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Recently, Winchester was awarded a Department of Defense contract to provide frangible 9mm ammunition for indoor and outdoor CQB training. The contract from the DoD is valued at $38 million dollars. The contract with Winchester has an indefinite-delivery date and quantity for the frangible ammunition. The contract between Winchester and the DoD has the potential expansion of compensation up to $62 million dollars for Winchester.

Below is the Department Of Defense and Winchester Ammunition on the contract.

Press Releases

Department of Defense Press Release

Olin Winchester LLC, East Alton, Illinois, is awarded a $37,980,972 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production of 9mm frangible ammunition. Work will be performed in Oxford, Mississippi (99%); and East Alton, Illinois (1%). This procurement is for the manufacturing, testing, inspection, packaging and delivery of Department of Defense Identification Code AA16, 9mm frangible ammunition. This ammunition will be used for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat and indoor/outdoor CQB training. Work is expected to be complete by March 2025. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $62,060,491. If all options are exercised, work will continue through March 2028. Fiscal 2020 ammunition procurement (Navy and Marine Corps) funding in the amount of $375,291 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with seven offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-20-D-JN76).

Winchester Ammunition Press Release

EAST ALTON, Ill. — 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.

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