Military U.S. Army Awards Second Source Contract to Winchester for $8.1 Million Worth of 7.62 Ammunition Patrick Roberts August 24, 2018 Join the Conversation The U.S. Army has awarded a “second source” contract to Winchester for 7.62mm ammunition. The second source contract is worth $8.1 million bringing the total value of orders placed on this contract to more $285 million since it was awarded in 2016. The estimated completion date of the order placed by the U.S. Army is December 31, 2019. More from Winchester: The U.S. Army has recently awarded Winchester an $8.1 million order for 7.62mm ammunition under an existing “Second Source” contract. The ammunition will be manufactured in Winchester’s state-of-the-art facility in Oxford, MS with an estimated completion date of Dec 31, 2019. Winchester has received more than $285 million in orders on this contract since it was initially awarded in January 2016. “Winchester has a proud history of developing products for the military and is honored to have a role in supporting the American war fighter with the ammunition they depend on.” said Matt Campbell, vice president of marketing and sales for Winchester. About Winchester Winchester has a distinguished 150-year history of innovation in hunting, recreation, law enforcement and military ammunition products. In the field, on the range or in defense of freedom around the globe, Winchester has the right product for any ammunition need. Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com or connect with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterOfficial. For more information on Winchester Ammunition for Law Enforcement visit WinchesterLE.com. Winchester Ammunition is a proud supporter of the NSSF’s Project ChildSafe. For more information on the Own It? Respect It. Secure It.SM Initiative, please log on to: www.NSSF.org Explore RECOILweb:Bartlein Barrels; Barrel break-in, rifling and maintenanceNew for 2022: Primary Arms DiscoverySmith & Wesson M&P 5.7: Best Gas Piston Pistol?Saturday Night Knife Porn: Burchtree Bladeworks 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.