EAST ALTON, Ill. (June 15, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition has recently been selected for a $38 million contract, this time by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The selected 9mm frangible ammunition will be used for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat and indoor/outdoor CQB training.
“This is another opportunity for Winchester to demonstrate its leadership in support of the U.S. Warfighter,” said Brett Flaugher, president of Winchester Ammunition.
Winchester is the world leader in the development, production and supply of advanced, high-performance small caliber ammunition. Winchester is the largest supplier of certified U.S. mil spec small caliber ammunition to the U.S. military and will assume full operational control of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in October 2020. Lake City is the largest small caliber ammunition military production facility in the U.S.
Since World War I, Winchester has been the U.S. Army’s largest commercial supplier of small caliber ammunition and has met the needs of law enforcement and U.S. armed forces with decades of support at the highest levels.
Winchester has a distinguished 154-year history of innovation in hunting, recreation, law enforcement and military ammunition products. In the field, on the range or in defense of freedom around the globe, Winchester has the right product for any ammunition need. Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers.
Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com
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