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Testing the .38 Special Cartridge

The .38 Special round is generally accepted as an effective cartridge for personal defense. But how does it fare from a short barrel using part of the FBI testing protocol?

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Hornady Wins FBI 9 mm Contract

During NRA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach caught up with Jason Hornady and Neal Emery to talk about the FBI contract and the top-performing Critical Duty ammunition.

Video: Cut Off—Hornady's Response to N.Y. Agencies

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach sat down with Jason Hornady during the 2018 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits at Dallas to discuss New York authorities’ urging of New York banks, financial institutions and insurance companies to stop doing business with the gun and ammo industry.

Hornady Awarded FBI 9 mm+P Ammunition Contract

Hornady has been awarded a Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its 9 mm+P Luger 135 gr. FlexLock Critical Duty ammunition.

FBI Awards Federal Premium Contract for Training Ammunition

The IDIQ (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) contract, which has four option years, is for up to $19 million in 9 mm handgun training rounds.

Profile: Jelly Bryce—Oklahoma Gunfighter

Delf A. “Jelly” Bryce was a lawman who could match it with just about any of the 1930s gangsters and could also please a crowd with his expert marksmanship. How good was the FBI agent with a gun? Good enough to land in the pages of LIFE Magazine.

FBI Selects Hornady Critical Duty Ammo

The FBI has chosen Hornady’s Critical Duty 40 S&W 175 gr. Flexlock as its official ammunition.

A Battle At Barrington: The Men & The Guns

On Nov. 27, 1934, two federal agents faced two heavily armed bandits in what is possibly the most savage gunfight on American soil. In the end, it cost the lives of two G-Men and Baby Face Nelson. Here, a Pulitzer Prize winner tells the tale.

Fear & Loading: Buyer’s Market?

The doom-and-gloom forecasts—based on the 19 straight, record-setting months of NICS background checks ending in December—claim the firearm boom has ended, but moves made by the industry and comments from experts signal something different.

Keefe Report: FBI Selects New Service Pistol

Glock has just been awarded a contract worth up to $85 million to supply handguns to the Federal Bureau of investigation.

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