The Eternal Carbine Cartridge
The modern carbine cartridge—the .223 Rem.—has been with us since the early 1960s. Since then, we’ve seen its case altered to make other cartridges, and we’ve also seen new carbine-compatible introductions based on other cartridge cases.
Winchester Awarded NGSW Ammo Production Contract
Winchester to use their famed Lake City plant to make ammunition for the new Army service rifle.
The Other Winchester 9mm Ammunition
Winchester catalogs two dozen different loads for the 9 mm, and more than a dozen loaded with what most would call an FMJ bullet. Within this mix you’ll find a varied selection, with bullet weights from 115 to 147 grains.
Winchester Awarded $9 Million Tracer Ammo Contract
Winchester was recently awarded a $9 Million contract for tracer ammunition.
Shoot United Event Draws Capacity Crowd
Winchester Ammunition gave dozens of people a chance to fire their first shots.
Fightin' Iron: Good, Better, Best
Moviegoers of 1950 enjoyed a motion picture with a unique plot twist. Rather than a tale of the trials and tribulations of a hero, we were treated to the travels and transfers of a gun. A big-budget Western starring Jimmy Stewart leading a large cast of well-known actors, “Winchester ’73” treated the gun as though it were a character. Its behavior (accuracy) established in the opening scene, succeeding scenes showed the gun used and misused, bought and sold, as it moved from owner to owner. An interesting story and well told, the film was fictional—the gun was not.
Ammo Supply Remains Tight
More and more new gun owners continue to drive the demand for more and more ammo.
Shotguns: What’s New In 2022
Although I tend to believe being well trained with any shotgun is better than being untrained with the best one, why not be well trained with a great gun? To that end, here are a few defensive shotguns for all tastes, and all-new for 2022.
308 Based Cartridges
The popularity of the AR-15 and .223/5.56 has eclipsed the popularity of the AR-10 and the utility of .308 based cartridges.
DoD Awards Winchester Ammunition $51 Million Contract
This is in addition to their original contract to manufacture 5.56 NATO, 7.62 NATO and .50 BMG cartridges.