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News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Surefire Launches All-New Combatlight with Maxvision

SureFire launches the new G2Z-MV, a single-output G2Z™ Combatlight® with a proprietary reflector that shapes the 650 lumens of light into our wide, useful MaxVision Beam™ optimized for your field of view.

Backpack-Perfect: Kershaw Reverb

The lightweight Kershaw Reverb is lightweight and has no flipper or thumb stud to catch on anything, making it ready to go with you on your next outdoors trip. The built-in carabiner clip makes it easy to clip to backpack or harness -- for pack-it-anywhere, have it when you need it handiness.

Interactive Pistol Training System

The Interactive Pistol Training System is a multi-sensor platform that integrates the Training pistol, Target and a app into a complete training system. The iPTS 1700 Pistol uses proprietary sensor fusion technology that measure the movement of the pistol before, during and after each trigger pull to accurately place each shot on to the iPTS Target -- and records and displays that information using the iPTS App.

Fobus Holster for S&W M&P M2.0

Fobus Holster adds to its holster line to fit the new Smith and Wesson M&P M2.0 in 9MM, .40 and .45 calibers. It is available in paddle, belt and roto styles.

Industry Day at the Range Launches New Website

SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range announced the launch of its new website. Industry Day at the Range will take place on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club.

DoubleStar Presents its Superlite Gas Block

DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, proudly presents its Superlite Gas Block. The Superlite Gas Block is machined from rugged 6061 T6 aircraft aluminum and Type III hard coat anodized to match the finish of most AR style uppers.

Blue Book of Gun Values, 38th Edition

Blue Book Publications, Inc. is proud to announce the upcoming release of the 38th Edition Blue Book of Gun Values by S.P. Fjestad. This new edition contains significantly updated values and information reflecting fundamental changes in the gun industry.

Scholastic Action Shooting Program Welcomes Aguila Ammunition as Sponsor

The Scholastic Action Shooting Program welcomes Aguila Ammunition and Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) as one of the newest sponsors of the program.

Thompson Wins Men's Skeet Silver at World Cup Acapulco

Two-time Olympian Frank Thompson picked up the first World Cup medal of his career when he won silver Sunday in Men's Skeet at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico.

PolyCase Ammunition to Attend LAAD

PolyCase Ammunition announces its upcoming exhibition at LAAD Defense & Security Expo. Held April 4–7 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the international military and professional security services trade show and conference is the leading Latin American expo, bringing together over 600 exhibitors from 41 countries.

Team Lapua's Brousseau Wins LRSE

Team Lapua's newest member, Matthew Brousseau of Texas captured the Long-Range Shooters Experience Precision Rifle Series match in Park City, KY. Brousseau was using the 6.5 Lapua cartridge with 115 gr. Bullets to win the match.

Shooting USA at the NRA Tactical Police Competition

Shooting USA attends the NRA Tactical Police Competition. Officers from more than 50 agencies across the U.S. compete with duty guns and gear. Plus, the first successful double-action Colt that was never as famous as the Peacemaker -- the Model of 1877, one of History's Guns.

Winchester Sponsors Hunting Heritage Trust Fundraiser

For the seventh consecutive year, Winchester Ammunition has signaled its support for sporting clays and America's hunting and shooting sports heritage by serving as Official Ammunition Sponsor of the Hunting Heritage Trust's Jack Robertson Invitational Sporting Clays Shoot.

Winchester Repeating Arms Named Company of the Year

Sporting Classics Magazine has selected Winchester Repeating Arms as their Company of the Year for their 2017 "Awards of Excellence". Rafe Nielsen with Winchester Repeating Arms accepted the award from Sporting Classics during the recent Safari Club International Convention.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk Welcomes Two Additional Stations

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk is excited to announce the addition of two new radio stations, KPKK FM in Nevada and KPJC AM in Oregon.

TAURUS Continues Sponsorship of Scholastic Action Shooting Program

The Scholastic Action Shooting Program announces that firearms maker, Taurus, is continuing their support as a Silver Level sponsor for 2017.

TrackingPoint, Inc. Announces Appointment of New CEO

TrackingPoint, Inc. announced that it has appointed Mr. Ken D'Arcy to serve as the company's Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board. Mr. D'Arcy comes to TrackingPoint, Inc. with more than 25 years of extremely successful management experience in the outdoor sports industry.

Christensen Arms Releases New Modern Sporting Rifles

Christensen Arms is proud to announce the official release of the CA-15 and CA-10 Gen 2 rifles. These rifles are available with either stainless steel or carbon fiber barrels and feature newly designed, billet 7075 receiver sets that were engineered to mate seamlessly with a slim-profile, aerograde carbon fiber handguard.

Ruger Precision Rifle in 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. introduced the Ruger Precision Rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem. Delivering low recoil and exceptional accuracy potential from a wide variety of 5.56 NATO and .223 Rem. ammunition, the availability of the Ruger Precision Rifle in this new chambering broadens the appeal of the already very popular rifle.

