The Legal Battle Over Pistol Braces: A Federal Court Ruling in Texas 

In a significant legal development, the federal court for the Northern District of Texas recently issued a ruling that vacates the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) rule outlawing pistol braces. This ruling, delivered by Federal Judge Reed O’Connor, has momentarily halted the enforcement of the ATF’s controversial regulation, stirring reactions from gun […]

The Ripple Effects of Global Conflicts on Ammo Shortages

As tensions rise and conflicts spread across the globe, the repercussions are felt not just on the battlefields but also in seemingly unrelated areas like the ammunition industry. Gun enthusiasts, hunters, and industry professionals face an unprecedented ammo, powder, and casings shortage. The root causes? A significant uptick in military demands diverts raw materials and […]

The Economic Impact of the Firearm and Ammunition Industry 

Introduction  The firearm and ammunition industry is vital to the U.S. economy, significantly enhancing job opportunities and tax revenues and responding to market demands. This sector caters to a diverse range of enthusiasts and professionals and has a profound and multifaceted economic influence.  Job Creation  The firearm and ammunition industry supports over 150,000 direct jobs […]

Choosing the Right Self-Defense Ammo, A Detailed Guide

Understanding the unique features of self-defense ammo is crucial for personal safety. This guide delves into hollow point versus full metal jacket rounds, their effects, and tips for selecting the right ammunition for your needs.

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AMMO+ DAY 2 is April 25; don’t miss it.  Welcome to a special day for all AMMO+ members and ammunition enthusiasts alike! April 25 marks the eagerly awaited AMMO+ Day 2, when we celebrate our valued community with an offer too good to miss. For one day only, we’re not just offering the standard member discount; we’re […]

Hornady Named Rifle Ammunition of the Year at Great British Shooting Awards

Hornady® 243 Win. 80 gr. CX™ Outfitter® ammunition has been named the 2024 Rifle Ammunition of the Year at the Great British Shooting Awards. Edgar Brothers, the Hornady distributor for the UK was honored to accept the award on behalf of Hornady. “We’re very grateful to accept this award, it’s a testament to the employees […]

The Story of Georg Johann Luger: Engineering the Future

Early Life and Education  Georg Johann Luger was born in March 1849 in Steinach am Brenner, Tyrol, Austrian Empire. Raised in a region transforming quickly into an industrial area, Luger swept up in the tide of revolution and the power of engineering and mechanics quite early. His interest in technology and practical application developed in […]

Why and Where of 9mm?

In the world of handgun calibers, 9mm holds a place of reverence and respect. Evolving from its early use as a German service cartridge to becoming the world’s most widely used pistol ammunition today. It is a tale of engineering, pragmatism, and adaptability.  This post explores in detail the 9mm for what and who it is […]

Current State of AMMO Technology

The recent arrival of AMMO Additive Manufacturing for Munitions and Ordnance has begun by “dipping its toes” into traditional caliber spaces, like 9mm, .22, .380, .45 ACP, 12 gauge, .357 MAG, 7.62, and .223. These calibers form the basis for many of the ammunition available to military and civilians, from small arms cartridges to shotgun […]

Connecting with Customer Care: How Target Sports USA Sets the Standard

Have you ever called a company only to end up yelling “representative!” into the phone multiple times until someone finally picked up? In a digital world dominated by automated systems and recorded messages, the frustration of trying to speak to a real person when calling customer service has become all too familiar. Many companies have […]