From GLOCK - Tori Nonaka Earns the 2014 USPSA National Ladies Championship
Smyrna, Georgia – Team GLOCK’s Tori Nonaka once again captures the USPSA Lady’s Championship, taking the Limited Class and B Division National titles home for 2014
The Back-to-Back ladies champion took the Limited 10 title in 2013 marking the record books as the youngest female competitor (now age 19) to win a National title... more on Nonaka's win at the USPSA Lady's Championship
From FNH USA - 2014 FNH USA 3-Gun Championship
McLean, Virginia -
The stages run, the scores counted, and a new top shooter named champion at the 2014 FNH USA 3-Gun Championship. Five days of competition at Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, WV, drew 345 shooters from across the country to compete in one of the most unique and challenging shooting events in the industry.
“The FNH USA 3-Gun Championship has consistently grown in attendance and has attracted some of the most talented shooters in the country since it’s inaugural launch three years ago,” noted Ken Pfau, Senior Vice President for Commercial and Law Enforcement Sales, attributing the astounding popularity of the FNH USA 3-Gun to the increasing support and interest in the shooting sports.
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From Benelli USA - America’s ETHOS Embarks on a 50-State Tour
Accokeek, Maryland - Benelli USA is proud to announce the launch of “America’s ETHOS” 50-State Tour. A single Benelli ETHOS will be traveling to each of the 50 states over the coming months to perform a variety of shooting tasks determined by the recipient in each state. America’s ETHOS will tell the story of one shotgun traveling the country experiencing the unique environments and conditions that each of the 50 states has to offer without being cleaned along the way.
Writers, pro staffers, competition shooters, sales reps, dealers, outdoor celebrities and industry partners will receive this particular out-of-the-box ETHOS to use in every way a shotgun can be used. To document the experience, this ETHOS will be accompanied by a logbook and video camera for each ... more on the America’s ETHOS 50-State Tour
From GLOCK - GLOCK Annual Shoot a Record Breaking Success - Celebrity Shooters Clifton Collins, Jr. and R. Lee Ermey, the “Gunny” Battle it Out for Top Shot
Smyrna, Georgia - Nearly 1,350 competitors and enthusiasts attended the
GLOCK Annual Shoot
XXI & Gunny Challenge X hosted by
becoming the most highly participated action pistol match in World history.
The weekend-long match held outside Conyers, GA at the
South River Gun Club
exceeded participation expectations. The level of attendance reaching 1,350 people, making it the most highly attended GSSF event in its 21 year run.
R. Lee Ermey, the “Gunny” presided over his namesake match and was assisted by this year’s celebrity guest shooter, Film & TV star Clifton Collins, Jr. who is most known
for his roles in the films Pacific Rim, Star Trek, and Capote, which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
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From Aimpoint - Aimpoint launches new Micro T-2 Sight
New sight offers additional features and enhanced performance
Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot
sighting technology, has announced the addition of the new Micro T-2 sight to the company’s
professional product line. The Micro T-2 will be available for shipment in mid-October 2014, and will
be offered alongside the company’s existing Micro T-1 product.
Since its introduction in 2007, the Aimpoint Micro sight has become the worldwide standard for
compact reflex sights. Law enforcement and military end users have embraced this sight for its
compact size, durability, and extremely long battery life. Feedback received from professional end
users identified a series of desired product enhancements that have now been added to this new
product. These changes include: a new sight housing which allows the addition of front and rear
protective flip covers and anti-reflective devices, additional physical protection for the sight’s
adjustment turrets, and increased ruggedness for the sight’s internal electronic components.
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Group from Veteran Owned Arms business sits down with NRA's Catherine Mortensen
Fairfax, Virginia - We get all sorts of interview requests here at the NRA.
Our faithful brethren over at NRANews head the list that includes film crews and production companies for History Channel, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel, Outdoor Channel, A&E and Sportsman Channel to name a few. But ever now and then we get a call from a lesser known outfit.
Like American Built Arms.
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From Sturm, Ruger & Co. - Ruger Introduces the AR-556 Modern Sporting Rifle
Newport, New Hampshire - Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) announces the AR-556™ semi-automatic, M4-style, direct impingement Modern Sporting Rifle. With all major components machined at Ruger's Mayodan, NC facility, the AR-556 offers consumers an affordable, American-made Modern Sporting Rifle with the rugged reliability they have come to expect from Ruger.
"The AR-556 is the first firearm designed and built in our Mayodan, North Carolina, facility, and we couldn't be more thrilled with the finished product," remarked Ruger President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Killoy. "Through extensive design review and product testing, our Mayodan team has delivered a solid rifle that our customers will be proud to own - and we are proud to call a Ruger," he concluded.
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From Smith & Wesson Corp. - Performance Center® By Smith & Wesson® Introduces New M&P® Ported Pistols
Competition Pistols in 9mm and .40S&W Now Available with Ported Barrel and Adjustable Trigger Stop
Springfield, Massachusetts - Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that the master gunsmiths of its renowned Performance Center® have added four new competition-ready models to the M&P® pistol line with the availability of the M&P Performance Center Ported series. The new models, which expand the
Company’s line of M&P firearms, offer discerning shooters premium features including a factory ported barrel and
slide as well as a user adjustable trigger stop.
Chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W and available in both a 4.25-and 5-inch barrel configuration, the M&P
Performance Center Ported pistols have been skillfully engineered with the competition shooter in mind. Open class
members and action pistol competitors will appreciate the pistol’s precision cut ports which aid in reducing muzzle
flip and improve the ability to remain on target after firing. The new M&P pistols have been further enhanced with a
user adjustable trigger stop, allowing owners to personalize their competition rigs.
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NRA joins celebration of traditional outdoor sports and conservation education this Saturday
Fairfax, Virginia - The National Rifle Association, America’s longest-standing civil rights organization with nearly 150 years of conservation and wildlife management experience, has proudly joined National Hunting and Fishing Day to celebrate the outdoor sports every fourth Saturday in September - which happens to be this Saturday.
“We are extremely happy to have the NRA as a sponsor,” said Misty Mitchell, director of Conservation for Wonders of Wildlife. “The storied organization has built a tradition on defending the efforts of sportsmen, and that includes conservation efforts. We look forward to a great relationship with NRA for years to come.”
Each year, national, regional, state, and local organizations host 3,000 "open house" hunting- and fishing-related events at everything from shooting ranges to small ponds. An estimated four million Americans participate in this day of traditional outdoor sports.
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