(Melbourne, FL) – FightLite® Industries, the country’s leading manufacturer of innovative, mission-configurable firearms, parts and accessories announces that it is this year’s “First Shot” Sponsor for Industry Day at the Range 2023. The one-day event is being held on January 16, 2023 at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club range facility.
As “First Shot” Sponsor, FightLite® CEO Geoffrey Herring has nominated Brownells® CEO Pete Brownell as the 2023 First Shot Honoree who will fire the opening rounds for kicking off Industry Day at the Range with a Dual-Feed® FightLite MCR®.
“For almost 85 years, the Brownell family has been a champion of American Liberty and firearm owner’s rights, a steward of the great American outdoors, and has been very specifically instrumental in providing firearm enthusiasts, gunsmiths and firearm manufacturers with tools, knowledge and supplies of the firearms trade.” says Geoffrey Herring, CEO of FightLite Industries. “It is therefore my honor and privilege, to recognize the Brownell family’s support for our great industry by nominating Pete to fire the opening shot for this year’s event.”
FightLite® invites all attendees to shoot exclusive FightLite® products by visiting FightLite® Industries’ Full-Auto Bay #SR40 during the event.
FightLite® products that will be on the firing line for all attendees to shoot during the event include the company’s flagship Dual-Feed® MCR® machine gun, their 50-State legal SCR® rifle series, and their brand new and exciting FightLite® Bandito® Pistol, a modern, semi-automatic spin on the Mares Leg chambered in 5.56 NATO and 300 BLK!
The FightLite® Bandito® is a direct-gas operated pistol chambered in either 5.56 NATO or 300 BLK and is based on their very successful and patented SCR® receiver set. It features a free floating 7.5” barrel with a MIL-STD 1913 optic mount and M-Lok® accessory interface. It is completed with a Mares Leg pattern grip for a very compact, rifle caliber handgun that can accurately engage targets far beyond the reach or range of traditional pistols.
The select-fire FightLite® Squad Automatic MCR® shares the excellent ergonomics of the M4A1 but feeds reliably from both M27-linked ammunition belts and standard M16 magazines at operator discretion. Featuring reliable gas-piston operation and a tool-less quick-change barrel system; the patented MCR® is the lightest and most portable belt-fed machine gun in the world. Optionally available as an upper receiver upgrade “kit” that retrofits to all MIL-Spec AR15/M16 and M4 lower receivers, the MCR® can also be purchased in a semi-auto configuration for civilian users.
The FightLite® SCR® (Sport Configurable Rifle) is legal almost anywhere in America including New York City and California and is the only rifle to have ever successfully combined the traditional lines of a hunting pattern rifle with the modularity and caliber options of an AR-15 type rifle.
The SCR® blends the strength, reliability, accuracy and rugged all-weather characteristics of America’s longest serving infantry rifle with the classic lines of an American sporter. Lightweight, accurate and featuring a MIL-STD 1913 flat top upper receiver that accepts most modern optics, the SCR® is designed to perform under the most demanding field, competitive shooting or tactical conditions and its multi-caliber, modular design permits sportsmen to instantly change calibers in the field by simply pressing two pins and exchanging one upper receiver assembly for another. Available with a variety of wood and laminate butt stocks and furniture, FightLite® will also reveal its brand new and highly anticipated polymer butt stock for the SCR® during Industry Day at the Range.
To get first-hand trigger time and experience key FightLite® Industries products outfitted with the company’s highly efficient RipBrake™ muzzle compensator, please be sure to visit FightLite® Industries’ Exclusive Full-Auto Bay #SR40 during the official Industry Day at the Range being held on Monday, January 16, 2023 at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club range.
About FightLite® Industries
FightLite® Industries is a division of ARES Defense Systems, Inc., a privately held company that designs and manufactures lightweight and technologically advanced firearms and firearm accessories for US civilian shooters, Military, Law Enforcement, and Export.
Founded in 1997 by company CEO and avid shooting enthusiast Geoffrey A. Herring; the company is in its 26th year of providing groundbreaking, quality products and solutions for its customers.
Located on the USA's Space Coast in Melbourne, Florida, FightLite® Industries’ innovative products span the AR15 rifle spectrum, dominating both ends of it with the patented, 50-State legal semi-auto SCR® (Sport Configurable Rifle) on one end and the patented, highly flexible Dual-Feed® MCR® (Mission Configurable Rifle) on the other end.
Extended Range Pistols by FightLite® include its SCR® Raider™ and SCR® Bandito® which are available in 5.56 NATO and 300 BLK offerings, for delivering extended range and ballistic overmatch performance compared to traditional pistol caliber handguns.
New this year from FightLite® is its patent-pending, multi-caliber HERRING® Model 2024 – Advanced Lever-Action Rifle, a clean-sheet revival that significantly advances the state-of-the-art for lever-action rifles and pistols bringing them fully into the 21st Century.
All FightLite® products are 100% invented, designed and manufactured in the United States of America.