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 16, 2021) — Almost as popular as its older brother, the 30-06 and, as surely tested, the 308 Winchester have for generations given big-game hunters outstanding performance in a compact cartridge and shorter-action rifles. Now, Winchester® … Continue reading

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Winchester® Defender®: Stopping the Threat

Winchester® Defender® ammunition is designed and balanced for the highest level of home, family and personal defense performance. Winchester® Defender®: Stopping the Threat EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 16, 2021) — Winchester® Defender® ammunition is designed and balanced for the highest … Continue reading

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PRIME has 6.5 Creedmoor – In Stock Ready To Ship

PRIME has 6.5 CREEDMOORIN STOCK & READY TO SHIPSierra Matchking 140gr. PRIME 6.5 Creedmoor in Peterson Brass Check Ammoseek.com for comparison > PRIME has secured “factory second” projectiles that vary enough in their dimensions that we are seeing 1.1 MOA … Continue reading

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Winchester Introduces New Loads for 6.5 PRC

Winchester continues its legacy on the forefront of long-range hunting and shooting by adding the 6.5 PRC cartridge to its product lineup for 2021. Winchester IntroducesNew Loads for 6.5 PRC EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 11, 2021) — Winchester continues its … Continue reading

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Federal Sponsored Shooter Derrick Mein Dominates the Caribbean Cup

Federal Sponsored Shooter Derrick Mein Dominates the Caribbean Cup ANOKA, Minnesota – February 10, 2021 – Team Federal congratulates Derrick Mein on an impressive weekend at the Vero Beach Clay Shooting Sports complex in Vero Beach, FL. Mein’s list of … Continue reading

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Winchester Aligns With Shotgun Sports USA Podcast

Winchester is excited to announce its support of the Shotgun Sports USA Podcast. Winchester Aligns WithShotgun Sports USA Podcast EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 10, 2021) — Winchester is excited to announce its support of the Shotgun Sports USA Podcast. This … Continue reading

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Winchester® 350 Legend® Copper Impact® and Defender®: Field or Home, the One to Choose

Expanding its lineup of 350 Legend® cartridge offerings, Winchester is announcing two new additions to the Winchester® 350 Legend line. Winchester® 350 Legend®Copper Impact® and Defender®: Field or Home, the One to Choose EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 9, 2021) — … Continue reading

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Winchester Silvertip® Defense – Power to Defend®

When home, safety, and lives can be on the line, Winchester® Silvertip® defense ammunition gives maximum terminal ballistics for the Power to Defend®. Winchester Silvertip® Defense – Power to Defend® EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 8, 2021) — In that critical … Continue reading

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Browning® X-Point™ Defense: The Dependable Choice for Personal Protection

Browning® X-Point™ Defense: The Dependable Choice for Personal Protection Arnold, Mo., (February 8, 2021) – Browning® X-Point™ Defense provides The Best There Is™ in personal defense handgun ammunition technology.The most recognizable feature of X-Point Defense is its distinctive hollow-point bullet … Continue reading

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Ballistic’s Best Magazine Recognized Federal Premium’s Force X2 and Practice & Defend Ammunition with Editor’s Selects Awards

ANOKA, Minnesota – February 4, 2021 – Ballistic’s Best magazine recently recognized Federal’s Force X2 and Practice & Defend Packs with Editor’s Selects Awards for the best new shotgun and handgun ammunition from the previous year. The awards were announced … Continue reading

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Brownells Giving Away 14K Rounds of 5.56 in Super Barrel III

GRINNELL, Iowa (February 3, 2021) – Brownells is once again giving liberty-minded Second Amendment fans the chance to win a huge barrel full of freedom with Super Barrel III. Starting Friday, February 5, visitors to the Brownells Super Barrel III … Continue reading

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Steinel Ammunition Supports Walk The Talk America

Steinel Ammunition joins the growing list of firearms industry manufacturers and distributors supporting WTTA’s efforts to engage the firearms and mental health community in discussions to prevent future gun-related tragedies. Las Vegas, Nev. (February 2021) – Walk The Talk America … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition’s Support of Injured Veterans Approaches $250,000

