Federal Premium wins Homeland Security ammo contract

The contract will cover Department of Homeland security teams as well as other federal agencies. (Photo: ICE via Facebook)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently awarded Federal Premium with a major contract to supply Department of Homeland Security departments as well as other federal agencies with .223 Rem ammunition.

The multi-agency contract covers $75 million worth of .223 Rem. ammunition for up to give years. The contract will supply agents and officers of DHS with ammo for both duty use and training. DHS will be provided Federal Premium’s Federal Tactical ammunition. The ammo delivers high quality Federal brass, projectiles and primers, according to Federal Premium.

“We are proud to provide the highest quality duty ammunition to DHS agents in the field,” Federal Ammunition President Jason Vanderbrink said in a news release. “Officers in the field require the highest quality ammunition at their disposal, in their vigilant fight to protect our freedoms. Federal Tactical ammunition ensures the highest performance threshold, and absolute officer confidence in terminal performance.”

Created in 2003, ICE promotes homeland security as well as enforcing federal border control laws, overseeing immigration, customs and trade. The organization boasts over 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices nationwide.

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