Winchester Awarded “Best Of The Best” From Field & Stream

Winchester Awarded “Best Of The Best” From Field & Stream

Winchester Ammunition
Winchester Ammunition

East Alton, IL – -( The Winchester Ammunition Ballistic Silvertip lead-free bullet recently received the “Best of the Best” Award from Field & Stream magazine.

The truly innovative lead-free load takes varmint hunting to a new level, using fragmenting copper core technology to incorporate a lead-free bullet in both .223 Rem. and .22-250 Rem. in the Ballistic Silvertip line.

This technologically advanced bullet brought to you by Winchester and Nosler features a gilding metal jacket and a plastic tip to reduce tip damage and promote long-range performance. The fragmenting copper core is engineered to explode on impact.

“We are truly honored to receive the “Best of the Best” from Field & Stream,” said Dick Hammett, president of Winchester Ammunition. “We work hard to offer the most innovative ammunition and we feel the technology behind this bullet is evident on impact. It means a great deal to us for our ammunition and hard work to be recognized by such an outstanding publication.”

The Winchester Ballistic Silvertip lead-free product line will meet the increased customer demand in regions with lead-free regulations, as well as the growth of varmint hunting across all parts of North America.

For more information about Winchester and its complete line of products, visit

Field & Stream Magazine’s Best of the Best Award
Field & Stream Magazine’s Best of the Best Award

Winchester is Proud to be a Leader in the Shooting Sports

Winchester Ammunition pledged $500,000 to permanently endow the NRA’s Marksmanship Qualification Program, thus becoming the exclusive sponsor of the officially renamed Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program.

The Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program is a self-paced shooting development program. Open to adults and youngsters alike, the program measures an individual’s shooting proficiency against established par scores in 13 courses of fire across three disciplines: pistol, rifle and shotgun.

By supporting the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program, Winchester is providing everyone the chance to explore the benefits that hunting and the shooting sports have to offer.

To learn more about the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program, please call 800-672-3888 ext. 1505 or visit

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