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  2. 2020–present United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2020–present United States ammunition shortage is the most recent of all the ammunition shortages in the United States. It arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the 2020 United States presidential election, and the George Floyd protests. The lack of sufficient ammunition for consumers in the United States is to some ...

  3. 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage was a shortage of civilian small arms ammunition in the United States that started in late 2008, [1] and continued through most or all of 2010, with an additional shortage beginning in December 2012 and continuing throughout 2013. The 2008 election of President Barack Obama triggered increased ...

  4. Sten - Wikipedia

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    Sights. fixed peep rear, post front. The STEN (or Sten gun) is a British submachine gun chambered in 9×19mm which was used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II and during the Korean War. The Sten paired a simple design with a low production cost, facilitating mass production to meet the demand for submachine guns.

  5. Guns & Ammo - Wikipedia

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    Guns & Ammo is a magazine dedicated to firearms, hunting, competitive shooting, reloading, and other shooting-related activities in the United States. Content and Circulation [ edit ] The magazine offers reviews on firearms, ammunition, optics and shooting gear.

  6. M3 submachine gun - Wikipedia

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    Fixed rear peep sight and blade foresight, calibrated to 100 yards for caliber .45 M1911 ball ammunition [12] The M3 is an American .45-caliber submachine gun adopted by the U.S. Army on 12 December 1942, as the United States Submachine Gun, Cal. .45, M3. [12] The M3 was chambered for the same .45 ACP round fired by the Thompson submachine gun ...

  7. A tiny and cheap device called a 'Glock switch' lets ... - AOL

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    An ATF report on guns used in crimes found that the number of machine gun conversion devices seized by law enforcement went up 570% from 2017 to 2021, and officials say preliminary numbers from ...

  8. GunBroker.com - Wikipedia

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    Established in 1999, GunBroker.com is one of the world's largest online marketplace for firearms. GunBroker.com was founded by Steven F. Urvan after eBay started restricting gun sales. Urvan ran the company until it was acquired by Ammo, Inc in 2021. At the closing of merger, it had $60 million in revenue and 6 million registered users.

  9. AR-15–style rifle - Wikipedia

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    In 2009, the term "modern sporting rifle" was coined by the National Shooting Sports Foundation for its survey that year as a marketing term used by the firearms industry to describe modular semi-automatic rifles including AR-15s. Today, nearly every major firearm manufacturer produces its own generic AR-15–style rifle.