ANOKA, Minnesota – February 3, 2021 – Federal Ammunition is committed to empowering our nation’s injured veterans. Since 2011, Federal Ammunition has supported Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the nonprofit’s free programs and services with an annual contribution to the … Continue reading

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Jason Vanderbrink, President of Federal, CCI, Speer and Remington Updates the Market on Ammunition Availability

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Winchester® USA Ready Defense™

Be ready when you need it most with Winchester® Ammunition’s new USA Ready Defense™ handgun ammunition. Winchester® USA Ready Defense™ EAST ALTON, Ill. (January 29, 2021) — Be ready when you need it most with Winchester® Ammunition’s new USA Ready … Continue reading

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Legendary Trap Shooter Harlan Campbell Jr. Joins Team Winchester

Legendary Trap Shooter Harlan Campbell Jr. Joins Team Winchester! EAST ALTON, Ill. (January 21, 2021) — Winchester is proud to announce the signing of 12-time Grand American World Trapshooting champion Harlan Campbell Jr.  Harlan will be shooting the world-famous AA® … Continue reading

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Federal Announces New Handgun Ammunition for 2021

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 20, 2021 – Federal Ammunition’s product teams are expanding handgun cartridge options in multiple product categories in 2021. Several new product line extensions in Hydra-Shok Deep, Punch, Syntech Range and more will be manufactured and delivered … Continue reading

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On Target Magazine Honors Federal Premium HammerDown with Editors’ Choice Award

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 19, 2021 – On Target magazine recently recognized Federal’s HammerDown product line with an Editors’ Choice Award for best new ammunition for 2020, as part of the magazine’s annual awards program. This full line of ammunition … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS on PRIME’s 6.5 Creedmoor LRP Group Brass Purchase

GROUP PURCHASE GOAL OBTAINEDPRIME WILL SHIP THIS PRODUCTIN A TIME WHEN RELOADING COMPONENTS ARE GETTING HARDER TO FIND…PRIME’s MANUFACTURING PARTNER JUST CUT DELIVERY TIMES IN HALF! New GROUP PURCHASE Product, PRIME 6.5 Creedmoor Brass Group purchase closes January 22, 2021 … Continue reading

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Federal Wins Predator Xtreme 2021 Gold Award for Best Shotshells

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 15, 2021 – Federal has received the 2021 Gold Award in the category of Shotshells by the readers of Predator Xtreme. Hunters who read this magazine are extremely loyal to the products they use. These annual … Continue reading

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CCI Rimfire Ammunition Wins Predator Xtreme Readers’ Choice Gold Award for the 5th Consecutive Year

LEWISTON, Idaho – January 15, 2021 – The readers of Predator Xtreme awarded CCI the 2021 Gold Award in the category of Rimfire Ammunition. The accomplishment marks the 5th consecutive year the brand was awarded this honor. The Readers’ Choice … Continue reading

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Shotgun Shooters on Team Federal Enjoyed Another Great Year of Success and Look Forward to 2021

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 8, 2021 – The list of Team Federal competition wins for Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays in 2020 is long and impressive. Season highlights included Federal sponsored shooters winning big at the 2020 National Sporting Clays … Continue reading

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A New Way to Look at Ammunition in 2021

Marked For ’21, a new ammunition experience, is almost here. MARK YOUR CALENDARS Marked For ’21 is a new ammunition experience where we bring all the excitement of our new product showcase directly to your devices.  Tune in digitally from … Continue reading

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ORM-D Small Arms Ammunition Shipping Ending in December

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturing Institute, Inc.® (SAAMI®) reminds manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers they must discontinue the use of ORM-D labeling for shipping sporting ammunitions via surface transport after Dec. 31, 2020. The change in … Continue reading

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Conservation Organizations Adapting on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast

ANOKA, Minnesota – December 17, 2020 – COVID-19 has been tough on conservation organizations and their fundraising models. Organizations like Pheasants Forever have canceled their highly successful banquet programs and recently announced the cancelation of the annual Pheasant Fest slated … Continue reading

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NEW GROUP PURCHASE PRODUCT | PRIME 6.5 Creedmoor Brass (LRP)

