NRA Adaptive Shooting

since 2017

to increase access and participation in shooting activities for people with disabilities

 

  • 74 million individuals that identify as disabled
    – growing as the Baby Boomer generation ages
    – injured soldiers
  • Adaptive Product Provider list
  • Subsidy Program provides financial assistance to ranges, clubs and organizations committed to making their facilities accessible

703-267-1491

https://adaptiveshooting.nra.org/

Heckler & Koch

HK USA started 2004
Virginia, New Hampshire, Georgia

  • 1948, three former Mauser engineers, Edmund Heckler, Theodor Koch, and Alex Seidel, salvaged machine tools and started in the vacant Mauser factory
  • December 28, 1949 changed name to Heckler & Koch GmbH
  • 1956 G3 battle rifle
  • 1969 as the MP5
  • 1974 – diversified
    – Defense and Law Enforcement
    – Hunting and Sports
  • 2004 – HK416
  • 2005 – Heckler & Koch Defense Inc
    – U.S. affiliate of Heckler & Koch
    – Sterling, Virginia
  • 2007 – new facility in Ashburn, Virginia
  • 2008 – HK begins to build pistols in the USA
    – HK45 first HK officially ‘Made in the USA’
  • 2008 Newington, New Hampshire factory opened
    – 70,000 square foot
    – to build HK MR556 and HK MR762
  • locations in
    –  Ashburn, Virginia
    – Newington, New Hampshire
    – Columbus, Georgia
  • 2017 Closed Newington and moved to Georgia
    – 50,000 square-foot

NBSA

National Benchrest Shooters Association

since 1990s?

The development and encouragement of extreme accuracy in rifles, ammuntion, equipment and shooting methods

 

  • To standardize on a national basis the entire Bench Rest Shooting program so that targets, ranges, scoring methods, records and match procedure will be uniform and comparable.
  •  governing organization for bench rest shooting in the United States
  • between 100 and 500 yards
  • 1991 first international benchrest competition, in France

National Benchrest Shooters Association
PO Box 349
Concord, VA 24538

(434) 993-9201

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ATK

Alliant Techsystems

1990
Arlington, Virginia

  • 1990 Honeywell spun off its defense businesses to shareholders
  • 1995 purchased Hercules Inc
  • 2001 acquisition of Blount International
    – sporting and law enforcement ammunition
  • 2001 operates the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP)
  • 2009 acquired Eagle Industries
  • 2010 acquired Blackhawk Industries
  • 2012 selected by the United States Army to continue operating and maintaining the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) for seven to ten years
  • 2014 renovated ammunition production facility at the LCAAP
    – invested $11 million to modernize production of 20 millimeter ammo
  • 2015  Vista Outdoor spinoff of the Sporting Group companies
    – and ATK’s Aerospace Group – Orbital Sciences
    – headquartered in Utah

SIG Sauer

 founded in 1985
Virginia, New Hampshire

Old World Sig

  •  founded in 1853 in
    – Friedrich Peyer im Hof (1817–1900)
    – Heinrich Moser (1805-1874)
    – Johann Conrad Neher (1818-1877)
  • 1860 awarded contract to produce 30,000 Prelaz-Burnand rifles
  • 1860 company name was changed to Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft
    (SIG, German for “Swiss Industrial Company”)
  • 1947 SIG P210 pistol was developed
    – single-action semi-automatic
  • 1949 adopted by the Swiss military as “Pistole 49”
  • 1970s SIG purchased J. P. Sauer and Sohn
    – renamed  SIG Sauer
  • 1977 – 1980 Browning BDA, amodified SIG Sauer P220 design was produced for the Browning Arms
    –  the first SIG Sauer P220 type sold in the US
  • Swiss law limits the ability of Swiss companies to export firearms
    – have to use a foreign partner

SIG in the USA

  • January 1985 established SIGARMS, in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia
    – to import the P220 and P230 models into the US
  • 1987 moved to a larger facility in Herndon, Virginia
    – P225, P226 and P228
  • 1990 moved to Exeter, New Hampshire
  • 1992 production began on the P229
  • 1996 SIG Sauer Academy in Epping, New Hampshire
  • 2000 became known as Swiss Arms
    – still using the SIG Sauer brand
  • 2007, SIGARMS changed its name to SIG Sauer Inc
  • Sig 556
  • 2014 new corporate headquarter and production facility in Newington, New Hampshire
    – 206,000-square-foot
  • 2015 expanded to include suppressors, optics, ammo and airguns
  • January 2017 awarded US Army contract for the P320
  • July 12, 2018 Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) used the SIG SAUER P320
  • 2019 Swiss Arms was renamed SIG SAUER AG
  •  one-third of law enforcement in the United States use SIG firearms
  • June 4, 2020 closing factory Eckernförde, Germany

SIG SAUER, Inc.
72 Pease Boulevard
Newington, NH 03801

603-610-3000

sigsauer.com