More than 60 million people participate in the shooting sports each year, making it one of the most popular recreation activities in the country. Shoot United is an initiative designed to promote all that’s wholesome and healthful about the shooting sports and responsible firearm ownership.
The NRA Foundation Board of Trustees has approved a $252,000 grant for USA Shooting to purchase the specific shotshells used by the National Team, National Development Team and National Junior Team.
Springfield Armory’s SOCOM 16—a radically cut-down version of its flagship M1A—breathed new life into the best civilian M14-type rifle and advanced the scout rifle concept to its most potent level. The SOCOM II elevates that successful blend of battle-tested, practical engineering even higher, making it a modern, modular, close-quarters combat arm that is powerful and easy to shoot.
The legacy of Tom Knapp—arguably one finest to ever grace the firearm industry and world-class shotgunner—lives on in the Tom Knapp Memorial Scholarships. This year the educational stipends were awarded during the recent National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational, which took place in Grand Island, Neb.
The MidwayUSA Foundation provided $750,000 worth of grant funding toward the construction of ranges for the Scholastic Action Shooting Program.
Although frequently used in 1,000-yard engagements, the .308 Winchester is often regarded as a “900-yard cartridge.” It gets this reputation because most bullets fired from .308 Win. rifles fall below the speed of sound slightly before they reach 1,000 yards.
One of the best ways to enhance shooting stability in the field is with a tripod, but weight is a huge consideration that often keeps hunters and shooters from taking advantage of one.
For avid trapshooters, Champion Targets has the ultimate home-range accessory in its new FreedomBird.