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.
In 1956 Savage Arms launched an ambitious project—creating a new bolt-action rifle built for longevity and reliability, one the company could offer at an affordable price. Add the requirement that it also needed to be accurate, and designer Nicolas Brewer faced with a formidable task.
Watch this Gun of the Week video to see American Rifleman staff on the range with the 9 mm Luger-chambered, competition-ready Staccato XL, the largest variant within the double-stack Staccato handgun lineup of M1911-inspired semi-automatics.
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.
Watch this American Rifleman Television feature segment from 2020 to learn more about the Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championship and how it promotes clay target shooting to younger generations of competitors.