Crosman Corp., Bloomfield, New York – October 17, 2017 – the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of airguns and airgun ammunition, is proud to announce it has once again been awarded the contract to be the official supplier of sporter class air rifles for the Army JROTC program. The Army will purchase more than 13,000 Challengers, adding to the more than 4,000 rifles purchased in 2016. The air rifles will be built at Crosman’s headquarters in Bloomfield, New York.

“For the past several years I’ve had the honor and privilege to work with the JROTC instructors and their cadets.” said Mark DeBoard, Shooting Services Manager for Crosman. “It is incredibly rewarding to know that our product helps them become better competitors.”

The Challenger is the preferred sporter class air rifle for competitive marksmanship programs throughout the country, including the Marine Corps JROTC, Army JROTC, Air Force JROTC, Navy JROTC, American Legion, and 4-H. The Challenger is a three-position competition rifle that features a fully adjustable stock, a two-stage, adjustable match grade trigger, a hooded front aperture sight, a micro click, adjustable diopter rear sight, a patented ambidextrous pull bolt, and a floating Lothar Walther™ barrel.

“The Crosman Challenger has long been the preferred air rifle for coaches from a variety of marksmanship programs,” said Jennifer Lambert, VP Marketing & Product Development for Crosman. “As the leading American manufacturer of airguns, we’re proud that the Army JROTC chose to continue our partnership and we can’t wait to see what new championships and records their cadets will achieve with the Challenger.”

About Crosman:

Since its founding in 1923, Crosman has been driven by the steadfast pursuit of quality and innovation. Crosman’s history is rooted in the airgun industry, where today Crosman remains the market leader in airguns, airgun ammunition, and consumables. In addition to airguns, Crosman has a diversified product lineup in the outdoor sporting goods industry that includes airsoft, firearms optics and laser aiming devices under the Lasermax brand, and archery products under the Centerpoint brand. Crosman is a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CODI). For more information visit www.crosman.com or contact Jay Duncan at jduncan@crosman.com.