Category Archives: Ammunition

US Army Selects True Velocity Composite-Cased Ammunition For Next Generation Squad Weapon

us army selects true velocity ammunition

From Soldier Systems: GARLAND, TX – True Velocity composite-cased ammunition has been selected for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) modernization program. True Velocity’s 6.8mm composite-cased cartridge was submitted as part of an overall NGSW weapon system in partnership with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and firearm manufacturer Beretta Defense Technologies. Continue […]

SAAMI Accepts Two New Cartridges

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that it has accepted two new cartridges, the 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge (6.5 PRC) and the 300 PRC. The cartridge and chamber drawings for both cartridges are available here. Both cartridges were developed by Hornady Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of premium handgun, rifle […]

Hornady Won’t Sell to NY State Agencies After Comptroller Threatens Banks Over Gun Business

From the Truth About Guns: We recently noted the thinly-veiled threat that New York State comptroller Thomas J. DiNapoli made when he sent a friendly letter to most of the nation’s largest financial institutions. In it, he hinted — wink, wink — that it could be bad for their business if they continue to facilitate transactions that […]

Hornady Awarded FBI 9mm +P Ammo Contract

Grand Island, NE – Critical Duty® 9mm+P is the new handgun service ammunition of the FBI. Hornady® has been awarded a Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its 9mm+P Luger 135 gr. FlexLock®Critical Duty® ammunition. In addition to the service ammunition contract, Hornady® training and frangible ammunition was also selected for use on this […]

Hornady launches new Mobile App

Today Hornady announced the avaiability of their Mobile Ballistic App. Download it at the Apple App Store or Google Play. Hornady®, a world leader in bullet, ammunition, and reloading products is pleased to announce the launch of the new Hornady Ballistic Calculator App that includes the advanced state-of-the-art 4DOF™ calculator as well as a standard […]