SIG SAUER Custom Works Introduces P320 XCOMPACT and P365XL Spectre Series Pistols

NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 10, 2021) – SIG SAUER is pleased to introduce the Spectre series pistols from SIG SAUER Custom Works.  The P320 XCOMPACT Spectre and P365XL Spectre pistols feature the new Laser Engraved LXG Grip Module, and custom distressed slide, combined with the popular XSERIES features, delivering a custom concealed carry experience straight from the SIG SAUER factory.


“This latest creation form SIG Custom Works brings an entirely new level of customization to our two most popular lines of pistols – the P320 and P365,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “The all new LXG grip module is laser engraved in-house, and the custom pattern on all four sides delivers an aggressive, stylish texture for a stronger, more controlled grip.  The custom slides are distressed with the exclusive Spectre XSERIES lightening cuts, making the Spectre series of pistols truly unique, and a real standout for concealed carry.”

The SIG Custom Works Spectre series pistols are 9mm striker-fired pistols, featuring the all-new LXG Grip Module with laser engraving on all four sides, a deep trigger undercut, and extended beavertail, complemented by the Custom Works Spectre slide with distressed finish and custom Spectre XSERIES lightening cuts.  Both pistols include XSERIES flat triggers, XRAY3 Day/Night sights, and custom optic ready slides..  The SIG Custom Works P320 Spectre is direct-mount compatible with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1Pro , the soon to be released SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO2, Delta Point Pro, and RMR Reflex Optics, and ships with (2) 15-round steel magazines.  The SIG Custom Works P365XL Spectre is compatible with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEOZero or RMSC sights, and ships with (2) 12-round steel magazines.  Each Spectre pistol comes with a SIG Custom Works Challenge Coin and Certificate of Authenticity.   

 

P320 XCOMPACT Spectre:

  • Overall length: 7.4 inches
  • Overall height: 5.3 inches
  • Overall width: 1.3 inches
  • Barrel length: 3.9 inches
  • Sight Radius: 5.8inches
  • Weight (w/magazine): 26 oz.

P365XL Spectre:

  • Overall length: 6.6 inches
  • Overall height: 4.8 inches
  • Overall width: 1.1 inches
  • Barrel length: 3.7 inches
  • Sight Radius: 5.6inches
  • Weight (w/magazine): 20.7 oz.


The SIG SAUER P320 Spectre and P365XL Spectre are now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the SIG SAUER P320 and P365XL Spectre series pistols, or watch the P320 Spectre series and P365XL Spectre series product videos with Phil Strader visit sigsauer.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.  Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 2,300 employees across nine locations.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

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ECA GROUP is ready for assembly phase of programme to extend capabilities of the Latvian Navy’s mine countermeasures vessels

ECA GROUP

Toulon, 10 June 2021
ECA GROUP today announces the fulfilment of the first milestone within the modernization programme of 3 mine countermeasures vessels belonging to the Latvian Navy, 8 months after winning the contract for the modernisation of the Navy’s MCM capabilities. This first milestone consists of disassembling the legacy equipment of mine countermeasures vessels. Following this successful phase, and the Critical Design Review of ship architecture, teams will begin installing the new, upgraded equipment in October 2021.

ECA GROUP will install and configure its
UMIS Unmanned Mine Countermeasures Integrated System on the 3 vessels. The UMIS Toolbox is a comprehensive suite of state-of-the-art technology for unmanned, mine clearance operations, while removing the need for the ship to enter the minefield (stand-off concept). For the Latvian Navy, ECA GROUP will replace the vessels’ conventional mine detection systems based on a hull sonar with a more compact, mobile and evolutive unmanned system UMIS, consisting of AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle) A18-M drones fitted with the latest generation ECA GROUP synthetic aperture sonar UMISAS for detection, and several underwater robots, the Seascan MK2 and K-STER C for mines identification and neutralisation. The new Ultra Short Baseline positioning system installed in place of hull sonar enables not only tracking but also acoustic communication, replacing the previous acoustic modem which had to be launched from the deck.
ECA GROUP will modify the vessels to accommodate the new equipment with the support of its subsidiary
MAURIC, specialized in naval architecture, and Latvian industrial partners, in order to install these new generation mine countermeasures systems. Several Latvian companies have been consulted for the supply of equipment and coordination of on-site activities and works. Other Latvian companies will also be consulted for procurement of racks, trolleys, launch and recovery systems of drones. MAURIC will make a valuable contribution in ensuring the operability of the equipment installed on board, guaranteeing enhanced performance of the ships following their upgrades.
An integral part of the upgrade by ECA GROUP and MAURIC will be the complete renewal of the Combat Room to integrate cabinets and consoles necessary for operating the new navigation systems (WECDIS, USBL positioning system and Inertial Navigation System by
iXblue), new Autopilot (by SIREHNA), and ECA GROUP’s UMISOFT software suite for Mission Management, Data Management and Drone Control. A new Iridium and Wi-Fi antenna will be installed on each ship for communicating with the A18-M drone at the surface.
Naval forces around the world are faced with economic restrictions and the need to rationalise resources whilst enhancing their capabilities in order to fulfil their increasingly challenging missions of fighting threats and protecting populations.
By upgrading mine warfare equipment on existing vessels, ECA GROUP brings state of the art capabilities to navies while enabling them to prolong the life of their fleet already in service. (In the case of the Latvian Navy, they had acquired their vessels from the Royal Netherlands Navy in 2006.) The
UMIS Toolbox can also be installed on other models of conventional mine countermeasures vessels or on ships that are not used for mine countermeasures.
ECA GROUP offers this modernisation solution to all navies that intend to keep and optimise their conventional mine countermeasure vessels or consider the acquisition of pre-owned vessels.

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PGM PRECISION at SOFINS SHOW

Covid-19 Information: PGM stays open! | FOG HORN

From 29 June to 1 July 2021

in MARTIGNAS SUR JALLE (South West France)

Our booth is C 27 on the central hall. 

Pochette MOLLE

The show is authorized for arms professionals.

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Brownells Offers Limited Edition Henry Rifle

Brownells Offers Limited Edition Henry Rifle

GRINNELL, Iowa (June 10, 2021) – Brownells will offer a limited number of the special commemorative Henry Golden Boy lever action .22 LR rifles made to honor Iowa’s own Harold “Pie” Keller.

A US Marine during World War II, Keller participated in the iconic American flag raising on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. But his involvement in the important historical event was accidentally overlooked until very recently.

The commemorative rifles are exclusively distributed by Crow Shooting Supply with Brownells receiving 10 for sale on Brownells.com and an additional 10 for sale in the Brownells Retail Store in Grinnell, IA – only 17 miles from Keller’s hometown of Brooklyn, IA.

The rifle is #100-042-669 at Brownells.com and retails for $699.99.

Each Harold “Pie” Keller commemorative Henry lever action has a walnut stock engraved with an image of Keller atop Mount Suribachi with the famous flag raising in the background. The date “February 23, 1945” appears above the design with Keller’s name in a flowing scroll banner beneath the image.

Henry Repeating Arms will contribute $50 of every rifle sold to the Brooklyn Community Foundation 501(c)(3), a local organization raising money to pay for a monument to honor Keller.

In addition, Henry Repeating Arms will auction the “Pie” Keller commemorative rifle with serial number 001 on Gunbroker.com starting at 9:30 am EST on June 14, 2021, which is also Flag Day. Proceeds of that auction will also be used to support erecting the monument to Keller.

“The fact that ‘Pie’ was misidentified for over 76 years is a testament to the man’s humility,” said Anthony Imperato, President and Owner of Henry Repeating Arms. “He never came forward as one of the flag raisers, not even to his kids, and I look forward to visiting the memorial to pay my respects to this incredible man in person.”

“We are honored to recognize a true hometown hero who made history by raising the American flag on the island of Iwo Jima more than 75 years ago,” said Pete Brownell, Chairman of Brownells.  “The image of the flag-raising has become a symbol of valor and unity in the United States. It’s fitting to have “Pie” Keller’s heroics memorialized on another American icon, the Henry rifle, as it benefits a new memorial to Brooklyn, Iowa’s hometown hero. “

Besides the rifles for sale on Brownells.com and in the Brownells Retail Store, the rest of the limited run of only 100 rifles are available to wholesale customers through Crow Shooting Supply.

