Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Pistol Ammo Contract Worth Up To $145M

The five-year contract includes .38 cal., .45 cal. and 9 mm pistol ammunition

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posted on April 21, 2022
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Winchester has been awarded a significant contract from U.S. Army Contracting Command for pistol ammunition to be manufactured at Winchester’s facilities in Oxford, Mississippi, and East Alton, Illinois. The contract specifies .38 caliber, .45 caliber and 9 mm ammunition and boasts a potential value of $145 million.

Winchester is the largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition to the U.S. military. This five-year contract award maintains Winchester’s position as the leading vendor of pistol ammunition to the 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.”

According to the Department of Defense website, the estimated completion date of Winchester's new Army pistol ammunition contract is March 27, 2027.

Learn more at winchester.com.

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