Vortex Optics Lands Contract to Produce Next-Gen Fire Controls

Army finally picks an optic for Next Generation Squad Weapon

Vortex Optics Vortex’s XM157

The U.S. Army Contracting Command – New Jersey (CC-NJ), on behalf of Project Manager – Soldier Lethality, awarded a fixed amount Follow-on Production, Other Transaction Agreement W15QKN-22-9-P0001, in accordance with 10 U.S.C. § 2371b(f) to Sheltered Wings, Inc. d/b/a Vortex Optics. 

The Next Generation Squad Weapons – Fire Control (NGSW-FC) Production Other Transaction Agreement will provide the U.S. Government the ability to procure fire controls, supporting accessories, contractor support, spare parts, repairs, and engineering efforts to support the National Defense Strategy, to include other Department of Defense Services and potential Foreign Military Sales. The NGSW-FC is the planned fire control for the Next Generation Squad Weapons – Rifle and Next Generation Squad Weapons – Automatic Rifle. The NGSW-FC is the planned replacement for the Close Combat Optic, Rifle Combat Optic, and Machine Gun Optic within the Close Combat Force.

AVortex Active Reticle Selected for Next Gen Squad Weapon FC Prototype –  Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviewsward Details:

Contract Award Date: Jan 06, 2022

Contract Award Number: W15QKN-22-9-P001

Task/Delivery Order Number:

Contractor Awarded Unique Entity ID (DUNS): 173625807

Contractor Awarded Unique Entity ID (SAM): Q137GBPDJN43

Contractor Awarded Name: Sheltered Wings, Inc.

Contractor Awarded Address: Barneveld, WI 53507-9412 USA

Base and All Options Value (Total Contract Value): $2700000000.00

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