Our main messages
- The hunting and sport shooting industry plays a very important socio-economic role in terms of direct-indirect job creation and in terms of innovation and R&D investment in EUROPE
- The possession of a weapon is legitimate as long as it is lawful
- ESFAM wants to protect the environment by using products that respect the physical integrity of users and public (for example by using silencers or noise moderators)
- We are supportive of efficient and balanced legal framework for the acquisition, use and traceability of arms & ammunition
- Esfam considers that hunting and hunters play a decisive role in maintaining species diversity and protecting the environment.
- ESFAM promotes competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of products manufactured by its members ; sport shooting is an olympic discipline since 1896