News Federal Ammunition Awarded Huge DHS and Customs and Border Protection 5.56 Contract David Lane October 26, 2023 Join the Conversation Federal got a big contract with the DHS and Customs and Border Protection, 5 years, Strategically Sourced, a maximum quantity of 143 million rounds of Tactical Bonded 64-grain soft point 5.56 ammo. “We are proud to provide the highest quality duty ammunition to CBP officers charged with the monumental task of border security,” said Federal Ammunition President and CEO Jason Vanderbrink. “We know they require the best ammunition in their mission to protect our borders and keep the homeland safe. This large duty contract win solidifies Federal Ammunition as a top choice for law enforcement.” The cartridge selected was the Tactical Bonded 64-grain soft point. This single-award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract is a Strategically Sourced contract for all DHS components with a maximum quantity of 143 million rounds. The ordering period is for a total of five years. “Federal’s Tactical Bonded line is a trusted partner for some of the most intense conditions,” said VP of Law Enforcement Sales Dave Leis. “Made exclusively for law enforcement and at our Anoka, MN headquarters, it achieves accuracy and terminal performance that defeats tough barriers with minimal change to its superior performance attributes.” If you're looking to find the best 5.56 ammo for your rifle, take a look at our extensive testing: Best Ammo For Short Barreled 5.56 NATO  Explore RECOILweb:I like big guns and I cannot lie: First Look at the Glock G40Hornady A-Tip Bullets Claim 6 of Top 10 Spots at PRS Pro Series FinaleThe CZ Mag Extension is now available from Taran TacticalFort Benning 3 Gun: Back for 2015 NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.