Category Archives: In the News

Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% 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 $51.3 billion in 2016, a 168 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs … Continue reading

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Range Systems Joins Anteris Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS—Range Systems has joined Anteris Alliance, LLC. An organizational network of outdoor manufacturers and service producers, Anteris Alliance member companies are dedicated to supporting veterans, first responders and their families. Anteris Alliance was founded in early 2017 with a group … Continue reading

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IWI US Wins 2015 NASGW Importer of the Year

  Harrisburg, Pa. (October 2015) – IWI US, Inc.,  a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., announces that it has received the 2015 Importer of the Year Award from the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW). The award … Continue reading

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CamelBak Products LLC Is Now Part Of Vista Outdoors

  If there ever was an American success story CamelBak Products LLC is certainly it. The Petaluma, CA. company’s CamelBak brand is recognized the world over for its innovative hydration products in use with the world’s militaries and  outdoors enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers Says It All…

 

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Generals Dunford and Selva To Lead The Joint’s Chiefs

President Obama tapped  Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The President also named Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, the chief of U.S. Transportation Command, to serve as the next … Continue reading

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HARRIS TO ACQUIRE EXELIS FOR $4.75B

Over a year ago, I alerted our readers to the upcoming consolidation in sectors of the Defense Industry, resulting from Sequester. A prognosis that is unfolding even as I write this. Harris communications has just wrapped up a deal to … Continue reading

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Iran Unveiled Its New Armed Drone

Apparently this new drone is designed for air-to-air engagements against rotor, fixed winged and UAV aircraft. The drone is armed with air-to-air missiles.

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ISIS Talking Points

Friday is upon us and this is usually the day of the week when we stray from reviewing gear and getting the word out about new product offerings from our industry partners to add a little fun to our Blog … Continue reading

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