Education/Safety News

April 20, 2018

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[1] (VRA’s) New Castle, Indiana, location. The company’s Vandalia, Ohio, range was awarded NSSF’s Five-Star range rating[2] in 2017.

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April 18, 2018

SAAMI Welcomes Two New Members to Organization


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[2], of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been accepted as a Supporting Member.The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute-SAAMI-Welcomes Two New Members to Organization[1]

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April 11, 2018

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.

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“We salute Senator Cornyn for his

April 10, 2018

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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