FN America has received a new contract from the Department of the Army to build M240 B, C, D and H machine guns and spare receivers for the U.S. Army. Awarded on Dec. 9, 2014, the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract (IDIQ), which are used when the precise number of products needed during the contract period can’t be determined by the government beforehand, includes four one-year ordering periods and a total value not to exceed $84.6 million. Since 1989, FN America has produced more than two million firearms for the U.S. military at its Columbia, S.C. facility. For more, go to FNHUSA.com.
FN America Wins Contract to Supply U.S. Army
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