America's leader in outdoor TV returns for second annual Great American Outdoor Show

NRA's Great American Outdoor Show

Fairfax, Virginia - The National Rifle Association proudly announces its continued partnership with Outdoor Channel, who will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Great American Outdoor Show for the second consecutive year. Held February 7-15 2015 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA, the Great American Outdoor Show is the largest sporting and outdoor show in the world.

“We are excited to continue working with Outdoor Channel to promote our country’s rich hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions through the Great American Outdoor Show.” said Kyle Weaver, Executive Director of NRA General Operations. “The relationship between our two organizations is only getting stronger thanks to this partnership and several great NRA television shows.”

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Chicago star stops by the NRA Museum for Outdoor Channel's Gun Stories

Actor Joe Mantegna from CBS show Criminal Minds with Dirty Harry's Smith & Wesson model 29 at NRA Museum

Fairfax, Virginia - Earlier this year, Hollywood actor Joe Mantenga dropped by the NRA National Firearms Museum to film a few episodes of his Outdoor Channel hit Gun Stories. An in-depth look at this history of firearms, the show travels across the nation (and last year the world) to bring viewers the best experts and guns available.

This would be his third stop at the National Firearms Museum in four years. Because we've just about covered everything ranging from Joe's background in firearms to his career as an actor, we decided to take a different angle with this interview. We wanted to know about his guns.

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From Sportsman Channel - Sportsman Channel’s “Salute to Service” Continues with Special Veterans Day Line-up on November 11

Sportsman Channel’s Special Veterans Day Line-up

Documentary “MURPH: The Protector,” Back-to back episodes of “Beyond the Battlefield” and “NRANEWS Cam & Co.” highlight network programming during the day

New Berlin, Wisconsin - As a part of Sportsman Channel’s “Salute to Service” initiative, the network will air a full day of programming dedicated to veterans and the armed forces on Tuesday, November 11 at Noon-8 p.m. ET. Salute to Service Veterans Day Tribute Sponsored by Bravo Company is highlighted by a special airing of the critically-acclaimed documentary MURPH: The Protector, back-to-back episodes of Beyond the Battlefield and one hour of NRA NEWS Cam & Co.

Actor/Humanitarian Gary Sinise, once again, will serve as the network spokesman for “Salute to Service,” which includes Sportsman Channel’s Salute to Service Veterans Day Tribute Sponsored by Bravo Company. The event will honor the nation’s service heroes with programming that merges veterans’ love of the outdoors ... more on Sportsman Channel's Salute to Service Veterans Day Tribute ...

Daniel Defense joins as sponsor of Action Rifle program to help teach practical rifle skills

Daniel Defense becomes official sponsor of NRA Action Rifle program

Fairfax, Virginia - The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce Daniel Defense as the official sponsor of the new NRA Action Rifle program. The Action Rifle program is designed to help develop modern, practical rifle skills with general purpose rifles such as the AR-15.

“The NRA is proud to partner with Daniel Defense to bring functional rifle training and matches to shooting ranges across the country,” said Executive Director of NRA General Operations Kyle Weaver. “Daniel Defense is a leader in the firearms community and embodies the NRA’s outdoor lifestyle and dedication to responsible firearm ownership.”

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From Daniel Defense - Daniel Defense Releases New Rails & Optic Mount

Daniel Defense SLiM Rail and Aimpoint Micro Mount

Black Creek, Georgia - Daniel Defense, engineering and manufacturing the world’s finest firearms, precision rail systems and accessories, today announced new product releases: SLiM Rail™ 12.0 and Aimpoint® Micro Mount (Absolute Co-Witness).

The SLiM Rail™, which first debuted on the DDM4v11 in a 15-inch version, is now available as a rifle length, 12-inch option.  “We’re fired up about our customers having access to this new rail system,” noted Daniel Defense Director of Marketing, Jordan Hunter... more on the new rails and optic mount from Daniel Defense ...

From Sturm, Ruger & Company - Ruger Launches the One Day Only "ShopRuger 10/22" Sweepstakes

Sturm, Ruger & Company Newport, New Hampshire - Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) announces the "ShopRuger 10/22" Sweepstakes to celebrate "10/22 Day" on Wednesday, October 22.

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Ruger® 10/22®, for one day only, ShopRuger customers will have the chance to win commemorative 10/22 rifles and merchandise. Customers who purchase anything from ShopRuger.com on October 22, 2014 will automatically be entered into the ShopRuger 10/22 Sweepstakes. Entrants will be eligible to win one of ten grand prize Ruger 10/22 50th Anniversary Design Contest Rifles, or one of twenty-two first prize 50th Anniversary 10/22 Gift Packs. The Gift Packs include a 50th Anniversary hat, metal sign and rifle case.

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From Crosman - Crosman Introduces Magpul® M-LOK Licensed Air Rifle

Announces Auction of Navy SEAL Foundation Edition

Crosman Introduces Magpul® M-LOK Licensed Air Rifle

Bloomfield, New York - The world leader in air guns has teamed with the leader in AR accessories to create the Benjamin Armada, the premier AR-compatible PCP Air Rifle featuring the official Magpul M-LOK modular accessory system. The first unit will be auctioned off on GunBroker.com, October 20-November 2 with the proceeds going to support the Navy SEAL Foundation.

“The Armada is the first commercially available PCP rifle that brings the same breadth of modularity and user configurability that is enjoyed by the AR community,” says Jennifer Lambert, VP Marketing for Crosman... more on Crosman's new Magpul® M-LOK Air Rifle ...

From Aimpoint - Aimpoint Launches new Carbine Optic

Aimpoint's new Carbine Optic

New sight specifically designed for use on AR-15 and M4 carbine style rifles

Chantilly, Virginia - Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the introduction of a new sight designed specifically for modern sporting rifles such as the AR-15. This new product, known as the Aimpoint Carbine Optic (ACO), expands upon the company’s already proven designs and focuses these features into a high quality, entry priced optic.

This new sight was developed with the modern sporting rifle owner in mind, and the ACO is ready to mount and shoot directly out of the box. A full suite of branded accessories, such as front and rear flip covers, an anti-reflection filter, and spare battery holders are available from dealers, and allow users to customize the sight to fit their specific requirements.

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From Steyr Arms - Steyr Arms Introduces the AUG A3 M1 Rifle Platform

Steyr Arms Introduces the AUG A3 M1 Rifle Platform

Bessemer, Alabama - Steyr Arms announced today that it has begun shipping the new multi-configurable M1 variant of the AUG A3 bullpup rifle platform to dealers and distributors. Utilizing an optics attachment platform similar to the rare and much-sought-after AUG A2, the AUG A3 M1 will be available nationwide in a Short-Rail version, a High-Rail version as well as an Integrated-Optic version with either a 1.5X or 3X scope.

The Integrated-Optics version is based on American desire for the scoped special operations AUG SF model. The new M1 optics version has a more traditional AUG scope tube, modernized with the addition of three Picatinny rail sections to accommodate accessories like a close-quarters holographic sight. The top rail has 15 numbered slot positions in two segments and a pair of backup dots at the rearmost portion of the rail. The four-slot rail segment on the right side of the scope is also numbered.

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