Federal Ammunition 100th Anniversary Book

Preview: Federal Ammunition 100th Anniversary Book

As a tribute to the company’s first century in business, Federal Ammunition has released a special, limited-edition book that breaks down its history, decade by decade, across 244 pages.

Rifleman Q&A: Making Non-Toxic Pellets

I’ve heard that traditional shot pellets are made by dropping molten lead through a sieve in something called a shot tower. Today we seem to have such a variety of shot to choose from, all of which look very different from one another. What are the methods of manufacture for some of today’s non-toxic shot?

Updating A Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine

The resulting modernized Winchester Repeating Arms Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine (SRC) makes for an intriguing platform that promises to be a capable field companion. Its unique Browning design, colorful historical lineage and high-quality manufacture set it apart from rank-and-file bolt guns and semi-automatics.

Federal Ammunition 100-Year Celebration Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Federal Ammunition announced the winner of its 100-year anniversary celebration sweepstakes, who received more than 28,000 round of practice and training ammunition.

The Rifleman Report: American Tradition

The firearm industry has been a part of America since its founding, and while many companies have come and gone, a few have been on the scene for a century or longer.

Federal's Big Celebration Between Friends

This summer, Federal Ammunition celebrated its 100th anniversary. John Zent, editor emeritus, had a chance to connect with two long-time employees and talk about their part of the journey.

Handloads: Simple, Reliable, Subsonic 9 mm Luger

Subsonic 9 mm Luger ammunition often fetches a premium across the gun counter, despite how simple it is to make. The key is to couple heavy bullets with a powder that burns with enough intensity to cycle the action, yet not so hot that it launches the projectile into the supersonic range.

Federal Ammunition Awarded $114 Million U.S. Army Contract

On August 18, United States Army Contracting Command awarded Federal Ammunition with a five-year contract to produce the AA40 5.56 NATO frangible ammunition (MK311 MOD 3) used by U.S. military branches during training.

Federal Ammo Breaks Ground On Raw Materials Warehouse Site

A multi-million-dollar, 100,000 sq.-ft. expansion project is underway at Federal Ammunition, an effort company president states will "improve efficiency in our manufacturing process."

Federal: Shooting Straight For Ten Decades

From an abandoned small-town factory to the world’s largest ammunition manufacturer, Federal Cartridge’s centennial is the best kind of American success story.

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