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Melissa Bachman Receives the Winchester Legend Award at 2023 SHOT Show

Melissa Bachman Receives the Winchester Legend Award at 2023 SHOT Show EAST ALTON, IL (January 19, 2023) — Melissa Bachman, accomplished hunter, and host of the TV series Winchester Deadly Passion, is the 2023 recipient of the ‘Winchester Legend Award’. … Continue reading

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Winchester® Ammunition Introduces New Product for M1 Garand Aficionados

Winchester Ammunition announces the launch of a reduced pressure .30-06 ammunition offering optimized for use in M1 Garand rifles.  Winchester® Ammunition Introduces New Product for M1 Garand Aficionados EAST ALTON, IL (January 12, 2023) —Winchester Ammunition announces the launch of … Continue reading

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Winchester Expands USA Valor Line of Ammunition Benefitting Folds of Honor

Winchester is committed to honoring America’s Warfighters and First Responders by expanding its USA VALOR™ line of ammunition. Winchester® Expands USA Valor Line of Ammunition Benefitting Folds of Honor EAST ALTON, IL (January 10, 2023) — Winchester is committed to … Continue reading

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Winchester® Introduces Big Bore™ Line of Ammunition for Personal Defense and Hunting

Winchester® Ammunition’s new personal defense and hunting ammunition, Big Bore, gives hunters the confidence needed for any situation. Winchester® Introduces Big Bore™ Line of Ammunition for Hunting and Personal Defense  EAST ALTON, IL (January 13, 2023) — In the backcountry, … Continue reading

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Matarese Crowned Champion of 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester

The “Yackley Five” continued its run in 2022 as America’s most decorated family in the shooting sports. Matarese Crowned Champion of 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester EAST ALTON, IL (November 14, 2022) — The 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, … Continue reading

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Team Winchester Headlines the NSCA National Championship, Powered by Winchester, and Kienbaum Wins Third Title

Last week, Team Winchester showcased why they are the most talented sporting clays competitors in the world. Team Winchester Headlines the NSCA National Championship, Powered by Winchester, and Kienbaum Wins Third Title EAST ALTON, IL (November 10, 2022) — Last … Continue reading

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Winchester Awarded $9 Million NGSW Tracer Manufacturing Study Contract from the U.S. Army

Winchester announced that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a $9 million cost-plus contract to complete a manufacturing study. EAST ALTON, IL (November 4, 2022) — Winchester, the largest manufacturer of small caliber ammunition for the U.S. military, announced … Continue reading

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Winchester 300 Blackout Power-Point® Ammunition Shipping Now

Winchester announces that it is now shipping one of its most versatile bullets, Power-Point®, in 300 AAC Blackout. Winchester 300 Blackout Power-Point® Ammunition Shipping Now EAST ALTON, IL (August 16, 2022) — Winchester announces that it is now shipping one … Continue reading

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Anthony Matarese of Team Winchester Wins NSCA North Central Regional

Anthony Matarese of Team Winchester Wins NSCA North Central Regional EAST ALTON, IL (August 10, 2022) — Team Winchester member Anthony Matarese continued his winning ways at the 2022 National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) North Central Regional. Matarese locked up … Continue reading

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Winchester® Ammunition to have Major Presence at the 2022 Grand American Trap Shoot

The Grand American World Championship, is set to kick off in Sparta, Illinois, the first week of August. Winchester® Ammunition to have Major Presence at the 2022 Grand American Trap Shoot EAST ALTON, IL (July 26, 2022) — One of … Continue reading

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Winchester Limited-Edition AA NILO Commemorative Ammunition, Now Shipping

Winchester Limited-Edition AA® NILO Commemorative Ammunition, Now Shipping EAST ALTON, IL (June 21, 2022) — Available for a limited time only, the world-famous AA® shotshell, AA128  Light Target Load, has a new look as Winchester celebrates the 70th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Winchester Shines at the World English Sporting Clays Championship

The 2022 National Sporting Clays Association Championship Tour held its second event last week: the World English Sporting Clays Championship. Winchester Shines at the World English Sporting Clays Championship East Alton, IL (May 2, 2022) — The 2022 National Sporting … Continue reading

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Winchester® Awarded $145M U.S. Army Pistol Ammunition Contract

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Winchester a significant contract for pistol ammunition. Winchester® Awarded $145M U.S. Army Pistol Ammunition Contract EAST ALTON, IL (April 20, 2022) — The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Winchester a significant contract … Continue reading

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Olin Winchester Hosts Members of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Olin Winchester hosted legislators and outdoor industry representatives at a special event in Washington, D.C. Olin Winchester Hosts Members of Congress in Washington, D.C., to Discuss the Value of the Shooting Sports and Shoot United™ Initiative EAST ALTON, IL (April … Continue reading

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Winchester® Launches New Online Gear Store

Winchester, one of the nation’s leading outdoor brands, has launched its new and improved branded merchandise website. Winchester® Launches New Online Gear Store EAST ALTON, IL (February 14, 2022) – Winchester, one of the nation’s leading outdoor brands, has launched … Continue reading

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Winchester® Introduces New High Performance Bismuth Waterfowl Ammunition

EAST ALTON, IL (January 19, 2022) – Winchester continues to evolve in the arena of ammunition for waterfowl hunters with its new Bismuth shotshell. Winchester Bismuth shatters performance expectations with a premium, uniform shot, which is tin-plated to produce the … Continue reading

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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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