spreadsheet of NICS checks in 2021

2021 Sets 2nd-Highest Gun Sales Mark

The total number of 2021 firearm purchases processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) was the second highest on record.

Streamlight Renews Support of C.O.P.S.

Streamlight, manufacturer of high-performance weaponlights and laser sighting devices for self-defense and law enforcement, has renewed its sponsorship of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) for the 22nd year in a row.

SIG Sauer Will Not Exhibit at 2022 SHOT Show

SIG Sauer announced this week that it will not be exhibiting at the 2022 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.

Gun Sales Remain Strong

Monthly firearm sales nationwide are down compared to the record-setting pace of 2020, but remain at a level that put 2021’s total in second place for volume.

Silencer Central Announces New Website

Silencer Central has debuted a new website and logo. The redesigned site further streamlines the buying experience and provides more versatile tools for suppressor education and enhanced customer service.

New Quarterly Sales Record for Smith & Wesson

Firearm sales nationwide have cooled compared to last year’s scalding pace, although the latest quarterly report from Smith & Wesson indicates the trend hasn’t affected the legendary firm.

FN Upgrades SCAR Versatility

FN America has introduced the long-awaited non-reciprocating charging handle (NRCH) upgrade is now available for all FN SCAR semi-automatic models.

DRG Manufacturing Acquires Saltwater Arms

DRG Manufacturing, a U.S. leader in the firearm-component manufacturing industry, has acquired Saltwater Arms.

Important Announcement: NRA Annual Meeting Cancellation

Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibits.

Trijicon MGRS Selected for Army MMO Program

The U.S. Army’s Mounted Machinegun Optics (MMO) program—the branch’s effort to identify and procure improved sights for the platforms—has selected the Trijicon MGRS (Machine Gun Reflex sight).

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