Ammunition

Vista Outdoor executives expressed frustration this week after competitors failed to follow the company’s lead and increase prices on ammunition. (Photo: Vista Outdoor) Vista Outdoor’s leadership criticized competitors this week for keeping ammunition prices low, despite rising commodities prices and the threat of tariffs looming. Chief Executive Officer Chris Metz told investors Thursday he won’t
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The Precision Match series sees new calibers as Barnes Bullets announces .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor and 6mm Creedmoor. (Photo: Barnes Bullets) Barnes Bullets adds to its ammo series, launching new calibers in its Precision Match lineup to include .260 Remington, 6mm Creedmoor and the ever-popular 6.5 Creedmoor. Precision Match ammo is designed to perform at
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The 6.5 Grendel produces flatter trajectories and reduced recoil for AR-15 shooters. (Photo: Hornady) Though the Creedmoors have dominated the long range shooting arena, the 6.5mm Grendel has enjoyed quiet success on the fronts of medium range shooting. Chambered for the AR-15 platform, the Grendel often doesn’t show its hand, but rather quietly gathers loyal
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Federal Premium launches a new website for consumers. (Photo: Federal Premium) Federal Ammunition revamps its website, delivering a faster and easier to read site with load and product information. Federal Ammunition says the redesigned website features enriched content, action photos and videos that will help shooters “fully immerse” in the hunting and shooting sports arena.
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Creedmoor Sports adds a .30 Carbine Rifle offering to its ammunition series. (Photo: Creedmoor Sports) Creedmoor Sports unveiled its latest caliber offering, releasing the Creedmoor .30 Carbine 100-grain Rifle Ammunition. Made in the U.S., the new rifle ammo combines Starline Brass with Hornady 110-grain FMJ bullets. The .30 Carbine cartridge was used in the M1
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The F-Open bullet, right, offers a more aggressive ogive shape than its predecessor, left. (Photo: Berger) Berger launched a new 7mm rifle bullet, debuting the 7mm 184-grain F-Open Hybrid Target bullet specifically designed for F-Open shooters. Designed by Berger’s ballistician, Bryan Litz, the new bullet is slightly heavier and longer with a more aggressive shape.
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The revamped Winchester Ammunition website also features a robust Ballistics Calculator. (Photo: Winchester Ammunition) Winchester Ammunition launched a new Enhanced Ballistics Calculator alongside its newly redesigned website, offering greater functionality to Winchester fans. Featuring detailed charts and visual graphs, the Ballistics Calculator allows shooters to fine-tune performance.The calculator delivers precise trajectory for a bevy of
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Freedom Munitions is one of the eight brands owned by the Idaho-based Howell Munitions & Technology. (Photo: Freedom Munitions via Facebook) Idaho-based ammunition company Howell Munitions & Technology filed for chapter 11 protections, connecting financial woes to poor management and declining sales since President Trump’s surprise election victory in 2016. Howell filed the voluntary petition
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What ammunition goes into a carry or self-defense gun matters just as much as what gun you’re carrying. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) A critical element to any self-defense or concealed carry set-up that is often overlooked is the ammunition fueling the firearm. A key component in winning a gun fight, choosing the right ammunition is vital
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The Prepper offers a tub ‘o ammo for preppers needing to stock their stash. (Photo: Ammunition Depot) Ammunition Depot has preppers covered with its new The Prepper and The Prepper Battle Pack, bringing ammo together in neat, organized packages. The Prepper takes a “spam can” approach, filling a heavy duty, stackable container with 1,000 rounds
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Inceptor Ammunition now offers ammo and components to consumer via a webstore. (Photo: Inceptor Ammunition) Inceptor Ammunition announced the debut of its new online store, giving consumers another means to nab Inceptor products. The company announced its online shop last week, amid a newly redesigned website, saying that its excited to bring more buying options
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The .224 Valkyrie is designed for long range shooters. (Photo: Federal Ammunition) Federal Premium introduced a new load into its .224 Valkyrie lineup, launching the 90-grain Sierra MatchKing. Designed for long-range target shooters, the 90-grain load was specifically created for the MSR 15 platform. The new cartridge delivers less wind drift and drop, also maintaining
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Gunwerks adds a new Premium Rifle Brass line to its catalogue. (Photo: Gunwerks) Gunwerks announced its branching out, adding an all new, premium rifle brass line to its long range shooting solutions. Designed for precision shooters, the Gunwerks Premium Rifle Brass offers consistency lot to lot with extremely tight tolerances. “Consistency is key,” Mike Davidson,
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The Department of State released a draft proposal this week easing export restrictions on firearms and ammunition. The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls finally unveiled the suggested amendments to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) on Monday, shifting oversight of commercial arms sales to the Commerce Department and its Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The
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