Tag Archives: ammunition

SAIC Gets Army Ammo Program Mgmt Contract

Science Applications International Corp. has secured a $13.6M to provide life cycle management services for U.S. Army programs covering multiple ammunition product lines. Army Contracting Command received one bid for the firm-fixed-price contract through an online-based solicitation process, the Defense Department said Friday. SAIC will perform work through Dec. 4. 2023. The …

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BAE Plans UK Ammo Production Facility Expansion

BAE Systems plans to spend $13.3 million to establish a new production line for 12.7-millimeter ammunition at the British defense contractor’s Radway Green facility in Crewe, England. The company said Wednesday it has partnered with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center at University of Sheffield to design a manufacturing process. Phil …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK supports readiness through expansion of missile production facilities

Orbital ATK has hired 1,000 additional employees and expanded several weapons facilities to increase production capacity as it expects a rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department in the next few years, Defense News reported Wednesday. “We have invested a decent number of millions, tens of …

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Australia’s Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy M795 155mm high-explosive projectiles from the U.S. government under a potential $148 million foreign military sales transaction. Australia plans to use the howitzer ammunition to build up homeland defense capability, deter regional threats and meet its operational readiness training needs, the Defense …

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Federal Premium Awarded DHS Ammo Supply Contract

Federal Premium has received a potential five-year contract from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to supply .40 caliber ammunition rounds for mission and training applications. The company said Friday it will deliver up to 180 million Tactical HST rounds to multiple Department of Homeland Security components and other federal customers. HST is designed …

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Swedish Army Orders Additional BAE 155mm Ammo Rounds

BAE Systems has received a contract from Sweden’s defense and material administration to supply an additional 254 Bofors 155-millimeter ammunition rounds to the Swedish army. The company said Thursday it will produce BONUS munitions at BAE’s manufacturing facility in Karlskoga, Sweden, and expects deliveries to occur during 2019. BONUS is designed to be …

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Black Hills Ammunition Secures Navy Special Ball, Long Range Ammo IDIQ

Black Hills Ammunition has won a potential five-year, $49.9 million contract from to supply the U.S. Navy with 5.56mm special ball, long range ammunition rounds. The Defense Department said Friday the Navy will deploy the weapons to support various operations of U.S. forces overseas. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also includes foreign military sales …

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