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Swiss Army Selects Glock Pistols G lock has announced that the Swiss Army has chosen its pistol as the new service pistol for the Swiss Army Special Forces. The evaluation process was conducted by three independent elements of the Swiss Army. The Glock pistol models selected were the Glock 17 Gen4 and Glock 26 Gen4 9x19. Also selected were the Blue Glock Training pistol, the Glock 17T Gen4 and Glock 26T Gen4, which provide the capability to fire both FX and ATK Force-onForce marking ammunition. “Glock is very proud to have been competitively chosen by the Swiss Army over all other competition,” said Josh Dorsey, Glock vice president. “Glock was chosen for this project due to the reliability and durability that have made Glock pistols famous.” According to Glock, the first of the Glock pistols delivered will be issued to replace the existing SIG 220 and SIG Pro pistols, which are being decommissioned. Visit www.teamglock.com for more information. SHOT Show Stays In Vegas Through 2014 SSF, owners of the SHOT Show, and Reed Exhibitions, the show’s producers, have announced an agreement with Las Vegas Sands Corp. to hold the SHOT Show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center through 2014. “SHOT Show attendees have made it clear to us that Las Vegas is their city of choice, and this agreement allows the NSSF to meet their expectations, and to continue our great relationship with the city and the Las Vegas Sands Corp.,” said Steve Sanetti, NSSF president and CEO. “The Sands has responded to our requests for improvements to the venue, which have been very favorably commented upon by exhibitors and attendees alike. This was a key factor in our decision.” Reed Exhibitions has produced the SHOT Show for NSSF since 1979. The 2012 SHOT Show will be held Jan. 17-20, at the Sands Expo. For more information, visit www. shotshow.org. In related news, manufacturer registration is now being accepted for SHOT Show Media Day at the Range. The event will be held Jan. 16 at the Boulder City Pistol and Rifle Range in Bolder City, Nev. Organizers have launched a new website for the event, which was developed by The Sportsman’s Cabinet. Visit www. sportsmanscabinet.com. Event organizers indicate that sponsorship opportunities are still available. In addition to manufacturer registration, media registration begins this month. For more information, visit www. media-day.com. N Piston Driven System Guaranteed 1 MOA Accuracy! THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS Introducing the NEW Rock River Arms PDS Pistol — the rst of a new generation of rearms. e patentpending Piston Driven System, with a 2-position gas port regulator, eliminates the need for a traditional AR-style recoil mechanism. e multiple mounting rails also include RRA’s exclusive full-length top rail system. Media Day At The Range MS1913 rail on regulator housing PDS CARBINE ALSO AVAILABLE LE Folding ambidextrous non-reciprocating charging handles Home Hunt Rear Sling / Accessory Mounting rail Target DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES at www.rockriverarms.com www.shootingindustry.com JULY 2011 15

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