Left to Right: Bryan Litz, Mitch Fitzpatrick and Paul Phillips at the 2480 yard target. The Applied Ballistics Team competed in the King of 2 Miles match in June at the Whittington Center in Raton, NM and dominated the competition with Berger Bullets! Applied Ballistics Intern, Mitch Fitzpatrick, placed first in the competition while using the Berger prototype 375 cal 400 gr class bullet. Bryan, Mitch and Paul on the firing line. "The Berger Prototype .375 bullet that I have had the honor of working along side Bryan Litz to develop performed phenomenally at the 2016 King of 2 Miles match," says [...]
Berger Bullets is thrilled to announce the addition of Emil Praslick SFC (retired) to the team as our new Sponsorship Director. Emil will be working directly with our sponsored shooters and teams, as well as managing our match sponsorships and gun writer efforts. We are excited to have someone as experienced as Emil on our team that will be able to establish and maintain our sponsorship program in a fresh and new approach. Emil's past experiences include serving as the Head Coach of the US National Long Range Rifle Team and Head Coach of the United States Army Marksmanship Unit for several years. He not only coached, he won. [...]
ABM launches a new 300 Win Mag Mission Ready round loaded with the Berger 215gr Hybrid Target Bullet
Update: ABM ammo has become Berger ammunition. For more info, click here.
The 2016 K&M Precision Rifle Competition was held on May 27 - 29 in Finger, TN at the K&M Precision Rifle Training Shooting Complex. I had never been to K&M but knew I could expect excellence from the owner Shannon Kay. What makes K&M unique is it was purpose built for precision rifle training and competitive events from the ground up. The current range consists of more than 80 acres with a very recent acquisition of an additional 112 adjacent acres. On Friday, the range offered shooters an open range day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Steel targets were set out every 100 [...]
We are excited to announce that Geoff Esterline will be joining the Berger Bullets team as our Director of Sales and Marketing. Geoff worked for Sinclair International as their Sales Manager, which was Berger Bullets first dealer/reseller account. As Sales Manager, he managed print media, catalog and e-commerce sales channels, and supplier relations. From there, Geoff transitioned to Brownells, Inc., another trusted Berger Bullets supplier. As Product Category Manager with Brownells, Geoff managed the product life cycle for Reloading, Ammunition and Optics categories. Berger Bullets has exciting plans heading into the future, and with Geoff's industry knowledge, he will be an integral part in the process. "I'm [...]
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It's that time of the year again! The NRA is hosting its Annual Meetings and Exhibits, where over 750 exhibitors come out to meet with fellow firearms enthusiasts. This year's NRA Show takes place May 20-22 in Louisville, KY and Berger Bullets will be there at booth 5048. This show is an exciting one for us, because we will have a bigger booth this year to share with our ammunition company, ABM Ammo. Berger Bullets is teaming up with ABM Ammo to do a giveaway contest at the NRA Show. Shooters that come by our booth can provide their email address or drop one of [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHsqL80KpcE The next Applied Ballistics Seminar will be held May 23-24 at the Dallas/Addison Marriott in Dallas, TX. This two day seminar will cover practical elements of external ballistics. Information will be presented in a general way which applies equally to all long range shooting disciplines (hunting, target, tactical). Topics will be introduced from an academic first principles perspective. Once the scientific basis for the material is established, the ideas are further demonstrated with examples from instrumented live fire. They explain the science, and then present examples of the principles in action. The goal is that you’ll leave with an understanding of the subject [...]
The Cactus Classic took place on March 19-20, 2016 at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ. This year's match had a great turnout with 138 total shooters, 3 of which were junior shooters. The Cactus had a full 5 days of practice, the Monday through Friday before the match. During this week we got to see a lot of familiar faces from last year as well as many new faces. For the most part, the days were full of great weather with normal Ben Avery conditions, meaning a bit of wind here and there. Thursday and Friday both had good conditions in comparison [...]
Welcome to the Southwest Nationals! Like most big matches, the 2016 Southwest Nationals disappeared in a whirlwind after months of preparation by both shooters and sponsors. We had our biggest turnout yet this year, with over 400 competitors! Along with shooters from all over the United States, we were proud to welcome our friends from Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we gave away over $100,000 in donated prizes and award money. 1000 yard firing line. Click here to see the 2016 Southwest Nationals Sponsors. Ben Avery winds can range from benign to downright [...]