To see the Harold “Pie” Keller commemorative Henry rifles, visit www.Brownells.com

About Henry Repeating Arms

Henry Repeating Arms is one of the leading rifle and shotgun manufacturers in the United States and a world leader in the lever action category. The company motto is “Made in America, Or Not Made At All,” and its firearms come with a lifetime guarantee backed by award-winning customer service. The company is also known for its charitable endeavors under its Guns For Great Causes program, which focuses on sick children, both individual cases and children’s hospitals, veteran organizations, and Second Amendment and wildlife conservation organizations. The company currently employs over 500 people and has 250,000 square-feet of manufacturing space between its headquarters in Rice Lake, Wisconsin and second facility in Bayonne, New Jersey. The company is named in honor of Benjamin Tyler Henry, who invented and patented the first successful lever action rifle in 1860, which is America’s unique contribution to international firearms design and is one of the most legendary, respected and sought-after rifles in the history of firearms. Visit Henry Repeating Arms online at www.HenryUSA.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/henryrepeating, and Instagram @Henry_Rifles.

About Brownells

Serious About Firearms Since 1939™, Brownells is the world’s leading source for guns, gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools and survival gear. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, Brownells is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, Brownells has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Forever. For more information or to place an order, call 800-741-0015 or visit Brownells.com

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FREE Webinar: Suicide Prevention with NSSF and AFSP

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FREE Compliance Webinars

Have a Brave Conversation. A Discussion on Suicide and Suicide Prevention with NSSF and AFSP | 2021 Retailer/Range Compliance Series
Monday, June 21 – 1 p.m.

Nearly two-thirds of all firearm deaths are suicides, and these numbers increase when we look at suicide among veterans. This session will review how FFLs can get involved and recognize the warning signs of someone suffering a mental health crisis. After this training, FFLs will better understand the important role our industry can play to help prevent suicides, and prevent unauthorized access to firearms.

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Upcoming Sessions

NFA Compliance | 2021 Retailer/Range Compliance Series
Monday, July 9 – 1 p.m.

With more and more FFLs engaging in the sale of NFA regulated inventory it is critical that we review the regulations that govern the transfer and sale of these items. During this training, NSSF’s expert compliance consultants will help FFLs navigate the compliance landscape when dealing with serialized inventory that is subject to NFA compliance regulation.

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A Review of NICS and the Background Check Process | 2021 Retailer/Range Compliance Series
Monday, July 26 – 1 p.m.

In this training, we will look at how FBI NICS deals with the information you and your customer document on ATF Form 4473 to determine whether the transfer of a firearm should occur. The background check process can be complex and it is critical that FFLs understand the myriad scenarios that can occur when conducting a background check. Correctly performing and completing a background check is critical to remaining compliant and in helping do your part to keep firearms out of the wrong hands.

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SIG SAUER Commemorates U.S. Army’s Birthday with Army Ranger Series Videos

NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 9, 2021) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to present a new four-part video series to commemorate the upcoming birthday of the U.S. Army on Monday, June 14th, and honor the prestigious U.S. Army Rangers with an inside look at the 2021 Best Ranger Competition. 
“This year SIG SAUER was afforded the incredible opportunity to present custom M17 pistols as the official trophy pistols of the prestigious Best Ranger Competition,” said Jason St. John, Director, Government Products, SIG SAUER, Inc., and Sergeant First Class (Retired), U.S. Army Ranger.  “Through this video series we recognize the U.S. Army and the incredible service and sacrifice of the entire U.S. Army Ranger regiment to our country.” The SIG SAUER Best Ranger Video Series includes the following episodes:

  • Episode 1: Rangers Lead the Way: the already released video review of the history and foundation of the U.S. Army Rangers.
  • Episode 2: Honor: the newly released video reviews the inception of the famed Best Ranger Competition.
  • Episode 3: 2021 Best Ranger Competition: an inside look at the grueling 3-day Best Ranger Competition to be released on the birthday of the U.S. Army, June 14th. 
  • Episode 4: Prestige: an interview with the 2021 Best Ranger Competition winners to be released on Friday, June 18th. 

The U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition is a grueling competition that identifies the best, two-man U.S. Army Ranger team on a course that is designed to place extreme demand on each team’s physical, mental, technical and tactical skills and was held in Fort Benning, Georgia, April 16-18, 2021. 
Learn more about the SIG Custom Works, U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols. About SIG SAUER, Inc. SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.  Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 2,300 employees across nine locations.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

FIREARMS  • AMMUNITION  • ELECTRO-OPTICS  • SUPPRESSORS  • AIRGUNS  • TRAINING

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Kimber Mourns the Loss of Firearms Industry Leader Chip McCormick

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TROY, AL, June 8, 2021 — Kimber Mfg. has learned of the passing of Chip McCormick, the man renowned for creating industry-leading 1911 magazines and triggers through his company, Chip McCormick Custom. Mr. McCormick, in partnership with Kimber Mfg. owner and CEO Leslie Edelman, also contributed greatly to Kimber’s success in the 1911 market.

Mr. McCormick provided instrumental consulting to Mr. Edelman in creating the firearm industry’s first mass-produced, high-quality 1911 pistols that included custom features.  Mr. McCormick’s contributions included a beavertail grip safety, an extended slide stop, and an ambidextrous manual safety.  These efforts not only changed the handgun market by adding upgraded features to commercialized top-notch 1911s, but simultaneously revolutionized how firearm-manufacturing companies crafted and assembled the legendary 1911 platform.

“The Kimber family is deeply saddened by the loss of Chip McCormick. He was a great friend and a great business collaborator,” said Kimber owner and CEO, Leslie Edelman. “His impact on this company, as well as the entire firearms industry, is immeasurable. Our condolences go out to Chip’s family and friends. He will be missed greatly.”


Kimber Mfg., Inc. is an American company that designs and manufactures premium firearms for individual, sporting, law enforcement and military markets. Complete information on Kimber firearms, accessories and Less-Lethal products is available at www.kimberamerica.com or by phone from Kimber in-house staff at +1 (888) 243-4522. A detailed product catalog is available upon request.

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at 2021 Ohio State CODA Evolution Buckeye Blast

Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at 2021 Ohio State CODA Evolution Buckeye Blast Vlieger also took home first place in the Open Division, finishing with 1449.2105 match points and a time of 178.83.

Westport, Conn. (June 2021) – 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 its sponsored shooter, John Vlieger, won High Overall and First Place in the Open Division at the 2021 Ohio State CODA Evolution Buckeye Blast, held June 4 – 6, 2021 in Zanesville, Ohio. Vlieger competed against 254 competitors to finish with 1449.2106 match points and a time of 178.83.
“The 2021 Buckeye Blast was an excellent experience, and I’m happy to walk away with the win. Accurate and dependable gear is a must, and competition shooting pushes that even further. Even with my abuse and demands, my equipment just keeps trucking with Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 cases. The season is just getting started, and I’m going to keep pushing it,” commented Vlieger.
Vlieger has fired over 100,000 rounds of ammunition with Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 cases since becoming sponsored in 2017 and plans to continue using it. He can be seen competing next at the 2021 Kentucky Section USPSA Championship, to be held June 20, 2021 in Wilmore, Kentucky.

About Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Cases:
NAS3 9mm cases are 50 percent lighter than brass cases, offer greater lubricity and will not abrade, clog, foul, wear-out, or damage breach and ejector mechanisms. The cases offer greater corrosion resistance, tensile strength (2x stronger) and elasticity than brass. NAS3 cases will not split, chip, crack or grow (stretch) and are fully reloadable (using S3 Reload dies) and can be reloaded many more times than brass cases. NAS3 cases have been tested successfully by customers to pressures over 70k psi. NAS3 cases can be picked up with a magnet. The head can be colored for branding purposes and easy load identification.
NAS3 is “Best in Class” for maintaining consistent velocity between rounds. In an independent test performed by H.P. White Laboratory (a major munitions testing facility), rounds fired using NAS3 cases achieved a velocity standard deviation of 0.093 FPS (124-grain FMJ bullet, 4.2 grains Titegroup powder, 10 rounds, extreme variation 3fps).
To learn more about Shell Shock’s revolutionary technology, visit www.shellshocktech.com.

