Tag Archives: Ammunition

Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 Casings Used in New Ammunition Line, NovX Ammunition

NovX Ammunition, featuring Shell Shock Technologies’ casings, is lighter, faster, flies flatter and with less recoil. Westport, Conn. (October 2017) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the … Continue reading

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Muzzle Velocity and Standard Deviation

We got an interesting question from a reader wanting to know how to compensate for standard deviation of his muzzle velocity. His question points to a broader misunderstanding about descriptive statistics. So, we’d like to help out. When we talk … Continue reading

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Aguila Ammunition Enters the .300 AAC Blackout Space

CONROE, TEXAS – September 19th, 2017 – Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) and Aguila Ammunition are pleased to be adding a .300 AAC Blackout round to their product offerings. The high performance, compact round was originally developed by Advanced Armament … Continue reading

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Precision Delta Offers 223 PDP Pro Ammunition

  (Ruleville, MS) – Precision Delta, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of handgun reloading components and match ammunition, is proud to offer their PDP Pro ammunition in an additional caliber option.Precision Delta has added .223 55gr FMJ-BT to the … Continue reading

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Federal Launches a New Line of Dual-Purpose Train + Protect Versatile HP Ammunition

ANOKA, Minnesota – August 1, 2017 – Federal Ammunition is pleased to announce its launch of Train + Protect, a new line of handgun loads designed for both practice and personal protection. The competitively priced ammunition features Federal’s versatile hollow-point … Continue reading

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Federal Premium Introduces Gold Medal Berger

  ANOKA, Minnesota – May 24, 2017 – Federal Premium Ammunition is proud to announce its new Gold Medal Berger, which combines the most sought-after bullets on the Precision Rifle Series with the industry’s most trusted factory ammunition. Shipments are … Continue reading

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Hornady Manufacturing to exhibit at IWA Outdoor Classic Show in Nuremberg Germany

Hornady Manufacturing, a world leader in bullet, ammunition, and reloading tools, will be exhibiting at the IWA Outdoor Classic show in Nuremberg, Germany March 3-6.  The Hornady booth will be located at Hall 7-104 and will showcase the latest in … Continue reading

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The Kinetic Difference: Quality – Consistency – Results

Kinetic Industries takes a very different approach to supplying you with match-grade brass for your ammunition manufacturing.  We call it the “Kinetic Difference.”  That difference starts with on-time deliveries of your brass–no matter how large or small your order–at prices … Continue reading

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WILLIAM B. RUGER COMMEMORATIVE AMMUNITION

100 years ago, Ruger founder and firearms legend, William B. Ruger was born. In honor of the man who created one of the most iconic firearms brands in American history, Hornady has partnered with Ruger to offer commemorative ammunition in … Continue reading

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What to Do with Ammunition Affected by Flood Waters

NSSF and SAAMI Recommend Not Attempting to Salvage or Use Submerged Ammunition NEWTOWN, Conn. – Firearms owners who have seen their stored ammunition submerged by flood waters in areas across the U.S. are probably wondering if that ammunition can be … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Announces its New 30-06 Springfield

The newest hunting round in the Animal Instinct line, the 30-06 Springfield offers hunters blistering speed, accuracy and unmatched knockdown power Bradenton, Fla. (August 2016) –Liberty Ammunition announces that its newest hunting round from its Animal Instinct line, the 30-06 … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies Launches New Website

Westport, Conn. (August 2016)- Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., a startup technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, announces that it has launched its new website. “We knew from our early test results that … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Announces its New .308 Round is Shipping

The first hunting round in the new Animal Instinct line, the .308 (7.62x51mm) Win. offers hunters and LEO’s increased lethality at medium to longer ranges. Bradenton, Fla. (May 2016) – Liberty Ammunition’s first hunting round, the .308 Winchester, in their … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition’s "Moms That Pack Heat" Mother’s Day Sale

