Victory Range & Armory’s Range Earns Second NSSF Five-Star Rating
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range excellence to Victory Range & Armory’s (VRA’s) New Castle, Indiana, location. The company’s Vandalia, Ohio, range was awarded NSSF’s Five-Star range rating in 2017.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that two new companies have joined its member roster. Savannah, Georgia-based Quantum Ammunition, LLC has been accepted as an Associate Member, and Vairog US, LLC, of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been accepted as a Supporting Member.
NSSF Honors U.S. Senator John Cornyn as 2017 Legislator of the Year
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation ® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, awarded Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) the 2017 Legislator of the Year at the organization’s annual dinner in Washington D.C., coinciding with the firearms industry’s annual Congressional Fly-In.
Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 169% Since 2008
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.4 billion in 2017, a 169 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from approximately 166,000 to almost 310,000, an 87 percent increase in that period, according to a report released today by the National