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Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Ammo Contract

Winchester will act as a second-source provider for U.S. military small-arms ammo under the $37 million contract.

Winchester Takes Control of Lake City Ammunition Plant

Winchester is now in charge of managing and operating the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, which is the largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Hornady (Re)Introduces Frontier Cartridge

Hornady Mfg. has relaunched its Frontier Cartridge brand with a very exciting line of .223 Rem. and 5.56 NATO ammunition.

The M855A1 Cartridge: A Long Time Coming

The M855A1 cartridge is the Army’s fourth version of a lead-free 5.56 mm projectile, capping a 15-year effort that quite likely consumed $100 million.

Advances in U.S. Sniping Ammunition: From Vietnam to Afghanistan

The long-range capability of American military snipers has saved the lives of many service personnel on the battlefield. Developments in rifles and optics are only part of the story. There has also been a revolution in the accuracy and performance of the ammunition they use.

New U.S. Military Bullet Partially Revealed

The U.S. military is soon to field a new projectile in its standard issue 5.56 mm NATO cartridge. There are two purposes to the new projectile: increased performance and less toxicity in the environment (i.e., lead-free).

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