US Army Awards XM2010 Sniper Rifle Parts Contract to Remington® Arms
MADISON, NC – Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”), a member of the Freedom Group family of companies, is pleased to announce the award of a Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the procurement of XM2010 Sniper Rifle spare parts by the US Army.
“This contract is representative of Remington’s strong and growing presence into our Country’s military markets and we look forward to putting the best weapons systems possible in the hands of our U.S. Military,” said John Day, Vice President, Remington Defense. “There is great pride in knowing that our products will continue to be used to defend freedom around the world. Moreover, our workforce understands the incredible responsibility that comes with this honor. We look forward to bringing only the highest quality and most innovative products to the men and women who serve us and protect the American way of life.”
The XM2010 is an evolutionary leap in precision engagement, capability and survivability. It was designed and developed specifically for the sustained harsh environment of the modern battlefield using state-of-the-art technology, manufacturing processes and corrosion resistant materials.
“Remington has long been considered the world leader in sniper rifles and our history and proven commitment to developing, manufacturing and supporting high quality, precision weapons systems has made our company uniquely qualified to execute this contract,” said Colonel Otto Weigl (USMC, ret.), Senior Vice President, Remington Government and Legislative Affairs. “We are proud to continue this leadership role in bringing only the finest made-in-America weaponry to our nation’s warfighters.”
Remington, in operation since 1816, is one of the oldest continuously operating manufacturers in the country. The XM2010 is produced at Remington’s manufacturing facility in Ilion, New York.
“Remington’s commitment to our military and law enforcement has always been at our core,” said George Kollitides, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Remington Arms. “As the world leader in high quality precision weapons systems and a manufacturer of many of the arms our brave Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen take into battle, we live this commitment every day – serving those who serve all of us.”
About Remington Arms Company, LLC
Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods products for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturers. Remington is the only U.S. manufacturer of both firearms and ammunition products and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles. The Company distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries. More information about the Company can be found at www.remington.com.