About Shell Shock Technologies, LLC: Founded in Westport, Connecticut, in 2015, Shell Shock Technologies, LLC is an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry. Shell Shock is a component manufacturer supplying shell cases to the shooting sports market, as well as to U.S. and foreign ammunition manufacturers, law enforcement, military and other government agencies. Shell Shock does not load ammunition. www.shellshocktech.com

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Let it All Hang Loose with Huk’s New Kona Collection

Kona Collection

Charleston, SC (June 9, 2021) — When hanging loose and looking good is just as important as staying comfortable, reach for one of Huk’s new Hawaiian-themed Kona shirts. These short sleeve button-ups come with island vibes built-in, so it feels like a vacation even when running errands around town.   The new Kona performance-packed, short-sleeve button-downs include the Kona Paradise Pass, Kona Kai, Kona Stackin’ Bills, and Kona Fins ‘N Stripes lines. They feature a 65% polyester, 35% cotton blend that is perfect for water and surf adventures, quick-drying while offering a soft feel.    All of the Kona shirts are built for all-day comfort, both on and off the water. The new Kona shirts, featuring textured fabrics, are designed to keep anglers cool and dry, no matter how intense the action gets or how much the temperature rises. Hydrophobic fibers transport water and sweat away from the skin to the exterior of the clothing, where it can evaporate more efficiently. Also, perforated underarms and back add much-needed airflow while whisking larger sweat droplets away.    All shirts in the Kona Paradise Pass, Kona Kai, Kona Stackin’ Bills, and Kona Fins ‘N Stripes lines feature a 30+ UPF rating for maximum sun protection at all times. A single chest pocket offers storage and a hidden microfiber wipe to keep glasses clean throughout the day. The two-way stretch material allows for a serious range of motion and a classic, comfortable fit. Fun prints are sure to be an instant favorite among anglers and other water-loving thrill-seekers.
Kona Features:

  • 65% polyester, 35% cotton blend 
  • Button-down, short-sleeve shirt with collared neckline
  • Two-way stretch 
  • Quick-drying 
  • Sun protection 
  • Moisture management
  • Mesh back chest pocket
  • Hidden microfiber wipe

Huk Kona Paradise Pass

  • Colors: Lichen, White, Seafoam, Fusion Coral, and Lavender Blue
  • MSRP: $55.00 (3XL + $5)

Huk Kona Kai

  • Colors: Fusion Coral, Tahiti Blue, Key Lime, Glacier, and Beach Peach
  • MSRP: $55.00 (3XL + $5)

Huk Kona Stackin’ Bills 

  • Colors: Sargasso Sea and Milky Blue
  • MSRP: $55.00 (3XL + $5)

Huk Kona Fins ‘N Stripes 

  • Colors: Americana
  • MSRP: $55.00 (3XL + $5)

Marolina Outdoor Inc. was founded to bring deep-seated product expertise across all outdoor categories. Our innovative designs and technologically focused products create the foundation of our authentic outdoor apparel. Huk clothing represents a fresh take and a unique understanding of angling needs, offering functional styles that appeal to anglers of all ages. NOMAD is motivated to provide quality apparel so that hunters can maximize their experiences to hunt and provide sustenance regardless of the size of the game or where their pursuits lead them.

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Galco’s Exotic Concealable Holsters!

PHOENIX, June 2021

Galco has a long history of making custom holsters that are pieces of functional art. From the very founding of Galco – as the Famous Jackass Leather Company – we’ve always offered custom services. A big emphasis in Galco’s present-day custom shop is the Exotic Concealable™, crafted from the finest exotic skins like alligator, horsehide, ostrich, stingray and shark.

Offering a unique and exquisite combination of form and function, the Exotic Concealable features optimum design and finest-quality construction, with smooth, premium horsehide lining and an edge finished like glass.

One of Galco’s most recognizable and innovative belt holster designs, the Concealable uses unique two-piece construction that’s contoured on the body side to the natural curve of the hip. This keeps all the molding on the front of the holster, allowing for significantly more comfortable carry and a narrower profile than an ordinary pancake type holster.

Made for hundreds of semiautomatic pistols and double-action revolvers, the Exotic Concealable is available in right or left hand designs. We also offer matching exotic magazine carriers and holster belts in 1¼” and 1½” widths.

Galco’s exotic holsters and accessories are made to order by the master craftsmen of our custom shop. Whether it’s for a special “BBQ gun” or an everyday carry piece, Galco’s Exotic Concealable holsters provide practical utility, pride of ownership, and unsurpassed beauty!

See Galco’s complete line of Exotic Holsters!

Dealer inquiries:
800-874-2526
dealersales@galcoholsters.com

Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco Holsters brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon and Kydex to meet the demands of today’s consumers. Women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly handcrafted in the USA since 1969.

Galco International | 2019 West Quail Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027

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Long Range Fundamentals from Ballistic: Ballistic Coefficient, Caliber Selection and MOA

Long Range Fundamentals from Ballistic: Ballistic Coefficient, Caliber Selection and MOA

Gainesville, GA (June 8, 2021) As with most technical pursuits, long-range shooting has a good number of basic terms a shooter needs to know on their way to being a top shot. These terms include:
Ballistic Coefficient – According to Wikipedia, “the ballistic coefficient (BC) of a body is a measure of its ability to overcome air resistance in flight.” Less air resistance equals less drag, and less drag means better performance from a “body,” in this case, a bullet.
BC is denoted numerically, and the higher the BC number, the easier and more efficiently the bullet passes through the air. BC is determined by several factors, including the shape or design of the bullet, its weight and the diameter. Long-range shooters want bullets with a high BC to retain speed longer, drop less and be less affected by wind. 
For example, the Hornady ELD Match round in 6.5 Creedmoor, loaded with Hornady’s sleek, 140-grain bullet, has a very high BC rated at .646. Meantime, the Hornady 30-30 Interlock American Whitetail hunting round, loaded with a round-nose 150-grain bullet, has a BC of .186.
Guess which is the better choice for banging steel at 1,000 yards?
Caliber Selection — Long-range shooters use a variety of calibers, and within each caliber, there are many, many loads available. And each specific load will have its unique bullet weight, BC, and muzzle velocity.    So how does a new shooter know which caliber and cartridge might be best for their particular long-range endeavors?   The smart shooter will use Ballistic and its huge load library to make that decision. Ballistic contains information on over 5,000 projectiles, factory loads, and military loads, plus performance data points (like BC’s) from leading manufacturers and military and performance testing.   Using Ballistic, plug in the various calibers and cartridge loads within the calibers under consideration, the distances at which they will be used, and the anticipated environmental conditions. Ballistic will calculate all the data needed to make the best load choice.   MOA – MOA stands for “minute of angle.” It is an angular measurement used in rifle scope adjustment values.
Think of a circle cut into 60 equal slices, and each slice equals one minute of angle. At 100 yards, each individual minute equals 1.047 inches. Let’s say a rifle is hitting the center of the bullseye at 100 yards. If the elevation control on the scope moved up one full MOA, the bullet should now strike 1.047 inches higher. Move the windage control one full MOA to the right, and the bullet should hit 1.047 inches to the right.
Angles work proportionally, so at 200 yards, 1 MOA is 2.054 inches. At 1000 yards, that 1 MOA is 10.47 inches.
Now, go back to the 100 yards standard. Most rifle scopes have elevation and windage adjustments set at either .5 or .25 MOA per click. So, the shooter takes three shots at 100 yards to zero the scope and rifle, and the three bullets all hit two inches low and a half-inch to the left. With a .5 MOA scope, a bullseye hit will require the shooter to give the elevation control 4 clicks up (.5×4 = 2 inches) and 1 click to the right (.5×1 = .5 inch).
MOA is not the same as MILs or Mil-RADs, which are also angular measurements used in some scopes but perform their measurement on a different scale.

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MTM | WATCH – Father’s Day Special Offer

MTM | Special Ops Watch, Dad’s are Our Heroes

MTM | WATCH | 1225 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90015

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MOHOC launches new campaign

Elominate Doubt With MOHOC Cameras

The recent growth in use of body cams (chest-mounted cameras) by Law Enforcement has led to a blanket procurement approach. The same equipment is issued to both standard patrol and highly-specialized tactical teams.

MOHOC Inc., creator of the world’s first military-optimized helmet cameras, believes body cams are inadequate for use by tactical units. Chest-mounted cameras record a confusing, obstructed point-of-view because of the intense and kinetic nature of tactical operations.

Designed for elite units, only helmet-mounted, low profile, and snag free MOHOC© Cameras capture the operator’s true perspective.

MOHOC Inc. recently launched a campaign to highlight the benefits of purpose-built tactical cameras over standard body cams. See our ad in Officer Magazine, and please contact MOHOC to learn more about our department T&E program.



Tel: +1.208.806.1391   |    Email: info@mohoc.com

MOHOC Cameras are dual-use, non-ITAR-controlled items; intended for military, 
law enforcement, first responders, as well as civilian and sport applications.


