Federal Premium Ammunition

comapn Charles L. Horn opened the doors of Federal Cartridge Corporation on April 27, 1922. The company, located in Anoka, Minnesota, had been shut down during World War I. Horn reopened its doors and turned the company into a multi-million dollar company. History Horn used a smart approach to making sure Federal would succeed. He […]

What is a Militarized Police Force?

The militarization of police relates to the use of military equipment and tactics by law enforcement officers. The equipment may include assault rifles, armored vehicles, submachine guns, flashbang grenades, sniper rifles, tear gas, and items from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) weapons list. Police militarization uses information gathering techniques used by intelligence agencies. Law […]

History of the Shotgun Shell

Blunderbuss. Scattergun. Fowling Piece. Trench gun. No matter what you call it, the shotgun is one of America’s favorite firearms and has been for many years. And it’s evident in the history of the shotgun shell. A Brief History of the Shotgun Shell A German Beginning Although not yet called a shotgun, the Germans developed […]

Proper Storage of Shotgun Ammo

Gun owners prize their shotguns for there personal defense, recreational shooting, and hunting uses. Ammunition for these firearms comes in shell form, unlike rifles and handguns. Unfortunately, many owners fail to store their shotgun ammo in the right manner. Nothing is worse than dealing with degraded ammo. Unsecured ammo can lead to accidents and other […]