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A Game-Changing Cartridge for Big-Game Hunting

When it comes to hunting big game and long-range shooting, Winchester 6.8 Western™ packs a punch. By combining long-range accuracy and staggering knockdown power into one innovative cartridge, the 6.8 Western is ideal for taking down deer, elk, moose, black … Continue reading

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PRODUCT WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE WINCHESTER® 9mm Luger 115 grain

Olin Winchester, LLC is recalling the following lots of 9mm Luger 115 grain Full Metal Jacket and 115 grain Jacketed Hollow Point pistol ammunition. Symbols: Q4172, RED9, USA9JHP, USA9MMVP, USA9W, WW9B Lot Numbers:SC03LD44, SC03LD45, SC03LD46, SC03LD47SC13LD1, SC13LD6, SC13LD18, SC13LD44, SC13LD45, … Continue reading

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Celebrate 100 years of Super-X® Ammunition

Winchester celebrates 100 years of the Super-X® brand with a limited-edition series of time-proven ammunition. Winchester® Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary of Super-X® Ammunition EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 17, 2021) — Winchester celebrates 100 years of the Super-X® brand with a limited-edition … Continue reading

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Winchester Launches USA VALOR™ Limited-Edition Ammunition, Aligns With Folds of Honor

Winchester celebrates its commitment to American freedom with the USA VALOR™ ammunition series.  EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 5, 2021) — Winchester celebrates its commitment to American freedom with the USA VALOR™ ammunition series. This limited-edition collection of military-inspired ammunition is … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Contract

Winchester Ammunition AwardedU.S. Army Contract EAST ALTON, Ill. (April 21, 2021) — Winchester has been selected by the U.S. Army as the second source provider for small caliber rifle ammunition. This most recent contract is for 5.56mm, 7.62mm and 50 … Continue reading

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Winchester Launches Ladies Cup at the NSCA Western Regional

Winchester Launches Ladies Cup at the NSCA Western Regional EAST ALTON, Ill. (April 14, 2021) — Sporting clays shooters from around the country met in Phoenix, Arizona, this past weekend at the Western Regional for the first stop of the … Continue reading

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Winchester® Named “The Official Ammunition of the ATA”

EAST ALTON, Ill. (March 11, 2021) — Winchester and the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) are proud to announce Winchester’s new designation as the official ammunition of the ATA.For over a century, Winchester has been a leading advocate for trapshooting through … Continue reading

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Expedition Big Game Long Range™ 308 Winchester: Improved Performance From a Time-Honored Cartridge

EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 16, 2021) — Almost as popular as its older brother, the 30-06 and, as surely tested, the 308 Winchester have for generations given big-game hunters outstanding performance in a compact cartridge and shorter-action rifles. Now, Winchester® … Continue reading

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Winchester Introduces New Loads for 6.5 PRC

Winchester continues its legacy on the forefront of long-range hunting and shooting by adding the 6.5 PRC cartridge to its product lineup for 2021. Winchester IntroducesNew Loads for 6.5 PRC EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 11, 2021) — Winchester continues its … Continue reading

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Winchester Aligns With Shotgun Sports USA Podcast

Winchester is excited to announce its support of the Shotgun Sports USA Podcast. Winchester Aligns WithShotgun Sports USA Podcast EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 10, 2021) — Winchester is excited to announce its support of the Shotgun Sports USA Podcast. This … Continue reading

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Winchester® 350 Legend® Copper Impact® and Defender®: Field or Home, the One to Choose

Expanding its lineup of 350 Legend® cartridge offerings, Winchester is announcing two new additions to the Winchester® 350 Legend line. Winchester® 350 Legend®Copper Impact® and Defender®: Field or Home, the One to Choose EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 9, 2021) — … Continue reading

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Winchester Silvertip® Defense – Power to Defend®

When home, safety, and lives can be on the line, Winchester® Silvertip® defense ammunition gives maximum terminal ballistics for the Power to Defend®. Winchester Silvertip® Defense – Power to Defend® EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 8, 2021) — In that critical … Continue reading

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Winchester® USA Ready Defense™

Be ready when you need it most with Winchester® Ammunition’s new USA Ready Defense™ handgun ammunition. Winchester® USA Ready Defense™ EAST ALTON, Ill. (January 29, 2021) — Be ready when you need it most with Winchester® Ammunition’s new USA Ready … Continue reading

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Winchester® Model 70 Chambered in New 6.8 Western

Winchester® Model 70 Chambered in New 6.8 Western January 25, 2021 — “The Rifleman’s Rifle” adds a promising new chambering to its ranks with the new 6.8 Western from Winchester®. The time-honored Model 70 paired with the new 6.8 Western … Continue reading

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Winchester® XPR Chambered in New 6.8 Western

Winchester® XPR Chambered in New 6.8 Western January 25, 2021 — An accurate, all-around hunting rifle with a keen eye on the shooter’s budget, the Winchester XPR is now chambered in 6.8 Western. The excellent ballistics of the all-new 6.8 … Continue reading

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Legendary Trap Shooter Harlan Campbell Jr. Joins Team Winchester

Legendary Trap Shooter Harlan Campbell Jr. Joins Team Winchester! EAST ALTON, Ill. (January 21, 2021) — Winchester is proud to announce the signing of 12-time Grand American World Trapshooting champion Harlan Campbell Jr.  Harlan will be shooting the world-famous AA® … Continue reading

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Team Winchester Finishes Strong at 2020 NSCA National Championship

Team Winchester Finishes Strong at 2020 NSCA National Championship EAST ALTON, Ill. (November 6, 2020) — The final stop on the NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, took place at the national championship in San Antonio, Texas, and Team Winchester … Continue reading

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Winchester Assumes Full Management and Operational Control of Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

Olin Corporation announced today that its ammunition division assumed full management and operational control of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. CLAYTON, Mo. (October 1, 2020) — Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced that effective today, its ammunition division, Olin Winchester … Continue reading

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Winchester® Ammunition announces the launch of its redesigned website for its Law Enforcement products.