MOHOC, Inc. 815 1st Ave, Suite 337, Seattle WA 98104, USA

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Why Bond Arms Double as Home Defense Weapons

Granbury, TX (June 8, 2021) – Bond Arms builds the smallest, most powerful personal protection pistols in the industry. Every day people trust their lives and security to these modern derringers for personal defense. At home, some folks hang up their holster in favor of a shotgun or carbine for protection. However, a compact yet powerful pistol is often the best choice for a home defense weapon (HDW). Here are five reasons for choosing a Bond Arms pistol for home security. 
Consider this; the best home defense weapon is the one you have with you. Using a CCW for home defense means it’s with you wherever you go. A concealed weapon is less likely to escalate a situation than a shotgun or rifle in a confrontation at home, yet it is ready in a split-second should things intensify. Whether you’re in the house, garage or yard, a compact pistol deploys quickly and is always at your side. 
Training with a single weapon system for personal and home defense ensures proficiency under both extreme stress situations. Bond Arms derringers’ break-action design is easy to load, shoot, and reload and doesn’t jam like the more complicated semi-auto and pump-action firearms. When the bad guy kicks down your door, rest assured knowing a Bond Arms pistol will fire when you pull the trigger.         All firearms in the Bond Arms family are small and agile—a vital consideration for moving within a house’s close confines. Long-guns, on the other hand, are cumbersome and can disclose an occupant’s position. Despite their short barrels, Bond Arms pistols are accurate and deliver precise shots at home defense distances.  
Pistol cartridges are less prone to over-penetration within the home and are superior to rifle cartridges in most cases. Another safety consideration is firearm retention during a struggle. Criminals can quickly overtake a homeowner wielding an awkward long-barreled gun but retaining a pistol and using it a point-blank range turns the tables on the aggressor. 
Bond Arms chambers barrels in powerful cartridges including 10mm, .45ACP, .357 Mag, 9mm Luger, .45LC/410 bore shells and many more. Ammo makers load an assortment of self-defense projectiles for these cartridges. So, whether loaded with hollow-point bullets or buckshot, impacts from a pistol-length barrel are equally devastating as from their long-barreled cousins from across the room.  

BOND ARMS, INC. is located in Granbury, Texas and manufactures the award-winning Bond Arms Derringer – the finest in double barrel protection. Originally organized under the name Texas Armory, the company became incorporated as Bond Arms in 1995 with the idea that the Remington Model 95 over-under, single-action derringer could be converted from an Old West anachronism into a modern & reliable handgun. The barrel and frame were redesigned to safely fire modern calibers & the entire handgun is constructed entirely from stainless steel. This makes for a pistol that’s both strong and durable. For more information, please visit  WWW.BONDARMS.COM

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Team Federal’s Tim Herron Having Successful Season, Wins Major USPSA Match

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Team Federal’s Tim Herron Having Successful Season, Wins Major USPSA Match

ANOKA, Minnesota – June 8, 2021 –  With shooting competitions for 2021 having gotten nearly back to normal after a year-long hiatus, Team Federal shooter Tim Herron has had a fantastic year so far in Single Stack division. He recently claimed a major win when he grabbed the top spot at the USPSA Northern Arizona Classic, held in Prescott, Arizona, with a lead of more than 17 percentage points.

“Tim is one of those shooters who has a legitimate chance to win any match he enters,” said Federal Shooting Sports Promotions Manager Jason Spradling. “The Northern Arizona Classic is a major USPSA match and always has a stacked field of competitors. To beat the rest of the shooters in his division by nearly 18 percent is a huge accomplishment. We’re proud to celebrate this win with Tim.”

“The stages at Northern Arizona Classic were spectacular with many options and multiple ways to execute your stage plans,” Herron said. “Shooting an 8-round 1911 on many of these courses of fire really challenged many in Single Stack division and we had to figure out how to efficiently shoot the stages.”

In Arizona, Herron was running a Nighthawk Custom 1911 loaded with 230-grain .45 ACP Federal American Eagle FMJ ammunition.

“In a major competition like this one, you can literally lose the match with just one gun malfunction,” Spradling said. “Your equipment, including your ammo, has to run without fail every time. Tim knows he can depend on Federal ammo to get the job done and we’re always honored to have such a fierce competitor showing the community how well our products perform.”

“I want to give a heartfelt thank you to Federal Ammunition for their continued support of my efforts, both in competition, and in my profession as a firearms instructor and educator,” Herron said. 

Earlier in the season, Herron took 10th place overall in Single Stack division at the 2021 USPSA LoCap Nationals in Talladega, Alabama. For that match, his pistol was loaded with 220-grain .45 ACP Federal American Eagle Syntech ammunition.

“Talladega was my first match of the season and I feel good about the finish I had. It was significant and also solidifies my place to compete in the ‘Super Squad’ again next year,” Herron said.

For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit www.federalpremium.com.

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With our updated polymer MOE Enhanced Trigger Guard, you can now make a useful and easy upgrade to your AR15/M4. We’ve swapped out the roll-pin for three set screws so you can install it quickly and without a hammer and punch. As with the previous version, our MOE Enhanced Trigger Guard features a shallow “V” shape to accommodate the use of gloves in cold weather or tactical operations. Its design is non-folding with rounded edges, and it fills the annoying gap at the rear of the standard trigger guard. Get yours now at Magpul.com. MOE® Enhanced Trigger Guard, Polymer – AR15/M4
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Bushnell® Concludes Grand Slam Pursuit

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Bushnell® Concludes Grand Slam Pursuit

Video Series Follows Hunter on Quest for all Four Turkey U.S. Subspecies

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – June 8, 2021 Bushnell®, an industry leader in performance optics, has officially wrapped up its video series, The Grand Slam Pursuit, as it documented the quest of employee Jarrod Nichols’ attempt to complete the coveted turkey slam this spring. As part of the video series, Bushnell has released six episodes on YouTube that highlighted Nichols’ experience as he traveled from Florida to the Rockies in search of spring gobblers.

Viewers of the series can join along as Jarrod Nichols, a member of the Bushnell product team, hunts across the country to complete his wild turkey Grand Slam. In his pursuit, Nichols first traveled to Ft. Myers, Florida, with Michael Waddell of Bone Collector to hunt Osceola turkeys. Next, he headed to Calhoun City, Mississippi, to hunt Eastern turkeys with Phillip Culpepper of Hunt Club before heading to Texas to hunt Rio Grande turkeys with Mike Stroff of Savage Outdoors & The One. Nichols concluded his journey in Montana as he searched for Merriam’s turkeys with Realtree’s David Blanton.

During his multi-state hunt, Nichols’ opted to use the new Bushnell RXS250 red dot sight, Bone Collector 850 laser rangefinder, and Bone Collector Engage X binoculars. He also used Federal Premium ammunition and Primos game calls and decoys on his hunts as well as a wide variety of other products that were graciously provided by notable industry brands.

The Grand Slam Pursuit can also be followed on Bushnell.com, where Nichols himself writes about each hunting experience in a short blog post. While there, visitors can also listen in to the new “Talkin’ Turkey” podcasts where Nichols chats with Bushnell ambassadors about turkey hunting and picks their brains for special tips and tricks sure to help any hunter. 

To officially achieve a Grand Slam, hunters must register individual harvests with the NWTF, which records all wild turkeys currently or previously registered to determine who has achieved various slams. Hunters who officially record their slam with the NWTF receive a certificate and pin, as well as have their name added to the official list of slam achievers on NWTF.org.


About Bushnell

Bushnell, a Vista Outdoor brand, has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 70 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. And, our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. Bushnell boasts leading market share in all of the sports optics categories, and our products have consistently won design and performance awards. Our product lines enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor pursuit from spectator sports, nature study, hunting, fishing and birding to stargazing. For news and information, visit www.bushnell.com

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Primos® Offers Ten Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Hunting Dad

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 Primos® Offers Ten Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Hunting Dad

Order Custom Mill Shop Items by June 9th to Guarantee Delivery by Father’s Day

FLORA, Miss. – June 8, 2021 Primos® Hunting, a pioneer in game calls and hunting accessories, is helping shoppers find the perfect item for the outdoorsman in their lives by offering ten Father’s Day gift ideas for the dad who has almost everything. From ground blinds to trail cameras and shooting sticks, these suggestions will help score you major points with the hunting dad in your life without breaking the bank.

For those shoppers who are looking for a gift that is truly one-of-a-kind, the Primos Custom Mill Shop has you covered. With options including box calls, grunt calls, boot pullers and more, the Custom Mill Shop allows you to personalize each item with options such as custom patterns, laser-etched hunting scenes, dates, and specialized messages.

Each Custom Mill Shop items is hand-crafted in the USA and has been individually marked by a Primos Master Craftsman to confirm authenticity. Items from the Custom Mill Shop range from $55 to $150 and are shipped in a protective package. But don’t delay, since each of these items are truly hand-made, all orders need to be placed by June 9th in order to guarantee delivery by Father’s Day.

