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New: Smith & Wesson M&P 15T II Rifle

Smith & Wesson expands its successful M&P15 lineup with this new tactical MSR.

Equity In The Shooting Sports

With over 15,000 NRA-affiliated organizations in the U.S., plus other target shooting entities, there is...

5 Indispensable Pieces Of Gear For Precision Rifle Competition

You have your rifle, optic and ammunition—what other gear do you need to be successful...

The Lord Wakefield Match History (Part 2)

The second installment of our look back at U.S. participation in the Lord Wakefield International...

NRA National Championships: The Early Years

More than a century ago, this country's relationship with competitive shooting intensified when the NRA...

The Origin Of The Olympic Games

The first Olympic Games were held Ancient Greece in 776 B.C., on the west side...

Announcing the Publication of ‘The History of Marine Corps Competitive Marksmanship, Vol. II’

The sequel to “The Red Book, Vol. 1” covers 50 years of Marine Corps competitive...

The 1910 Debut Of The Cavalry Cup

The Cavalry Cup debuted 110 years ago at the National Matches.

NRA: Early Foundation And Development 1871-1907

What started as a tiny organization transformed into a truly national Association.

Origin Story: The Word “Pistol”

The word “pistol” was in common usage by the 18th century.

Our Top 10 Articles Of 2019

The top 10 articles published to the website this year as chosen by you, the...

Everything Handloaders Need To Know About Smokeless Powder

What’s under the hood of your cartridges? Do you take whatever’s on the lot (or...

NRA National Pistol Championships: By The Numbers

This week marks the 2019 NRA National Pistol Championship at Camp Perry, the last year...

All About The Palma Trophy Team Match

Every four years Palma shooters have a chance to join the best of the U.S....

An Important Message From Your NRA Leadership and Past Presidents

Please read this announcement from current and past NRA officials

New: M&P 15-22 Sport 'OR' Rifle Includes M&P Optic

The M&P 15-22 Sport OR rimfire rifle comes with a red/green dot MP-100 optic. All...

A Tale Of Two Rugers

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...

5 Facts About Ruger You Probably Didn’t Know

Here are five things you probably didn’t know about the popular gun manufacturer Sturm, Ruger...

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The National Matches?

Test your knowledge of history of the National Rifle and Pistol Matches by taking our...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Glock

From its humble Austrian beginnings, to becoming the lyrical firearm of choice for countless numbers...