Thursday 20 December 2018, AmsterdamAccording to a new market intelligence report titled "Global Sports Gun Market, Analysis and Forecast, 2018 - 2023", the prominent application of guns is across military and law enforcement industries. Guns are lethal and are mostly used in military for in case of a war. The law-enforcement agencies also make use of guns for applications for public safety. However, sport is another category in which guns have been used for shooting activities. The shooting sports is one of the most prominent activities which has witnessed increased participation across the globe. There are various shooting activities such as hunting, target shooting, and field shooting, among others. Each of the shooting activities make use of various types of sports gun depending upon the requirement. Handguns are the most important type of gun used in shooting sports. There has been growth in the number of guns manufactured across the globe due to the growing number of international and national events organized by the sports organizations. For instance, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives annual report 2016, total number of guns manufactured in the U.S. increased from 9,358,661 units in 2015, to 11,497,441 units in 2016.