Release: Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Order

   07.30.18

Release: Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Order

Winchester Ammunition recently announced a large — 8.1 million bucks’ worth — ammunition order making 7.62mm groceries for the United States Army.

Here’s their press release:

Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Order

EAST ALTON, Ill. (July 27, 2018) – The U.S. Army has recently awarded Winchester an $8.1 million order for 7.62mm ammunition under an existing “Second Source” contract. The ammunition will be manufactured in Winchester’s state-of-the-art facility in Oxford, MS with an estimated completion date of Dec 31, 2019. Winchester has received more than $285 million in orders on this contract since it was initially awarded in January 2016.

“Winchester has a proud history of developing products for the military and is honored to have a role in supporting the American war fighter with the ammunition they depend on.” said Matt Campbell, vice president of marketing and sales for Winchester.

About Winchester

Winchester has a distinguished 150-year history of innovation in hunting, recreation, law enforcement and military ammunition products. In the field, on the range or in defense of freedom around the globe, Winchester has the right product for any ammunition need. Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com or connect with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterOfficial.

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