To view the full list of products sure to impress any outdoor father click here. For other great items visit Primos.com.

About Primos Hunting

Primos Hunting, a Vista Outdoor brand, manufactures calls for elk, deer, turkey, predator and waterfowl as well as blinds, shooting accessories, game cameras, attractants and supplements, clothes, and other hunting accessories. Primos also produces the ever-popular video series “The TRUTH” and the television show “Primos’ TRUTH About Hunting.” For news and information, visit www.primos.com

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THE LIEMKE KEILER 35 PRO (2020) Thermal Monocular

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LIEMKE GMBH is one of a few EU thermal imaging suppliers, they are part of the BLASER Group. The company is entering the U.S. market with a number of offerings. In this review I take you through one, the KEILER 35 PRO, a feature rich offering of exceptional image quality and design.

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Galco Full Grain Premium Leather Holsters!

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Galco Full Grain Premium Leather Holsters are made exclusively from the hides of steers raised and grown in the United States, and/or tanned in the United States. Our leather is vegetable tanned with an environmentally friendly process using only non-hazardous natural organic bark materials, unlike other tanning methods that use heavy metals.
Our tanners use the traditional pit tanning method, and the close working relationship we have with them ensures Galco receives the very best of this finite natural resource. Our uncorrected full grain prime back cuts are inspected several times in the tannery and in our facility. All of our hides are of the highest “Number One” grade out of seven possible grades, which guarantees that Galco premium holsters are cut from the top 2% of vegetable-tanned U.S. steer hides.
Our world famous tan color is achieved through old-world techniques mastered by our craftsmen through experience with millions of holsters over five decades. Each tan holster receives four to six hand-rubbed applications of oil specially formulated by Galco to preserve the leather’s structural integrity and to enhance its natural visual qualities. Each piece responds a little differently to oil, and our craftsmen give every tan holster the individual attention required to bring out its optimum color and luminosity, highlighting the peaks and valleys of the hand-molded contours.
Galco’s other holster colors are produced by careful application of aniline dye, rather than by coating with paint or heavily pigmented dye. Aniline dyes penetrate the grain of the leather, imparting deep, permanent, transparent hues that resist abrasion without obscuring the natural variegations characteristic of unpainted leather which make every single item truly unique. Finally, every Galco holster receives a clear surface finish that helps repel dirt, grime, and the adverse effects of moisture and perspiration.
The extra care and craftsmanship put into the tanning and finishing processes enable the leather in Galco products to develop a rich patina with years of human contact, aging like a fine wine.
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Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco Holsters brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon and Kydex to meet the demands of today’s consumers. Women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly handcrafted in the USA since 1969.

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Federal Sponsored Shooter Tucker Schmidt Wins Two Titles at the 2021 Pigg River Precision PRS Match

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ANOKA, Minnesota – June 7, 2021 – Sponsored competitive shooter Tucker Schmidt takes home two top trophies at the Pigg River Precision H.A.M. PRS Match, June 5-6, in Rocky Mount, Virginia shooting Federal Premium Gold Medal rifle ammunition. The match had 160 registered shooters with 20 hard courses of fire. Tucker took home the 1st place Open Division and the Top Pro trophy shooting 6mm Creedmoor handloads using Federal Premium Gold Medal primers (GM205M) and powered by Alliant Powder Reloder 16.
“Tucker won this match last year and it was really great to see him repeat. He’s such a solid shooter, he just makes it all look easy,” said Federal Shooting Sports Promotions Manager Jason Spradling. “Team Federal has always focused on signing elite shooters who demonstrate excellent values. Tucker is one of those guys who is always upbeat, positive and eager to help other shooters. However, he’s always working hard to beat everyone else in the match. We’re really honored to have him on the Team.”
“Federal always says that every shot counts,” said Schmidt. “That’s certainly true in competitive shooting and that’s why I love Federal ammo and reloading components. I trust their consistency and reliability to help me perform at the top of my game, every match.”
Earlier this year Tucker Schmidt also had a great performance at the 2021 USPSA Area 6 Championship. The match was held at the Rowan County Wildlife Association in Salisbury, North Carolina in April. Federal Ammunition was one of three high-level Match Sponsors. Team Federal shooter Tucker Schmidt earned a top-ten finish (placing 9th overall) in the ever-competitive Open Division.
“Open Division at a major USPSA match is a full-blown drag race. Shooters are pushing the limits of speed and accuracy throughout the twelve-stage course of fire. Winners are often determined by mere fractions of a second or the precision of one shot,” said Federal’s Shooting Sports Promotions Manager, Jason Spradling. “Tucker is one of those elite level shooters that stands a chance to win any match he attends. To claim a top-ten finish among such a stacked field of competitors is a big accomplishment in my book.”
Most USPSA Open competitors handload either a major power factor 9mm or 38 Super in their race guns. Research shows that the majority of those loads are ignited by Federal primers. Tucker’s setup is no different, as he chooses Federal Gold Medal Small Pistol Match primers in his handloads.
Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit http://www.federalpremium.com.

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U.S. LAWSHIELD ATTENDING 2021 FIREARMS INDUSTRY COMPLIANCE CONFERENCE

Legal Defense for Self Defense

U.S. LawShieldHouston, Texas – June 7, 2021 – U.S. LawShield®, the Legal Defense for Self Defense industry leader, will be on-hand at the 2021 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference (FICC) held in Orlando, Florida, June 8 – 9. Gary Ramey, Chief Customer Officer of U.S. LawShield, will introduce the company and discuss the importance of educating law-abiding gun owners and protecting them from the potential injustices in the legal system after acts of self-defense.

During FICC, Ramey will share the story of Jack Wilson and how U.S. LawShield protected his constitutional rights when Wilson used a legally owned firearm to act quickly, saving the lives of his congregation. “Jack is a hero, and he serves as a good example of how the legal expertise provided through his membership in U.S. LawShield provided an instant resource for conversations with law enforcement and what to expect after the incident,” said Ramey.

“In your greatest time of need, our Independent Program Attorneys are there to protect you from the legal pitfalls that ensue after self-defense incidents,” stated Ramey.

Sharing the benefits of a U.S. LawShield membership, Ramey will explain the importance of protecting our members throughout the full legal process. “Our goal is to broaden the message that gun owners must protect themselves from potential legal injustices. And with so many events canceled, the 2021 FICC is the perfect venue to help us spread the word,” Ramey added.

Orchid and Williams Mullen will host the 2021 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference. The annual event was created for the CEOs, owners, legal counsel, and compliance professionals of firearms manufacturers.

U.S. LawShield will be available throughout the conference to discuss and answer any questions regarding our Legal Defense for Self-Defense program and how firearms manufacturers can support our mission and program initiatives.

About U.S. LawShield

Since 2009, the mission of U.S. LawShield remains unchanged. We believe in Preserving Freedom for Good™ by educating our 690,000+ members and 6,000+ facility partners in self-defense law, empowering them to handle critical, life-threatening situations with confidence, protecting them from potential injustices in the legal system after acts of self-defense; and challenging the status quo regarding the affordability of legal defense. Our higher purpose is to create a united community of responsible individuals who believe in liberty and the inalienable right of self-defense.

For more information on U.S. LawShield and its legal defense for self-defense programs, visit the website at www.uslawshield.com.

About Gary Ramey                                                  

As Chief Customer Officer of U.S. LawShield, Ramey brings outdoor industry experience to the company through decades of experience with the USA Shooting Team, Beretta USA, and Honor Defense firearms. In addition, he has vast experience developing market-share leading brands in the consumer package goods industry.

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DSEI 2021 Will Take Place On Shcedule

DSEI has confirmed it will take place as originally scheduled from 14-17 September at ExCeL London. The decision to proceed follows close consultation and discussion with the UK Government and industry stakeholders.

In order to continue to be the leading Defence event that brings us together, DSEI is adopting a “hybrid” model this year – to connect those that attend in-person with those that join remotely through a cutting edge platform – ‘DSEI Connect’.

Visitor registration will open 7th June. Be one of the first to register your interest below.


What is DSEI Connect?

The new digital offering gives registered participants a secure and regulated platform to build relationships, share knowledge and develop business. DSEI’s connection portal, MeetMe, enables users to view recommended contacts through its supply chain listings, identify networking opportunities and arrange secure online or in-person meetings at the event.

DSEI Connect will feature an exclusive series of live and on-demand presentations from eminent international guests, including keynote speeches from military figureheads outlining pressing equipment requirements and opportunities, in addition to podcasts and exclusive interviews with senior government officials discussing key policies and strategies.

