Association Européenne de Commerce d’Armes civiles
The European Association of the Civil Commerce of Weapons

Welcome to AECAC

Welcome to the AECAC web page. Our Association is formed from numerous national associations representing the interests of gun and hunting trading businesses and specialised shops from all over Europe. AECAC defends efficiently the gun retailers at European level.


In spring 2020 the AECAC members elected Michael Blendinger as new general secretary. Mr. Blendinger is vice-president of the German member association VDB and entrepreneur in Nurnberg. We have spoken with him about the future challenges and his ideas how to steer the AECAC through the coming times. Q: Mr. Blendinger, the Covid-19 crisis is […]