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What is Military Procurement?

Military procurement is the management of a nation's investments in technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its National Security Strategy and support its Armed Forces. The goal is to rapidly acquire quality products that fulfill user needs with improvements to mission capability at an equitable price.  The US Defense Acquisition University (DAU) defines procurement as the act of buying goods and services for the government. DAU defines acquisition as the conceptualization ... More

Eastern Outdoor Show postponed due to boycott over guns

By Ed Zieralski UT-San SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A massive, well-organized boycott of the 2013 Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show forced Reed Exhibitions to “postpone” the show that was set for Feb. 2-10. No future date has been announced. The postponement affects 1,200 vendors and thousands of Easterners who planned to attend the Feb. 2-10 show in Harrisburg. Hundreds of industry members, including Cabela’s, and TV personalities such as Lee and Tiffany Lakosky announced they were boyc ... More

At world’s largest gun show, few worries about tighter controls

By Sari Horwitz Washington Post LAS VEGAS —The tens of thousands of gun enthusiasts, sellers and manufacturers gathering here for the world’s largest firearms show are well aware of the political battle unfolding in Washington over tighter controls on ­assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines. They are neither worried nor reassured. A gun dealer from Indiana was happy to offer his view of what’s happening in Washington the day before President Obama is set to outline what is expect ... More

College presidents demand stricter guns laws

More than 160 college presidents who are calling themselves the “College Presidents for Gun Safety” have signed an open letter advising “both our president and Congress to take action on gun control now.” In the letter, which was released Wednesday, the college administrators call on Congress to reinstate the assault weapons ban and to disallow civilian purchase of high-capacity ammunition magazines. The signatories identify themselves not just as college presidents but also as parents who ... More

New Haven police offer gift cards for guns

By Hilda Munoz The Hartford Courant A "no questions asked" policy will be in effect, allowing individuals to anonymously dispose of firearms without fear of charges for illegal possession when turning in the weapon, police said. Nonoperational guns, antiques, BB guns and holsters will be accepted, but do not qualify for a gift card. Gun dealers and/or people who police believe are gun dealers are excluded from the program and cannot exchange guns for a gift card, police said. Read more: New Haven po ... More

Gun companies add more marketing to women

By James R. Hagerty As gun makers have tried to increase sales to women, online retailers have pitched in with clothing and other products that depict firearms as fashion accessories. But the marketing of guns is coming under closer scrutiny because of public revulsion over the Dec. 14 shootings of 26 students and staff members at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. The website for the National Rifle Association's NRA Women's Network provides links to online retailers offering an array of fashion, ... More

Made in Michiana: Conservative Creek Holsters

By Kim Chappell SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Conservative Creek Holsters started in South Bend just a few months ago and they are already shipping their one of kind products all around the world. Like any successful business, Brandon Holt's started by solving a problem. “I had a specific gun and a light attachment that I could not find a holster for,” said Holt. No holster could fit his light so he decided to make his own. “As we made a couple for ourselves friends and family members jumped on it ... More