Winchester Ammunition announced its recent selection by the Department of Defense (DoD) to produce ammo. The deal sends 9mm for both training and duty.
Winchester Ammunition Lands DoD Contract
The $38 million contract sends 9mm frangible ammunition to the DoD. The 9mm ammo fills the needs for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat and indoor/outdoor CQB training, according to Winchester.
“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 also claimed an $85 million contract from the DoD in 2019. That contract, slated to end in 2020, called for 5.56, 7.62 and .50-caliber ammunition, the latest in multiple military contacts.
Winchester owns a long, enviable reputation providing ammo to the U.S. military. It remains the U.S. Army’s largest commercial supplier of small caliber ammo, according to Winchester. It also claims the largest supplier of certified U.S. Mil-Spec small caliber ammunition to the U.S. military. Further, Winchester provides ammo to law enforcement agencies across the country.
We reported last fall when Winchester took over full operational control of the famed Lake City Army Ammunition plant. Lake City stands as the largest small military production facility in the country. For more information, visit winchester.com.