Chantilly, VA – July 23, 2013 – American Sportsman Shooting Center Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aimpoint Holding, has announced the launch of America’s first indoor hunting shooting center – the Sportsman Shooting Center located in Grapevine, TX. Sportsman Shooting Center is a fully enclosed, indoor training center that provides the opportunity for shooters to practice on dynamic hunting scenarios inside an air conditioned, live-fire cinema range using their own rifle and ammunition. Blaser® R8 rifles will be available for rental, and Norma® ammunition available for purchase in all major hunting calibers. Aimpoint® sights will be offered as well.
Scheduled to open in September, 2013, the Sportsman Shooting Center will occupy a newly built, state of the art 9,000 square foot range facility in Grapevine, TX. This facility is the first of its kind in the USA, and will be used as a model for future locations across the country. The center will offer shooters access to an advanced three-part program:
· A 100 yard, underground sighting tunnel allowing customers to zero their rifles and optics with electronic target scoring.
· An interactive SimTarget® training simulator using a non-firing replica firearm fitted with an eye-safe laser emitter. This system allows an instructor to actively monitor and refine a shooter’s form for greater accuracy.
· The USA’s first live-fire, cinema projection range, providing shooters the chance to practice their skills on a wide variety of realistic hunting scenarios from whitetail deer to African game. The scenarios are projected on a 12′ x 30′ screen with computerized scoring, and shooters may use their own rifle and live ammunition.
“Sportsman Shooting Center will quickly become an important asset in providing hunting and firearms safety training in the State of Texas” said Brian Lisankie, President of Aimpoint Holding Inc. “This unique facility provides a fun and exciting experience for everyone from the absolute beginner to the expert preparing for an international hunt. Since it is possible to modify the program to match the capabilities and needs of any shooter, we can offer a safe and enjoyable experience to anyone with an interest in hunting and shooting. We are very proud to bring this advanced technology to the USA.”
Sportsman Shooting Center is located just minutes from Dallas-Fort Worth Airport in Grapevine, TX, making this location easily accessible to visitors from outside the area. With a wide variety of hotel accommodations and other local attractions including: a Bass Pro Shop, Grapevine Mills Mall. Gaylord Texan Convention Center, Great Wolf Lodge and outdoor themed restaurants, Grapevine is an attractive destination for the entire family.