With anticipation continuing to build over its sale of the Army’s surplus 1911 pistols, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has provided another update to clarify a few points in its original breakdown of the sale process which raised eyebrows among potential customers.
One aspect of the program that garnered some attention is the fact that buyers will be forced to pass two separate National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks. In its latest update, the CMP cites two reasons for this. Here they are:
First Reason: The first NICS check makes sure the customer can legally possess the 1911 type pistol prior to shipping it to the local 01, 02, or 07 FFL dealer. The CMP, Congress, and the United States Army do not want the 1911 to have to …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life