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Stolen ammo poses security threat amid failure to protect high-risk consignments

A Durban depot container with 1.5-million rounds of ammunition may have been targeted, as others in the vicinity were left untouched, say security sources The post Stolen ammo poses security threat amid failure to protect high-risk consignments appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Bullets, Port, Durban, Institute for Security Studies, Ammunition, Bheki Cele, Top Six, South African Revenue Service, Marco Van Niekerk, SAPS, KwaZulu-Natal, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, Mobeni, Willem Els


TFB Podcast Roundup 2: DIY Trainers, Pinot, and Hacking 6.5 Creed

Welcome to the TFB Podcast Roundup 2: This week we’ve got a fresh new variety of podcasts as well as one special throwback episode featuring the legendary Chuck Pressburg from Presscheck Consulting. I was drawn back to this particular podcast because of the recent uptick in activity surrounding the Next Generation Squad Weapon. In the […] Read More … The post TFB Podcast Roundup 2: DIY Trainers, Pinot, and Hacking 6.5 Creed appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Podcast, Podcasts, Guns, Training, Editorial, Vortex, Ammunition, 5.11 Tactical, Gun Training, Chuck Pressburg, Ava Flanell, MIL/LE, TFB Behind the Gun, Primary & Secondary


RCBS Introduces The ChargeMaster Link Electronic Powder Dispenser

The RCBS ChargeMaster line of powder measures is the top of the line when it comes to reloading equipment. With a grain measuring resolution of 0.1 grains and a 2000 grain capacity, the new Bluetooth compatible RCBS ChargeMaster Link is the latest addition to the ChargeMaster lineup. RCBS has recently released the full details of […] Read More … The post RCBS Introduces The ChargeMaster Link Electronic Powder Dispenser appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Bluetooth, Guns, Powder, Daily News, Ammunition, Reloading, RCBS, Chargemaster, Chargemaster Link


Big Green Back On the Shelf: A Message from Remington to You

Although ammunition availability is starting to become a regular thing again, some big box stores are still missing crucial calibers as well as reloading supplies. A message that was released via YouTube by Remington president Jason Vanderbrink had one simple message “Big Green Ammo is Back on the Shelf.” In the video listed below, Vanderbrink […] Read More … The post Big Green Back On the Shelf: A Message from Remington to You appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Vista Outdoors, Remington, Ammunition, Jason Vanderbrink, Ammo Shortage


.22 Ammunition Spotted at Yuma Walmart 9 July 2021

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. .22 ammunition available at Yuma Walmart on 9 July, 2021 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- This correspondent was in a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona on 9 July 2021. Visits to Walmart have been regular, but sparse, about one every two to three weeks. When in Walmart, a quick look at the ammunition display is taken to see if there are...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Department Of Defense, Walmart, United States, Arizona, BLM, Trump, Vista Outdoors, CCI, Yuma Arizona, Gun Rights News, Ammunition News, Ammunition, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


Vlieger Takes Home High Overall at Doc Welt 9th Annual Memorial Match

Shell Shock Technologies sponsored shooter, John Vlieger at Doc Welt 9th Annual Memorial Match  Westport, Conn. (Ammoland.com) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, is pleased to announce its sponsored shooter, John Vlieger, won High Overall and First Place in the Open Division at the Doc Welt 9th Annual Memorial Match, held June 26, 2021, in Clearwater, Florida. Vlie...
Tags: Guns, US Army, Lexington KY, Bangkok Thailand, Westport Connecticut, Competitive Shooting News, Ammunition News, Ammunition, Shell Shock, Shell Shock Technologies, Shell Shock Technologies LLC, H P White Laboratory, About Shell Shock Technologies LLC, John Vlieger, Vlieger, Vlieger Vlieger


Another Recall: Herter’s 9mm Lots Added to List of Defective Ammo

TFB recently reporting on the announcement of a safety recall for certain lots of Winchester and Browning 9mm ammunition. The 115-grain rounds in question, manufactured for these brands in East Alton, Illinois by the Olin Corporation, are subject to a factory defect causing the powder to burn improperly. This can cause what is known as […] Read More … The post Another Recall: Herter’s 9mm Lots Added to List of Defective Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Recall, Winchester, Browning, Daily News, TFB, Herter, Ammo, 9mm, Ammunition, Olin Corporation, East Alton Illinois, Herter's


