The 2013 SHOT show, the largest gun show in the world, kicked off in Las Vegas on Tuesday, complete with 12.5 miles of guns, ammunition and gear from nearly every manufacturer imaginable.

Fox News’ Allison Barrie has some background on the gun show:

“The annual SHOT show — short for Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade — is owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry trade association. Each year the show generates millions of dollars in revenue that NSSF uses to fund programs that help ‘promote, protect and preserve’ hunting and the shooting sports.”

In case you couldn’t make it out to Vegas, here are some of the sights from Tuesday’s festivities at the 2013 SHOT show:

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Sig Sauer representative Adam Painchaud explains one of the company’s newest products, the MPX 9mm pistol caliber submachine gun at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. The National Shooting Sports Foundation was focusing its trade show on products and services new to what it calls a $4.1 billion industry, with a nod to a raging national debate over assault weapons. The gun is for military and law enforcement use and not available for sale to the public. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Will Michaels of Homer, La., examines a Bushmaster M4 A3 Carbine 300 AAC Blackout rifle at the Bushmaster exhibit during the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Tradeshow, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

A Winchester Safes representative sets the lock on one of several gun safes on display at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

A convention attendee looks through a Sig Sauer display case of various guns including a P938 Nightmare 9mm semiautomatic pistol at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

A convention attendee looks through the sight of a Sig Sauer semiautomatic rifle at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. The National Shooting Sports Foundation was focusing its trade show on products and services new to what it calls a $4.1 billion industry, with a nod to a raging national debate over assault weapons. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Several of Smith & Wesson new product pistols are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Firearms instructors Logan Martin, left, and Andres Gonzalez, of Calgary, Alberta, look through the sights of Sig Sauer Swat Patrol AR rifles during the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Remington rifle cartridges are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Stuart Konicar of Scottsdale, Ariz., looks down the sight of a Remington Adaptive Combat Rifle on display at the Remington Defense exhibit during the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

The Smith & Wesson .45 caliber M1911pistol is held at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

A box of 9mm bullets sits on display at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Pictures From the 2013 SHOT Show, Largest Gun Show on the Planet

Accessories manufacturer Kevin Kao, of Irvine, Calif., examines a military grade Remington ACR Special Purpose Rifle at the 35th annual SHOT Show, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

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