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2014-04-01 15:10:25

Raimon Guitart, lecturer in Toxicology at the UAB, and Vernon Thomas, emeritus professor of the University of Guelph, analyzed in detail the environmental effects of using lead ammunition in shooting sports, in an article published in the AMBIO journal. Although the number of Olympic athletes specializing in these sports is reduced, and the ammunition is recovered and recycled after the competitions, there are many amateurs who practice this sport around the world, making it almost impossible...

2014-02-24 12:20:59

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Military Ammunition Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile Synopsis This report offers detailed analysis of the global Military Ammunition market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Military Ammunition market. Summary "The Global Military...

2014-01-30 23:25:28

Firearm and Corporate Veteran to Lead TrackingPoint Sales Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 TrackingPoint today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) L. Starer as its new Vice President of Sales. Starer is a gun industry veteran, certified as a firearms instructor in seven disciplines of firearms training. He is also a Colt Certified Armorer on AR15 and M16 rifles. Bob comes from Historic Arms, a firearms sales and training business that trains some 6,000 students per year. Bob is,...

2014-01-29 23:26:22

Smart Rifles Allow for Dynamic Hunting, Ethical Shots, and Networked Mentoring Pflugerville, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 TrackingPoint, the Austin, TX based applied technology company responsible for inventing the world’s first Smart Rifle, has released a video on hunting with Precision Guided Firearms, the ultimate long range hunting rifle. The video takes viewers on a journey into the exciting world of big game trophy hunting with the TrackingPoint 750 and 1000 series smart rifles....

2014-01-27 23:04:00

Hernon’s custom Ammunition Sealant Dispensing System reduces production costs, saves time while increasing accuracy and quality of finished products. Sanford, Fl (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Hernon Manufacturing, the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce the installation of a custom ammunition sealant dispensing system at Sellier and Bellot in January. “Engineered with the capabilities of Hernon’s Autosealer 5500 Ammunition Sealant Dispensing...

2014-01-24 23:02:19

Central Florida Manufacturer’s Newly Patented Invention Offers Bullet Tip Identification While Avoiding Conventional Drawbacks Sanford, Fl (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Hernon Manufacturing, the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce its invention for bullet tip identification has received a United States Patent. “Our bullet tip identification process is not limited to a specific size or shape of ammunition cartridge,” said Harry Arnon,...

2014-01-21 23:23:18

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), American-owned maker of handgun tools, announces Flex-Hone® for Firearms tools for handguns made by Colt, Beretta, Smith & Wesson, SIG Sauer, and other leading gun makers. BRM also announces technical resources that explain how gun owners and the firearms industry can use these handgun tools to surface finish and polish revolvers and pistols. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), maker of flexible hones...

Waterfowl Poisoning Reduced By Lead Shot Prohibition
2014-01-17 13:10:53

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Lead shot was forbidden in 2001 in Spanish wetlands on the Ramsar List of these areas of international importance. Ten years later, this prohibition -and the consequent use of steel shot by hunters- has started to bear fruit, according to a report in the journal 'Environment International'. "The most important part of our work is that it shows that, despite it's still covering a partial area, the change of material from lead to steel...

2014-01-09 12:24:18

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hevi-Shot is THE industry leader when it comes to non-toxic shotshell ammunition. This ever-expanding brand has made Hevi-Shot the first, premiere choice of many sportsmen. The Hevi-Shot line of ammunition provides that sheer knockdown power at extreme ranges, with superior pattern density and the ultimate downrange energy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/CL42792) Now they have turned up the game again. The...

2013-12-10 08:22:42

Results will inform German and Dutch precision munition purchase YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 10 precision-guided Excalibur projectiles during the final phase of compatibility testing at Yuma Proving Ground. This live-fire demonstration, funded by the U.S., Germany and supported by Raytheon-funded initial testing, marked the completion of a multi-phase assessment that verified Excalibur's...