The number of people employed by the firearm industry increased by 10,000 in 2020, in stark contrast to the vast majority other industries that suffered widespread layoffs and unemployment during the global onset of COVID-19.
The Virginia State Police, with more than 2,100 officers, is phasing out its current inventory of shotguns and handguns in favor of new models from Benelli and SIG Sauer.
Officers of the Bismarck, ND, Police Department will soon be armed with the SIG Sauer P320 after an extensive test conducted by the department's instructors.
Voters in Kansas and Indiana elected to protect the right to hunt, fish and trap in their states by a wide margin.
A report released earlier this month by NSSF indicates the total economic impact of the industry increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $49.3 billion in 2015—a 158 percent increase.