News|Industry News The ATF has a notorious history of backpedaling on previous decisions and interpretations given. The ATF has given guidance going back and forth on if you can shoulder […]
News| Industry News A little under two weeks ago Sig Sauer GmbH, based out of Eckernforde, Germany is set to close its doors permanently. According to German media outlets the […]
Recently, firearm wholesaler Davidson’s announced the addition of complete Polymer 80 pistols to their catalog. People within the industry and community are well versed in Polymer 80 products. Polymer 80 is known for providing 80% Glock frames and build kits for pistol and rifle. For those who feel that they aren’t skilled enough or brave enough to try an 80% build on your own, now have the ability to buy a complete Polymer 80.
This year has been a crazy and very eventual year so far in 2020. From the global pandemic to protest and riots, 2020 has rocked America and the world. All the uncertainty and chaos of the times people have turned to their Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms.
Over the years in the firearms market the move hasn’t been towards innovation in certain aspects but, refinement of the AR-15 platform and its cartridges. Seeking to optimize the platform. With this refinement of the platform it has turned the AR-15 from a Whiskey with full body and nice finish to a Whiskey with a full body, subtle notes of flavor with a smooth finish. Hornady looks to take advantage of these refinements by wrapping them all up in their new 6mm ARC (Advance Rifle Cartridge) round.
Last month, Speer introduced a new lineup of Gold Dot rifle ammunition for .223 Rem, .300 BLK, and .308 Win, rifle owners. Bringing Speer’s great defense ammo to the rifle calibers.
Last Tuesday, STI Firearms who was known for making high-quality competition 2011s officially and effectively immediately changed the company’s name to Staccato. The Staccato brand was introduced back in 2019 as the company’s lineup of duty and defense-oriented pistols.
The Department of Defense has selected FN And Colt To Compete For Foreign Military Contracts to Produce M16A4s
Recently, the DoD has solicited both FN and Colt to compete for foreign military contracts to produce M16A4s. The DoD foreign contract is worth up to $383 million dollars. The M16A4s would be produced for U.S. Allied Nations such as Iraq, Lebanon, and Nepal. Estimated completion date for the foreign contract is April 2025.
The DoD is phasing our the Mk13 bolt action rifle and replaced with an semi-automatic AR-10 platform chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. With the change in Weapon platform and ammunition the DoD is looking for a new ammunition provider. Hornday was awarded the contact to produce ammo for the new AR-10 chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor.
News|Industry News Recently, Strike Industries and Primary Arms have announced their collaboration to release Strike’s Sentinel Rifle Series. The Sentinel Rifle Series has been in development by S.I. at least […]
Last week the annual TriggrCon expo held in Bellevue, Washington has been cancelled for 2020. TriggrCon is a 3-day event where the best and brightest companies come go to show off their cutting-edge firearms and products within the tactical industry. Last week, it has been announced on the TriggrCon website that Triggrcon 2020, has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Monday, Faxon Firearm announced through their social media that they be offering a discount program for Military(active or veteran), law enforcement, and first responders called the Guardian Purchase Program(GPP).
Last month, Ballistic Magazine announced the Reader’s Choice for Best Semi-Auto Shotgun from 2019. The Benelli M4 is known for its awesome reliability, mean and aggressive looks, and light felt recoil for a 12-gauge shotgun. The Benelli M4 H20 Tactical received Ballistic Magazine Reader’s Choice by receiving more than 40% of the reader’s votes.
On Thursday Daniel Defense released a safety notification in regards to a potential defect in the Delta 5 bolt-action rifle. The potential defect is in Delta 5 rifles manufactured prior to September 20th, 2019. Daniel Defense asked all Delta 5 owners to take this safety notification seriously. The affected Delta 5’s may contain a faulty firing pin cross pin, which could potentially lead to a unintentional discharge of the firearm.
Shot Show 2020: Strike Industries Introducing Sentinel Rifles, G19 Frame, Scouter Red Dot, and Much More
Strike Industries always has a wealth of products it releases throughout the year. Last year alone Strike released over 50 new products. Which is amazing when you think about it. Strike’s engineers and designers are always pushing innovation and creating dynamic products. This year is no different with Strike having an assortment of new products it’s bringing to market this year.
Palmetto State Armory has ambitious plans for 2020. As, I study the booth I discovered new divisions being added to PSA lineup as well as a host of new firearms coming this year. Palmetto State is really seeking to expand their brand and relevancy and market share in the industry.