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By Drew Bryant
October 27th, 2023,

Federal Ammunition, renowned for its trusted performance in the hands of military and law enforcement worldwide, continues to solidify its legacy by securing another prestigious ammunition contract. The latest feather in their cap is the awarding of an ammunition contract for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), further attesting to their excellence, this time for .223 ammunition.

Below is the press from Federal Ammunition on being awarded the DHS and ICE rifle ammo contract.

Press Release

ANOKA, Minnesota – October 19, 2023 – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has selected the Federal Premium Law Enforcement Ammunition brand as the contract awardee for their 223 Rem. rifle ammunition. DHS, ICE protects America through criminal investigations and enforcing immigration laws to preserve national security and public safety. ICE has more than 20,000 law enforcement and support personnel in more than 400 offices in the United States and around the world.

The selected cartridge is the Tactical Bonded 62-grain soft point. This single-award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract is a Strategically Sourced contract for all DHS components and other federal agencies with a maximum quantity of 28 million rounds. The ordering period is for a total of five years.

“Law enforcement and federal agencies put it all on the line for our safety and freedoms. They should expect nothing less from their ammunition. We are proud to provide the highest quality duty ammunition to ICE agents in the field,” said Federal Ammunition President Jason Vanderbrink. “Federal Premium Law Enforcement provides the top-quality products officers and agents need to have full confidence in any situation. Tactical Bonded has a long history of providing trusted performance time and time again for our nation’s law enforcement.

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