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Remington Awarded US Navy Contract of 12 Gauge Slug, Duty Shotshells

If you are a former swabbie – US Navy man – you might be unsurprised to learn that Remington Ammunition has secured themselves another US Navy Contract to supply them with ammo. This time it is for the AO23 vintage of shotgun shells being a 12 Gauge slug, duty shotgun load: a 2 3/4″, 1 ounce rifled lead slug.

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Lonoke, Arkansas – January, 2024 – The U.S. Navy has selected Remington Ammunition as a contract awardee for 12-gauge slug duty shotgun loads.

“Remington is striving to expand its presence in military requirements, and this is truly a historic win for our brand,” said David Kline, Remington’s Technical Director for Military & Law Enforcement Ammunition. “Remington is dedicated to innovation, and quality, all while staying true to the company’s legendary heritage and stature as an American icon.”

The cartridge selected during the five-year contract term is the AO23 12-gauge, 2-3/4-inch, 1-ounce Rifled Lead Slug. The ordering period is for a total of five years. The ammunition will be produced by Remington at the Lonoke, Arkansas facility.

“We continue to find ways to improve rifled slug accuracy and performance for law enforcement and military,” continued Kline. “This large government contract awarded to Remington speaks volumes to the trust the United States military has in our American workforce assembling the best products for our servicemen and servicewomen.”

Even the Navy needs some small arms ammunition in order to have their troops properly trained and defend in varying capacities, and we can thank an American company like Remington Ammunition for supplying the ammo for this most recent US Navy Contract. As always, let us know all of your thoughts about the US Navy Contract and Remington Ammunition in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.Remington Awarded US Navy Contract of 12 Gauge Slug, Duty Shotshells

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