  Liberty Ammunition is offering 25 percent off all Civil Defense ammunition from May 6-9, 2016. Orders of $200 or more get free shipping. Liberty Ammunition announces its “Moms That Pack Heat” Mother’s Day Sale. All Civil Defense ammunition will … Continue reading

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Federal American Eagle Introduces Varmint & Predator Ammunition Bulk Packs

  ANOKA, Minnesota – March 28, 2016 – Federal Ammunition is pleased to announce new American Eagle Varmint & Predator loads, offered in 40- or 50-count bulk packs perfect for high-volume shooting. Shipments of this new product are now being … Continue reading

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Hornady’s Sneak Peek Of 2016 Things To Come

The folks at Hornady have historically been pioneers in the ammunition industry. On 27-Oct-2015, the company will introduce its 2016 product line up. The company has described it as revolutionary. When you get that claim from a company like Hornady … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Columbus Day Sale

Bradenton, Fla. (October 2015) –Liberty Ammunition, the global leader in high performance, lead-free ammunition for military, law enforcement and civilian markets, is celebrating Columbus Day with 15 percent off all online ammunition purchases from Oct. 9 – 12, 2015 at … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Announces New Ammo Testing Videos on YouTube

  Liberty Ammunition will be releasing a video every 7-10 days showing a different caliber’s terminal ballistics with effects. Liberty Ammunition wanted to create a round that just worked and would stop a threat in its tracks every time, no … Continue reading

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Subsonic Ammunition

TGIF readers! It looks like we’ve made it through another week and look forward to a nice weekend. Weather here at the bat cave has been excellent and this weekend looks to be just dandy. BTW, Happy Mother’s Day to … Continue reading

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M855 v. M855A1 U.S.M.C. And U.S. Army Differ In Their Opinions.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., is the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and she wants to know why the Marine Corps uses the M855 5.56mm round and the Army uses the M855A1. Representative Sanchez comments: … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition’s .45 Long Colt On Steroids

Liberty Ammunition recently released its vision of the  iconic Colt cartridge reengineered as a lead-free, high performance personal defense round. Liberty’s high-performance ammunition delivers approximately twice the velocity, three times the terminal effect, noticeable reductions in felt recoil and considerably … Continue reading

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UTM Announces RBT Civilian Training Ammunition (CTA)

UTM RBT RELEASES THE NEW ALTERNATIVE TO LIVE FIRE PRACTICE! FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, CORE TECHNOLOGY ONLY PREVIOUSLY AVAILABLE TO THE MILITARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING ORGANIZATION IS NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL SHOOTING ENTHUSIASTS! The UTM RBT Civilian … Continue reading

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A Holiday Message From Sierra Bullets

As we close out 2014, it is easy to see we are in a much different place than we were 12 months ago.  The demand has slowed greatly allowing many firearms industry manufactures to finally put a dent in the … Continue reading

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Suppressor-Optimized Ammunition By Silencer Co

Harvester Ammunition is now available in subsonic 300 BLK with a 220 grain Sierra MatchKing bullet. The silencer-optimized rounds were developed to produce the kind of sub-MOA accuracy and stopping power that our customers demand. Harvester features these key aspects … Continue reading

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HSM Ammunition Double Duty Combo Package

With ammunition still in short supply and prices absurdly high it’s refreshing to see new product offerings that address the needs of most shooters – adequate supply of practice ammunition along with a high performance defensive load. HSM’s differentiator is … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Has A July Deal For You.

