FBI Finds Trove Of Missing Historic Guns
An anonymous tip fielded by a pair of Pennsylvania detectives re-launched the investigation that finally solved cold cases that spanned six states and included missing items from 16 different museums.
Shotgun Sales Shifting, Trending Upward, Analytics Reveal
America's interest this year in shotguns is on the rise, market analytics show, including purchase trends shifting from tactical to field-grade guns.
2022 Gun Sales Numbers Near Pre-Pandemic High
According to the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, 2022 is edging closer by the day to eclipsing all pre-pandemic annual gun sales totals, and this month, enthusiasts in Oregon are piling the numbers up.
Gun Sales Exceed 1 Million For 38 Months & Counting
More than a million firearm sales in September resulted in the FBI conducting a National Instant Criminal Background (NICS) check. Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) puts the 30-day period’s total sales at roughly 1.3 million, making it the 38th month in a row with seven-digit figures.
Terminal Ballistics 101: Four Popular Types Of Bullet Test Media
Follow B. Gil Horman as he provides an overview of the materials used to evaluate bullet performance.
Federal Premium, Speer Awarded FBI Ammunition Contracts
Federal Premium and Speer were the only two companies to be awarded in all four categories of the recent handgun ammunition bid from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), parent company Vista Outdoor announced this year.
March 2022 Gun Sales Increase Over February
The FBI processed 3,081,724 NICS background checks in March—up more than 1/2 million from February.
Gun Sales Surge In Eastern Europe
Even before Russia’s unprovoked Feb. 24 attack on Ukraine, the Australian Financial Review reported gun stores in the nation were out of stock or close to being so.
Survey Indicates Millions Of New Gun Owners, Changing Demographics
Based off of data from the FBI’s National Instant Background Check System, the National Shooting Sports Foundation estimates that there were 14 million new firearm owners who made their first purchase over the past two years.
January NICS Numbers Highlight Possible 'New Normal'
Gun sales continue to decline in 2022 compared to the sales experienced a year ago at the same time, but is still expected to remain above 2019 sales figures in what is being called the "new normal."