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Speer Ammunition Awarded 20 Million Round French Police Contract

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French National Police, the National Gendarmerie, Customs Police, and the Penitentiary Administration have adopted the 9mm 124-grain Speer Gold Dot as their new duty ammo. The terms of the contract are for Speer to provide ammo for up to 4 years with an expected 20 million rounds.

“We are extremely pleased with this prestigious contract award,” said Speer’s President Jason Vanderbrink. “It validates the high level of trust the international law enforcement agencies have with our extremely reliable and innovative products.”

“The use of Gold Dot technology in this contract ammunition ensures the highest performance threshold and absolute confidence in performance,” said Vice President of Law Enforcement, Government, and International Sales David Leis. “We are proud to produce ammunition that meets and exceeds our customer’s strict requirements.”

Speer has a long history of making some of the best defensive ammo on the market. The Gold Dot round has been adopted in several forms and is currently used by the American FBI, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and hundreds of police departments across the country. The same 124-grain 9mm Gold Dot has also been adopted by the Norwegian and Swedish police.

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