News Speer Ammunition Awarded 20 Million Round French Police Contract David Lane February 1, 2023 Join the Conversation FRENCH POLICE HAVE CHAMPAGNE TASTE IN AMMO 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. Explore RECOILweb:Nighthawk Drop-In 1911 TriggerNew FK BRNO PSD Multi-Caliber Pistol Released at IWA Outdoor ClassicsAn Assaulter's Guide to HallwaysGriffin Armament's OPTIMUS Suppressor 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.