Recall Notice: Winchester and Browning 9mm Ammo

When it comes to handling your firearms in any capacity or context, nothing is more important than safety. Everyone should know the basic firearms safety rules inside and out before they ever get on a live-fire range. Beyond those fundamentals like keeping your gun pointed in a safe direction and keeping your finger off of […] Read More … The post Recall Notice: Winchester and Browning 9mm Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Recall, Winchester, Browning, Daily News, Ammo, 9mm, Ammunition, Winchester Ammunition, Safety Recall, 115 Grain, Browning Ammunition


SIG SAUER Looks to Grow Their Ammo Manufacturing Operation

If you’re an experienced shooter, by this juncture you’re painfully aware of how brutal the ammo supply has been over the last year and change. Supply has been down, costs have gone up, numerous price increases have been announced, and there’s been precious little end in sight for months. Starting in early 2020, the industry […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Looks to Grow Their Ammo Manufacturing Operation appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Manufacturing, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Ammo, Ammunition


Federal Ammunition Awarded 3 Year Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium Contract

Federal Ammunition have announced that they have been awarded a 3-year contract with the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium. The contract will cover the development of new ammunition and ammunition technology with enhanced lethality. Federal Ammunition @ TFB: Federal Awarded 5.56mm NATO Service and Training Ammunition Contract for the DOJ & FBI Federal Ammunition Receives $13.8 Million […] Read More … The post Federal Ammunition Awarded 3 Year Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium Contract...
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Department Of Defense, Research and development, Daily News, Ammunition, DOJ FBI, Federal Ammunition, NATO Service, Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium, DOTC


Six New Sako Cartridges Have Landed in the USA

Six new Sako cartridges are set to make their debut on the US market soon. Announced via their Facebook page and other social media, Sako let customers know that beginning in June new offerings for much popular hunting and precision rifle shooting calibers will be offered by Sako. The new cartridge list is extensive and […] Read More … The post Six New Sako Cartridges Have Landed in the USA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Daily News, Sako, Ammunition, 6.5 Creedmoor, 308 Win, 243 Win, 270 Win, 7mm Rem Mag, 6.5 PRC, 36-06, Sako Cartridges


Winchester Ammunition’s New USA Valor Series Supports Folds of Honor

Winchester Ammunition is one of the top names in the ammo game. They manufacture a wide variety of cartridge and shotshell varieties from their plants based in Oxford, Mississippi and East Alton, Illinois. Last year they took over the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, and produce ammo for the US military as well as their […] Read More … The post Winchester Ammunition’s New USA Valor Series Supports Folds of Honor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Winchester, Daily News, Ammo, OXFORD MISSISSIPPI, Ammunition, Winchester Ammunition, NEW USA, Product Announcement, Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, Folds of Honor, MIL/LE, USA Valor Series, East Alton Illinois


Mexico is on alert after 7 million bullets were stolen in a massive heist

Mexican forensic experts observe a gun used in an assault in La Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, May 6, 2019 PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images Gunmen hijacked two trucks hauling more than 7 million rounds of ammunition in central Mexico. A significant portion of the ammo was for high-powered weapons, including AR-15 and M-16 rifles. The robbery also took place in one of Mexico's most violent areas and may fuel more fighting there. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gun...
Tags: Texas, Mexico, US, Trends, United States, Mexico City, Associated Press, Bullets, Veracruz, Leon, Guanajuato, Ammo, Cuernavaca, Nogales Arizona, Pedro PARDO, Ammunition


Millions of Rounds of Ammunition Stolen from Guanajuato, Mexico

According to a Mexican news outlet, over 7 million rounds of ammunition were stolen from Industrias Tecnos (Aguila Ammunition) – a Mexican-based manufacturer of ammunition for small arms. The company, which is based in the city of Cuernavaca, had two tractor-trailers stolen while they were in the Guanajuato which contained a total of 7,114,150 rounds of […] Read More … The post Millions of Rounds of Ammunition Stolen from Guanajuato, Mexico appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Theft, Guanajuato, Daily News, Guanajuato Mexico, Cuernavaca, Aguila Ammunition, Ammunition, 22LR, Industrias Tecnos Aguila Ammunition


True Velocity Extends the Benefits of Their ‘Next Gen’ 6.8 TVCM Ammo to Currently Fielded Weapons

