Category Archives: Ammunition

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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Newly Updated Sizing and Flaring Dies for Shell Shock’s 9mm NAS³ Cases Now available from S3 RELOAD

Two different reloading die sets are now available for purchase for Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 cases. Set One includes one S3 RELOAD and LEE Carbide 9mm Luger sizing de-capping die and one S3 RELOAD 9mm Luger expanding flaring die Westport, … Continue reading

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Winchester, the Official Ammunition of the SCTP International Team

As the official ammunition of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and the SCTP International Team, Winchester is promoting the SCTP mission. EAST ALTON, Ill. (October 16, 2020) — Winchester Ammunition is the champion in supporting the youth shooting sports. … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New HammerDown: The Only Hunting Ammo Truly Optimized for Lever-Action Rifles

ANOKA, Minnesota – October 14, 2020 – Federal Ammunition is proud to introduce the industry’s only ammunition truly designed for optimal cycling and overall performance from the time-tested, lever-action rifle platform. Shipments of this product have begun to arrive at … Continue reading

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Winchester Delivers Historic First Lake City Army Ammunition Plant Shipment in Support of the U.S. Warfighter

EAST ALTON, Ill. (October 14, 2020) — Winchester announces its first shipment of ammunition to the U.S. government left the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant yesterday.Semitrailers filled with 50 caliber and 5.56 ammunition are bound for destinations around the globe … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Announces Expansion of New Hampshire Operations to Rochester

FIREARMS  • AMMUNITION  • ELECTRO-OPTICS  • SUPPRESSORS  • AIRGUNS  • TRAINING NEWINGTON, N.H., (October 13, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc., a leading New Hampshire manufacturer, is pleased to announce an expansion of its New Hampshire operations to the city of Rochester, New Hampshire.Ron Cohen, President & … Continue reading

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CCI Releases Maxi-Mag Clean-22 Segmented Hollow Point 22 WMR

LEWISTON, Idaho – October 12, 2020 – The Clean-22 coating technology that made rimfire clean is now being used to extend the range and power of 22 WMR. New CCI Maxi-Mag Clean-22 Segmented Hollow Point (SHP) uses an exclusive polymer … Continue reading

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Olympic Trap Shooter Maddy Bernau Joins Team Winchester

Olympic Trap Shooter Maddy BernauJoins Team Winchester  EAST ALTON, Ill. (October 7, 2020) — Team USA trap shooter Maddy Bernau made 2020 her own by qualifying for the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, graduating college, and now joining a select group … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Fusion 10mm Auto Hunting Loads

ANOKA, Minnesota – October 6, 2020 – Federal ammunition introduces a new load to its popular handgun hunting ammunition lineup. The new Fusion 10mm Auto load uses a 200-grain bullet and 1200 fps muzzle velocity take full advantage of the … Continue reading

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Winchester Assumes Full Management and Operational Control of Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

Olin Corporation announced today that its ammunition division assumed full management and operational control of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. CLAYTON, Mo. (October 1, 2020) — Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced that effective today, its ammunition division, Olin Winchester … Continue reading

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Federal and CCI Ammunition Sponsored Shooters Set Multiple New Records at the Recent World Speed Shooting Championships

ANOKA, Minnesota – October 1, 2020 – Team Federal/CCI had an excellent showing, setting several world records, at the recent 2020 Palmetto State Armory and Lead Star Arms World Speed Shooting Championships, presented by Federal Ammunition. The event was held … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at the 2020 Indiana Section Championship

Vlieger also took home first place in the Open Division, finishing with 1508.0671 match points and a time of 142.99. Westport, Conn. (September 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Continues Strong Support for the International Hunter Education Association-USA

ANOKA, Minnesota – September 22, 2020 – Federal Ammunition and Vista Outdoor announced its continued support of International Hunter Education Association-USA (IHEA-USA) with a large, dedicated sponsorship aimed at developing a new IHEA-USA website. This effort will help bring the … Continue reading

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Team Federal Hosted Successful PRS Series Gold Medal Match

ANOKA, Minnesota – September 18, 2020 – Federal Ammunition and Team Federal recently hosted its second annual Federal Gold Medal Match, a Precision Rifle Series Pro Series match, September 12-13, at Alabama Precision in Carbon Hill, Alabama. Match Director, Jim … Continue reading

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S&M Ammunition Now Using Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 Casings

S&M Ammunition 9mm 115 gr FMJ Shell Shock Westport, Conn. (September 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, announces that S&M Ammunition has introduced its … Continue reading

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Winchester® Ammunition announces the launch of its redesigned website for its Law Enforcement products.

