Tag Archives: Winchester

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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