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Armalite Announces Eugene O’Brien as New Vice President  of Operations

(Geneseo, IL – December 8, 2014) Armalite is pleased to announce the appointment of Eugene O’Brien to the position of Vice President of Operations. Eugene is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Armalite operational strategy and directly oversees its machining, manufacturing, procurement, and distribution departments. With more than 15 years of experience in various industries including engineering consulting, manufacturing and technology, Eugene brings an extensive background to Armalite management team. Most recently...

Armalite Announces Walt Hasser as New Vice President of 
Product Management

Walt Hasser - ArmaLite VP of PM
Armalite announces the appointment of Walt Hasser as Vice President of Product Management. Walt brings more than 14 years of experience in the defense, firearms, and outdoor industries to Armalite. Walt previously served as Product Manager for the Commercial and Law Enforcement Division at FNH USA, in McLean, Virginia. There he managed eight product families of more than 200 SKU’s including carbines, shotguns and precision rifles. Walt was also the founder and president of...

Armalte and LUTH-AR Announce OEM Partnership

Armalte and LUTH-AR Announce OEM Partnership
ArmaLite is pleased to announce its partnership with industry veteran Randy E. Luth and his company, LUTH-AR-LLC. OEM components, including the new MBA-1 rifle stock for ArmaLite’s 2015 line of AR-10® and M-15 Modern Sporting Rifles, will be provided by LUTH-AR-LLC. Under the direction of its new leadership in 2014, ArmaLite has commenced a massive overhaul of its product line; several models of which are to include the innovative MBA-1 as standard equipment. The...

Jordan Repeats Win at FNH USA 3-Gun Championship

Jordan Repeats Win at FNH USA 3-Gun Championship
Team ArmaLite’s Greg Jordan won the TacOps and High Law Enforcement titles with his overall win at the 2014 FNH USA 3-Gun Championship held September 18-20, at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glegary, WV. This is Jordan’s second year in a row to claim both titles at this match and marks a number of repeat titles he has claimed under Team ArmaLite this season. Of the nine stages of competition Jordan walked away...

Introducing the Armalite Defensive Sporting Rifle Series

Introducing the Armalite Defensive Sporting Rifle Series
ArmaLite is pleased to announce the addition of its Defensive Sporting Rifle™ Series to its extensive line of rifles. This series includes three different models to meet every shooter’s needs: Defensive Sporting Rifle™ 15, Defensive Sporting Rifle™ 15F, and Defensive Sporting Rifle™ 10. Light weight and fast-handling, the Defensive Sporting Rifle™ 15 and 15F are chambered in 5.56×45 mm NATO and feature a 16-inch double-lapped, chrome-lined, chrome-moly vanadium MIL-B 11595 E barrel with M203...