About Us

Northern VA Firearms Company
Production Manufacturer | Gunsmith | Cerakote Applicator
 | Gun Sales

Who We Are & What We Do -- Since 2010 

 MISSION STATEMENT: Sterling Arsenal's mission is to arm Americans for their own defense and that of Liberty. We serve firearms enthusiasts, practical shooters, private military contractors, and freedom-supporting members of LE / Military communities with high quality - best value firearms, ammunition, accessories, and gunsmith services for tactical, self-defense, competition, and survival. Sterling Arsenal does not serve agencies or individuals that infringe on the Second Amendment.

We manufacture our own line of custom AR-15 type rifles and shotguns, customize the AR-10 / SR-25 platform, and convert and enhance the AK rifle and shotgun platform.  We purpose-build to your budget, shooting style, or mission as simple or enhanced as needed including combining suppressors (silencers), optics, weapon lights, & other accessories tailored to your specific applications.

Sterling Arsenal Custom Shop is a certified and authorized Sig Sauer and Glock Armorer and provides Gunsmith - Armorer and Certified Cerakote services for 1911, AR-15, AK-47, bolt-actions, shotgun, other firearm platforms at reasonable standardized rates. 

Sterling Arsenal owns Critical Koting, a NIC Certified Cerakote Applicator and Sterling Arsenal Brand and Line of Business. Critical Koting operates at Sterling Arsenal's facilities leveraging our comprehensive gunsmith / armorer capabilities and customer service processes.

Our Armory Showroom is open to the public and stocked with hundreds of firearms including Class 3 - NFA firearms, plus ammunition, optics, tactical accessories all priced to sell. Sterling Arsenal is partnered with a VAGUNSHOP.COM, an online portal to a wide range of wholesale firearms, firearms accessory, ammunition, and other related distributors. Customers can click, buy, ship, and transfer firearms and other products to their local firearms dealers at substantial savings over traditional retail pricing. Sterling Arsenal also offers firearm transfer services.  

Our over-the-top professional customer service goes beyond the typical gun shop experience. Why are we "The Premier Custom Gun Store, Gunsmith, & Manufacturer in Northern, VA"? -- see our reviews here: Google Reviews.

 Contact or visit us today to see what we are all about!
Silencer Sales Rise Ahead of 41F -- Wall Street Journal -- 28 Jan 2016
Sterling Arsenal SAR-XV Gladius v3 (2013 Model)
Featured in the July 2014 Issue of RIFLE FIREPOWER Magazine
Download Full Article: SAR-XV_FirePower_Jul14.pdf
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Sterling Arsenal Custom Shop Configures Ultra Light-Weight Production Component AR-15 for the 2015 BLACK GUN BUYERS GUIDE (in stores Sep 2014)
 Jan 2016 National Review Article Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden Book of Souls