Tag Archives: Ammunition

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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PCP Ammunition Says Polymer Cased Ammunition Ready For Prime Time.

PCP Ammunition, located in Orlando, FL is just a hop-skip-and-jump from USSOCOM, and it is even closer to FOG HORN’s southern bat cave. The company has developed a patented process for manufacturing high performance ammunition using a polymer case. PCP’s … Continue reading

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SETPOINT AMMUNITION – Custom Precision Ammunition

Tactical and precision shooters have known for quite some time that precision shooting systems are only as good as their four major components: rifle, optics, ammunition and shooter. Finding the right ammunition to optimize weapon performance lead many professionals to develop … Continue reading

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Setpoint Ammunition Wins ‘Greatest Potential’ Award

  Press Release OGDEN, Utah, Dec 22th, 2011 – Setpoint Ammunition was awarded the esteemed 2011 Entrepreneur Excellence Award for “Greatest Potential” from the NorthFront Entrepreneur Alliance Group (NEAG) at the third annual “Entrepreneur Excellence” Awards Banquet.  The NEAG was … Continue reading

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Using Remington’s New 300 AAC Blackout Cardtrige, Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner Takes 1st Overall in the Tactical Optics Div of 2011 USPSA Multigun National Championship

Las Vegas, NV – Staff Sargent Daniel Horner of the US Army’s Marksmanship Unit used the new 300 AAC Blackout cartridge to win 1st overall in the Tactical Optics division of the 2011 USPSA Multigun National Championship, held outside of … Continue reading

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Hornady Is Up To Something And It’s Coming October 14, 2011…

The folks at Hornady Manufacturing are definitely up to something, but we’ll have to wait until October 14, 2011 to find out. Wait just a minute now! Is this some kind of a rerun of The Mechanic?

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Remington’s 300 AAC Blackout Ammunition Now Commercially Available.

Remington is now delivering 300 AAC Blackout ammunition under the Remington Express® label. A total of six loads are planned, two loads are nearly ready and will be offered later in the year; three additional loads are in development. Visit … Continue reading

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A Weapon is Only as Good as the Ammunition Fired and Liberty Ammunition is on the Cutting Edge.

I’ve you’ve been alive over the last 9 years you know the DoD has been struggling with the lethality issue; much if not all of it has been fomented by the media in response to baseless allegations that the M4 and M9 … Continue reading

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