The Defense Department announced the contract on Thursday for Winchester to produce .38-caliber, .45-caliber and 9mm rounds until March 2022.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sig will build an ammo plant, adding about 50 jobs, and Remington will expand its facility already in state by about 84 jobs.
The venerable Browning company just unveiled a line of ammo after a 30-year hiatus from ammo production.
Owner Jack Wilson said to further complicate battling the blaze, they just received a large shipment of ammo which began to fly once the fire reached it.
A collection of lawmakers in the Georgia House are proposing a sweeping ban on some semi-auto firearms and their magazines, saying they aren’t needed for deer hunting.
The trio of Second Amendment and gun industry groups challenging the city’s special taxation scheme on gun and ammo sales are appealing their recent court loss.
The list of handguns approved for sale in California continues to decline at a steady rate as no new guns are added due to microstamping requirements and older guns are removed.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris, putting it closer to the polls, issued title to a measure that would put sweeping gun restrictions on the 2016 ballot.
The Show Me State could become the fourth in the nation to adopt an annual tax holiday for purchases of firearms.
It was a seesaw struggle for Second Amendment litigation at both the state and federal level in 2015, with important gains for privacy and carry rights but losses on weapons bans.