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MAKE IT YOUR OWN

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MAKE IT YOUR OWN

Take the Agent 2 model to the next level with customizations. There are several ways to customize the Agent 2 model to make it as unique as you are. Choosing the finish, adding our Interchangeable Optic System, or adding a threaded barrel are just a few of the ways you can customize an Agent 2.

CHOOSE YOUR FINISH

The finish of your pistol is one of the easiest ways to set your pistol apart from the rest. The Agent 2 can be finished in nitride, smoked nitride, Cerakote, DLC, color case-hardened, or stainless. Choose the finish that suits your needs.

ADD AN IOS ( Interchangeable Optics System )

Everything you want in an optic solution. The IOS is adaptable to your needs and allows for a low profile RMR mount with the versatility to switch rear sight in a matter of seconds. With the dovetail cut in the slide each plate can be removed and still return to zero, allowing for quick and easy switching of rear sight without sacrificing aesthetic or function. 

ADD A THREADED BARREL

Adding a threaded barrel is a great way to customize your Agent 2. With a threaded barrel, your pistol will be ready for use with a suppressor. Adding a suppressor will not only change up the look of your Agent 2, but it will also reduce recoil when firing down range.

EASY FINANCING

Nighthawk Custom is proud to partner with Cornerstone Bank to offer you an easy and affordable financing option for your Nighthawk Custom purchase. Achieving your dream of owning a Nighthawk Custom gun has never been easier…

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To thank our country’s Military and Law Enforcement, Nighthawk Custom offers 10% off retail price to all US Military Veterans and Law Enforcement on Nighthawk Custom products.

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NEW Enhanced Red Guns, with "drop mag" functionality

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ASP Enhanced Red Gun Collection

New, exclusive Enhanced Red Guns have all the safety benefits of ASP’s original, iconic training weapons, with the addition of functioning magazine releases and removable magazines. This allows for realistic reload and manipulation drills, with zero risk. Like the standard models, the new drop-mag models feature our proprietary, virtually-indestructible polymer formulation, with internal steel reinforcement. Each Enhanced Red Gun comes with two magazines; extra magazines available.

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None Lighter | Ultra XR

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PERFECTLY LIGHT ULTRA XR

At only 1.2 oz, Ultra XR delivers an incredibly lightweight, yet capable, understated everyday carry.    Ultra XR features a CRYO CPM S35VN Titanium Nitride coated stainless steel blade, carbon fiber handle and smooth ambidextrous single-handed opening.    With its titanium pocket clip that doubles as a money clip, Ultra XR is the ultimate in daily versatility. Available in carbon & graphite or carbon & gold.

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Want to become a drone entrepreneur?

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Building a Career with Drones

In this episode of ‘The Air Up There’ podcast, we’re talking about drone entrepreneurship. Drones can be used for a variety of business purposes, from photography, to surveying agriculture, to conducting building inspections. You’ll hear directly from drone entrepreneur, Eno Umoh, co-founder of the Global Air Drone Academy, an organization working hard to help young people realize the entrepreneurial benefits of drone piloting.

Listen to the episode on FAA.gov, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Google Podcasts!

Eno gives us insight into the endless possibilities of the drone world and why it is so important that we’re teaching the future generations of drone pilots how to fly safely as they pursue those opportunities.

Have drone-related questions, but don’t know who to contact? Call or email the FAA’s UAS Support Center. They’re here to help!

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CCI Sponsored Shooter Grant Kunkel Has Great Showing at Area 3 Steel Challenge

LEWISTON, Idaho – June 4, 2021 – CCI-sponsored shooter Grant Kunkel made an impressive showing at the 2021 Area 3 Steel Challenge Championship, held in De Soto, Kansas, bringing home three first place titles and won the Rifle Master award.
The 20-year-old Kunkel placed high overall and took the top spot in the Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC), Open, and Rimfire Rifle Optics (RFRO) divisions. He won second place in the Rimfire Pistol Optics (RFPO) division and used CCI Mini-Mags for both rimfire events. Kunkel also won the Rifle Master award, given to the competitor with the lowest aggregate time from two completed rifle divisions.
“Grant is one of the nicest, most humble people you’ll ever meet, but he’s a fierce competitor. He works hard every day to be the best in the sport and his efforts are paying off this year,” said CCI Shooting Sports Promotions Manager Jason Spradling. “CCI would like to congratulate Grant on another fantastic match. We’re proud to have him represent our brand.”
“I had a rough start on Friday, and I didn’t shoot too well,” Kunkel said. “But on Saturday, I was able to bear down and regain my focus. I got back on track, and I shot great on many of the final stages with CCI Mini-Mag. On the final day of the three-day event, I also shot a new personal best in PCC to win first place.”
For more information on all products from CCI Ammunition, go to http://www.cci-ammunition.com.

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Weaver® Expands Grand Slam Scope Ring Line

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Weaver® Expands Grand Slam Scope Ring Line

New 30mm Low and 30mm Medium Matte Steel Rings Now Available

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – June 4, 2021 – Weaver, an industry leader in high-performance mounting systems for more than 90 years, has expanded its lineup of popular Grand Slam scope rings to include two additional sizes. Now, consumers have the option of adding a new 30mm low matte steel ring or a 30mm medium matte steel ring to their favorite firearm setup.

Weaver Grand Slam rings are engineered and manufactured to give the most discerning shooters the confidence they need when taking that shot of a lifetime. Each Grand Slam ring starts as a piece of solid steel bar stock and is slowly and meticulously machined into a solid steel ring. Each ring features an integrated square recoil lug for superior ring-to-base contact and maximum recoil resistance. Each ring also uses no-slip Torx head screws and fits Weaver-style bases.

Every Weaver Grand Slam scope ring is proudly made in the United States. Both the Grand Slam 30mm low steel ring and the Grand Slam 30mm medium steel ring have an MSRP of $34.45. For more information about these or other Weaver products, visit weaveroptics.com.

About Weaver

Weaver® Mounting Systems brings more than 90 years of innovation and expertise to the shooting experience. Engineered to be the most reliable scope mount systems available, Weaver offers a full line of rings, bases and mounts. For more information, visit weaveroptics.com.


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Remembering D-Day

Remembering D-Day

June 6th, 1944 may not be as recognizable to some as many other dates in American history, but its significance as “D-Day” cannot be overstated.

Operation Overlord was the official codename designated for the invasion of the beaches at Normandy at the height of WWII. It was the largest amphibious assault in history and was so important that Gen. Eisenhower threatened to quit over a disagreement about the bombing campaigns prior to launch.

In preparation for the invasion, Allied Forces carried outside information campaigns which included phony radio broadcasts, double agents, and an inflatable army “commanded” by General Patton himself.

More than 150,000 soldiers stormed 5 sections of beaches with estimates of Allied casualties numbering between 4,000 and 10,000 dead. For those who survived, and for those who perished, we honor the bravery and dedication it took to take part in what Eisenhower called a “great and noble undertaking.”

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Acquisition of Colt

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Prague, 24 May, 2021 – CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (“CZG” or “the Group”; PSE: CZG) today announced that, after securing all necessary regulatory approvals from the U.S. and Canadian authorities, it has successfully closed on its acquisition of 100% of the equity interest in Colt Holding Company LLC (“Colt”), the parent company of the U.S. firearms manufacturer, Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC as well as its Canadian subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation.

CZG and Colt are confident that the merger will bring significant operational, commercial, and R&D synergies for the combined business, which generated pro-forma aggregated annual sales in excess of USD 570 million in 2020 and which has more than 2,000 employees in the Czech Republic, the United States, Canada and Germany.

“With this acquisition, we have created a strategic relationship between CZG and Colt, which will bring significant opportunities for the group. We will focus on continuing to provide high quality products to our customers in a seamless manner as we harness the many synergies generated by this acquisition.  We are confident that this combination will create value for our customers and shareholders alike and strengthen these iconic brands,” stated Lubomír Kovařík, Chairman and President of CZG. “This merger also confirms our commitment to the North American market which is an integral part of our growth strategy,” he added.

Thanks to this acquisition, CZG gains further production capacity and positions itself to become a leading firearms manufacturer and a key partner globally for military, law enforcement and commercial customers.

“Colt is pleased to join forces with CZG.  We are proud of our heritage and believe that the strength of the combined businesses and the many synergies created by the merger will enable us to honor our roots while also securing the future of the Colt brand.  We look forward to continuing to deliver our high- quality products while also investing in innovation and new product offerings in the near future.  We believe in the successful connection of our corporate cultures, the proven track record of our teams and the complementary nature of the CZ and Colt brands,” stated Dennis Veilleux, President and CEO of Colt.