ANNOUNCING A NEW PRODUCT LINEPRIME is entering theRELOADING COMPONENTSmarket! See http://www.PRIMEAMMO.com for details New GROUP PURCHASE Product, PRIME 6.5 Creedmoor Brass Group purchase closes January 2, 2021 Primer pockets sized for large rifle primers.Minimum order of 100 pieces.FREE SHIPPING!!! Great … Continue reading

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NRA American Rifleman Magazine Honors Federal Premium Terminal Ascent with “2021 Ammunition Product of the Year” Golden Bullseye Award

NRA American Rifleman Magazine Honors Federal Premium Terminal Ascent with “2021 Ammunition Product of the Year” Golden Bullseye Award ANOKA, Minnesota – December 15, 2020 – The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) American Rifleman magazine awarded Federal Premium Terminal Ascent with … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2021 New Products from Hornady

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RCBS and Hoppe’s Team Shooters Set to Compete at PRS Pro Series Finale

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – December 10, 2020 – RCBS and Hoppe’s congratulate team shooters on qualifying for the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) Pro Series Finale. Competing for RCBS at this year’s match will be Robert Brantley, Brandon Hembree and Melissa … Continue reading

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Speer Ammunition Awarded Contract to Provide Duty Ammunition to Top Nordic Police Agencies Including Norwegian and Swedish Police

LEWISTON, Idaho – December 8, 2020 – Speer Ammunition was recently awarded the joint Nordic Police 9mm duty handgun ammunition contract for Speer 124-grain Gold Dot. Speer’s sister company Federal already holds the duty rifle contract for .223 Tactical Bonded … Continue reading

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Alliant Powder’s 410 Propellant is Specifically Designed for Shooting Sport’s Smallest Sub-Gauge

RADFORD, Virginia – November 25, 2020 – Alliant Powder, a leading manufacturer of smokeless powder, released a new propellant that is the only flake powder specifically designed for the demanding needs of .410 bore skeet and field loads. Shipments of … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Swift Scirocco II

ANOKA, Minnesota – November 24, 2020 – Federal Premium releases its new Swift Scirocco II centerfire hunting loads lineup. The new bullet promises to push effective range to new extremes while delivering a more lethal blow on impact. Shipments of this … Continue reading

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Team Federal Sponsored Competitive Shooter Tim Herron

ANOKA, Minnesota – November 12, 2020 – Federal Ammunition sponsored shooter Tim Herron won the Single Stack Division at the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Area 2 Championship. The match was held in Prescott, Arizona, November 5-8 at the … Continue reading

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New 350 Legend Items Available Now From Browning® Ammunition

Arnold, Mo., (November 10, 2020) – In 2019, a new “Legend” was born: 350 Legend, a caliber that proudly claims to wield more power than the famous .30-30 and less recoil than a .243 Winchester. Better still, it is available … Continue reading

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Team Winchester Finishes Strong at 2020 NSCA National Championship

Team Winchester Finishes Strong at 2020 NSCA National Championship EAST ALTON, Ill. (November 6, 2020) — The final stop on the NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, took place at the national championship in San Antonio, Texas, and Team Winchester … Continue reading

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Field & Stream Magazine Honors Federal Premium FireStick as Best of the Best for 2020

ANOKA, Minnesota – November 5, 2020 – Field & Stream magazine has recognized the Tradition’s NitroFire muzzleloading rifle and the Federal Premium Firestick with a Best-of-the-Best Award. New for 2020, FireStick is a proprietary and newly-patented muzzleloading propellant system that … Continue reading

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Federal’s New FireStick Awarded Innovation of the Year by Guns & Ammo Magazine

ANOKA, Minnesota – November 3, 2020 – Guns & Ammo magazine has given the Federal Premium Firestick its Innovation of the Year award due to its potential to revolutionize the world’s oldest long gun: the muzzleloader. Federal’s FireStick is a … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies’ Sponsored Shooters Finish Strong at USPSA Nationals

Several sponsored shooters competed at the USPSA Factory Gun and Race Gun Nationals in Frostproof, Florida from Oct. 18 – 25, 2020. Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger. Westport, Conn. (October 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing … Continue reading

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RCBS® Pro Shooters Qualify for AG Cup

Robert Brantley and Brandon Hembree to Compete at Elite PRS Match OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – October 29, 2020 – RCBS®, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, will send two of its team members – Robert … Continue reading

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