Bushmaster

1973

  • 1973 originally the Gwinn Firearms Company in Madison, North Carolina
    sold the Bushmaster bullpup carbine 5.56
    moved to Bangor, Maine
  • Richard Dyke purchased for $241,000
    – moved to Windham, Maine
  • 1992 until 2005 Bushmaster M17S bullpup rifle
  • 2002 “D.C. Sniper” attacks
  • 2006 sold to Cerberus Capital Management
  • 2006 bought Cobb Manufacturing
  • 2007 BA50 bolt action rifle 50bmg
  • 2008 Magpul agreed to manufacture the Masada rifle, as the Bushmaster ACR
  • 2010  ACR entered the market
  • 2011 Remington’s Ilion, NY Facility
  • 2012 added to Freedom Group
  • 2011 Windham Weaponry was created by Richard Dyke
    – in Windham, Maine
  • 2012 Sandy Hook in Newtown, Conn attacks
  • 2014 relocated in Huntsville, Alabama
    – 500,000-square-foot facility
    – formerly used by Chrysler
  • 6,400 firearm gun library ???

Bushmaster Firearms
1816 Remington Circle SW
Huntsville, AL 35824

1-800-883-6229

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