Remington Outdoor Company Announces Expansion to Alabama

Autoloading Model 1100™

February 17, 2014

Remington Outdoor Company Announces Expansion to Alabama

HUNTSVILLE AND MONTGOMERY, AL — Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced Alabama has recruited the country’s oldest firearms manufacturer to Alabama. Continue reading Remington Outdoor Company Announces Expansion to Alabama

FN Manufacturing Wins Contract For Mk 19 grenade launcher receivers

FNH Manufacturing

Good News for South Carolina

(McLean, VA – March 6, 2014) FNH USA, LLC announced today that FN Manufacturing, LLC in Columbia, SC has received a new, three year, $7.6 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to build MK 19 spare receivers for the U.S. Army.  This award is in addition to the $27 million contract the company currently has from the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) to produce MK 19 grenade machine guns through August 2015.

“We are pleased that FN Manufacturing has been selected to produce the MK 19 spare receivers,” said Mark Cherpes, FNH USA President and CEO.  “Since its founding in 1989, FN Manufacturing has proudly built a variety of military firearms for all branches of the U.S. Military including iconic products such as the M240, M249, M4 and M16 rifles.  We are extremely proud of the high-quality and reliable firearms we build for our service men and women and look forward to continuing this tradition in the years to come.”   

California firearms shop backs away from ‘smart gun’ after backlash

SmartSystem_iP1-Pistole_1.jpgA California gun shop that put the world’s first so-called “smart gun” on its shelves is apparently backing away from any association with the high-tech firearm after intense backlash from customers and gun rights advocates, The Washington Post reported.

The Oak Tree Gun Club, located outside Los Angeles, faced immediate criticism after putting the Armatix iP1 smart gun on sale. The .22-caliber pistol, made by a German company, can only function with an accompanying wristwatch, which is sold separately. Continue reading California firearms shop backs away from ‘smart gun’ after backlash

Facebook photo of 6-month-old holding rifle brings criticism, support

Anyone that makes a big deal out of this is an IDIOT

Christopher Duffy and his baby

Christopher Duffy never thought a Facebook photo of his 6-month-old daughter holding a rifle in a Connecticut gun shop would spark controversy.

But that’s just what happened after the photo ended up on the gun shop’s Facebook page and got sent to WTNH News 8 in New Haven, which ran a story. Continue reading Facebook photo of 6-month-old holding rifle brings criticism, support

Jessie Duff

Pro Shooter Jessie Duff

Pro Shooter
Pro Shooter

Jessie Duff is recognized as one of the most accomplished competition shooters in the world. Competing – and excelling – in five different shooting disciplines, Jessie has won both world and national championship titles, included among them are the prestigious Bianchi Cup and the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. Over the last couple years Jessie has been a fixture in the shooting sports industry representing her many sponsors, chief among them Taurus.

In addition to her numerous duties for the Taurus Shooting Team, Jessie, along with husband Matt, co-hosts the popular Friends of NRA television show on the Outdoor Channel, where the couple help promote the fun and excitement of the shooting sports to legions of new shooters.

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