USSOCOM Awards Contract for Family of Muzzle Brakes and Silencers (FMBS) to Advanced Armament, Corp (AAC)

Lawrenceville, GA – Advanced Armament Company, a part of the Remington Freedom Group of Companies, announced today that the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., has awarded AAC a $14,201,731 firm-fixed-price,
indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for FMBS (N00164-11-D-JN18).
Work will be performed in Lawrenceville, Ga., and is expected to be completed by September 2016. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce website, with seven proposals received.

Of the (4) lots awarded, out of a total (8) lots competed, AAC was awarded a contract to reduce signature for 75% of the available business – the Mk13 sniper system, the Mk46 light machinegun, and the M240 medium machinegun.

Four systems – M249 light machinegun, Mk48 medium machinegun, M16A4 assault rifle and M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle are still pending award.

“We are honored to continue providing US special operations forces with reliable and durable signature reduction solutions – especially in the area of machine-guns, which had formerly not been considered for such applications given available technology ,” noted Kevin Brittingham, President of AAC, “AAC has made significant investments in manufacturing modernization, end-user driven research and development, and complementary technologies to be able to provide a wide range of reliable, durable, and maintainable small arms signature reduction solutions, and the FMBS award is a significant achievement for our company and its proud US workforce.”

We congratulate Mr. Brittingham and his team for this exceptional achievement.

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