August 2007

NRA and Springfield Armory Launch New M1A Competition

And in other news, Bushmaster makes “century-class” rifle; soldiers rack up match wins; Leatham wins 20th USPSA title, S&W shooters take STC honors, and Brownells buys Sinclair.

The NRA/Springfield Armory M1A Match will make its debut August 5 at the NRA National Rifle and Pistol Matches held at Camp Perry, Ohio. Springfield Armory has put up a total of $25,000 in cash and merchandise awards for the match. Said Mike Krei, director of NRA’s Competitive shooting Division, "Springfield wanted to encourage more use of the M1A, and they were willing to sponsor all of the needed cash and product awards to make it happen at Camp Perry."

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