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ATK To Deliver $372 Million In Small Caliber Ammunition To U.S. Military

May 3, 2010
Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has received orders totaling $372 million to produce 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-caliber ammunition for the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Rock Island, Ill.

Tapco Brings 30-Round Mini-14 Magazine

April 25, 2010
The magazine uses a heavy duty spring and anti-tilt follower to improve reliability. A textured floorplate allows for an easier pull from magazine pouches.

Extreme Shock Releases Copper-Core CT2 Round

April 8, 2010
Extreme Shock Ammunition has introduced the improved copper-core CT2 (Copper Training/Tactical) round to expand the CT2 further into the tactical realm, according to the company.

SHOT Show 2010: Winchester Introduces PDX1 Shotshells

January 20, 2010
Winchester Ammunition introduced the Supreme Elite PDX1 shotshells in 410 and 12 gauge for personal defense at SHOT Show 2010 in Las Vegas.

Ruger Introduces Two Revolvers Chambered In .327 Federal Magnum

January 18, 2010
The .327 Federal Magnum offers near-.357 Magnum performance with less recoil, pushing a 100-grain American Eagle load at 1,525 feet per second out of the 4.20-inch barreled GP100, according to Ruger.

Ammo at the Ready

January 14, 2010

Check out a sampling of law enforcement ammunition made to meet the specific needs of police officers.

Shotgun Ammunition: Rounds of Authority

December 14, 2009
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center produced this video, "Shotgun Ammunition: Rounds of Authority" to demonstrate conventional, specialty, and exotic shotgun ammunition. It describes the capabilities and shows the effects of the various rounds on an assortment of substances.

RUAG Ammotec Establishes U.S. Ammo Distributor

December 2, 2009
RUAG Ammotec USA, which will be based in Tampa, Fla., will distribute small-caliber ammunition and frangible rounds produced by Precision Ammunition.

The Rimfire Alternative

May 1, 2009

What can we do to save money on training ammo? I believe you can conduct a portion of your firearms training with pistols chambered for the .22 Long Rifle cartridge.

Tapco Releases New Composite AR-15 Magazine

April 15, 2009
Molded of reinforced composite, the magazine has a 30-round capacity and it fits the AR15, M4, and M16. It is compatible with stripper clips and Lula loaders and works with both .223 and 5.56 ammunition. Aggressive horizontal ridges provide increased gripping surface for insertion and extraction of the magazine in wet or muddy conditions.

SHOT Show 2009 Preview

January 1, 2009

Here’s a quick look at the latest ammo, handguns, and long guns that you will see in Orlando this month.

Los Angeles City Council Bans Sale of .50 Caliber Rifle Ammo

December 18, 2008
The measures ban the sale of .50-caliber ammunition, capable of penetrating a car's engine, and would require the city's ammunition vendors to be licensed, to sell ammunition face-to-face instead of over the Internet and require gun dealers to report a full accounting of their inventory twice a year to the Police Department.

Shotgun Shells

November 1, 2008
Remington’s broad line-up of shotshells includes full-power Express buckshot and Slugger rifled slugs to Reduced Recoil loadings and target loads. All are conceived and designed to meet the needs of Law Enforcement situations, and all made in the USA. Remington is changing the hull color of its Law Enforcement Rifled Slugs to give the user a second method of quick recognition.

Ranger Series Ammunition

November 1, 2008
Winchester’s Ranger series of high-accuracy, low-recoil buckshot and rifled slugs meets law enforcement agencies’ demands of intensive shotgun weapons familiarization, instruction, and training. Each load is tailored to meet a specific need.

Tactical Bonded LE Rounds

November 1, 2008
ATK’s Federal Premium LE Tactical Bonded ammunition is made exclusively for law enforcement for excellent accuracy and terminal performance. Tactical Bonded is designed for precision accuracy and barrier penetration. Tactical Bonded Handgun offers an extremely accurate hollow point with 100-percent weight retention through most barriers.

Pistol Ammunition

November 1, 2008
RUAG Ammotec offers a wide range of cartridges for pistols and submachine guns of caliber 9mm Luger. This ammunition convinces not only by its high precision, but also by its reliable functioning in all common weapon types. With its SINTOX ignition charge free of heavy metals and the lead-free projectiles as key technologies, RUAG Ammotec is a leading developer and producer of ammunition free of pollutants.

South Carolina Police to Buy Practice Ammo with Donation

September 11, 2008
A Wal-Mart in West Columbia, S.C., donated $1,000 to the West Columbia Police Department for the purchase of practice ammunition for the department's Special Operation and Response Team, a news release said.

How to Evaluate Ammunition

March 1, 2007

Imagine for a moment that you are a law enforcement administrator who is responsible for evaluating ammunition for your agency. The decisions you make can have a profound effect on the safety of your sworn personnel and the civilian population that they serve. The same is true if you are an individual officer who is allowed to use personally owned firearms and ammunition on the job. You have a responsibility to select the best ammunition available.

Stopping Power

January 1, 2007

Need some ammo for your scattergun? Try out these pellets and slugs.

Winchester Short-Range Training Ammo

December 1, 2006
The round requires a special M2 Training Bolt that changes the weapon from locked breach gas to straight blowback operation. Once the bolt is installed-—which takes about 30 seconds—-the weapon will work normally in semi- and full automatic operation. It works in standard 20-inch barrels and also in M4 carbines with short barrels. With the standard bolt installed an SRTA round will chamber and fire but the gun won’t cycle or extract.
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