From July 4th through July 31st, 2014 receive 15% off all online purchases at store.libertyammo.com. In addition, individuals will receive a FREE Liberty Ammunition T-shirt if the order totals over $100. This is a $15 value free of charge! All … Continue reading

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TEXTRON Systems Light Machine Gun

Textron Systems is heavily involved with the U.S. Army’s Light Weight Small Arms Technologies or LSAT initiative. The company has developed a replacement for the M249 SAW. The new Light Machine Gun (LMG) uses linked ammunition and capable of a … Continue reading

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Liberty Ammunition Launches It’s First Round of Hunting Ammunition, Silverado, in .223

Liberty Ammunition, responded to 9/11 by developing high performance ammunition for use by our military, allies and law enforcement. The company holds numerous patents  for high performance, lead-free ammunition. Using lessons learned and feedback from the field, Liberty Ammunition set … Continue reading

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Our Friends At Lucky Gunner Share First Impressions of PCP’s Polymer-cased Ammunition.

The Joint Services and USSOCOM have had a weight reduction initiative in the works since 2007. One of the principal targets for weight reduction is ammunition. That need sparked development in the private sector for polymer-cased ammunition. Successful deployment means … Continue reading

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Let Me Turn You On To Liberty Ammo

Total ammunition performance is the sum of bullet geometry, composition, velocity and accuracy. We look to external ballistics and we look to terminal ballistics. For defensive purposes we want to limit penetration for safety, have a high degree of fragmentation … Continue reading

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WINCHESTER® RECALLS 5.56MM M855 62 GRAIN PENE

  2/5/2013 Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition. Symbol Number: ZGQ3308Lot Number: WCC10M106-004 Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above lot of 5.56mm M855 … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers’ Updated Ammo Requirements

  A Quick Message from Larry Vickers… Ammunition for Students of 2013 Vickers Tactical ClassesBased on the firearm and ammunition hysteria in the market in early 2013, I would like to put out some guidelines for students of my classes … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say 300 Blackout?

Robert Beckhusen, wrote a great piece “Silent but Deadly: Special Forces Seek Quiet, Subsonic Bullets” published in WIRED 19-Nov-2012. In its latest round of small-business solicitations, the Pentagon’s Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, is seeking out subsonic ammunition. The reason, … Continue reading

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Barnes Introduces TAC-XPD™ Defensive Ammunition

Barnes launched the TAC-XPD line of Defense Ammunition, which they describe as: an “Optimized for Carry or Home Defense” solution. The ammunition is loaded with the Barnes TAC-XP bullets engineered and designed to deliver top performance when it is most … Continue reading

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M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR)

M855A1 began to be issued on or about June 2010 to troops in Afghanistan. It will replace the M855 green tip as the standard issue round for the M4 and M16 carbines and rifles.

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PNW Arms Releases Cold Tracer Technology

PNW Arms LLC hails from Potlatch, ID. The company was founded in 2008 with the expressed mission of making superior quality ammunition. PNW Arms has developed cold tracer technology, which it plans to offer in the commercial market sometime in the … Continue reading

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Proposed Legislation Designed To Curb Your Appetite For Ammunition and Magazines.

Our Democratic Senators are once again introducing legislation to prohibit the sale and possession of any magazine, belt or feed strips that can hold more than 10 rounds.  The legislation is being proposed as an amendment to the Cybersecurity Act, … Continue reading

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Why The Emphasis On Ammunition Awareness?

By: Sal Palma I have a very interesting question from a reader in the U.K. wanting to know why I placed so much emphasis on ammunition awareness. I blogged an article on the AK-47, “Modernization of the AK47”; as part … Continue reading

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LaserLyte® Newest Laser Trainer Cartridge; The LT-380

LaserLyte® has just added a much needed training tool to their expanding line of  excellent laser training products. The LaserLyte® LT-380 laser trainer cartridge will fit all Ruger LCP’s, Kel-Tec’s, and Smith & Wesson .380’s. The LaserLyte® LT-380 laser trainer … Continue reading

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Setpoint Ammunition – Gourmet Fodder for Your Precision Rifle

It’s not simply me that’s excited about Setpoint Ammunition; in December 2011, the company was awarded the esteemed 2011 Entrepreneur Excellence Award for “Greatest Potential” from the NorthFront Entrepreneur Alliance Group (NEAG). Setpoint’s arrival means that shooters don’t have to … Continue reading

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