Apex Now Shipping New Flat Advanced Trigger for Sig Sauer P320

Apex Tactical Specialties is now shipping the all new Flat Advanced Trigger for the Sig Sauer P320 series of pistols. Designed to reduce trigger pull weight by approximately 2 lbs., the new trigger has an MSRP of $49.95.

Tactical Solutions Promotes Keith Feeley

Tactical Solutions announces the promotion of Keith Feeley to Director of Brand and Product Services. In this role, Keith will be broadening his marketing leadership with a focus on increasing brand presence in the marketplace.

Lyman Products Sweepstakes

Win the reloading setup of your dreams, by entering the Lyman Products "What's on Your Bench" sweepstakes. The Grand Prize includes a Savage Axis II XP Hardwood Stock Rifle, a Borecam Borescope, a Cyclone Rotary Tumbler, a T-Mag Expert Reloading Kit, and everything you need for reloading and firearms maintenance.

Barrett Fieldcraft Now Shipping

Barrett is excited to announce that shipments of Fieldcraft rifles to distributors have begun. This rifle is designed to be carried further on long days in the field and perform like a Barrett at that critical moment.

Steiner Hires Seth Fields

Steiner Optics announces Seth Fields as the National Sales Manager, Commercial Accounts. Fields will be the brand ambassador to the commercial market, responsible for managing all strategic and tactical aspects of Steiner's relationships with its customers.

Team Hornady at Long Range Shooting Experience

Team Hornady shooters attended the Long Range Shooting Experience at Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, KY, a challenging match designed to be a true test of a shooter and their equipment.


CMP's Air Rifle Championship Returns to Camp Perry in March

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program invites bystanders and curious guests to explore the stirring and expanding world of air rifle competition March 30 – April 1, 2017, as hundreds of coaches, competitors and spectators arrive in the Port Clinton area for the 2017 CMP 3P Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry.

The event is designed for school-aged junior athletes from 4-H, Scouts, American Legion, club or JROTC air rifle programs who use precision air rifles (mirrored from Olympic-style competitions) as well as classically-designed sporter air rifles to fire upon state-of-the-art electronic targets at three positions: prone, standing and kneeling. Athletes firing in the Regional Championships are composed of the top scoring teams and individuals who first competed in the CMP Air Rifle Postal Championships.

The high-tech Kongsberg Target System (KTS) targets used in CMP's air gun range at Camp Perry are powered by OpticScore technology, which are scored optically by internal LED lights. Monitors at each firing point instantly display scores, and button functions with an LED lighted screen allow ease of use for individuals of all ages and experience levels. The range was recently updated to resemble CMP's reconstructed stationary air gun range in Anniston, Ala., and the Mobile Range, which both include the same target technology.

Large LED screens placed throughout the range space display each competitor's target, making the match spectator-friendly. CMP staff members are also on hand to answer questions for those wanting to learn more about the safe, fun and growing sport.

To reward the hard work of dedicated junior athletes and coaches, the CMP administers thousands of dollars in monetary funds towards teams who qualify for the Regional events, with additional funds presented to teams and individuals reaching the CMP National Championship. A scholarship check for $1,000 is also available for the Top 3 highest-scoring senior athletes in both the sporter and precision classes at the National competition.

As an added bonus to dedicated air gun juniors, the MidwayUSA Foundation will provide generous endowments to leading competitors. Totaling almost $700,000 to successful teams throughout the JROTC and CMP three-position air rifle competitions in 2016, the Foundation also made a $24,500 contribution towards highpower support for the first time. The CMP added over $61,000 over the course of the year to three-position competitions as well as other air gun open matches for juniors and adults – continuing its support of junior marksmanship for the current generation and the future.

Regional events will also be held in Anniston and Layton, Utah, before Nationals are fired in June. For more information on the CMP Regionals Competition, visit

The Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center features authentic Olympic and other memorabilia from the career of celebrated American marksman, Gary Anderson. Marksmanship Nights, held year-round at the range for the public, allow visitors of virtually any age and experience levels to try their hands at air rifle or air pistol shooting. For more about the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center, visit

The Civilian Marksmanship Program is a federally chartered 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to firearm safety and marksmanship training and to the promotion of marksmanship competition for citizens of the United States. For more information about the CMP and its programs, log onto

Christine Elder
CMP Communications Manager
Civilian Marksmanship Program
Phone 419-635-2141 ext 711
PO Box 576
Port Clinton, OH 43452

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Apr 27-30
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 28-May 7
Camp Butner, North Carolina
May 12-13
Sig Sauer Academy, 233 Exeter Road, Epping, NH 03042
May 28
Jun 2-4
Talladega, Alabama
Jun 24-26
Duluth, Minnesota
Jul 8-15
Cardinal Shooting Center, Marengo, Ohio
Jul 8-15
Cardinal Shooting Center, Marengo, Ohio
Jun 26-Jul 29
Camp Perry, Port Clinton, Ohio
Jul 27-Aug 1
World Shooting & Recreational Complex, Sparta, IL
Aug 2-7
World Shooting & Recreational Complex, Sparta, Illinois
Sep 20-24
Jericho, Vermont

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