True Velocity have made a very interesting announcement about their 6.8 TVCM ammunition which was originally developed for the US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) program. True Velocity have successfully chambered several 7.62x51mm chambered weapon systems in the new 6.8mm TVCM round. In a video presentation, True Velocity explain that their round, which has the […] Read More … The post True Velocity Extends the Benefits of Their ‘Next Gen’ 6.8 TVCM Ammo to Currently Fielded Weapons a...
Tags: Guns, US Army, Daily News, Ammunition, Machine Guns, Polymer Ammunition, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons, True Velocity, TVCM, Next Generation Ammunition


True Velocity Extends the Benefits of their ‘Next Gen’ 6.8 TVCM ammunition to Currently Fielded Weapons

True Velocity have made a very interesting announcement about their 6.8 TVCM ammunition which was originally developed for the US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) program. True Velocity have successfully chambered several 7.62x51mm chambered weapon systems in the new 6.8mm TVCM round. In a video presentation, True Velocity explain that their round, which has the […] Read More … The post True Velocity Extends the Benefits of their ‘Next Gen’ 6.8 TVCM ammunition to Currently Fielded Wea...
Tags: Guns, US Army, Daily News, Ammunition, Machine Guns, Polymer Ammunition, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons, True Velocity, TVCM, Next Generation Ammunition


USA Olympic Shooting Team to Use Federal Shotgun Ammunition

Federal shotshells will be the official ammunition used by the United States Olympic Shooting team for shotgun events. Due to extremely strict regulations surrounding ammunition and firearms possession in Japan, competitors will have to have ammunition shipped to them and held offsite until on-site reserves need to be replenished. Federal will be shipping their Gold […] Read More … The post USA Olympic Shooting Team to Use Federal Shotgun Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Japan, Usa, Guns, United States, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daily News, Trap, Skeet, Ammunition, Shooting Sports, Olympic Shooting, Double Trap, Federal Ammunition


Old Alaskan Tree Stump Loaded with Empty Cases

I’m not usually one for gun art but I think this little piece of history mated together with nature is a nifty idea. A Facebook post by Juneau’s Hidden History page featured an Alaskan tree stump loaded up with spent brass casings that completely covered its top surface. The age of both the stump and […] Read More … The post Old Alaskan Tree Stump Loaded with Empty Cases appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Alaska, Cool Things, Winchester, Brass, Daily News, Juneau, Ammunition, Gun art


Sierra Introduces MatchKing Competition Ammunition Line

Competition participation is becoming increasingly popular over the year and with that increased popularity has come to a much higher demand for competition-grade products. Sierra has been a well-respected name in the reloading community for its high quality and consistent projectiles for reloaders who like to roll their own competition loads. Sierra is now offering […] Read More … The post Sierra Introduces MatchKing Competition Ammunition Line appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sierra, Daily News, Ammunition, MatchKing, Matchking Competition


Gun Sales On the Rise – Can Ammunition Keep Up?

According to a recent piece of news from CBS Miami, the nation has seen a 31% increase in firearms purchases in the first four months of the year when compared to 2020. According to FBI statistics, nearly 16 million background checks for firearms purchases were accomplished between January and April. Every gun store I’ve heard […] Read More … The post Gun Sales On the Rise – Can Ammunition Keep Up? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Miami, Cbs, Gun Sales, Daily News, Ammunition, Firearms Sales, Ammunition Production, Ammo Shortage


Ammo InStock: 500 Rounds Wolf, 9mm, FMJ, 115 Grain, Ammunition Member Price $251.74

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. Wolf, 9mm, FMJ, 115 Grain, Ammunition Member Price Sale USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Sportsmans Guide has in-stock and shipping now 500 Round boxes of Wolf, 9mm, FMJ, 115 Grain, steel case Ammunition with a Member Price of just $251.74 with FREE shipping. That is $0.503 a unit round. That is a fair price for steel-case in t...
Tags: Guns, Wolf, Berdan, Ammunition News, 9mm, Ammunition, USA Ammoland, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Sportsman's Guide, FMJ 115 Grain Ammunition


Introducing the New American Sniper Line of Ammunition

Taya Kyle’s company Loyalty Bound, LLC has partnered up with United Forces Enterprises, a distributor of both domestic and foreign ammunition and arms, to introduce their new line of American Sniper ammunition under the Chris Kyle Brand. The partnership aims to do this by sourcing domestically and foreign-produced ammunition to help supplement the struggling ammunition […] Read More … The post Introducing the New American Sniper Line of Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, American Sniper, Chris Kyle, Daily News, Taya Kyle, Ammunition, Sportsman's Guide, American Sniper Ammunition, United Forces Enterprises, Loyalty Bound LLC, Chris Kyle Brand


