Ammunition

Inceptor Component Bullets come in a variety of caliber flavors. (Photo: Inceptor Ammunition) Inceptor offers Component Bullets, available in a variety of calibers, for reloaders looking to get the most out of their loads. The Component Bullets feature an advanced injection molded technology with a specialized metal-polymer compound. The projectiles deliver a “precise, consistent, accurate,
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Syntech ammunition is now available in a 9mm Luger load. (Photo: Federal Ammunition) Federal Ammunition expands its Syntech handgun ammunition, adding a 9mm Luger load to the series. The ammunition, which won the 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award, utilizes a polymer encapsulated Syntech bullet which eliminates metal-on-metal contact between bullet and bore. This design not
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Winchester will begin shipping the special edition ammo later this year. (Photo: Winchester) Winchester pays homage to World War II soldiers through its new commemorative Victory Series ammunition. Offering 45 ACP, .30-06 Springfield, .30 Carbine and 12-gauge Brass Hull Buckshot, the ammunition will come packaged in special edition WWII collector’s cartons and wood boxes for
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The Reduced Drag Factor lineup is getting new additions for 2018. (Photo: Nosler) Ammunition maker Nosler expands its Reduced Drag Factor series, including new bullet calibers and weights to the RDF lineup. New offerings for 2018 include: a 22cal 85-grain bullet with G1 Ballistic Coefficient of 0.498, a 6.5mm 130-grain bullet with G1 Ballistic Coefficient
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The 9mm Mag Loader from MagPump is officially shipping. (Photo: MagPump) MagPump LLC has officially begun shipping its 9mm Mag Loader, designed to ease the tediousness and strain of loading pistol magazines. The Mag Loader is a hopper-fed, loose-ammo loader that eliminates hand fatigue caused by repetitively loading magazines, the company says. The ammo loader
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Bills introduced this week in both chambers of Congress would force potentially millions of ammunition purchases per year into an already swamped federal background check clearinghouse. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Democrats introduced a bicameral proposal this week to force those who would buy bullets to first go through a background check process. In measures proposed in
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Some .224 Valkyrie brass prepped for some reloading. (Photo: 224Valkryie via Instagram) Introduced in late 2017, the .224 Valkyrie caused a whirlwind of interest from the gun community as this long range contender promised flatter trajectories and less recoil up to 1,000 yards and beyond. While the Valkyrie operates on a multitude of long gun
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The Mini-Mag Segmented Hollow Point is the latest to be introduced into the Mini-Mag series. (Photo: CCI Ammunition) CCI Ammunition expands its Mini-Mag rimfire product lineup, introducing the new Mini-Mag Segmented Hollow Point. The Mini-Mag Segmented Hollow Point’s bullet is designed to split into three parts upon contact. This engineering creates three wound channels that
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Bushnell introduces the Bushnell Ballistics App designed to allow users to calculate those difficult shots. (Photo: Bushnell) Bushnell introduces a new companion app for Bushnell riflescope users, launching the Bushnell Ballistics App to calculate ammunition and rifle combinations. The Bushnell Ballistics App uses current atmospheric data and AB laboratory bullet data to provide accurate hold-over
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The .450 Bushmaster caliber joins Inceptor’s line of Preferred Hunting ammo. (Photo: Inceptor) Inceptor introduces a new caliber into its ARX lineup, announcing that the .450 Bushmaster will join the ARX Preferred Hunting ammo series. Built using Inceptor’s injection-molding process paired with proprietary copper-polymer materials, the .450 Bushmaster load offers hunters a lead-free ammo option.
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Kent Cartridge delivers three loads for dove hunters designed to efficiently down the birds. (Photos: Kent Cartridge, Graphic: Jacki Billings) Kent Cartridge introduces three new loads designed specifically for dove hunters. The Diamond Dove, Steel Dove and First Dove join the company’s lineup of ammunition directly targeting hunters. The Diamond Dove line features heavier payloads
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Sellier & Bellot adds 6.5 Creedmoor to its inventory of ammunition. (Photo: Sellier & Bellot) Sellier & Bellot dive into the 6.5 Creedmoor craze, introducing its own 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition to the U.S. market. The company says the S&B branded Creedmoor aims to offer consumers reliable yet cost-effective rounds for range and plinking. “There is
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Ammo, Inc. blends its Streak and OPS lines to create a new ammo series called Night OPS. (Photo: Ammo, Inc.) Ammo, Inc. announced the new Night OPS ammunition series, launching in the second quarter of 2018. The Night OPS series of ammo pairs Ammo, Inc.’s non-incendiary visual ammunition with its frangible hollow points. The company
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Vista Outdoor said it will raise prices on certain ammo product lines in April. (Photo: Vista Outdoor) Vista Outdoor said ammo prices will increase for a second time this year as the industry adopts a “rational and disciplined approach” to generating sales. Chief Executive Officer Christopher Metz told investors Thursday the company will raise prices
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Winchester says the “Hybrid-X redefines personal protection.” (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) On hand at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, last week was Winchester’s latest 9mm personal defense round, the polymer-tipped Hybrid-X. Using a copper-jacketed segmented core, the Winchester reps explained the hybrid cartridges’ fluted polymer tip helps optimize penetration of the fragmenting lead core. Loaded to
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The biggest news from Weatherby was announcement of the move from California to Wyoming. The introduction of multiple models of women’s Camilla Mark V rifles in expanded chamberings is also quite exciting. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com) The ultra-compact Alps Outdoorz/NWTF Deception ground blind is the first in its class of low-profile blinds made for the hunter
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