Firearm and gun industry news and press releases regarding new guns, firearm accessories, new gun products, reviews and announcements.
During our most recent Holiday shopping period, American consumers set a record — for firearms purchased. This was based on FBI figures on background checks required to buy firearms.
Smith & Wesson Corporation recently received contracts from the Massachusetts State Police and the Vermont State Police for new duty firearms from the M&P Pistol Series.
Gun owners and users appeared to be more safety conscious than ever, considering that data recently released by the National Center for Health Statistics revealed that fatal accidents involving firearms dropped to a record low in 2008.
In Lawrence, Kansas, Police Chief Tarik Khatib has asked his city commission to create a new program allowing patrol officers to purchase their own rifles for on-duty use. City commissioners delayed action on that proposal, saying they wanted to gather public feedback first.
For more than 20 years, the SIG SAUER P226 has been the sidearm of choice for the world’s elite military forces. Now, the United States Navy has granted SIG SAUER permission to sell the new contract pistol, designated the MK25, to the general public.
Gander Mountain recently debuted, “Gun World by Gander Mountain,” a new 30,000 square-foot retail outlet featuring upwards of 5,000 guns of all kinds, and firearms specialists on duty. Located in Germantown, Wisconsin, Gun World celebrated its grand opening Saturday and Sunday, November 12-13.
Colt’s Manufacturing Company said it will introduce a new and improved version of the classic Colt Mustang. The new Colt .380 Mustang Pocketlite is small, lightweight and boasts enhanced durability, reliability and accuracy, making it an ideal handgun for personal protection.
Gunmaker Mossberg has entered into partnership with Outdoor Adventures Worldwide LLC, to help hunters select, book and prepare for their hunts — as a free service through Mossberg Outdoors.
During an internal technical review, Smith & Wesson determined that some of the sears used on Venture rifles produced from August 1, 2011 to October 28, 2011, may not have been manufactured to specification.