Colt to Stop Production of MSRs for Consumer Market

Dennis Veilleux, Colt president and CEO, explains Colt will exit the consumer MSR market to focus on military and law enforcement contracts, as well as expanding its lineup of 1911s and revolvers.

Colt to Stop Production of MSRs for Consumer Market

Colt is exiting the consumer market for modern sporting rifles, the company confirmed on its site with a letter from CEO and president Dennis Veilleux.

The letter from Veilleux, published to the Colt News section on, describes Colt's focus moving forward will be on its significant military and law enforcement contracts. Veilleux dispells reports questioning Colt's commitment to the Second Amendment. He said the move is due to a saturated market and financial outlook,...

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