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Entries for January 2013

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The Governing Board of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC announces the appointment of Dennis Veilleux as President and Chief Executive Officer. Veilleux brings a broad and extensive knowledge of firearms manufacturing and a proven record of success at Colt.  Veilleux succeeds retired Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, USMC, who will continue to provide Colt the benefit of his wealth of experience and sound business judgment as President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus and as a member of the Board. General Keys’ leadership throughout his tenure is credited with returning Colt’s Manufacturing Company to prominence as the worldwide leader in small arms manufacturing. His commitment to quality and excellence is well known throughout the industry.  With the introduction of new products, streamlined manufacturing processes and a keen awareness of demanding needs of the customer base, General Keys has positioned Colt’s Manufacturing for continued growth and...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC has partnered with well-known optics manufacturer Leupold & Stevens to assemble a co-branded riflescope line specifically optimized for Colt firearms and the AR platform.  “We are very proud to be partnering with America’s optics authority Leupold and Stevens, Inc.,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing.  “We look forward to offering our customers a performance-based line of riflescopes.” Anchored on the foundation of Leopold’s VX-R format, Colt brings two premium scopes to the marketplace in 1.25-4 X 20mm VX-R Patrol and 4-12X50mm VX-R with Fire Dot reticle for critical aim on optics attributes that Colt firearm shooters demand.   At the apex is a fast focus European Eye Piece, Leupold CDS custom ballistic dials and exclusive Firedot® powered fiber optic reticle specifically designated for each riflescope’s intended use.   All VX...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC and LaserMax are partnering to present the CenterFire laser for the Colt Mustang. The CenterFire laser mounts directly and seamlessly to the trigger guard on the Mustang, without the necessity of changing any parts or altering the pistol in any way. “Accuracy and reliability are two of our highest priorities when it comes to the design and manufacturing of the Colt Mustang,” said Joyce Rubino, Colt’s Vice President of Marketing, “The addition of the LaserMax CenterFire laser serves to enhance these qualities on one of our most popular concealed carry handguns.” The user can install the CenterFire unit on the Colt Mustang in minutes. The constant red laser beam sits just under the bore, providing the highest level of accuracy while also preventing the shooter’s finger from blocking the beam. Controlled Activation allows for ambidextrous use, including an on/off switch that turns the beam on only when neede...