NEWTOWN, Conn. (FirearmsGuide.com) - The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce its lineup of top industry officials headlining a special session during the upcoming 2016 Industry Summit. "A View From the Top" will feature Steve Hornady, President of Hornady Manufacturing Co., James Debney, President and CEO of Smith & Wesson, Chris Killoy, President and Chief Operating Officer for Sturm, Ruger & Co., and Bruce Pettet, President and CEO of Leupold & Stevens. The session will be moderated by Chris Dolnack, NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

Houston, TX - (FirearmsGuide.com) – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is pleased to share the good news of its support for The Tashinga Initiative. The HSC Board of Directors has approved a grant for a forward anti-poaching base in the central Lower Zambezi Valley, to enhance the efficacy and efficiency of anti-poaching units and reaction time to incursions by poachers.

Athens, AL – (FirearmsGuide.com) – Shoot Like A Girl’s state-of-the-art, 52-foot mobile range will be showcasing a new logo on their trailer this year at  the NRA Annual Meeting, Weatherby Inc. has signed on as a corporate sponsor with the company.

COAST Products, in partnership with Team USX, is supporting the first ever Armed forces climb to the summit of Mount Everest. Raising awareness about and funds for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the goal of Team USX - and empowering veterans to inspire others. By the end of May, the ambitious USX team expects to reach the top of Everest.

by Carla Babb for GlobalSecurity.org (FirearmsGuide.com) - The U.S. military has looked at 11 locations for a potential second base in Africa, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).Colonel Mark Cheadle, speaking to VOA in Brussels on Tuesday, would not disclose which locations the military is considering for a possible second base, other than to specify that "Nigeria isn't one of them."

 

DALLAS, TX (FirearmsGuide.com) - DSC submitted its official comment yesterday in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's call for comments regarding the future of the African elephant.

ACCOKEEK, Md. (FirearmsGuide.com) - It defies convention, but Benelli's first over-and-under shotgun, the 828U, continues to garner accolades worldwide for its exquisite form, flawless function and rock-steady performance in the field and on the range. The Benelli 828U has added another coveted award to its already-lengthy resume as it has been named Shotgun of the Year by American Rifleman. The 828U will receive a 2016 Golden Bullseye Award at the upcoming NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Louisville, Kentucky.

Melville, NY (FirearmsGuide.com) - Nikon is pleased to announce the release of the PROSTAFF 3S binocular, featuring 8x42 and 10x42 models. 

MOORESTOWN, NJ  (FirearmsGuide.com) — Vero Vellini—world-renowned for its hand-crafted, comfortable slings—launched its new branded website today, www.vero-vellini.com. This new site offers full product information plus the ability for the consumer to purchase directly through the company’s new e-commerce website. This new site marks the first step towards Vero Vellini’s ambitious plans for growth and expansion.


Melbourne, FL (FirearmsGuide.com) - The groundbreaking and patent-pending STEP-22™ (Strategic Target Engagement Pistol) Monolithic Pistol Receiver from FightLite® Industries represents a technological breakthrough that sets it apart from all other pistols in its class.

ACCOKEEK, Md. (FirearmsGuide.com) - Leading outdoor retailer Cabela's, as part of its annual recognition of a select group of merchandise suppliers, has named Benelli USA as its Hunting Vendor of the Year for superior performance and partnership throughout 2015.

 

WIlsonville, OR (FirearmsGuide.com) - Crimson Trace, the world’s most recognized brand in laser sights for self-defense firearms, will exhibit numerous new products in booth 4331 at the upcoming NRA Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY on May 20-22.

Riverside, CA, (FirearmsGuide.com) – Ankomn http://www.ankomn.com announced today that Savior, the world’s most powerful non-electric vacuum sealed container ever made for food storage, has won the coveted Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016.

Article by Pamela Dockins May 16, 2016 on www.globalsecurity.org (FirearmsGuide.com) - World powers say they will back Libya's new government in its bid to lift a U.N. arms embargo, a move that could help the government combat internal security threats and fight Islamic State.