Tag Archives: COVID-19

Federal Launches Virtual Shows for Its Buy Group Partners and Distributors

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

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In-Person Event Cancelled | 31st Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium

The 31st Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium in-person event has been cancelled. At NDIA, the health and safety of our members, government, and industry partners constitute our top priority. While we remain dedicated to convening the national security and defense communities … Continue reading

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NDIA joins associations in call for funding, extension of Section 3610 in CARES Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association, along with seven industry associations representing thousands of government contractors, sent a letter July 24<https://content.ndia.org/-/media/Sites/Press%20Releases/Documents/Multi-association%20Letter%20to%20Request%20Extension%20and%20Funding%20for%20Sec%203610.ashx?la=en&gt; to congressional leadership that urges funding and an extension to Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief … Continue reading

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IWI Expands its Offerings with a Comprehensive Riot-Control Solution

  Aiming at minimizing the use of force the solution integrates top-level methodology with cutting-edge technologies, defensive and offensive equipment, and tailored training July 16, 2020 IWI – Israel Weapon Industries, an SK Group Member and a leader in the … Continue reading

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BLADE Show 2020 Cancelled. The World’s Greatest Knife Show Will be Back in 2021 |

KNIFEMAKING COLLECTING BLADE SHOW KNIFE BOOKS SUBSCRIBE BLADE Show 2020 is Cancelled From the BLADE Show staff: With the 39th annual BLADE Show scheduled for Aug. 7-9, we have been receiving countless questions from exhibitors and attendees about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) … Continue reading

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You may be considering a trip soon and want assurance that your travels will be safe. You can feel confident when flying with Delta that your care is our top priority. In addition to the layers of protection in place … Continue reading

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NDIA approves of House changes to small-business pandemic aid program

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association issues this statement regarding the House of Representatives passing Thursday the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020: NDIA applauds the House passing the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. This legislation improves … Continue reading

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NSSF Launching New Webinar ‘Liability in the Age of COVID-19’

For immediate release | May 22, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Liability in the Age … Continue reading

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It’s Friday and we haven’t had a shoot the shit in a couple of weeks! Readers, things have started opening up and I was able to get my haircut. I never knew how good a haircut would feel but I … Continue reading

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Need a Mask or Face Shield? We’ve got you covered!

Reusable Face Mask Multi Packs as low as $0.69 each View Eye Shield Multi Packs as low as $3.99 each View Face Shield Multi Packs – Polypropylene Splash Guard as low as $6.99 each View Face Shield Multi Packs – … Continue reading

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NSSF Joins AFSP and VA for Webcast on ‘Protecting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide During COVID-19’

USCCA Will Premiere the Webcast on May 14, 8 p.m. EST, on its YouTube Channel NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) has joined with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for … Continue reading

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How To Give Back To First Responders

RIFLE | HANDGUN | SHOTSHELL | RIMFIRE | MUZZLELOADING | RELOADING | MERCHANDISE | CUSTOM SHOP First Responder Tribute Shirt Now more than ever, the heroes on the front lines need our support. All proceeds from this t-shirt made by … Continue reading

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A Novel Approach to COVID 19 in Luxemburg

In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the EEC (later the EU), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency zone. This tiny country has a population of about 620,000 people. Their ethnic milieu is 51.1% … Continue reading

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Meeting the Needs of a Nation

Meeting the Needs of the Nation Honeywell and Howard Leight step up to help Americans helping each other WESTWOOD, Mass. (May 8, 2020) – Something has proven to be even more infectious than this insidious novel coronavirus over the past … Continue reading

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A Message from Ed Bastian at Delta Airlines

The power of human connection has never been more important. When a customer recently called into our engagement center, he surprised an employee by playing piano and singing her favorite song – all to show appreciation and encouragement during these … Continue reading

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TrueTimber Sister Company, LaKota Products, Supplies PPE Products to Hospitals, Care Facilities and the Public Through Crisis and Beyond

INMAN, S.C. – May 4, 2020 – TrueTimber’s sister company, LaKota Products, is a leader in product design and manufacturing in the textile space. Over the past two months, Lakota Products has capitalized on its supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing … Continue reading

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Beginning May 4, SIG SAUER Academy classes will be running as scheduled. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and are taking appropriate measures to ensure the health of our team and students alike. We ask that you kindly stay … Continue reading

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Week Eight of the COVID 19 Shutdown

TGIF readers! I hope you’ve had a great week and that you’ve made the best of some difficult times; however, there’s light at the end of this long and dark tunnel. The United States will begin opening up state by … Continue reading

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Vortex® to give 40% off to frontline medical professionals

VORTEX OPTICS TO OFFER 40% OFF TO MEDICAL STAFF BARNEVELD, Wis. Before COVID-19, doctors, nurses, and frontline medical personnel were already heroes. After the outbreak, their bravery has been what we need to find hope in a troubling timeVortex Optics … Continue reading

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· Indra’s command and control technology and logistical information systems facilitate the activities of the three branches of the Armed Forces, the Military Emergency Units (UMEs) and the Royal Guard at a moment of extraordinary organizational difficulty · Indra’s solutions … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat It!