EAST ALTON, Ill. (August 28, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition announces the launch of its redesigned website for its Law Enforcement products.The new website utilizes cutting-edge technology and additional features including a mobile-first design. The site is also optimized for search … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at the TPS USPSA at CMP Alabama Sectional 2020

Vlieger also took home first place in the Open Division, finishing with 983.5884 match points and a time of 113.10. Westport, Conn. (August 2020) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case … Continue reading

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Federal Launches Virtual Shows for Its Buy Group Partners and Distributors

ANOKA, Minnesota – August 7, 2020 – Federal developed a series of virtual sales shows to support its Buy Group customers. This effort is due to many of the industry’s sales shows being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting … Continue reading

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Competition Season Continuing Strong for Federal Ambassador Dakota Overland and Team Federal

ANOKA, Minnesota – August 6, 2020 – Federal brand ambassador and competitive shooter Dakota Overland takes home the Ladies Division title at the recent 2020 Magpul Governor’s Match in Cody, Wyoming. The teenager bested 15 other female competitors in that … Continue reading

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Federal Awarded High-Performance Ammunition Contract for US Army Next Generation Carbine Technologies Program

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 31, 2020 – Federal Ammunition is proud to announce a contract award to supply high-performance 7.62x51mm NATO and other novel ammunition for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Carbine Technologies (NGCT) program. This suite of ammunition utilizes … Continue reading

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RCBS 6mm ARC SB T/C Die Set Now Available

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – July 31, 2020 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announced today that it has begun shipping the 6mm ARC SB T/C Die Set, a new addition to the AR … Continue reading

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CCI Introduces a New Line of MeatEater Series Rimfire Ammunition

EWISTON, Idaho – July 30, 2020 – MeatEater’s Steven Rinella relies on high-quality rimfire ammunition to put small game on his plate. That’s why CCI partnered with this renowned conservationist, author and hunter on an exclusive new line of ammunition, … Continue reading

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International Firearms, Ammunition Manufacturer Pledges Ongoing Mental Health Awareness Support

Las Vegas, NV (July 2020) – Armscor International, Inc. has partnered with Walk the Talk America to provide funding for mental health awareness in the form of a $2,500 ongoing monthly donation. “We are humbled by this gesture from Armscor,” … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Awarded $13.8 Million Delivery Order from the U.S. Army

Federal Ammunition Awarded $13.8 Million Delivery Order from the U.S. Army ANOKA, Minnesota – July 29, 2020 – Federal Ammunition was recently given a new $13.8 million delivery order based on its contract awarded in 2017 by the U.S. Army. … Continue reading

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New RCBS Rebel Single Stage Press Now Available

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – July 24, 2020 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announced today that the new Rebel Single Stage Press is now available and shipping to retail partners. Constructed from a … Continue reading

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Speer Ammunition Awarded Record $112M Contract with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

LEWISTON, Idaho – July 20, 2020 – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has selected Vista Outdoor’s Speer Ammunition brand as the awardee for their 9mm Service Ammunition. CBP is one of the world’s … Continue reading

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RCBS Reloading Kits Now Shipping to Retail Partners

Five New Kits Designed to Simplify Reloading Needs and Help Save Cost OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – July 20, 2020 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announced today it has commenced shipping of five … Continue reading

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World Champion Josh Froelich Appears on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 16, 2020 – In 2018, Federal’s sponsored shooter Josh Froelich enters his first IPSC Shotgun World Shoot in France. After six days and thirty stages, Froelich wins the Open division and leaves a World Champion. It … Continue reading

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Winchester Debuts New Retail Store at SCTP National Championship

EAST ALTON, Ill. (July 15, 2020) — It is the largest youth shooting sports event of the year with more than 2,000 of the top young clay target shooters from across the country. Considered the Super Bowl of youth shooting, … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Introduces New Force X2 Personal Defense Shotgun Loads

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 13, 2020 – New Personal Defense ammunition from Federal turns shotguns into the ultimate defensive platform. Force X2 copper-plated 00 FX2 buckshot pellets are specially engineered to split into two equal-size pieces on impact. Shipments of … Continue reading

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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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