From Heckler & Koch - HK launches new striker fired VP9 pistol


Columbus, Georgia - Heckler & Koch introduced its new striker fired pistol, the 9 mm VP9 to the U.S. commercial and law enforcement markets today. The VP9 has been in development for more than four years and its debut marks the return of HK to striker-fired models. Heckler & Koch pioneered striker fired handgun designs with the HK VP70 and P7 pistols more than 35 years ago.

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Applied Ballistics of Long Range Shooting 2nd Edition Applied Ballistics is a comprehensive volume on long-range ballistics

Cedar Springs, Michigan – Applied Ballistics, LLC proudly announces the eBook release of Bryan Litz’s most popular and comprehensive volume on long-range ballistics, Applied Ballistics for Long-Range Shooting – Second Edition.  The second edition of the book includes two additional chapters covering extended long-range shooting and monolithic bullets

Available now on Amazon (Applied Ballistics of Long Range Shooting 2nd Edition-eBook), Litz’s in-depth look at long-range ballistics dispels the myths typically associated with the craft, and applies science in a format everyone can understand

Litz takes the context of the book one step further, by including actual data from personal tests using the same methods on over 200 long range bullets; making the book an inarguable resource for any long range shooter thanks to its objective approach in comparing different elements

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From BPI Outdoors - New CVA Website Launched

CVA Muzzleloaders new website Duluth, Georgia - BPI Outdoors, owner of the CVA brand, has announced the launch of a new and improved CVA website. The site can be accessed now at

"We wanted a website that properly reflected CVA's position as America's # 1 selling muzzleloading brand," said Thomas MacAulay, BPI's Director of Digital Media. "The new site is very user friendly, and has been designed with much attention to ease-of-use with smart phones and tablets."

While the website provides consumers with a convenient way to compare CVA's many gun and accessory products, major emphasis was also placed upon content relevant to the practices... more on the new CVA website ...

From Yamaha Motor Corp. - Yamaha Expands GRANT Program: Outdoor Access Initiative Reaches Broader OHV User Community

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Cypress, California - Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces the expanded platform for its GRANT (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails) program, along with a new name: Outdoor Access Initiative.  Designed to extend support to off-highway vehicle (OHV) users in a wider variety of outdoor activities, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains the industry leader in supporting safe, responsible use and open sustainable access to trails and riding areas. 

“Yamaha is the leader in supporting our industry and customers on OHV issues as well as conservation, land access and safe, responsible use of ATV and SxS vehicles – whether in recreation, hunting or agricultural settings,” said Mike Martinez, Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group Vice President. “The GRANT program always has welcomed applications from diverse groups.  With this new name, we make it clear that the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative actively encourages the submission of projects that support safe, responsible use of OHVs as well as sustainable access to land for all outdoor enthusiasts.”

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From GLOCK - GLOCK, Inc. Supports Scholarship Program for Children of Fallen Special Forces

GLOCK donates $100,000 to the children of fallen Special Operation Forces

Tampa, Florida – GLOCK, Inc. has donated $100,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) College Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to the surviving children of fallen Special Operations Forces.

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The Sportsman's Paradise celebrating the shooting sports and 2nd Amendment at the DMV

Louisiana State Seal Baton Rouge, Louisana - Who looks forward to stopping by the DMV? Nobody I know.

A never-ending exaggerated cycle of uncomfortable chairs, distorted speaker systems, lines as long as Star Wars sequel and a ... you get the picture.

Well now the residents of Louisiana have a reason to look forward to a visit to the DMV — NRA license plates.

Passed by the state legislature with an overwhelming vote of 95-0, the National Rifle Association prestige license plates will begin arriving on your neighborhood bumpers as soon as the first 1,000 are ordered. That means you need to contact the Louisiana office of Motor Vehicles today.

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From Crosman Corporation - Crosman Corporation Announces Availability of Nitro Piston 2

Benjamin Trail Rifles with Nitro Piston 2 and Clean Break Trigger Bloomfield, New York - The standard for break barrel airgun performance changes today with the announcement from Crosman Corporation that new Benjamin Trail rifles featuring the groundbreaking Nitro Piston 2 powerplant and Clean Break Trigger (CBT™) technology are now shipping. First revealed at SHOT Show to wide acclaim, the highly anticipated new generation of airguns deliver more speed and more power with incredible accuracy, all while being up to ten pounds easier to cock.

“We can’t wait for shooters, hunters and airgun enthusiasts to get their hands on a Nitro Piston 2-powered Trail from Benjamin,” said Jennifer Lambert, Vice President of Marketing for Crosman. “The ease of use, power and accuracy will change everything you thought you knew about break barrel airguns.”

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From Sportsman Channel - Sportsman Channel Original Series “Saving Private K-9” Set to Premiere on Thursday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT

Gunny R. Lee Ermey takes on Saving Private k-9 on Sportsman Channel

New Berlin, Wisconsin - For 2,500 trained canines and handlers serving America’s military and law enforcement, the idea of “man’s best friend” is no overstatement. Dogs are known to be loyal, stalwart companions that love and defend their owners at any cost. Some of these dogs have even paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Sportsman Channel invites viewers into the lives of these military and law enforcement service dogs and handlers with its new original series Saving Private K-9, premiering Thursday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by (NRA Board Member) actor and former Marine R. Lee Ermey ... Find out more about Gunny R. Lee Ermey's new show on Sportsman Channel ...

Practically unbreakable watch made specifically for the rugged outdoor enthusiast

Knoxville, Tennessee - While attending the 2014 Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, I spent one afternoon weaving through the aisles of the Product Showcase. The Product Showcase is where corporate partners showcase their wares in front of the nation’s most influential outdoor communicators. For me, it’s a great way to talk to partner representatives about new products, developments and story ideas. Simply said, it’s the perfect way to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s hot and what’s not.

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