Gun Aficionado / Collector
Ed Dittus is a longtime gun aficionado and collector. He specializes in pre-WW2 German pistols. single shot pistols, Remingtons and Glocks.
Ed is CEO of The Ordnance Group, LLC in Florida. He established Ordnance Group in 2013 to manufacture and distribute 37mm weapons to law enforcement and civilians. For a number of years, he attended local Florida gun shows as a vendor and enjoyed meeting his customers and learning firsthand about their needs. Since then, Ordnance Group has grown substantially and has secured contracts with domestic police departments, and international military organizations. Most recently, Ed established ExoticAmmo.com, an on-line store, to sell his 37mm launchers, as well as other related products, directly to consumers.
Prior to this venture, Ed was founder and Chief Executive Officer of Media Marketing Assessment where he created and commercialized advanced analytical tools that allowed advertising expenditures to become, for the first time, accountable, from a financial standpoint. Ed has been recognized as a pioneer in this industry, the segment he created now accounts for spending in excess $1billion.
Ed began his career in advertising at Young and Rubicam in NYC; developing media and marketing tools, and consulting on their implementation.
On a lighter note, while Ed holds an advanced degree in Physiological Psychology, he is also one of the Producers of the remake of “Plan 9 From Outer Space” entitled “Grave Robbers from Outer Space.” Ed lives in Florida with his wife and two cats and spends his free time writing for gun-related journals and studying historical firearms.
Ed is a member of the following organizations: Benefactor Member NRA, Life Member Ordnance Society (UK), Life Member 2nd Amendment Foundation, Life Member GOA, Member NAPCA, Member German Gun Collectors Association.