Jackson, Miss. –-(Ammoland.com)- At a press conference held on Friday, July 26 2013, Governor Phil Bryant announced that TALON Ordnance, a tactical firearms manufacturing facility, is coming to Mississippi.
TALON Ordnance’s premium, service-grade weapons will be manufactured in Ridgeland, Miss., with 100% made in the USA parts. TALON is the first production-scale weapons manufacturing facility to originate in the state of Mississippi.
Military veteran Clay Baldwin is one of TALON’s founders and CEO. He has over 18 years of experience in law enforcement and military operations, and continues to serve in the Army Reserve. Baldwin is originally from Magee, Miss., and has lived in the Madison area for many years.
“Weapons manufacturing is a highly researched, highly recruited industry and we are proud to be a homegrown effort that will remain based in Mississippi,” said Baldwin.
The company will initiate production this fall with a tactical rifle based on the AR-15 platform, with the first rifles off the line in January 2014. TALON is located at 106 Business Park Drive, Ridgeland, Miss., in the 220/Highland Colony Business Park.
Currently, the company looks to employ approximately 10 people and is expected to grow to about 50 employees in the near future.
TALON Ordnance, LLC is the first production-scale firearms facility to originate in the state of Mississippi. Firearms produced by TALON will be premium, service- grade weapons that are superbly durable and consistently functional through even the harshest conditions. TALON’s mission is to supply our military warriors, law enforcement guardians and civilian patriots with weapons that they can stake their lives upon