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About CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group (CZG), together with its subsidiaries, is one of the leading European producers of firearms for military and law enforcement, personal defense, hunting, sport shooting and other commercial use. CZG markets and sells its products mainly under the CZ (Česká zbrojovka), CZ-USA, Dan Wesson, Brno Rifles and 4M Systems brands. CZG’s subsidiaries include Česká zbrojovka, CZ-USA, 4M Systems and CZ Export Praha. CZG owns a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby, a Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for weapons.

CZG is headquartered in the Czech Republic. It has production facilities in the Czech Republic and in the United States and employs around 1,670 people in the Czech Republic, the United States and Germany.

About Colt

Colt is one of the world’s leading designers, developers, and manufacturers of firearms. It has supplied commercial, military and law enforcement customers in the U.S. and throughout the world for over 175 years.

Colt is a supplier to the U.S. military, the exclusive supplier to the Canadian military and it also supplies its products to other armed forces around the world. Colt firearms enjoy a reputation throughout the world for accuracy, reliability and quality. Colt pistols and revolvers are carried by military and law enforcement personnel in numerous countries and are used by hunters and sportsmen and sportswomen worldwide. Colt commercial, sporting, military and law enforcement rifles enjoy similar renown.

Contact for investors
Klára Šípová, Investor Relations, CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE
Tel.: + 420 724 255 715, email:
sipova.klara@czg.cz

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SIG SAUER Electro-Optics Introduces FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light

SIG SAUER Electro-Optics Introduces FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light

NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 3, 2021) – SIG SAUER Electro-Optics is pleased to introduce the FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light, designed to deliver bright, maximum performance on a wide variety of pistol platforms.     

”The FOXTROT1X brings a massive 450 lumens to your pistol,” said Andy York, President, SIG SAUER Electro-Optics.  “The design, function and ease of use makes the FOXTROT1X ideal for everyday carry and law enforcement and will fit a variety of holsters designed for handgun lights.” ”

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics FOXTROX1X Rail Mounted light mounts to any Picatinny 1913 rail with a sliding rail interface adapter allowing for maximum location adjustment and flexibility to deliver 450 lumens of bright performance.  Designed for ambidextrous use with finger actuated push-button side switches for operation in either momentary or latching mode function, the FOXTROT1X operates using a single CR123 battery, with 1.5 ours of runtime and has an IPX-7 waterproof rating.

FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light:

  • LED Output: 450 Lumens
  • Runtime: 1.5 hours
  • Waterproof: IPX-7
  • Overall Length: 2.4 inches
  • Overall Height:1.3 inches
  • Overall Width: 1.2 inches
  • Battery: CR123
  • Weight (w/magazine): 1.9 oz.
  • MSRP: $ 129.99

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light is now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the FOXTROT1X Rail Mounted Light visit sigsauer.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.  Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 2,300 employees across nine locations.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

FIREARMS  • AMMUNITION  • ELECTRO-OPTICS  • SUPPRESSORS  • AIRGUNS  • TRAINING

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Now Shipping – PMAG 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Places Second Overall at 2021 SIG Sauer ProAm Nationals

Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Places Second Overall at 2021 SIG Sauer ProAm Nationals

Vlieger also placed second in the Open Division, finishing with 235 match points.

Westport, Conn. (June 2021)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 its sponsored shooter, John Vlieger, placed Second Overall at the 2021 SIG Sauer ProAm Nationals, held May 28 – 30, 2021 at the Volusia County Gun Club in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Vlieger competed against 100 competitors to finish with 235 match points. He also finished second in the Open Division, as well as won Stage 1 and Stage 3 in the Open Division.

“The first major event of the year with Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 cases, and another match of flawless reliability. Heat, humidity, sand, and the pressure of competition are all easier to stand when your gear just works. Even with my +P+ loads these cases continue to deliver, and I don’t expect that to change,” commented Vlieger.

Vlieger has fired over 100,000 rounds of ammunition with Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 cases since becoming sponsored in 2017 and plans to continue using it. He can be seen competing next at the 2021 Buckeye Blast Ohio State Match, to be held June 4 – 6, 2021 in Zanesville, Ohio.

About Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Cases:

NAS3 9mm cases are 50 percent lighter than brass cases, offer greater lubricity and will not abrade, clog, foul, wear-out, or damage breach and ejector mechanisms. The cases offer greater corrosion resistance, tensile strength (2x stronger) and elasticity than brass. NAS3 cases will not split, chip, crack or grow (stretch) and are fully reloadable (using S3 Reload dies) and can be reloaded many more times than brass cases. NAS3 cases have been tested successfully by customers to pressures over 70k psi. NAS3 cases can be picked up with a magnet. The head can be colored for branding purposes and easy load identification.

NAS3 is “Best in Class” for maintaining consistent velocity between rounds. In an independent test performed by H.P. White Laboratory (a major munitions testing facility), rounds fired using NAS3 cases achieved a velocity standard deviation of 0.093 FPS (124-grain FMJ bullet, 4.2 grains Titegroup powder, 10 rounds, extreme variation 3fps).

To learn more about Shell Shock’s revolutionary technology, visit www.shellshocktech.com.

About Shell Shock Technologies, LLC:

Founded in Westport, Connecticut, in 2015, Shell Shock Technologies, LLC is an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry. Shell Shock is a component manufacturer supplying shell cases to the shooting sports market, as well as to U.S. and foreign ammunition manufacturers, law enforcement, military and other government agencies. Shell Shock does not load ammunition. www.shellshocktech.com


About John Vlieger:

John Vlieger began seriously competing in action shooting sports in mid-2014 while serving with the US Army. Initially focused on Limited Division with iron sights, Vlieger found his calling in Open Division and has been pushing his limits ever since. Relocating to Lexington, KY in 2017, his efforts have redoubled to improve his skills and compete at the highest level. He has since completed over 100 state, regional, and national championship matches with tens of titles under his belt. Vlieger plans to compete in over 10 major events in 2021, culminating in the 2021 IPSC World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Mark Lewis: Bigger budgets show priority for emerging defense technologies

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June 3, 2021

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – The $112 billion request – one of the largest ever – for research, development, test and evaluation in the Defense Department fiscal year 2022 budget request is a positive step toward investing in critical emerging technologies, said Dr. Mark Lewis, executive director of the Emerging Technologies Institute of the National Defense Industrial Association, in a June 3 statement.
ETI applauds the increase, about 5% more than the FY 2021 enacted amount. Of particular note, the FY 2022 budget includes $3.8 billion to field hypersonic weapons on air, land and sea platforms. This expanded commitment to hypersonics is “absolutely critical to our national defense,” Lewis said.
“Put simply, every time we war-gamed future peer conflicts without a U.S. hypersonics capability, we lost,” Lewis said. “Given the incredible pace of development and deployment in Russia, and especially China, hypersonic systems are an area where we dare not continue to fall behind.”
Microelectronics, a critical component for weapons platforms, fared reasonably well in the budget request at $2.3 billion. Another highlight is a Defense Production Act request of $341 million to partner with U.S. companies to strengthen the defense industrial base and bring to the United States critical supply chains for microelectronics and rare earth metals.
However, the budget request also includes significant funding for end-of-life microelectronics purchases, meaning there is still more work to be done. Lewis said that ensuring the Defense Department has access to state-of-the-art, secure microelectronics must remain a priority.
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Registration Now Open | 2021 CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition

2021 CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition

Early Registration Is Now Open

In-person and virtual registration options are available for the 2021 CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition in Baltimore, MD, on August 16 – 18. Registration is required to participate in this event both in person or virtually. By registering today, you can take advantage of the early bird discount and further maximize your event participation.

Unable to join us in Baltimore? Choose the virtual registration option for online access to both days’ general sessions.

For questions about registration, please email Krystal Heard at kheard@NDIA.org.

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What to Expect

This year’s CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition will be a hybrid conference, enabling attendees to participate either in person or virtually. With the theme “Responding Now – Preparing for Future CBRN Threats,” anticipate in-depth discussions on evolving threats, requisite future capabilities and capacities for response and pandemic preparedness, acquisition reform, and the future of warfighter training and readiness. Come with your questions, suggestions, and innovative ideas, and make time to check out the exhibition hall and poster sessions.

Learn more at NDIA.org/CBRN21.

Exhibits and Sponsorships

Looking to promote your organization’s products or services?
We have exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for you to expand your reach among conference attendees and re-connect with key clients and prospective partners.

The exhibit hall floor plan and sponsorship packages will be released soon! Contact Abby Abdala at aabdala@NDIA.org to be added to the interest list to be notified of opportunities as soon as they are available.

