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Army Inks Contract for Barrett MRAD Rifles

U.S. Army Contracting Command announced an agreement on March 31 to purchase nearly 3,000 MK22 Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) rifles from Barrett Firearms in the next five years.

SAAMI Accepts Three of New Cartridges

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) announced the acceptance of three new cartridges this week—two designed for use in rifles and the other for pistols.

USSOCOM Orders its First Barrett MK22s

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing’s submission of Multi-Role Adaptive Design Mark 22 (MRAD MK22) rifles for testing has met all U.S. Department of Defense requirements for the Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR) that will support the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

Leupold Mark 5HD Selected by Army Precision Sniper Rifle Program

Leupold & Stevens’ Mark 5HD riflescope was selected as the day optic for the U.S. Army’s Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) program.

All About the 10 mm Auto Round

Shooting Illustrated Ammo editor Richard Mann gives an overview of the 10 mm Auto.

What Does SAAMI Acceptance Mean for a Cartridge?

You’re nobody ’til somebody accepts you—if you’re ammunition, that is, and the “somebody” is SAAMI.

2020 Shooting Illustrated Golden Bullseye Awards

Only those products that offer a combination of innovation, utility, reliability, outstanding performance and value to the consumer can win the coveted Golden Bullseye Award.

New Ammunition for 2020

There’s a lot of new stuff hitting the market right now. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the standouts.

Leupold Mark 5HD Selected by Army Precision Sniper Rifle Program

Leupold & Stevens has announced its Mark 5HD riflescope has been selected as the day optic for the U.S. Army’s Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) program.

Capstone Precision Group Wins SOCOM Contract

Capstone Precision Group has been awarded a contract to load precision long-range ammunition for SOCOM snipers.

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