2009 News

Remington® Proudly Introduces the Model 700™ VTR A-TACS™

January 01, 2010

Madison, NC – Remington engineers left no stone unturned when designing the Model 700 VTR (Varmint Target Rifle) in 2008; and its cutting-edge look and tack-driving performance took the shooting world by storm! New for 2010, Remington is excited to introduce the next generation of this bolt-action rifle, the Model 700 VTR A-TACS, featuring the newest innovation in camouflage from Digital Concealment Systems and chambered in the two most popular calibers in today’s market - 223 Remington and 308 Win.

Remington® Introduces Line of AR-15 Style Model 597™ Rifles

January 01, 2010

Madison, NC – Well established in the world of 22 rimfire rifles, the Model 597 line of autoloading rimfires adds a new member to the family – the Model 597 VTR™ (Varmint Target Rifle) in five performance-enhanced versions including an offering with the most advanced concealment system – A-TACS™. With features derived from Remington’s platform of R-15 and R-25 modular repeating rifles, these heavy-barreled 22 LR carbines combine the fun of shooting a rimfire rifle with the attitude of a centerfire rifle. 

Introducing the Remington® Model 700™ Xtreme Conditions Rifle II

January 01, 2010

Madison, NC – The Model 700 XCR™ (Xtreme Conditions Rifle) bolt-action rifle, introduced in 2005, soon became known for its superior performance and durability, even in the harshest weather and most extreme hunting conditions. Based on the legendary Model 700 action, the XCR platform incorporates weather-defying features and the latest in technologically-advanced manufacturing processes.  For 2010, Remington is proud to announce the next generation of all-weather, high performance hunting rifles - the Model 700 XCR II in 13 versatile, big-game calibers. Our most resilient stainless steel centerfire rifle now wears a non-reflective black TriNyte® finish that provides the ultimate protection from the elements!

Remington's Redesigned Website Caters To Users' Needs

December 28, 2009

Frequent users and new visitors will find the site’s navigation easy and site content more focused on products with sections dedicated to firearms, ammunition and accessories. Enhanced features of the site allow comparisons of different firearms within a category or ammunition by bullet style and weight, so consumers can make the best choice for their needs. Plus, by answering five easy questions, shoppers can rate each product via a 5-star ranking system. Locating warranty information, owner’s manuals, current brochures and product features is easier, with extended specifications charts and downloads available on individual product pages.

Managed Recoil Awarded Ammo of the Year

December 28, 2009

Madison, NC

Recognizing how shooters are affected by recoil regardless of skill level or body stature, Remington developed a line of performance-based, low-recoil ammunition in popular big-game cartridges.  Remington’s Managed-Recoil ammunition delivers half the recoil of standard cartridges without sacrificing performance.  And because Remington focused on the entire cartridge by combining select propellants and a specially-designed Core-Lokt® bullet, Managed-Recoil maintains optimum downrange energy.  It also provides 2x expansion with more than 75 percent weight retention on shots inside of 50 yards and out to 200 yards.