Have an outdoor-weather, durable product and/or vehicle?
We have outdoor space for you to display your product or vehicle. Contact Abby Abdala at
aabdala@NDIA.org with your product/vehicle images, dimensions, and weight to obtain approval to display in this unique space.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The CBRN planning team continues to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Currently, the CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition is scheduled to occur as published. The health and safety of our event participants, members, and partners remain our top priority. We are committed to following the guidelines and precautions as outlined by the CDC.

NDIA is fully prepared to adjust any and all plans if the situation changes. We are following—and will remain in compliance with—all city, state, and federal guidelines. If the direction from federal, state, or local official public health authorities changes, we will adhere to the new guidance, act upon it immediately, and update everyone. We are fully prepared to adjust our plans as needed.

The NDIA team recognizes the importance of convening the national security and defense communities to promote the best policies, practices, products, and technology for warfighters and others who ensure the safety and security of our nation. We thank you for your continued support and hope to see you soon.

For more information and updates from NDIA about COVID-19, please refer to the NDIA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Page.

More information about the event will follow, so please continue to visit the event website for updates.

Questions? Contact Meredith Mangas at mmangas@NDIA.org.

Date

Date

August 16 – 18, 2021

Location

Location
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
401 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Contact
Contact
Meredith Mangas
Associate Director, Meetings
(703) 247-9467
mmangas@NDIA.org

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GALLS Vendor Product Saves Officer’s Life

GALLS® Vendor Product Saves Officer’s Life

GALLS® Vendor, Point Blank’s Paraclete body armor, credited with saving an officer from a fatal stabbing.

Lexington, Ken. (June 2021) – GALLS, LLC®, the leading distributor of uniforms and equipment to public safety agencies, and private label products, proudly commend Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., a preferred vendor partner, for receiving notification of an “Officer Save” in Georgetown, Kentucky on March 5, 2021.

On March 5th, Georgetown police received a call in regards to a disturbance at an apartment complex. Officer Michael Johnson was the first officer to arrive on the scene. Witnesses informed the officer that the suspect was throwing canned goods at other residents. Officer Johnson knocked on the suspect’s door. The door immediately opened and the 24-year old suspect stabbed the officer just inches from his heart, before running back into his apartment.

The knife tore through Officer Johnson’s shirt, went through the vest carrier, and was stopped by the armor plate. The suspect eventually gave up and was taken into custody.

Just two days before the incident, the Georgetown officers were issued the vests made by Point Blank and provided by GALLS.

“It sends chills down my spine every time I talk about it because the timing was perfect,” Captain Josh Nash of the Georgetown Police stated in response to the arrival of the armor plates.

“The Georgetown Police Officer Save case is just one example of how serious we at GALLS take serving our customers,” Mike Fadden, CEO of GALLS, explained. “Every order is carefully audited and reviewed before shipping to ensure the correct product is getting to our first responders. Orders are then expedited because we know that any product could be the one critical piece that saves an officer’s life. Our team at GALLS is grateful that Officer Johnson avoided any injury and we thank him for his service.”

GALLS Regional Account Executive for Kentucky, Erica Agnew, attended the award ceremony for Officer Johnson, held at the Georgetown Police Department. “It’s a moment like this, that really makes me proud to be part of the GALLS team.”

Point Blank awarded GALLS “Vendor of the Year” for 2020.

Visit the website for more information at www.galls.com


About GALLS®:

Lexington, Kentucky-based GALLS, LLC® is “Proud to Serve America’s Public Safety Professionals.” Together with its subsidiaries, Galls represents the largest distributor of uniform and equipment to public safety personnel, including police, fire, EMS, private security, corrections, federal/military, and postal. Each year, more than one million men and women in the public safety, postal, and public transportation industries depend on GALLS for their essential and robust selection of equipment and apparel, ranging from customized uniforms, sunglasses, and boots/shoes to body armor, handcuffs, medical kits, and light bars. Founded in 1967, GALLS is a trusted resource for fast, convenient, and reliable public safety equipment, supplies, and gear. GALLS is headquartered in Lexington, KY, and boasts an associate team of 1500-plus based throughout the United States that services customers through an award-winning national catalog, convenient eCommerce site, more than 125 dedicated sales reps, 80 locations, and the eQuip agency online solution. Learn more at www.galls.com.

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SIG SAUER Introduces the Full-Size P320 AXG Pro


NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 2, 2021) – SIG SAUER is pleased to introduce the P320 AXG Pro, the first full-sized P320 pistol featuring the metal AXG grip module, with the AXG detachable magwell, and paired with the full-length SIG SAUER Pro-Cut slide.

“The hottest ticket in the world of P320 is the AXG series of pistols which combines the modern features and modularity of the P320 platform, with the performance and feel of a metal frame,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “With the lightening cuts of the pro-cut slide and the added weight of the AXG metal grip, the P320 AXG Pro is the perfect combination of style and performance, from fit to finish, in a full-size package.”

The SIG SAUER P320 AXG Pro is a metal, 9mm striker-fired pistol, with a black anodized AXG full-size grip module with a detachable AXG magwell, custom Hogue black G10 grip panels, a precision machined deep undercut, and an extended beavertail for an ergonomic, comfortable fit.  The pistol features an XSERIES flat trigger and a Nitron® full-size SIG Pro-Cut slide with lightening cuts, XRAY3 Day/Night sights, comes optic-ready, and is compatible with direct-mount options for the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1Pro, the soon to be released SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO2, Delta Point Pro, and RMR Reflex Optics.  The P320 AXG Pro ships with (2) 17-round steel magazines featuring Henning Group basepads.

P320AXG Pro:

  • Overall length: 8.2 inches
  • Overall height: 5.5 inches
  • Overall width: 1.6 inches
  • Barrel length: 4.7 inches
  • Sight Radius: 6.6inches
  • Weight (w/magazine): 35.4 oz.

The SIG SAUER P320 AXG Pro is now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the SIG SAUER P320 AXG Pro, or watch the product video with Phil Strader, Pistol Product Manager, visit sigsauer.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.  Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 2,300 employees across nine locations.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.


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MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Adds Pro Shooter Travis Tomasie

As the new face of the MPA DS Series Product Line, Tomasie will help educate competitive pistol shooters about the many benefits of using these competition-ready pistols.

Comer, Ga. (June 2021)MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturer of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is proud to announce it has hired Pro Shooter Travis Tomasie. Tomasie will serve as a brand ambassador of the MPA DS Series product line, which was introduced by MPA in late 2020 with the announcement of the DS9 Hybrid Pistol line.

“We are thrilled to welcome Travis to our team,” commented Phil Cashin, owner and president of MPA. “Travis has years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in the competitive shooting marketplace and we know his expertise will translate well with our customers.”

Tomasie will run the DS Platform pistols in national and international competitions, assist in product development, product promotion, and will aid in the creation of videos focused on proper product usage and instruction.

“MasterPiece Arms has a well-known reputation among the competitive long-range shooting community and I am excited to help expand them into the competition-ready pistol market through our new partnership. Their DS9 Hybrid Pistols provide incredible accuracy and reliability and I look forward to teaching the marketplace more about these amazing pistols,” Tomasie said.

Tomasie is a multiple world and national IPSC and USPSA champion. He is an Army Veteran and former member of the US Army Marksmanship Unit. He has been featured and prominently starred on TV’s “MythBusters,” “Shooting USA,” “Gallery of Guns,” and a host of other shows. He has founded his own training academy, where he teaches a variety of students in many segments, including competition, self-defense, beginners, as well as military and law enforcement. One of the most dynamic and engaging teachers in the industry, Tomasie has coached and mentored many of today’s top shooters to remarkable success, including numerous national championship victories. As a student of the game, he constantly strives to advance the art and science of high-performance marksmanship.

For more information on MasterPiece Arms and their product line of rifles, chassis systems, and accessories, visit www.masterpiecearms.com.

About MasterPiece Arms:

MasterPiece Arms‘ main offices, located in Comer, Georgia, combine quality engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing to design and produce firearms, such as highly successful BA Rifles and Chassis Systems. Masterpiece Arms uses high accuracy CNC machining, turning, barrel making, laser cutting, and bending in its manufacturing process controlled by their ISO9002/TS16949 Registered Quality System.

MPA engineers test and retest our weapons to provide customers with one of the most enjoyable guns available. With versatile uses, such as personal and home protection, long-range shooting, hunting, and tactical interests, MPA products are one of a kind and backed by a lifetime warranty for original owners. Learn more about MasterPiece Arms products at www.masterpiecearms.com or call 866.803.0000.

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