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Founded in the United Kingdom in 1991 to manufacture bird-scaring cartridges, Primetake now manufactures specialist ammunition, gun cartridges, explosives and public order equipment..

Building on the groundbreaking work of its in-house R&D team, expand into the field of ammunition by developing an innovative range of tactical 12-gauge cartridges that can be used in the defense, security, military and counter-terrorism sectors. The subsequent move to a new, specially built facility meant that the range of products increased even more.

It is now a leading supplier of festive salute cartridges, pyrotechnics / energy, EOD cartridges, sniper, smoke and distraction, signal technology and counter-terrorism ammunition. In addition to exceptional accuracy and reliability, Primetake is distinguished from its competitors by the expertise of our R&D team in customizing and adapting the product to the required application (e.g., matching ammunition to specific weapon systems).


Quality and reliability

The core values ​​are reliability, accuracy, safety and application knowledge. This strict ethos supports their close relationships with elite user groups around the world. Primetake is accredited with ISO 9001: 2015 (also with ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 45001: 2018) and typically achieves zero non-compliances in its annual audits. In addition to state-of-the-art automation equipment, our production staff uses precise manual processes. Primetake has been developed by their in-house R&D specialists and all products are thoroughly tested to ensure they meet strict quality standards and specifications.

Primetake Assortment:

+ Tactical 12 Gauge Shells
+ Pyrotechnics, smoke and distraction
+ Festive salute cartridges
+ Intimidation of birds and protection against wild animals
+ Omega sniper ammunition
+ Ammunition for professionals
+ Destruction and demolition of explosives
+ Public maintenance accessories
+ Counter Drone technology