The gates were opened the 40th edition of SHOT Show, from 23 to 26 January, at the Venetian Palazzo in Las Vegas (USA). The SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is the biggest event of this type in the world together with IWA & OutdoorClassics. “SHOT”, besides being a general reference to shooting, is an acronym for “Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade” (show). The day before the official opening of SHOT SHOW, there was the possibility, only for those in the sector, to participate at the ATAC Range Day (Advanced Tactics And Countermeasures) showcasing the latest products and services for military, contracting and Law enforcement units, this global event, dedicated to veterans, is a place where manufacturers, retailers and distributors can interact and get direct feedback from end users. Over 40+ countries represented, going on its 8th year, the ATAC Range Day 2018 is an event we couldn’t miss it. During the range day we met a lot of amazing people like the argentinian guys who run SemperFi Tactical company. Finally. on Genuary 23 the fair starts and thousands of members of the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade industry including commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products have had the opportunity to visit about hundreds booths of the world’s most important companies. SHOT Show 2018 as it always stands tall, the biggest fair in the industry world this year has not disappointed expectations. Good Guys in Bad Lands was there, we have had the opportunity to know already well-established realities in the field but also small, almost family-run companies that produce high quality tools.