EAST ALTON, Ill. (August 28, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition announces the launch of its redesigned website for its Law Enforcement products.The new website utilizes cutting-edge technology and additional features including a mobile-first design. The site is also optimized for search … Continue reading

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Winchester Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Contract

EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 15, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition has recently been selected for a $38 million contract, this time by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The selected 9mm frangible ammunition will be used for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat … Continue reading

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Winchester Continues Leadership in Support of SCTP as Official Ammunition

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 13, 2020) — At a time when supporting the youth shooting sports could not be more important, Winchester continues as the official ammunition of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP), showing a strong commitment to thousands … Continue reading

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Winchester 350 Legend Receives Golden Bullseye Ammunition Product of the Year Award

  EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 19, 2020) — Winchester® 350 Legend™ receives the NRA American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Award for 2020 Ammunition Product of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes the most innovative and finest products available in the shooting … Continue reading

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Winchester Launches Active Duty™ – MHS Training Ammo

  EAST ALTON, Ill. (September 30, 2019) — Winchester proudly developed M1152 to serve alongside the U.S. Warfighter and was selected as the sole source ammunition supplier for the United States Army Modular Handgun System (MHS) Program. Consumers can now … Continue reading

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Winchester, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, and Foundation Announce Grand Opening of New McIvor Shooting Facility

EAST ALTON, Ill. (March 26, 2019)— After more than three years of planning, design and construction, the all-new McIvor Shooting Facility will open to the public on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Members of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and … Continue reading

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PRODUCT WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE WINCHESTER® 38 Special 130 Grain Full Metal Jacket

Olin Winchester, LLC (“Winchester”) is recalling three (3) lots of 38 Special 130 Grain Full Metal Jacket centerfire ammunition. Symbol: USA38SPVP Lot Numbers: KF21, KL30 and KM52 Winchester has determined the above lots of 38 Special ammunition may contain incorrect … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Awards Olin-Winchester a 9MM caliber RITA Ammunition Contract

  EAST ALTON, Ill. (December 19, 2018) –  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently awarded Olin-Winchester a major ammunition contract. Starting delivery in 2019, the contract provides for up to 62.5 million rounds of 9MM caliber “Readily Identifiable Training … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Order

EAST ALTON, Ill. (July 27, 2018) – The U.S. Army has recently awarded Winchester an $8.1 million order for 7.62mm ammunition under an existing “Second Source” contract.  The ammunition will be manufactured in Winchester’s state-of-the-art facility in Oxford, MS with … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Launches New Web Site and Enhanced Ballistics Calculator

EAST ALTON, Ill. June 25, 2018 – Winchester Ammunition announces the launch of the new Winchester.com, its most dynamic digital platform in the brand’s history. The new website is fully loaded with enhanced technologies and functionality and also features an … Continue reading

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FBI 9MM Contract Awarded to Winchester Ammunition

EAST ALTON, Ill., 5/23/2018 – Winchester Ammunition was recently awarded a contract from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for its Duty and Frangible training 9MM pistol ammunition. Winchester also received a contract from the FBI as the primary source … Continue reading

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Winchester USA Forged Available in Two New Pack Sizes

EAST ALTON, Ill., May 8, 2018 – Winchester became the first United States manufacturer to introduce steel shellcase pistol ammunition in 2016 with its USA Forged™ line. USA Forged is made in the USA. In 2018, Winchester will offer USA … Continue reading

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Winchester to Feature Innovative New Products Including WWII Victory Series Commemorative Ammunition at NRA Annual Meetings

EAST ALTON, Ill., May 3, 2018 – Winchester will be a major exhibitor at the 2018 NRA Annual Meeting, May 4-6, in Dallas, Texas. Attendees are encouraged to stop by Booth #6806 to learn about Winchester’s exciting 2018 new product … Continue reading

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Winchester Commemorative Victory Series Honors WWII Warfighters

  EAST ALTON, Ill., April 3, 2018 – Winchester pays honor to the U.S. warfighters and veterans of World War II with its Victory Series ammunition, specially packaged in WWII collector’s cartons and wood boxes. All ammunition as part of … Continue reading

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FBI Contract Awarded to Winchester

EAST ALTON, Ill., January 4, 2018–  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has completed an extensive evaluation process and Winchester has been chosen as its primary source for .40 S&W pistol ammunition. This includes a bonded jacketed hollow point (JHP) … Continue reading

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Winchester’s New Expedition Big Game Long Range Ammunition

EAST ALTON, Ill., June 21, 2017 – Continuing with the goal of making ammunition selection easy for hunters, Winchester Ammunition introduces Expedition Big Game Long Range. The ammunition line includes an array of popular big game calibers built for the … Continue reading

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Winchester® Awarded Ammunition Supplier for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System Program

EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 8, 2017) – Winchester has been awarded as the ammunition supplier for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System (MHS) program, considered one of the most important military handgun contracts in recent history. Winchester will supply Full … Continue reading

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Winchester Super Clean Adds Two New Lead-Free Handgun Offerings in 2016

EAST ALTON, Ill. – The number of target shooters in the United States doubled between 2009 and 2014, meaning more shooters, more interest in affordable ammunition options and the need for more time to train. As an industry leader in … Continue reading

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Winchester Adds Subsonic .22LR To Its M-22 Line

In 2016, Winchester Ammunition continues grows its rimfire product line with the development of a new M-22 Subsonic .22 LR round. The M-22 is designed specifically to function in semi-automatic firearms, while remaining subsonic from both pistol and rifle length … 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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