Category: News

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The Faces of Izhmash

Izhmash public relations has already begun defending the bankrupt company. A photo essay at English Russia defends the company and portrays it as a thriving company and model employer. Apparently the average monthly wage at Izhmash is $530 USD. Some specialists (which I [Read More…]

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Blackwater / Xe now called Academi

I just found out that in December 2011 Xe, the company formally known as Blackwater, was renamed to Academi. WSJ reported … On Monday, Virginia-based Xe plans to unveil a new name—Academi—and new logo. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Ted Wright, [Read More…]

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Para USA / Freedom Group Rumors

I have learnt a few interesting facts about Para USA and their relationship with Remington (which is owned by Freedom Group International with in turn is owned by Cerberus Capital Management) Apparently two senior Freedom Goup employees left the company last year and [Read More…]

Colt to open new facility in Florida

Colt’s Manufacturing Company (not to be confused with Colt Defense) is opening a new in Kissimmee, Florida. From the press release … Colt’s Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that the company will continue its progressive momentum by opening a new [Read More…]

Snopes on The Freedom Group

Urban Rumor website Snopes references the NRA-IL to bust the urban legend that financier George Soros owns Cerabus Capital, which in turns owns The Freedom Group (Rem., Bushmaster, Marlin etc.)

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Black Friday Gun Sales up 30%

From USAToday via. Zerohedge … Deputy Assistant FBI Director Jerry Pender said the checks, required by federal law, surged to 129,166 during the day, far surpassing the previous high of 97,848 on Black Friday of 2008.” And in reality, the number is likely [Read More…]

H&K Raided By German Police

In January the German government banned H&K from exporting any firearms to Mexico after it was alleged that they exported guns to the state police of Chiapas, Chihuahua, Guerrero and Jalisco, all of which are considered criminal organizations by the German [Read More…]