Meet Berger’s New Export Sales Manager, Daniel Salazar

We here at Berger are happy to announce that we have brought on Daniel Salazar as our new Export Sales Manager. Daniel not only has 20+ years of experience working with international companies, but he is an international competitive shooter himself! As someone who has competed in multiple countries, he understands international demand in a way that will truly help to build the Berger brand throughout the world like never before. Daniel, who recently achieved Master class designation, is a rifle silhouette competitor. Highlights of his competitive shooting background include: International, Metallic silhouette shooting experience in Mexico, Canada, and UAE National smallbore rifle AAA champion [...]

Team Berger’s John Mullins Wins AZ State Silhouette Championship

Congratulations to Team Berger's very own John Mullins for taking the win this year at the 2022 Arizona State Lever Action Rifle (LAR) Silhouette Championships! John won the Rifle Cartridge LAR with a score of 74/80, the Pistol Cartridge LAR 69/80, and the Smallbore Cowboy Rifle categories 76/80, giving Mullins the overall 3-Gun Aggregate win. John shared with us that “After three days of shooting the Arizona State Lever Gun Championships and winning, I can’t wait to get back to the range to shoot some more of the Berger 6mm 115 VLDs. I use 6mm Berger Bullets for High Power Silhouette competitions out to 500 [...]

Come See Us At SHOT 2022!

Berger is proud to continue to exhibit at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV at the Venetian Expo and Convention Center on January 18-22. We whole heartedly support the NSSF and look forward to the success of SHOT Show 2022. If you plan to attend, please come by and see us at Booth 11227 and check out our new product offerings for 2022. We'll see you there! New! Berger 6.5 PRC, 156 Grain Elite Hunter Ammunition Berger’s popular 156 Grain Elite Hunter ammunition features a heaviest-in-class projectile which has immediately become a favorite for serious handloaders, and accuracy enthusiasts stalking mid-to-large sized game. Berger [...]

Berger seeks Production Engineer

Berger is growing rapidly and continues to expand its production capacity! The next milestone is adding a new Production Engineer to Berger’s Greater Phoenix (Mesa) Arizona location. Berger’s Production Engineer would perform production engineering projects, interface with ballistics engineering regarding production needs, as well as perform research and testing activities exhibiting a level of expertise. The Production Engineer plans and implements engineering activities in support of the organization’s objectives. Manufacturing Engineer duties: Demonstrate strong technical expertise with production processes and methods Monitor patents, literature, and the industry for process, materials, and manufacturing technology changes  Select techniques to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations [...]

Emil Praslick Holding Wind Reading Class at Precision Rifle Expo

Berger's very own Wind Wizard, Emil Praslick, will be teaching a wind reading class this weekend (Oct 30-31, 2021) at the Precision Rifle Expo out in Blakely, GA. Emil is world renown not only for his expert wind reading capabilities, but his capability to help teach others the skills that he has mastered. While in the United States Army Marksmanship Unit, he was the Head Coach and developed training strategies for both tactical and competitive shooting. Emil's understanding of how wind drift works and how it affects the bullet as it goes down range has helped him to develop techniques for recognizing and determining wind [...]

The Legacy of Walt Berger

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Walter Berger. Walt died peacefully, surrounded by friends and family on Sunday afternoon, 19 September 2021. Walt was a man of integrity who held himself to the highest standards and imbued the company that bore his name – Berger Bullets & Ammunition - with these same values. Walt’s edict: “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” Walt began making bullets in 1954 because then the bullets in the marketplace did not meet his exacting standards for precision and excellence. He was so dedicated that for years he hand-turned his bullet jackets to [...]

Berger Issues Safety Notice for 223 Remington 77 Grain OTM Tactical Ammunition Lot 2745

Berger’s Load Development Team has determined that some 223 Remington 77 Grain OTM Tactical (Product # 65-23030) cartridges from Lot # P002745, P002745-1, P002745-2 & P002745-3 may cause function/ignition issues with AR-style gas operating platforms. Bolt action rifles are not affected. Berger Ammunition Lot # P002745, P002745-1, P002745-2 & P002745-3 223 Remington 77 Grain OTM Tactical ammunition, Item #65-23030 was shipped to retailers on April 2nd, 2021 to April 22nd, 2021. If you own ammunition from Lot # P002745, P002745-1, P002745-2 & P002745-3 or have questions regarding this notice, please contact Berger Customer Support at 660-460-2802 or support@capstonepg.com to arrange replacement of the product.

Berger’s Emil Praslick Hosts Kestrel Ballistics’ Wind Reading Class

Emil Praslick, Berger's Mil/LE Business Development Manager and our very own "Wind Wizard" as we like to call him, will be joining Kestrel Ballistics tomorrow, Tuesday, May 25th at 3pm Eastern time to help host a virtual wind reading class. Kestrel Ballistics offers virtual classes to help shooters learn how to make the most of their Kestrel weather meters, maximize their time at the range, and advance their shooting capabilities to the next level. Emil told us, “I am really looking forward to this class and discussing how to best use the powerful capabilities of the Kestrel. There are a number of different strategies used [...]

Berger’s Bryan Litz and Emil Praslick on Guns Magazine Podcast

We've teamed up with Guns Magazine to dive head-first into the world of long range shooting with “Long Range Grad School” podcast #66. “Long Range Grad School” features our Chief Ballistician, Bryan Litz, and our Tactical Sales Business Development Manager (and wind wizard!), Emil Praslick. Both have extensive long range competitive shooting experience, with championship titles in a multitude of long range disciplines. Guns Magazine podcast host, Brent Wheat, leads the conversation with Bryan and Emil as they share their insight regarding exterior ballistics, bullet design, wind reading, ballistic solvers, BC myths, and more. Brent states, “Together, Bryan and Emil understand what happens from the [...]

Berger Introduces New 223 Remington Ammunition

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our ammunition line to now include .223 Remington! Our initial .223 releases will be loaded with a Berger 73 grain Boat Tail target bullet and a Berger 77 grain OTM Tactical bullet. 223 Remington 73 Grain Boat Tail TargetOur new .223 Remington 73 gr Target round provides both bolt-gun and gas-gun operators and competitors a premium round that outperforms all other traditional 69-75gr rounds in 1:9" twist platforms. The 73 Grain BT Target projectile is known in competitive shooting and Mil/LE circles as the “test-bullet” for AR platforms. The competitive shooter’s adage has [...]

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