TFB Review: Hornady BLACK 6.5 Grendel

Hornady, one of America’s top quality ammunition manufacturers, has had success with their BLACK line of ammunition geared towards MSR platforms for a number of years. I’ve had great luck with their 7.62×39 loading, as well as with their excellent BLACK SBR 5.56 offering.  Recently, I purchased some of the Hornady BLACK 6.5 Grendel 123gr ELD […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Hornady BLACK 6.5 Grendel appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, America, SBR, Hornady, Ammunition, Hornady Black, 6.5 Grendel


"Would You Like To Know More?"

Tested some off-brand, light-for-caliber JHP .45 ammo yesterday and at the Patreon blog.  . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, Ammunition, Boomsticks, Range Notes


Hornady Ammunition & Kent Cartridge Price Increases Announced for June 2021

I suppose it is par for the course in these strange and difficult times for shooters but two more price increases have come out from two more reputable ammunition manufacturers. At the end of April, both Hornady Ammunition and Kent Cartridge announced a set of price increases due to increased manufacturing costs and the price […] Read More … The post Hornady Ammunition & Kent Cartridge Price Increases Announced for June 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Price Increases, Ammunition, Hornady Ammunition, Kent Cartridge, 2021 Price Increases, Kent Ammunition, Kent Cartrdige, Hornady Ammunition amp


"But it's factory ammo!"

"Factory" ammo may not mean the same thing, depending on which factory we're talking about. Some of the most disappointing ammo I'd tried thus far was from a factory. The 124gr Sumbro FMJ ammunition I ran through my M&P9 back in 2015 or so had an extreme spread of 89.2 feet per second. In other words, out of ten rounds that were, not just from the same lot number, but the same box, the slowest round was doing 1,069fps while the fastest was almost a hundred feet per second faster, at 1,158. The...
Tags: Guns, Tam, Ammunition, Boomsticks, Range Notes, Eek


A return to the range...

Would you like to know more? Last winter was a bad one. I barely kept ahead of my writing for work. Output at the blog suffered, and patron-only content at the Patreon blog went entirely dormant. With the sun having returned to the sky and the ability to get out and about more, it's time to crawl out of my blanket fort and get more writing done. The first of a series has gone up at the Patreon, to kick things off. Gelatin was shot...for science! . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Writing, Gelatin, Tam, Ammunition, Range Notes


Barnaul Ammunition Releases New Subsonic 9mm Ammo

If you shoot suppressed, you like the quieter experience that a silencer provides. Hearing-safe shooting is the main benefit to a can, right? One issue that may arise is that most common ammo isn’t designed to perform at subsonic levels. This means that even though your suppressor will help in containing the rapidly expanding gases […] Read More … The post Barnaul Ammunition Releases New Subsonic 9mm Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ammo, Barnaul, 9mm, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Ammunition, Product Announcement, Subsonic, Steel Case, Subsonic Ammunition, Barnaul Ammunition Releases New Subsonic 9mm Ammo


Pilgrim Torch Self Defense Ammunition Now Available

Pilgrim Ammunition is a dedicated self-defense ammunition company focusing on lightweight, high-velocity rounds. Their Torch lineup includes 9mm,.380 auto, and .45 ACP, and all three offerings currently use a high-velocity solid copper hollow point (SCHP) Pilgrim Torch Self Defense Ammunition Now Available We designed the Torch™ ammunition line to eliminate threats with one round by […] Read More … The post Pilgrim Torch Self Defense Ammunition Now Available appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Daily News, ACP, Ammunition, P, 45 ACP, 380 AUTO, Self Defense Ammo, 9mm +P, Pilgrim Ammunition


CMP Warns Against the Use of Certain .30-06 Ammunition

The Civilian Marksmanship Program offers vintage military rifles and pistols for sale from time to time for a purchase to the general public. In their latest site update, CMP warns against the use of certain types of .30-06 Springfield ammunition inside specific rifles that are at least 70 years or older. The warning is being […] Read More … The post CMP Warns Against the Use of Certain .30-06 Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Cmp, Springfield, Rifles, Ammunition, M1 Garand, M1903, Semi-Auto, M1903A3, Vintage Rifles