How’s everyone doing? It’s Friday and time to stay at home. I have got a bunch of reviews that I need range time for but our current state of lockdown brought that to a screeching halt. But does it mean … Continue reading

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SPEQ: Medical Professional Addition, Covid-19

ACCESSORIES    |  MERCH    |  SILENCERS    |  ABOUT SilencerCo is adding medical personnel to the SPEQ purchase program through May 31st.  We would like to recognize and thank medical personnel for all their effort and support during this trying time.  This … Continue reading

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DoD will allow payments to contractors who can’t work due to COVID-19 circumstances

ARLINGTON, VA — The Defense Department announced Thursday a class deviation to Section 3610 of the CARES Act that will let agencies reimburse contractors for payment to employees who can’t work because of COVID-19 facility closures or other restrictions.The April … Continue reading

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Week Three of The Lockdown Comes to an End

It’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot the shit. How’s everybody going for you? We’re wrapping up week three of the lockdown but before going any further I want to congratulate all of you for the disciple you’ve demonstrated … Continue reading

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New Personal Protective Face Shield

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created an urgent need for Secondary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used in conjunction with N95 Face Masks, Surgical Masks as well as other fabricated face masks. Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM), a leading provider of PPE and … Continue reading

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Federal’s At Your Side During Tough Times

In unprecedented times, there are still things you can count on. We’re proud to be one of them. Federal is committed to health, production and protection during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Just a thought …

You can’t find a news channel where the Coronavirus pandemic is not being discussed with various degrees of accuracy. You’ll find proponents of hydroxychloroquine, hydroxychloroquine with an antibiotic back, convalescent plasma treatments, etc. None of these should be interpreted as cures … Continue reading

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What Pandemic?

How’s everybody doing out there? It’s week three of social distancing with four more to go. Hope everyone is following the CDC guidelines and dismissing the media? You undoubtedly have cabin fever but the outcome is worth the sacrifice so … Continue reading

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NSSF Donates $25,000 in Support of Newtown and Region’s Virus Responders

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, has made donations totaling $25,000 to three groups indispensable to supporting the health and welfare of area residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

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Hi-Point Firearms Voluntary Closure

The state of Ohio and other states have organized complete business shutdowns due to Covid 19 situation. However, Ohio where Hi-Point is located is designated as a select or strategic business, therefore in Ohio, firearm manufacturing is exempted from closure. … Continue reading

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NAUMD 2020 Conference and Expo Cancelled due to COVID-19; Awards Programs Extend Deadline

With rising concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, NAUMD cancels the 2020 conference but will extend deadlines to Awards Programs with winners announced in May 2020. Toledo Police Department, Toledo, Ohio Omaha, Neb. (March 2020) – The North American … Continue reading

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ColorID is providing this important notification to all of our customers. In the coming months, we expect significant increases over traditional lead times for card issuance items that are essential to your organization. We understand it would be extremely disruptive … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2020 : cancellation

EUROSATORY 2020 IS CANCELLED The sanitary situation due to Covid-19 is deteriorating daily in France and has spread throughout the world. The conditions for preparing and running the exhibition, which would protect the health and safety of the 100,000 expected … Continue reading

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A Message From Ed Bastian at Delta Airlines

Three months ago, I would have never dreamt our world would be facing such volatile times, but I remain confident we will prevail because of you and the people of Delta. To support you and our communities, we are carrying … Continue reading

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As the nation battles COVID-19, I WANT to take a moment to let you know that G-Code is still fully operational and prepared to provide ongoing support to our community. Facing challenging times requires calm, focused thinking and ongoing preparation. … Continue reading

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WHAT ALL GUNS SHOULD BE™ NEW PRODUCTS ​ HANDGUNS RIFLES PEPPERBLASTER MEDIA SUPPORT SHOP YONKERS,  N.Y.,  March 26th,  2020 — Due to the New York state decision to shutter non-essential businesses as part of the COVID-19 response plan, Kimber Mfg. Inc. has stopped production at its … Continue reading

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Otis Technology Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

OTIS TECHNOLOGY JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19Providing Hand Sanitizer & PPE to First Responders Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology has partnered with Saint Lawrence Spirits to make, bottle and distribute hand sanitizer to first responders in desperate need during the … Continue reading

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FFL Item Shipment Update

We at Aero Precision wanted to give you a quick update on orders shipping to FFL Dealers across the United States. There has been a significant increase in demand and our manufacturing, assembly, and shipping departments are working hard to … Continue reading

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NDIA to small businesses: DOD wants your COVID-19 challenges

ARLINGTON, VA – The Defense Department’s Office of Acquisition and Sustainment wants to know what challenges small-business contractors are facing in response to the COVID-19 crisis. A five-minute survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NDIACOVID19&gt; from the National Defense Industrial Association will collect contractors’ initial impacts … Continue reading

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CZ-USA Coronavirus Statement

Kansas City, KS (May 24, 2019) – Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many jurisdictions throughout the United States and the world are experiencing government restrictions limiting activity to varying degrees. CZ-USA operations are subject to an Emergency … Continue reading

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