Winchester® Awarded $145M U.S. Army Pistol Ammunition Contract

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Winchester a significant contract for pistol ammunition.

Winchester® Awarded $145M U.S. Army Pistol Ammunition Contract

EAST ALTON, IL (April 20, 2022) — The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Winchester a significant contract for pistol ammunition that will be manufactured at Winchester’s facilities in Oxford, Mississippi, and East Alton, Illinois.
Winchester® was awarded a contract to manufacture .38 caliber, .45 caliber and 9mm ammunition with a potential value of $145,000,000. Winchester is the largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition to the U.S. Military, and this five-year contract award upholds Winchester’s position as the leading supplier of pistol ammunition to the U.S. Military.
“The Winchester workforce is extremely dedicated to providing high-quality ammunition for the U.S. Warfighter,” said Brett Flaugher, president of Winchester Ammunition. “We will continue to work extremely hard to provide the support required from our U.S. Military.” 

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